Specializing in the treatment of persons affected by alcohol and drug abuse and in training helping professionals.
Michael Chenkin, MSW, LCSW, LCADC
     Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor
     Member, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers
      21 E. High St., Suite 5, Somerville, NJ 08876     908 393-6300     mpcmsw@me.com
     Serving Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, and Union Counties

Recommended Resources

Note:  This information is provided for educational purposes only and should not be construed as being endorsed by Michael Chenkin, MSW, LCSW, LCADC.  Check back periodically for updates.  Last update 3/13/11.


Arkowitz, H, Westra, H.A., Miller, W.R. (2007), Motivational interviewing in the treatment of psychological problems, NY: Guilford

Christopher, J. (1988), How to Stay Sober: Recovery Without Religion, NY: Prometheus

Connors, G.J., Donovan, D.M., & DiClemente, C.C. (2004). Substance Abuse Treatment and

The Stages of Change: Selecting and Planning Interventions. NY: Guilford

Ellis, A and Velten, E, (1992), When AA Doesn’t Work for You: Rational Steps to Quitting Alcohol, NJ: Barricade Books

DiClemente, C (2003). Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and

Addicted People Recover. New York: Guilford.

Fletcher, Anne M and Glaser, Frederick B (2002), Sober for Good: New Solutions for Drinking Problems -- Advice from Those Who Have Succeeded, NY:  Houghton Mifflin

Hester, Reid K. and Miller, William R. (eds.), (2003) Handbook of Alcoholism Treatment Approaches: Effective Alternatives, 3rd Edition, MA: Allyn and Bacon

Kirkpatrick, Jean, Ph.D. (2003), Goodbye Hangovers, Hello Life, available from www.womenforsobriety.org

Kishline, A (1994), Moderate Drinking, NY: Crown Trade Paperbacks

Ladouceur, R. & Lachance, S. (2006). Overcoming Pathological Gambling (Therapist

Guide). New York: Oxford University Press.

Martino, S., Ball, S.A., Gallon, S.L., Hall, D., Garcia, M., Ceperich, S., Farentinos, C., Hamilton, J., and Hausotter, W. (2006) Motivational interviewing assessment: supervisory tools for enhancing supervision, Salem OR: Northwest Frontier Addiction Technology Transfer Center, Oregon Health and Science University.

McCrady, B.S. & Epstein, E.E. (2008) Overcoming Alcohol Problems: A Couples Focused Program, Therapist Guide, NY: Oxford University Press

Meyers, R.J. and Smith, J.E., (1995), Clinical Guide to Alcohol Treatment: The Community Reinforcement Approach, NY: Guilford

Meyers, R.J. and Smith, J.E. (2004), Motivating Substance Abusers to Enter Treatment: Working With Family Members, NY: Guilford

Meyers, R.J. and Wolfe, Brenda L, (2004), Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading, and Threatening, Minnesota: Hazleden

Miller, W.R. and Moyers, T.B., Eight Stages in Learning Motivational Interviewing, Journal of Teaching in the Addictions, 2006, 5:1

Miller, WR and Munoz, R (2005), Controlling Your Drinking, NY: Guilford

Miller, WR and Rollnick, S (2002), Motivational Interviewing, Preparing People to Change, NY: Guilford

Miller, W.R., Yahne C.E., Moyers, T.B., Martinez, J., Pirritano, M (2004) A Randomized Trial of Methods to Help Clinicians Learn Motivational Interviewing, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72:6

Miller, W.R., & Carroll, K.M. (Eds.) (2006). Rethinking Substance Abuse: What the science shows, and what we should do about it. New York: Guilford Press.

Miller, W.R., Zweben, A., DiClemente, C.C. & Rychtarik, R.G. (1994).  Motivational enhancement therapy manual: A clinical research guide for therapists treating individuals with alcohol abuse and dependence., National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Project MATCH Monograph Series, Volume 2, NIH Publication No. 94-3723   

Monti, PM, Kadden, RM, Rohsenow, DJ, Cooney, NL, Abrams, DB, (2002) Treating Alcohol Dependence, Second Edition, NY: Guilford

Mueser, K.T., Noordsy D.L., Drake, R.E., Fox, L. (2003) Integrated Treatment for Dual Disorders A Guide to Effective Practice, NY: Guilford

O’Farrell, T., Fals-Stewart, W (2006) Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, NY: Guilford

Prochaska, J., Norcross, J., & DiClemente, C.C. (1995) Changing for Good, NY: Avon Books, Inc.

