Critical Thinking for Addiction Professionals by Michael J. Taleff PhD CSAC MAC

By Michael J. Taleff PhD CSAC MAC

"Dr. Taleff has supplied an insightful research of the types of pondering blunders usually made through counselors. The textual content will be required studying in all parts of overall healthiness and human prone. The ideas and dialogue are as important to skilled helpers as they're to novices." -Gregory Blevins, Ph.D., Professor, Governors nation collage Readers research: " to guage their serious considering skills " The features of a severe considering expert " What drives undesirable pondering in dependancy paintings " the way to realize and stay away from considering fallacies " The ethics and outcomes of utilizing serious pondering considering flaws, which regularly outcome from myths and generalizations within the box of remedy, are universal not only in counselors, yet in supervisors and directors. This hassle-free advisor, offered by way of serious considering specialist and habit specialist Dr. Michael J. Taleff, is the 1st to collect serious considering and dependancy paintings. Taleff deals readers the instruments they should imagine seriously and make larger judgements.

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Introducing Critical Thinking 17 Certainly people cannot learn and grow exclusively from books. Yet, a strong belief that has always existed in the recovery community is that one has to have lived through an addiction in order to really understand it. To this day, no one has put forth evidence that indicates significantly better understanding by those who lived through an addiction as opposed to those who have not (Buelow & Buelow, 1998). This point of contention creates much of the mistrust between the camps.

Introducing Critical Thinking 17 Certainly people cannot learn and grow exclusively from books. Yet, a strong belief that has always existed in the recovery community is that one has to have lived through an addiction in order to really understand it. To this day, no one has put forth evidence that indicates significantly better understanding by those who lived through an addiction as opposed to those who have not (Buelow & Buelow, 1998). This point of contention creates much of the mistrust between the camps.

Have I considered any limitations to an interpretation I made? Have I considered any limitations to a treatment selection I made? TYPES OF ARGUMENTS We have examined the inside of an argument. Now let’s take a look at some varieties of arguments. They range from the simple to the complex (Hughes, 2000). Every argument must have a conclusion and at least one premise.

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