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New Book: Chronic Hope: Parenting the Addicted Child
Every household has secrets, but some secrets can't be ignored. In today's ever-changing world filled with substances at every corner, it's no surprise to learn that more people across the nation wrestle with addiction. But what if that person wrestling with addiction is your own kid? Whether you know your kid is addicted or have thought its a possibility, you know the tools and knowledge to help your kid move away from addiction. Kevin Petersen, LMFT has been in all the roles: caretaker of an addict, an addict himself and 28 years sober - and now, a licensed family therapist who specializes in addiction therapy. Having been through all the scenarios, Kevin takes a pointed, direct approach on how to manage addiction - starting with the parents. In this eye-opening account, explore how setting boundaries, maintaining accountability and providing full transparency are three key ways to turning chronic hope into a reality.