5 DAY WORKSHOP
Addiction as Disease
Cycle of Addiction...common behaviors and life themes in addiction.
NOTE: This is the day we identify as many components of the life cycle of the addicted loved one: “Lying, financial problems, constant crisis, staying up late all the time, losing jobs, etc.”
Codependence and Addiction Cycle (Preoccupation, Ritual, Acting Out, Consequences)
NOTE: This is where we connect the cycle of addiction to the behaviors of the family members.
Boundaries – Attachment vs. Connection
Communication Skills (First rule: Your job is to communicate your experience; I- statement model and practice. Also, understanding the experience of the other without taking it on. Active Listening)
Self-Care in Conflict/Crisis
NOTE: (Beattie Chapter 6 – Four steps to avoid reactivity)
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