Overcoming Addictions



A. Thomas Horvath, Ph.D., Sex, Drugs, Gambling & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions
Dr. Horvath is President of Practical Recovery (www.practicalrecovery.com) based in San Diego and President of SMART RECOVERY (www.smartrecovery.org).  
– An important question to ask during an intake with a substance abuser
– How SMART Recovery is similar and dissimilar to Alcoholics Anonymous
– About personality characteristics and emotional functioning of substance abusers that may impact treatment
– Ways to set limits when working with this patient population
– Online resources for recovery that are available 24/7 for clients.