Life Process Program Blog
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The worlds BEST online addiction treatment program… just got better!
The Life Process Program is proud to announce a significant update to its unique online addiction program, including a new look, new content and new features! The Life Process Program was first created and implemented as an inpatient program...read more
Why It Doesn’t Make Sense To Call Addiction A Disease
We frequently hear from people who say: “I drink too much sometimes, but I don’t think I’m an alcoholic. And I don’t want to stand up and talk about myself in front of a group. Is there any other...read more
People All Around Us Quit Addictions
In spite of what the government and treatment programs tell us, we all know that many people escape addictions without treatment. How do we know? Because so many of us, our friends, and our loved ones have quit addictions,...read more
What’s Wrong with Plagiarizing?
Watch out if you object to plagiarism! Fareed Zakaria, CNN commentator, Yale trustee, Harvard Ph.D., Washington Post columnist, and best-selling author has now weighed in on his plagiarism. I find three things notable about his explanation/excuse-making and the reactions...read more
“Lady Bird” II: To Be, or Not To Be, Traumatized
A film that dares to remember what used to be regarded as normal development. Trigger warning: After arguing in the car in the opening scene of “Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig’s new film, Lady Bird’s mother (played by Laura Metcalf)...read more
American Cinema Has Produced Its First Woman Auteur
Greta Gerwig voices the displacement of the Continental divide Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird,” starring Saoirse Ronan and, as her mother, the brilliant Laurie Metcalf, is Gerwig’s first solely directed film. It is, strictly speaking, a coming-of-age story about a...read more
Theories of Addiction – What is the Meaning of Addiction?
An Analysis of the Theories of Addiction In many cases, addiction theorists have now progressed beyond stereotyped disease conceptions of alcoholism or the idea that narcotics are inherently addictive to anyone who uses them. The two major areas of...read more
How to Interrogate a Criminal Suspect, a la Dostoyevsky
How to motivationally interview supects courtesy Porfiry Petrovitch and Columbo. This post is in response to Why They Let O.J. Out by Stanton Peele News item: Donald Trump has brought up the topic of how to treat suspects/arrestees in criminal cases. In his...read more
Why They Let O.J. Out
It wasn’t due to psychological growth. News item: O.J. Simpson, now 70 years old, was granted parole at a hearing yesterday in Nevada. He has served nine years of a 33-year sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping after he...read more
Trauma psychology dominates the American psyche, even as it exacerbates trauma. It is now customary for every addiction and psychology treatment program—even those claiming to be CBT—to advertise that they deal with trauma. Trauma is the psychology/therapy wave of the moment, resembling the psychoanalysis craze...read more