Life After Rehab Volume I: How to Stay Sober in the Outside World
If you are in recovery, or know someone who is, Life After Rehab is exactly what you need, an entertaining road map to higher consciousness. More ... Show synopsis If you are in recovery, or know someone who is, Life After Rehab is exactly what you need, an entertaining road map to higher consciousness. More than 30 easy-to-read and thought provoking chapters make an excellent complement to any sobriety program. Life After Rehab is the first recovery book to combine spiritual psychology, mindfulness meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in one volume. Life After Rehab is not a 12-Step recovery book. It will help you develop a program of your own if you choose. Life After Rehab offers everything from the powerful technique of Jungian active imagination to logical thinking skills. Life After Rehab teaches the four components all psychotherapists, sobriety mentors and meditation teachers agree are essential for recovery - abstinence, common sense, improved social functioning and serious self-exploration. Read and enjoy. Michael Hoffman practices as an author and psychotherapist in Dana Point, California. His writing and counseling, based on the consciousness teachings of Dr. Carl Gustav Jung and Siddhartha Gautama Buddha, discuss the emotional and spiritual freedoms all people deserve. He belongs to the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Philemon Society and the Buddhist Recovery Network. He has served on the Board of Directors of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, is a Master's Level Registered Addiction Specialist and serves as a mindfulness meditation facilitator for Vipassana Support International. Hoffman earned a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology with Emphasis on Depth Psychology from the Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2006 and is a Doctoral Candidate in Addictive Disorders (Dr.AD) at the Breining Institute. His writing has been published in Tricycle - The Buddhist Review, and he has received the Public Relations Society of America's Protos Award for Excellence in Journalism. He graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1968 and the University of California at Santa Barbara where he earned graduate degrees in English and Education in 1972. He holds Secondary, Community College and Adult Education teaching credentials with the State of California.