The Journey of Integral Recovery
Episode 002: The Neurological Roots of Addiction
Why You Should Listen
John Dupuy, Dr. Bob Weathers, and Doug Prater discuss addiction as a neurological disease affecting the most fundamental parts of the brain. As developments in our ability to study the brain improve our usnderstanding of its function, our approach to treatment adjusts, transcending and including the work of the AA pioneers as well at the leading edge of scientific inquiry.
Based on our growing understanding of addiction’s neurological roots, the trio discusses the effects of these insights on the toxic shame and feelings of hopelessness that infuse the life of the addict in the upper left AQAL quadrant and their interactions with friends, family, and society in the lower left quadrant.
Our hosts close today’s discussion with a simple but powerful exercise that changes we way we see others, and by extension, ourselves.In this episode:
Spiritual Bypassing by Robert Augustus Masters
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