Category Archives: Other Addictions

Addictions & Polyvagal theory

Addictions and down-regulation due to negative rumination Spiritual reflection [mindfulness] Positive & Personal [unconditional giving] Positive & Behavioral [unconditional acceptance] Negative & behavioral [bad habit] Negative & personal [very bad habit]
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The Extremist Narcissist

The Age" newspaper Melbourne 21st March, 2019"  Front page "Trolls take toll on Harris" [Sexual harassment] Page 9 " Rising chaos is just what killer wants" [NZ Killer] Page 10 "Online games platform hosts 'White power' user group"  What drives Extremist/Narcissist's views? According to Cognitive Principle Therapy they all reside on the 3rd level of…
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Human’s maladaptive response to major trauma.

Why human's can't handle full shutdown Polyvagal Theory- Stephen Porges In Polyvagal theory the nervous system activates one of four switches which controls the flow of energy through our body. These can be seen below: Trauma- Peter Levine Stephen Porges developed the concept of “Polyvagal Theory.” Peter Levine author of “Waking the Tiger-Healing Trauma” collaborated…
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CPT uses principles to overcome addictions

ALL ADDICTIONS FOLLOW THE SAME CYCLE Cognitive Principle Therapy [CPT] addresses addiction using principles not behavior [CBT]. The principles to teach to overcome addiction are: -Giving to overcome greed [creates a connection] -Trust and Commitment to overcome no trust & no commitment -Spiritual principles of forgiveness and suffering [growth, not blame] to overcome fear, guilt,…
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