With Kerrie Atherton
Join Kerrie Atherton, as she delves into the intricate relationship between trauma and addiction, aiming to dispel myths and break the stigma surrounding these complex issues.
Definition of Addiction:
Gain a comprehensive understanding of addiction, exploring its multifaceted nature. Uncover the various forms addiction can take, from substance abuse to behavioral dependencies.
Types of Addiction:
Examine the diverse manifestations of addiction, going beyond traditional substance-related dependencies to understand the broad spectrum of addictive behaviors.
Causes of Addiction:
Explore the underlying factors contributing to addiction, acknowledging the intricate interplay of biological, psychological, and environmental elements.
The Link Between Trauma and Addiction:
Discover the profound connection between trauma and addiction, unraveling the complexities that make these experiences deeply intertwined.
The Signs - Behavioral:
Identify observable behavioral signs that may indicate the presence of addiction, empowering individuals to recognize and address potential issues early on.
The Signs - Psychological:
Delve into the psychological indicators of addiction, gaining insights into the emotional and cognitive aspects that often accompany addictive behaviors.
The Cycle of Addiction:
Understand the cyclical nature of addiction, examining the patterns that perpetuate addictive behaviors and hinder recovery.
Effects on Families:
Explore the impact of addiction on families, recognizing the ripple effects that substance abuse and behavioral dependencies can have on relationships and familial dynamics.
Stages of Change:
Navigate the stages of change individuals undergo in their journey to recovery, fostering a nuanced understanding of the challenges and triumphs inherent in the process.
Addiction and Treatment Options:
Explore various treatment options available for addiction, including therapeutic approaches, support groups, and medical interventions, providing a holistic view of the recovery journey.
Embark on a journey of knowledge and empathy as Kerrie Atherton guides you through the intricacies of addiction and trauma, encouraging a compassionate and informed approach to these often-misunderstood topics.