Category Archive: 'Recovery' :

Q: Scott, I understand you recently celebrated 13 years in recovery.  Congratulations!  How did you do it? Scott:  By dealing with the underlying issues that drive addiction, mostly through mindfulness, non-dual awareness, inquiry and bodywork that focuses on trauma.  That work culminated in a loss of interest in trying to escape the present moment into […]

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    Dealing with Boredom in Addiction Recovery Recently, I posted an article stating that addiction and its related-behaviors such as denial, rationalization and minimization are connected, at their core, to fear.  I received a few emails of criticism that stated that addiction is really about desire.  I stand by the statements I made in […]

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Is the Kiloby Center for Addiction Recovery Right for you? It’s hard to truly understand just how unique the Kiloby Center’s approach is until you are actually participating in our program. First, the Center is the only U.S. addiction treatment center that focuses primarily on Mindfulness. That, alone, makes the Center unique. In addition, the […]

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  Contractions: Blocked energies occurring in our body At some point in our lives, most of us unconsciously developed contractions, which are like blocked energies occurring in the head, throat, chest/heart area, stomach, pelvic area or root area. These contractions can feel very dense and sluggish and can actually drain our energy. They served as […]

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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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     At the end of the first year, the Kiloby Center for Recovery surveyed past clients to determine how they were doing after participation in our program. This article addresses the results of those clients who participated at the Center for at least one week specifically for generalized anxiety. These results do not include […]

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Continuous body tapping (CBT) is a new development at the Kiloby Center. One of the characteristics of the Center’s program that distinguishes it from a lot of other treatment centers is the Center’s focus on the body. As Scott Kiloby says, “As long as there is some contraction in one of the chakra areas of […]

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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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