Throwback Friday?

Change of pace a bit,  here’s a video of me explaining the ABC method of CBT (REBT) and how it’s used to help addicts understand themselves and their thought processes better. The video does have a little tongue in cheek humour, I would have thought it might have been removed in the edit, alas not.

Family Systems

What is a family system? It can mean a lot of things, for instance, people could be brought up with people outside of their natural family but class them as their family. Family could also mean a committed relationship or relationships in general. Family systems theory suggests that individuals cannot be understood in isolation fromContinue reading “Family Systems”

Co-Dependency – Do you have it?

Do I have co-dependency ? Signs and symptoms of co-dependency Have you ever felt that  you are “ living through or for another person”? What does this means and  what kind of things you do when they place all your focus on someone else. Have you ever experienced the follow? Overly pre-occupied with another person’sContinue reading “Co-Dependency – Do you have it?”

Anger and Addiction

Every emotion has an evolutionary purpose, that is meant to promote survival. Emotions are neither good nor bad… it’s how we react to them that’s important. Anger lets you know that you are being threatened, or that your core needs are not being met. It includes physical responses that help you respond quickly to aContinue reading “Anger and Addiction”

How to manage cravings?

Craving Diaries Here is a worksheet I have created in order to help you moderate your own personal cravings and   Soon after you acted on your decision to put a stop to you addiction, it is likely that you experienced cravings for it again.  For many people these cravings are difficult to cope withContinue reading “How to manage cravings?”

What is addiction?

What is addiction? -Written By Dylan Kerr 2015-2017   Addiction has had many descriptions over a number of years: Learnt behavior Health behavior problem Substance use disorder Chemical dependency Disease Addiction is word that is fairly commonplace in everyday language, people often use the word addicted to describe things they are passionate about. You mayContinue reading “What is addiction?”

Support Networks for People Overcoming Addiction

Addictions, like any other diseases or disorders have a unique set of stressors involved in overcoming them. They not only affect the person inflicted with addiction but also affect the family, friends and other social circles. Once addiction has progressed to a level whereby a person needs help they usually only receive a limited amountContinue reading “Support Networks for People Overcoming Addiction”

Kemunduran Kamis – Terapi Kecanduan Dylan Kerr (throwback Thursday in Indoneasian)

Sudah berulang kali pentolan unit rock asal Inggris, The Libertines, Pete Doherty berurusan dengan polisi akibat ketergantungan narkotika, mulai dari masalah berkendara di jalanan, pencurian hingga perkelahian. Doherty sempat mengatakan narkotika telah mengacaukan kehidupanya serta berkata tak yakin dapat terbebas dari ketergantungannya tersebut. Sang ibu, Jacqueline bahkan pernah menerbitkan buku yang menyinggung masalah narkotika DohertyContinue reading “Kemunduran Kamis – Terapi Kecanduan Dylan Kerr (throwback Thursday in Indoneasian)”