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This is Caversham Booksellers' 23rd weekly e-newsletter. Thank you for reading.
1.  Greetings from Neil 
2.  New and featured 
3.  Current hours and operations
4.  Parking!

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One of our longtime customers was an extraordinary gentleman named Tom Tuppenney (April 9, 1954 – April 17, 2020). A champion for anyone in need of help as well as a most empathetic, and thoughtful, instigator of life changing laughter for all those who were lucky enough to be a witness. Tom worked tirelessly for those struggling with addiction and so we feature that very topic this week.

Tom had an artificial limb that he once removed while riding a bus across the US border. He used it to hold his beverage. The beverage was held securely in place exactly where the top part of his leg would go once he got off the bus. He had me in stitches while telling the story and, as it happens, he had the customs agents in stitches as well.

We had not seen Tom in some time but the memories we can grab and examine from his many visits over the years will serve to glow in our mind's eye for a long time. We will miss him very much and regret that we only found out about him moving on a few days ago. Our thoughts are with his family. RIP Major Tom.

-Newsletter Neil
Caversham is open for browsing between 11am and 4pm from Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5pm on Sunday.
 
1. Maximum of Three browsers in the store at a time.
2. Face masks must be worn at all times while inside Caversham.
3. Please observe social distancing and limit your browsing time so others can also pop in and share in your good taste.


Free shipping in Canada for all orders over $50 (pre-tax). For more details go here if you please.

One can still pick-up their order between 9 and 6, Monday through Saturday, the above times are specifically for in store browsing.
To park behind the store one must head north on Sussex Mews (from Harbord) and then west (left) on to Immergluck Lane. Ours is in the back closest to the back stairs of the building.
Some books that may be of interest!
Click here for a list of in-stock Addictions titles!

Grief and Addiction: Considering Loss in the Recovery Process
Julie Bates-Maves

Grief and Addiction illuminates the role of grief work in addiction counseling, encouraging counselors to be more comprehensive in their treatment and to increase empathy for what the treatment process is asking of clients.

Acknowledging that entering recovery includes a loss of coping skills, and that it requires building a new identity, this book focuses on addiction-specific grief work. Grief and Addiction integrates concepts like complicated grief, nonfinite loss, trauma, family grief response, and treatment suggestions in one place—all with a focus on the application to addiction work. [More. . .]

Depression Strategies: Practical Tools for Professionals Treating Depression
Claudia Black

This fully updated and revised edition is meant for clinicians versed in identifying and treating depression within the context of treating addiction. What sets this book apart from other depression workbooks is that it holds a healthy respect for cognitive behavioral modalities while recognizing the role of effective and spiritual interventions related to depressive disorders.[More. . .]

Treating Individuals with Addictive Disorders: A Strengths-Based Workbook for Patients and Clinicians
Donald Meichenbaum

Healthcare providers and those suffering from addictive disorders alike will benefit from the approachable discussion of the science and history behind addiction, the personal case-studies and the patient-friendly set of coping toolbox-activities designed to develop lasting behavioral changes.[More. . .]

Fundamentals of Addiction: A Practical Guide for Counsellors, Fourth Edition
Marilyn Herie and W.J. Wayne Skinner (Eds) | Foreword by Gabor Maté

Helping people affected by addictions requires-like all good clinical practice-an ability to listen to clients with compassion and empathy, to foster their trust and a positive therapeutic alliance, and to show respect for the person's autonomy. [More. . .]

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction
Gabor Maté

Beginning with a dramatically close view of his drug addicted patients, Dr. Maté looks at his own history of compulsive behaviour. He weaves the stories of real people who have struggled with addiction with the latest research on addiction and the brain. Providing a bold synthesis of clinical experience, insight and cutting edge scientific findings, Dr. Maté sheds light on this most puzzling of human frailties. He proposes a compassionate approach to helping drug addicts and, for the many behaviour addicts among us, to addressing the void addiction is meant to fill. [More. . .]

Treating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals, Second Edition
William Miller, Alyssa A. Forcehimes, and Allen Zweben

This widely respected text and practitioner guide, now revised and expanded, provides a roadmap for effective clinical practice with clients with substance use disorders. Specialists and nonspecialists alike benefit from the authors' expert guidance for planning treatment and selecting from a menu of evidence-based treatment methods. [More. . .]

Firewater: How Alcohol Is Killing My People (and Yours)
Harold Johnson

Drawing on his years of experience as a Crown Prosecutor in Treaty 6 territory, Harold Johnson challenges readers to change the story we tell ourselves about the drink that goes by many names—booze, hooch, spirits, sauce, and the evocative “firewater.” Confronting the harmful stereotype of the “lazy, drunken Indian,” and rejecting medical, social, and psychological explanations of the roots of alcoholism, Johnson cries out for solutions, not diagnoses, and shows how alcohol continues to kill so many. [More. . .]

Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Addiction: Practical Meditations and Exercises to Change Addictive Behaviors
Morgan Fitzgerald

Managing addiction requires learning to live every day in the moment, one minute at a time. This mindfulness workbook gives you the tools you need in order to ground yourself in the present and create a healthier mindset, so you’re less likely to fall back into addictive behaviors. [More. . .]
Announcing the Leading Edge Advantage Network!—The more you learn, the more you save! 

Click here
to view all Fall/Winter webinars. To receive 15% off all webinars, after making your webinar selections, enter the code DL4Caversham in the Discount Code box upon checkout. 

 
Live webinars with Marshall Korenblum, Bonnie Miller, Noah Lazar, Natalie Zlodre, Liana Lowenstein, Andrea Warnick, Amy Gajaria, Nili R. Benazon, Lyndsey Davies, Geraldine Crisci, Megan Edgelow, Ross W. Greene, and more
Our spring catalogue of featured titles is still awesome and fully available!
You can request a copy here or here.
You can also peruse it immediately to the left on our home screen

Warm beverage time!
Harbord street moments ago. It is a lovely street.
This is Caversham Booksellers' 23rd weekly e-newsletter. Thank you for reading.
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