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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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 The Kiloby Center for Recovery sends the following letter to your insurance company upon admission into our program.  The letter outlines the Center’s unique approach and requests your insurance company to adequately cover your treatment.  The letter also outlines the need for all clients to participate fully in the Center’s aftercare program.    Dear Insurer: […]

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What is true Recovery from Addiction? This is one of the most important questions a person with a history of addiction can ask him- or herself:  What is true recovery?  The DSM and other well-respected manuals, literature and research tell us what the diagnoses of addiction look like.  And many have sought to capture what […]

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The Unfindable Inquiry: One Simple Tool to Overcome Feelings of Unworthiness and Find Inner Peace by Scott Kiloby No matter what it is you struggle with—anxiety, depression, relationships, trauma, addiction—it’s likely that painful self-judgments, and the belief that you’re separate from the world around you, are at the root of your suffering. With The Unfindable […]

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  Does recovery depend a lot on the family? As Scott Kiloby says, “Treating addiction is truly a family affair.”  Research shows that the chances for long term success in recovery depend a lot on whether the family of the person who is addicted obtains the necessary treatment to begin healing the wounds created within the […]

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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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“Vacation Rehabs” – How They Are Lowering the Success Rate and Creating a Lack of Credibility Regarding the Addiction Treatment Field in the Eyes of the Public Imagine one day you find yourself truly ready to go to an addiction treatment center. You’ve had enough! You are sick and tired of living the way you’ve […]

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    Addiction & it’s driving force: Fear   Addiction, Manipulation, shame, trauma, guilt, hiding, dishonesty/deception, denial, rationalization and  minimization.  These are some of the most powerful contributors to ongoing Addiction and relapse.  Many of the current approaches to addiction treatment haven’t even begun to scratch the surface with regard to helping people release the […]

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  PTSD & Addiction PTSD Studies are increasingly showing a direct link between PTSD (or psychological/emotional “trauma”) and addiction. Similar to the evidence found in those studies, the Kiloby Center often finds that clients suffering from addiction also have some history of trauma in their background. Before discussing the three big mistakes people often make […]

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