Magnificent Addiction; Discovering Addiction as Gateway to Wellness / Edition 1

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This book will decisively change the way you see addictions and emotional disorders-forever. From the unique vantage point of a physsician who has treated thousands of patients with emotional disorders,yet has undergone a major life-breakdown and healing himself, this revolutionary book takes all assumptions that therapists have about treatment of emotional disorders and turns them upside down.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780944031360
  • Publisher: Aslan Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/28/1992
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 244
  • Sales rank: 707,189
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Part I The Breakdown Process
Chapter 1 The Making of a Psychiatrist 15
Chapter 2 The Wounded Healer 35
Chapter 3 The Meaning of Symptoms 53
Chapter 4 Understanding Addiction 61
Chapter 5 The Language of Feelings 83
Chapter 6 The Power of Beliefs 91
Chapter 7 The Fear of Aloneness 99
Chapter 8 The Compulsion to Control 113
Part II The Healing Process
Chapter 9 Steps to Healing 127
Chapter 10 Restoring Physical Balance 135
Chapter 11 Reparenting Ourselves 153
Chapter 12 Reprogramming Ourselves Spiritually 173
Chapter 13 Individuation--Antidote for Aloneness 185
Chapter 14 Surrender--Antidote for Control 195
Chapter 15 Spirituality--The Addiction that Heals 217
Appendix 235
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