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Practicing Harm Reduction Psychotherapy
Second Edition
An Alternative Approach to Addictions

Patt Denning and Jeannie Little

366 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
October 2011
ISBN 978-1-4625-0233-2
Cat. #0233
Price: $48.00 $40.80
November 2011
ISBN 978-1-4625-0236-3
EPUB format
Price: $48.00 $40.80

Patt Denning, PhD, one of the primary developers of harm reduction psychotherapy, is Director of Clinical Services and Training at the Harm Reduction Therapy Center (HRTC) in San Francisco, which she founded with Jeannie Little in 2000. HRTC provides a full range of mental health services to dually diagnosed individuals and trains hundreds of professionals each year. Dr. Denning has worked in community mental health and private practice since 1975, specializing in differential diagnosis, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy with seriously disturbed patients, HIV, and substance use disorders. She is a Diplomate Fellow in psychopharmacology and a certified addiction specialist through the American Psychological Association's College of Professional Psychology.

Jeannie Little, LCSW, is Executive Director of HRTC. Since 1994, Ms. Little has developed harm reduction treatment services for multidiagnosed clients, beginning at Healthcare for Homeless Veterans and then in private practice and at HRTC. A certified group psychotherapist, she specializes in group treatment of substance use disorders and dual diagnosis. Ms. Little is a trainer in the areas of dual diagnosis, group treatment, and professional development of staff who work in a variety of social service and housing settings. She is coauthor, with Patt Denning and Adina Glickman, of a book for the general public, Over the Influence: The Harm Reduction Guide for Managing Drugs and Alcohol.
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