Project Match Research Group. (January, 1997). Matching alcoholism treatments to client heterogeneity: Project MATCH posttreatment drinking outcomes. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 7-29.

Rollnick, S., Miller, W.R., Butler, C.C. (2008) Motivational interviewing in health care: helping patients change behavior, NY: Guilford

Rosengren, D. (2009) Building Motivational Interviewing Skills: A Practitioner’s Workbook, NY: Guilford

Sobell, M.B., Sobell, L.C. (1996) Problem Drinkers: Guided Self-Change Treatment, NY: Guilford

Stewart Agras, W. & Apple, R. (2007). Overcoming Your Eating Disorder: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach for Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating Disorder (Therapist Guide). NY: Oxford University Press.

Stewart Agras, W. & Apple, R. (2007). Overcoming Your Eating Disorder: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach for Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating Disorder (Guided Self-Help Workbook) NY: Oxford University Press

Various Authors, Treatment That Works series, NY: Oxford University Press

Velasquez, M.M., Maurer, G.G., Crouch, C, and DiClemente, C.C., (2001), Group Treatment for Substance Abuse: A Stages-of-Change Therapy Manual, NY: Guilford


http://casaa.unm.edu/index.html, website for the Center for Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addiction at the University of New Mexico

www.motivationalinterview.org (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers), full MI bibliography, MINT newsletters, training and trainer info

www.store.samhsa.gov/home (An excellent source of FREE info.)  Search for the “Treatment Improvement Protocols” series.

www.niaaa.nih.gov (National Institute of Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse)

www.coce.samhsa.gov/cod_resources/attc_resources.aspx, (SAMHSA’s Co-Occurring Center for Excellence)

www.nida.nih.gov (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

www.nattc.org, website for the national addiction technology transfer center (ATTC) resources, Blending Initiative, publications, more

www.onerecovery.com, networking website for people in recovery

www.addictionsurvivors.org, online peer support for addiction disorders and family nenbers

www.nrepp.samhsa.gov, website for list of evidence-based practices in the prevention and treatment of substance abuse

www.niaaa.nih.gov/Publications/EducationTrainingMaterials/guide.htm, Website for NIAAA “Rethinking Drinking” clinician and patient materials

www.camh.net, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Canada)


www.naabt.org, National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment

http://www.getselfhelp.co.uk, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy self-help and therapist resources

Self-Help Groups

Recovery International, “The Recovery International Method helps people manage feelings or impulses which impair the ability to live a normal life.”, www.recovery-inc.com

Women for Sobriety, www.womenforsobriety.orglivepage.apple.comlivepage.apple.com

Lifering Recovery, www.lifering.org

Secular Organization for Sobriety (SOS), www.cfiwest.org/sos/index.htm

SMART Recovery, an “all addictions” program, www.smartrecovery.org

Most Excellent Way, www.mostexcellentway.org

16 Steps for Discovery and Empowerment, www.charlottekasl.com

Dual Recovery Anonymous, www.draonline.org

Alcoholics Anonymous National, www.aa.org

Alcoholics Anonymous New Jersey, www.nnjaa.org

Al-Anon New Jersey (for family members and friends of an alcohol abuser), www.nj-al-anon.org

Narcotics Anonymous, www.na.org

Nar-Anon National (for family members and friends of a drug abuser), www.naranon.org

Nar-Anon New Jersey, narnanonofnj.org

Marijuana Anonymous, www.marijuana-anonymous.org

Nicotine Anonymous, www.nicotine-anonymous.org

Gamblers Anonymous, www.gamblersanonymous.org

Gam-Anon (for family members and friends of a person with a gambling problem), www.gam-anon.org

Gam-Anon NJ, www.njgamanon.org

Families Anonymous, www.familiesanonymous.org

Sexaholics Anonymous, www.sa.org

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, www.slaafws.org/node/244

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous, www.sca-recovery.org

Sex Addicts Anonymous, www.sexaa.org


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