August 14, 2018

EP. 67 — Why Is Abstinence Still Being Used To Treat Addiction? with Dr. Adi Jaffe

Dr. Adi Jaffe is a 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 discuss addiction and alternative treatments, the negative consequences of shame, and how abstinence-based treatment is not the only method to recovery.

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