Honest Recovery from Addiction Worksheet

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Addiction is a common yet difficult-to-manage problem where the biggest trouble is the element of being dishonest to one’s self, to the significant other, and with all those who have some influence over the reputation of an addict. It’s is kind of vicious cycle, the addict is trapped, hiding from others, lying to them, and continuing the process. Thus, the important step in the process of recovery is to get them to realize how troublesome this behavior is, in the process of their progress while committing to quitting addiction.

What Are the Theories Behind This Worksheet?

We are focusing on cognitive behavioral therapy for addiction and recovery by highlighting its significant essence of targeting the faulty thinking patterns of individuals. When one can understand the negative/harmful aspects of being dishonest in the process of recovery from addiction it will result in changing the behavior too. This theoretical perspective aligns well with the progress of such behavior as it clarifies the misperception of benefits the addicts draw from dishonesty. 

How Will This Worksheet Help you?

The major benefit of this worksheet is to help you clarify the nature of faulty thought patterns associated with the habit of lying/dishonesty in the process of recovery from addiction to make a person adhere to the standards of committed recovery. This will facilitate and direct the process of recovery in an actual manner. 

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet is useful for addicts to understand the problem with their behavior of lying in the process of recovery and to address this hurdle in committing to the process of recovery. Apart from personal insight, using it during therapeutic sessions, like in client-therapist interaction with proper reflection on the points will be more promising.

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