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How to Give It Up and Be Glad You Did

By Philip Tate, Introduction by Albert Ellis


208 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB, PDF

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: January 1996

ISBN 9781884365102

Rights: WOR

See Sharp Press (Jan 1996)


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This practical, comprehensive, and easy to use book helps alcohol abusers understand their behavior, but provides practical steps that anyone can use to solve an alcohol problem. Written by a cognitive-behavioral psychologist, this book includes chapters on overcoming low self-esteem, depression, stress, attending self-help groups, and living a better life after quitting. Each chapter contains specific self-help techniques. Recommended by SMART Recovery.


“Insightful and practical...has the potential to become a classic on the subject of substance abuse and treatment." —SMART Recovery News & Views

Author Biography

Philip Tate, PhD, is a licensed cognitive-behavioral therapist employed by the Veterans Administration, who for the past two decades has specialized in the treatment of alcohol abuse. He is a past vice-president of SMART Recovery and a former board member of Rational Recovery.