There is good reason to be optimistic about helping people with addictive disorders and their recovery. Touched by the effect of addiction in his family life, Jim Clegg founder of The Institute for Addiction Study--asks Drs. Kevin McCauley and Cory Reich a series of pointed questions about addiction and the nature of addicts. There has been a great reception of the CD containing the doctors explanation on what addiction is, what can be done about it, and why they advocate so strongly for the treatment of addicts as patients with a brain disease. Due to the overwhelming response to put in writing the topics covered in the interview, Drs. Kevin McCauley and Cory Reich have written this book on addiction. This book invites a new understanding of addiction, one that can provide individuals and families struggling with addiction real hope and even peace.
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Kevin McCauley, M.D. graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1992. After joining the United States Navy, he served as Flight Surgeon to a Marine helicopter squadron at Marine Corps Air Station Tustin in Orange County, California, and then a Marine F/A-18 Hornet training squadron at Marine Corps Air Station El Toro. Dr. McCauley now lives in Park City, Utah and works for The Institute for Addiction Study a group dedicated to helping individuals, families, and professionals understand addiction. Dr. Cory Reich received his Ph.D. in Child Studies and Human Development from the University of Maryland where he was honored as a Graduate Fellow. He also earned his Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Maryland. His professional experience includes: Private Practice, Life and Corporate Coach, and the Director of Clinical Services for a 12 Step Clinically Driven Wilderness Program for youth and young adults. Dr. Reich s passion resides in the area of mental wellness focusing on therapeutic change through a meaning based orientation. Dr. Reich now works for The Institute for Addiction Study a group dedicated to helping individuals, families, and professionals understand addiction.
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Book Description Institute for Addiction Study, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111604023813