Why is Abstinence Still Being Used to Treat Addiction? w/ Dr Adi Jaffe

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness #67 August 14, 2018

Dr Adi Jaffe is a world renowned specialist in mental health, addiction and shame who has spoken at multiple TEDx events and has a doctorate in psychology from UCLA. He joins Jonathan to about addiction and alternative treatments, the negative consequences of shame, and abstinence based treatment is not the only method to recovery.

Find Dr Adi Jaffe’s work at https://www.facebook.com/dradijaffe/ & on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dradijaffe/ & Twitter https://twitter.com/dradijaffe

Read more about Dr. Jaffe’s book The Abstinence Myth here: https://www.theabstinencemyth.com/

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