Working with Alcoholics

Schenker, Mark
March 2009
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p19
The article presents an insight on whether the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) program can generate a good impact on a patient with an acknowledged drinking problem. It is claimed that AA can work best if in any case, mental health clinicians have accurate working knowledge on AA, as well as the Twelve-Step Program it includes. On a relative aspect, the best training in AA is believed to be obtained through taking part on meetings, especially when alcoholism is addressed.


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