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Understanding Your Feelings

Part of our comprehensive workbook series, Understanding Your Feelings offers symptom-focused education and links feelings with past substance abuse and relapse. These materials are particularly useful in moving from "contemplation of change" to "preparation for change."

Materials are age- and gender-specific.

Catalog Code Title Description Hours
F1 Introduction To Your Feelings Links troublesome feelings and symptoms with past substance abuse and relapse. Establishes context for other feelings workbooks. 3 to 4
F2 Anger Identifies client anger symptoms, issues, and triggers, links anger to dependencies. Topics include repressed anger and passive-aggressive behavior. 6
F3 Anxiety and Fear Identifies client anxiety symptoms, issues, stressors, and triggers. Topics include fears, phobias, and unnecessary worries. Links anxiety to dependencies. 6
F4 Guilt Identifies client symptoms and sources of guilt. Topics include forgiveness and change. Links guilt to dependencies. 4
F5 Shame Identifies client shame issues, including symptoms and sources of shame, and links between shame and dependencies. Identifies steps to making changes. 7
F5g Shame and Low Self-Esteem
See also: Gang Issues
Identifies client shame and low self-esteem issues, including symptoms and sources of shame, and links between shame and dependencies. Identifies steps to making changes. This workbook addresses self-esteem issues for young people who are gang members or at higher risk for gang activity. 8
F5s Shame (includes self-esteem) Identifies client shame and low self-esteem issues, including symptoms and sources of shame, and links between shame and dependencies. Identifies steps to making changes. This material is primarily for juveniles and young adults. 8
F6 Sadness Identifies client symptoms and sources of sadness. Links sadness to dependencies. 4
F7 Loneliness Identifies symptoms and sources of loneliness. Links loneliness to past problem behaviors and dependencies. 4
F8 Feeling Hurt Identifies symptoms and sources of hurt. Links client experiences with hurt to dependencies. 4
F9 Positive Feelings Helps client become aware of healthy positive feelings. Topics include issues of love and relationships, awareness that even positive experiences can be stressful, and positive feelings in recovery. 4
F10 Your Feelings—and Relapse Workbook reviews feelings and symptoms, and links relapse and feelings. 3
F11 Are You an "Excitement Junkie"? Addresses issues of clients with high need for stimulation and high-risk behavior. 2
F12/CP3/DP3 Let's Talk About Feelings Workbook and activity cards guide individuals and groups in addressing issues of anger, anxiety, recklessness, depression and sadness. 4

Our Complete Workbook Series

Preparation for Treatment Self-Discovery Understanding Your Feelings Self-Awareness Functional Thinking Identifying & Changing Your Stinking Thinking Finding Your Direction Developing Insight Becoming a Stronger Person Coping Skills Putting It All Together Returning Home Delinquency Program Men's Program Women's Issues Domestic Violence (for women) • Life Issues Pathways to Daily Living Problem Solving Relapse Intervention Vocational Materials

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