Awareness and Wisdom in Addiction Therapy

Awareness and Wisdom in Addiction Therapy

The In-depth Systemics Treatment of Mental-somatic Models

eBook - 2011
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In this extended essay, experts address both the recovery and the long-term goal of healing from addiction, arguing that a full cure from drug addiction or habitual addiction can be achieved. Combining both the principles of systemic therapy and experience gained through years of counseling, they have developed a unique model called "in-depth systemic" therapy, which extends the classic model by introducing and expanding on the mental dimension. The central point of this work is the thesis that addicts themselves have to reorganize and restructure their own habitual ways of perception and cognition, with Vipassana meditation serving as the instrument to realize this transformation. Vipassana comprises an ethical lifestyle, concentration of the mind through meditation, and working progressively on one's one mental-somatic models, offering a unique and successful approach to the treatment of addiction.
Publisher: Onalaska, Wash. : Pariyatti Pub., [2011]
Edition: 1st ed.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781928706649
Characteristics: 1 online resource (93 pages) : illustrations


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