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Category: Irvin Yalom


Goals | Irvin Yalom | Responsibility

Goals in Recovery

One of our main themes at Sunshine Coast Health Centre is “You are the author of your life”. This idea came from famous psychiatrist, Irvin Yalom. According to Yalom, it is each person’s duty to

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Geoff Thompson | Identity Issues | Irvin Yalom

Hell is Other People: Recovery and Living with Others

The great thinker, Jean-Paul Sartre, wrote in his play, No Exit, that “Hell . . . is other people.” If you think about your own suffering, you will soon realize that much of it was

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12 Steps of AA | Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Bill Wilson | Geoff Thompson | Irvin Yalom | Videos

Do the Next Right Thing – Taking Action in Recovery (4 of 4)

“I TOOK A LONG, DEEP BREATH AND WONDERED AS USUAL, WHERE TO START. YOU START WHERE YOU ARE, IS THE SECRET OF LIFE. YOU DO THE NEXT RIGHT THING YOU CAN SEE. THEN THE NEXT.”

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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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