Creative Recovery: A Complete Addiction Treatment Program That Uses Your Natural Creativity

Creative Recovery: A Complete Addiction Treatment Program That Uses Your Natural Creativity

by Eric Maisel, Susan Raeburn

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Overview

For writers, artists, musicians, and creators in every field, this book offers a complete addiction recovery program specifically designed for the creative person. Full of explanations and exercises, this book presents ways to use your own innate creative abilities in service of your recovery and at each stage of the recovery process. Topics include: the biological and developmental risks unique to creative people; the special personality traits that can inform the recovery process; ways to approach your recovery much like your art; and exercises that promote your creativity and art that aid the recovery process. This book gives a clear picture of the relationship between creativity and addiction and lays out a complete program so that you can live a fully creative and addiction-free life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590305447
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 10/14/2008
Pages: 287
Sales rank: 1,074,758
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Eric Maisel is a licensed marriage and family therapist and creativity coach with degrees in philosophy, creative writing, and counseling psychology. He has written over thirty books including Fearless Creating, The Van Gogh Blues, and Coaching the Artist Within.

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