The Wisdom to Know The Difference Workbook
An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Workbook for Overcoming Substance Abuse
Authors: Kelly G. Wilson Ph.D., Troy DuFrene
Grant me the serenity to accept the things I canít change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference.
Maybe youíve just started on the road to recovering from addiction. Or youíve tried to stop abusing alcohol or drugs before, but havenít been successful. Perhaps youíre making progress in a support group or 12-step program, but want to add an approach grounded in science. No matter how far youíve come, how far you still have left to go, or which path youíve chosen, this book can help you end your struggle with addiction.
The Wisdom to Know the Difference is an addiction recovery workbook based in acceptance and commitment therapy, or ACT. Research shows that ACT is a powerful treatment for alcoholism, drug addiction, depression, and other issues, and it can be used alone or in combination with any 12-step program. On this particular path, youíll learn to accept what you canít change about yourself and your past and commit to changing the things you can. Youíll overcome your addiction by focusing on what you value most, like your talents, friends, career, relationships, and family. Thereís no need to wait any longer. This book will help you find the serenity, courage, and wisdom it takes to leave substance abuse behind for good.