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Counselling the Person Beyond the Alcohol Problem: by Richard Bryant-Jefferies

By Richard Bryant-Jefferies

On the middle of Richard Bryant-Jefferies' paintings with challenge drinkers is his trust within the energy and effectiveness of the person-centred method of counselling. He means that many alcohol difficulties enhance out of, or are attached with, dating problems. He highlights the significance of creating a healing courting with the individual, and of enticing with their individuality to inspire sustainable way of life swap underpinned through own progress. This useful booklet exhibits how such client-focused counselling can help challenge drinkers who're looking to advance and maintain a much less alcohol-centred lifestyle. Demonstrating how the client-counsellor courting will be harnessed to empower the person to assist themselves, Richard * describes the healthiness dangers and results on relations lifetime of alcohol dependency * considers the variations among old and young challenge drinkers * analyses the aid prone to be had to these looking switch * indicates methods of dealing with relapse. Supported via contributions from consumers who've gone through counselling for alcohol reliance, it is a finished and optimistic advisor for individuals operating with those that have a challenging courting with alcohol.

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People also develop tolerance to alcohol as a result of pro­ longed and heavy use. This, however, reverses when someone cuts back significantly or stops, and therefore a sudden return to previous high levels of alcohol use can be both dangerous physiologically and can lead to greater degrees of intoxication with increased risk of trauma following accidents. Finally, there is the added risk associated with mixing alcohol with other substances, in particular, mixing alcohol 40 COUNSELLING THE PERSON BEYOND THE ALCOHOL PROBLEM with other suppressants such as heroin, benzodiazepines or methadone potentiates the sedative effects, increasing the risk of overdose or passing out and choking on vomit.

There were rows at home as well. He felt completely powerless and fearful of what would happen next. Nowhere felt safe. That first drink at 14 made him feel so different. He’d drink when he was feeling angry and frustrated. Arguments were normal for him and yet he also hated them. He yearns for a peaceful and settled life yet nowadays he provokes arguments at home so he can go out and get drunk. Jake is split between himself as anxious, unsafe and frustrated, and as yearning for a more peaceful existence.

Many diverse initiatives are occurring to endeavour to reduce the harmful impact of alcohol. It is not simply a reduc­ tion of all drinking that is required, but of the high-risk drinking (Stockwell et al. 1996). Unit labelling and warning labels on cans and bottles, appropriate training of staff serving alcohol, designing of safer pubs and bars, health promotion and education campaigns, control of availability, and increased taxes are among the many approaches that have been high­ lighted and researched (Plant, Single and Stockwell 1997).

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