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(p. 55) Session 1: Introduction / Rationale / Self-Recording 

(p. 55) Session 1: Introduction / Rationale / Self-Recording
(p. 55) Session 1: Introduction / Rationale / Self-Recording

Barbara S. McCrady

and Elizabeth E. Epstein

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date: 25 June 2021

Chapter 4 outlines the first session of the alcohol behavioral couple therapy (ABCT). The focus of Session 1 is a discussion of the client’s drinking patterns to enhance motivation, as well as the rationale for treatment and what the sessions will be like. Feedback from the intake assessment will be explored with the client.

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