Online Support Group.

I’m going to be starting up an online group shortly that’s free to attend, via zoom. I really want to give something back as well as using my skills, but I’d like to give back directly to people with my own abilities. At the beginning of this group we’re going to start with a welfareContinue reading “Online Support Group.”

The Dangers of Positive Thinking

An Opinion Piece by Dylan Kerr 15th August 2020 I must firstly state that I’m actually quite a private fan of positive thinking. I can attribute books on positive thinking and self-esteem to giving me a much needed boost when I was in the midst of severe depression. However, they aren’t for everyone and they Continue reading “The Dangers of Positive Thinking”

What’s Happening in Thailand Rehabs due to COVID-19

*** This was written on April 3rd 2020*** As it currently stands Rehabs in the Chiang Mai province of Thailand are being asked to close due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 across the face of the world. Services provided by those rehabs are to wind down over the month of April bringing them toContinue reading “What’s Happening in Thailand Rehabs due to COVID-19”

Moving on to Youtube

I have decided to take the leap on to YouTube. Whilst I’ll still be uploading some articles on to this blog section of my website I’m going to be making much more topics on Youtube. This is a great medium for explaining some topics, however it isn’t as good for interaction. I don’t know whatContinue reading “Moving on to Youtube”

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A HABIT AND AN ADDICTION?

6th September 2019 Brett James Thornton – Founder How to Treat Addiction The two words are frequently interchanged, often incorrectly. Both are formed as a result of consistently repeating a particular behaviour. There is such a thing as a good habit, regular exercise for example. Something can start out as a habit and over timeContinue reading “WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A HABIT AND AN ADDICTION?”

Eric Berne Shaped Treatment and Counseling Without You Even Knowing it

Eric Berne (sometimes pronounced ber-nay) was a Canadian psychiatrist around the era of the late 1950’s. He is most popular for his Parent Adult Child (PAC) ego model. It complimented the works of Sigmund Feud very well (especially the ID-EGO-Super ego) . A brief outline of transnational analysis is that when we behave in aContinue reading “Eric Berne Shaped Treatment and Counseling Without You Even Knowing it”

The Games Alcoholics Play

The Games Alcoholics and Addicts Play in Treatment Eric Berne and Claude Steiner were psychiatrists around the 1960’s and 70’s, their main body of study was that people had certain life scripts which are called games. In modern CBT we call these life-scripts “SCHEMAS”. Life Scripts, or games, are robust patterns of thinking and behaving.Continue reading “The Games Alcoholics Play”

Detoxing from Cannabis

What happens when you detox from Cannabis? Although considered by many as a harmless, non-addictive drug there is some evidence for the contrary. When compare to heroin, cocaine or alcohol, cannabis definitely does not seem harmful, however, from the perspective of someone trying to kick the habit, there are definite and obvious withdrawal symptoms thatContinue reading “Detoxing from Cannabis”