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Popular Books on Addiction

There are lots of popular books on addiction. Some argue that addiction is a disease, others argue that it is a spiritual problem, still others argue that it is a result of our belief in

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Addiction and Society | Books on Addiction

Popular Books on Addiction

There are lots of popular books on addiction. Some argue that addiction is a disease, others argue that it is a spiritual problem, still others argue that it is a result of our belief in

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The Happiness Trap: The Difference between Emotional and Meaningful Happiness

Some Background on the Happiness Trap The Happiness Trap, written by Russ Harris, is based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) which was developed by Steven Hayes, Ph.D. Unlike the Steven Hayes workshops which are designed

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Addiction & Recovery: Connect with Others

Geoff Thompson, Program Director for Sunshine Coast Health Centre, talks about the importance of connecting with others on a deep human level rather than just on a superficial level.

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Addiction & Recovery: Don’t Be A Sheep

Geoff Thompson, Program Director for Sunshine Coast Health Centre, discusses how to “fill the void” when you are an addict and don’t believe in a higher power.

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Addiction & Recovery: What We Can Learn from Hollywood

Geoff Thompson recommends four Hollywood movies that do a good job of portraying addiction and the struggle to find meaning and purpose that is often at the heart of addiction.

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Leadership Secrets of the Salvation Army: Learning from the World’s Oldest Drug and Alcohol Treatment Provider

By Daniel Jordan General Manager  Every month or so when I am heading down Granville Street in Vancouver I will stop by the Salvation Army Thrift Store located in the Marpole District. As I have

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Books on Addiction | Exploring Addiction

An Ode to Old Books

Has a poem written by a lover of used books and some reference books for those looking for psychology, spirituality, and self-help classics.

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Addiction and the Brain: What I Learned from Carlton Erickson

Highlights of a 3-hour presentation by noted researcher Dr. Carlton Erickson, Ph.D., talks about the neuroscience of addiction.

Books on Addiction | Exploring Addiction

Boredom in Addiction Recovery: Three Tips to Living Creatively

In his book, Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention, noted psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi explains “flow” and the author, Geoff Thompson, considers its implications for people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.


Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

Relapse and Fear For families with loved ones in recovery from addiction, the R-word is a very scary word. Family members typically fear relapse because they make sense of it as a disaster or failure

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