Recover Integrity: Blog

What to expect in this episode:  Traditional psychology has taken a central role in recovery and treating addiction, but it may not be ideal   Psychotherapists often recommend AA or treatment because no progress can be made while in active addiction  Immersing in the recovery culture to help the psychology of recovery   Psychology and Recovery Its a newer phenomenon that psych...

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WHAT TO EXPECT   Understanding How Addiction Hijacks Rationality Semi-Rational Reasoning The Ego and Justifications Understanding How Addiction Hijacks Rationality  Addiction Hijacks our "semi-rational" thoughts to justify ego desires    The simplest way to put this is to tell a story   Dealing with Cravings    I remember working with a cl...

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WHAT TO EXPECT:   What is Outpatient Addiction Treatment Are There Different Levels of Outpatient Care How Will I Know Which Outpatient Addiction Treatment is Right for Me If I Don’t Live in Los Angeles, Can I Still Attend Outpatient Addiction Treatment Here Can I Afford Long-Term Outpatient Addiction Treatment Starting Your Outpatient Journey   Individuals who receive addic...

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WHAT TO EXPECT: Processing Emotions What is Somatic Experiencing Allow Yourself to Feel   In general, one of the things that happen in modern times--as people become a lot more conscious of their physicality, nutrition, exercise, and of the importance in taking care of it--is being conscious of your body in the healing process  In other words, being able to check in and be present...

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WHAT TO EXPECT:   What is a Sober Living Program Who Benefits from Sober Living Homes What Happens in a Sober Living Program Why Sober Living for Long Term Recovery Los Angeles Sober Living Luxury Men’s Los Angeles Sober Living Program   Some individuals choose to live in sober homes to increase the chances of a successful recovery    But what are sober homes And how d...

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WHAT TO EXPECT:   Is 30 Days Enough For Addiction Treatment Effective Treatment: Engaging In Recovery   One of the questions that people have when seeking treatment is: How long do I need to do it   I'm always trying to empower people by thinking deeply about their questions   If you put that question in perspective it’s more like: How long is it going to take for...

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