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Alternative Addiction Treatment

If Not AA, Then What? SMART Recovery And The AA Alternatives

Tom Horvath, Ph.D. | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Tom Horvath, Ph.D.

The reality is that only a small percentage of those who have addiction problems attend AA. We need to have additional approaches.

Can't Stop, Won't Stop: Feeling Impulsive, Compulsive Or Addicted?

Jonathan Galland | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Galland

Let's say you want some extra boost to your willpower, but you're not interested in getting medicated. You know there is a growing interest in vitamins and dietary supplements for all types of benefits. Shouldn't there be something natural that can help? Perhaps there is.

A New Way to Accelerate Addiction Recovery

Nick Ortner | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Nick Ortner

Because EFT accesses the "stress centers" in your brain on physical and emotional levels simultaneously, EFT may effectively treat conditions like addiction, which often can't be resolved successfully with psychotherapy alone, or with other alternative therapies.

Natural Highs: A Positive Approach To Mood Alteration

Harvey B. Milkman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Harvey B. Milkman, Ph.D.

Although we have developed effective technologies to track the epidemiology of alcoholism, nicotine addiction, and other hedonic dependencies, strategies for their prevention and treatment remain sorely inept. We need new ways of managing pleasure that go beyond AA.

Reprogram With Healthy Habits And Warm Fuzzies: Trumping Addictions And Compulsions

Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D. | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D.

Once established, addictions are tough to overcome, so it makes sense to learn about preventive measures as well as complementary treatments to improve the odds of quitting.