Positive Sobriety is a manual that can guide a therapist, treatment program, or addicted individual thru the important components of recovery. This includes worksheets that evaluate individual personality styles, motivations for use and elements of happiness, all essential for transforming addiction into enhanced well-being; in other words, a positive sobriety.
Healing the Healer
Healing the Healer, a book authored by Drs. Daniel Angres and Douglas Talbott is a comprehensive guide on the recognition, assessment, treatment and follow-up care for addicted physicians. It includes outcome data, program design, issues for family members and re-entry issues. This will be helpful for those suffering from addiction. their family members, the workplace and addiction treatment providers.
Dr. David Sternn is a physician who has received deep brain stimulation for his treatment resistant depression. He is also an addict in recovery and his psychiatrist, who controls the level of stimulation he gets, is concerned that he may be abusing the process. The two are locked on a collision course that eventually spirals out of control. This novel deals with existing technology that can be helpful but also abused and confronts the sometimes fine line between therapy and performance/mood enhancement.