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As Scott Kiloby states in his book, “Natural Rest for Addiction,” recovery is most successful when there is an integrative approach that includes all the aspects of our human experience, helping to heal us in every way. Here are some of the components of an Integrative Approach, used in varying degrees at the Kiloby Center […]

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Scott Kiloby has known for years that a lack of mindfulness (i.e., a lack of present awareness) is a cause of addiction.  He lived in enslavement to his thoughts of past and future for 20 years, extremely addicted to drugs, alcohol and a host of other substances and activities.  He has been writing about the […]

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Since the Kiloby Center for Recovery’s inception, we have successfully treated celebrities/actors who are struggling with addiction, anxiety and/or depression. They come from a variety of locations, including the Los Angeles/Hollywood/Palm Springs, California area as well as from several European Countries.  Our approach to addiction covers many behaviors including alcoholism, meth addiction, cocaine/crack addiction, heroin […]

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The question of whether to abstain completely from alcohol and drugs during and after participating in our program is often asked by clients before they arrive.  The short answer is “yes.”  The long answer involves understanding the nature of addiction, how it affects the brain and our relationship to the alcohol or drugs. To best […]

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At the Kiloby Center for Recovery, we employ various forms of mind and body tapping along with mindfulness. This combination is called “Restful Tapping” by Scott Kiloby. When used skillfully, tapping and mindfulness together create is a powerful tool for living more peacefully and restfully in the present moment and transforming mental and emotional suffering […]

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Because of the uniqueness of the approach of the Kiloby Center for Recovery, we are often asked by potential clients what a typical day looks like. In order to understand what a typical day looks like, it is important first to understand what we do at the Center. Our approach is based almost exclusively in […]

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Although mindfulness has been around for thousands of years, it is primarily a product of the East (Asia, India). Mindfulness is now the new buzz word in addiction treatment in the West (U.S, Europe). Research and studies indicate its effectiveness not only for addiction but also for many other conditions. The Kiloby Center for Recovery […]

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Mindfulness is different than other recovery programs and therapy.  Mindfulness, when used in addiction treatment, involves watching thoughts in a nonjudgmental, dispassionate way and feeling emotions and sensations more and more without trying to change, get rid of, or neutralize them.  Other programs try to change thinking and change emotions and sensations.  To understand the […]

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If you research the reputable sources on the Internet or other media, you’ll find a pretty extensive list of potential causes for addiction. Some blame it on our DNA. Some say it has to do with the breakdown of the family at an early age. Some pin it exclusively on social or “nurture” factors. Some […]

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If you are addicted to alcohol, drugs or some other substance or activity, is the answer just to stop or is there some other recovery or transformation that is needed in order to truly heal ourselves? Addiction is like a coping mechanism.  For whatever reason, something we are experiencing feels like “too much” and so […]

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