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Claudia Black, Ph.D.
Claudia A. Black, M.S.W., Ph.D., is a renowned lecturer, author and trainer internationally recognized for both her pioneering and contemporary work with family systems and addictive disorders. Dr. Black's work encompasses the interest of both the professional and lay audiences; she originated a successful model of change in the 1970's that, today, is used in treatment programs worldwide. She designs and presents workshops and seminars, authors books and interactive journals, produces educational videos and consults to various healthcare programs in the United States and abroad. She is currently the Clinical Consultant of Addictive Disorders for The Meadows and a Senior Fellow for the Meadows Institute in Wickenburg, Arizona.

Dr. Black is the recipient of a number of National awards including the Marty Mann Award, the 1991 SECAD Award, and the NCA's Educator of the Year. She is also the past Chairperson of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics, presently serving on their Advisory Board and most recently, in celebration of Al-Anon's 50thanniversary, spoke on Capital Hill to members of Congress, constituents and representatives of various addiction and treatment organization.

Black's books generate wide appeal. She is the author of It Will Never Happen To Me (two million copies sold and now in it's 2nd updated edition,) Changing Course, My Dad Loves Me, My Dad Has A Disease, Repeat After Me II, It's Never Too Late To Have A Happy Childhood, The Anger Guide, Relapse Toolkit and her latest release, A Hole in the Sidewalk. Claudia has produced eighteen videos including her two latest, The History of Addiction and The Legacy of Addiction and jut released two new CDs, A Time for Healing from Abandonment and Shame and Putting the Past Behind.

Author Home Page: http://www.claudiablack.com

Author email: cblack@nwlink.com

Books:

It Will Never Happen to Me
Growing Up with Addiction As Youngsters, Adolescents, Adults
Softcover, 216 pp.

Straight Talk from Claudia Black
What Recovering Parents Should Tell Their Kids about Drugs and Alcohol
Softcover, 144 pp.

Relationship Styles DVD
Compulsive, Apathetic and Healthy
DVD, 30 min.

Compulsive Relationships DVD
The Players and the Personalities
DVD, 36 min.

Relationship Building DVD
Achieving Intimacy
DVD, 33 min.

Relapse The Illusion of Immunity DVD
DVD, 28 min

Changing Course
Healing from Loss, Abandonment, and Fear
Softcover, 208 pp.

eBook Straight Talk from Claudia Black
What Recovering Parents Should Tell Their Kids about Drugs and Alcohol
144 pp.

Relapse Toolkit
Softcover, 206 pp., plus CD

The Addictive Relationship DVD Series
3 DVDs, 99 min

Deceived
Facing Sexual Betrayal Lies and Secrets
272 pp.

eBook It Will Never Happen to Me
Growing Up with Addiction As Youngsters, Adolescents, Adults
216 pp.

eBook Changing Course
Healing from Loss, Abandonment, and Fear
208 pp.

eBook Deceived
Facing Sexual Betrayal Lies and Secrets
272 pp.

Addiction in the Family DVD
DVD 28 min.