Category Archive: 'Addiction' :

Addicted Behavior, The Kiloby Center for Recovery stays abreast of new scientific studies that align with our approach.  At the Center, we find when working with clients that, when it comes to addictive seeking, it is the seeking energy itself that they are hooked into, rather than the particular pleasurable end result that they are […]

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  Addiction is very hard on the addict and the loved  ones. A year of having the Kiloby Center as a serene and peaceful atmosphere for working with clients on addiction has revealed a lot about why addiction treatment has such a historically low success rate. The scientific research as well as other programs that […]

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  Addiction studies reveal that A few years ago, neuroscientist Antonio Damasio made a fascinating discovery. He studied people with damage in the part of the brain where emotions are generated. He found that they seemed normal, except that they were not able to feel emotions. But they all had something peculiar in common: they couldn’t make […]

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   Porn addiction and sex addiction are not the same disorder. Addiction to porn is considered to be a type of sex addiction and can manifest itself differently than other types of sex addiction. Like “sex addiction,” “porn addiction” is not an official diagnosis in the DSM-5 yet. However, an addiction to porn can lead to serious […]

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  Sober & Clean, that’s the result The Kiloby Center received after one year of operation, the Kiloby Center for Recovery is happy to publish the results of a survey of our past clients who participated in our drug and alcohol program for at least 21 days during that year, which began on February 3, […]

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  Recently, I’ve been reading about habit formation, and the notion of automaticity. That’s the point at which a habit becomes automatic; we find ourselves doing it unconsciously, or at least without much thought. Automaticity also seems to be a hallmark of compulsion or addiction; we come to our senses, as it were, when the […]

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After hundreds of years of working with people addicted to alcohol and drugs, we now know what works and what doesn’t in terms of recovery from addiction. The formula is pretty clear. No matter whether you are looking at a mindfulness-based treatment program like the Kiloby Center, a 12 step based program like the Betty […]

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Some people who seek recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs believe that merely abstaining from a substance or going through a detoxification program, where the substance is eliminated from the body, is enough to overcome addiction. To understand why it takes more than abstinence and detox in order to recover for most people, it […]

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  By Scott Kiloby     The approach at the Kiloby Center involves not only private and group sessions, but also ongoing skills training which provides tools for people to use throughout the day, all day, to help them live in the present moment in an accepting, self-loving way.  This skills training is an essential […]

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  As any addiction specialist knows, the addiction education system in the U.S. has become increasingly aware and is now giving more credibility to the ancient knowledge and wisdom of chakras.  Studying the chakras and incorporating methods that release blocked energies in the chakras can have a profound effect on addictions. In some cases, the […]

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