Depression Toolbox

Includes the following: Depression Strategies Book A workbook composed of 43 sessions containing didactic information, reproducible handouts and audio CD designed as a resource for the clinician versed in identifying and treating depression. By providing strategies and exercises, this book is a valuable aid to the mental health addiction practitioner or health care provider who is working with clients experiencing depression. A sampling of sessions included are: Depression History - Addiction/Depression History - Interrupting Faulty Thinking - Depression Self-Talk - Defenses and Feelings - Anger Patterns - Accepting the Positive - Personal Choices - Assess Potential Depression Triggers - Portrait of Action Against Depression - Spiritual History Discussion - Faith Inspirations Ideas and formats are presented for structured interventions. The use of handouts in the form of written exercises, checklists, sentence stems, structured dialogues and/or art activities is an integral part of this therapeutic technique. All handouts are designed for clinicians to reproduce and use without restriction as to copyright permission. Imageries CD The audio CD, Imageries, offers structured meditations for recovery. The disc contains four imageries: Relaxation Exercise, Inner Child Affirmation, Inner Source of Wisdom, and Letting Go and Receiving. It can be used in a group or individual setting. Double Jeopardy DVD 28 minutes Depression is a life threatening, chronic illness. Depression combined with addiction is especially debilitating. Claudia Black offers an easily understood explanation of the interaction of depression and addiction and presents examples of the combination of the two illnesses.

Additional Info

  • Subject: Mental Health
  • Length: 28m
  • Format: DVD
  • Audience: E
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