My Dad Loves Me, My Dad Has A Disease

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Item#: 9781942094753
Edition 3R
Author Black, Claudia
Cover Paperback
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Children who grow up in addicted families usually learn at a very young age that it is not safe for them to openly talk about their family experiences. This updated edition of My Dad Loves Me, My Dad Has a Disease gives children ages five to twelve the opportunity to work through their feelings of loss, loneliness, fear, and frustration, both verbally and through drawing exercises. Through sharing their thoughts and feelings, children can develop a better understanding of addiction andhow it affects their parent(s). My Dad Loves Me, My Dad Has a Disease has been used to help thousands of children. It has become a springboard to help children from families ravaged by addiction to experience their own recovery process. • Written by one of the world’s foremost experts on how addiction affects families. • Written from a child’s point of view. • The only book of its kind, with original pictures and stories, drawn and written by children age five through fourteen who were treated by Dr. Black.