Ask An Addiction Specialist

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The Beginnings Treatment Centers Ask An Addiction Specialist Facebook group was created to link addiction specialists and professionals with those who have questions about addiction, recovery and other related questions. All are welcome whether addicted or not – the group is a safe place for all.

A live session on addiction topics with one of our experienced addiction specialists, noted psychologist Dr. Bob Weathers, occurs every Wednesday at 3 PM PST on the Facebook Group.

You can also check out the Ask An Addiction Specialist Podcast on iTunes or on Google Play.

Below are the videos from the Facebook Live sessions, along with the presentation slides Dr. Bob uses during each show.

Week 43

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 43 – Shame in Our Bodies

Week 42

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 42 – Early Origins of Addiction

Week 41

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 41 – Holistic Understanding of Addiction

Week 40

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 40 – Shame vs. Guilt

Week 39

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 39 -The Two Faces of Shame

Week 38

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 38 – Generation RX: Pharmacists Education To Address The Opioid Epidemic

Week 37

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 37 – Imagine A World Without Shame

Week 36

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 36 – Surprise Shame With Love

Week 35

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 35 – Practice Makes Perfect in Addiction Recovery

Week 34

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 34 – How We Lose and Find Ourselves

Week 33

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 33 – How to Live Creatively

Week 32

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 32 – Adding Thankfulness to the Process of Recovery

Week 31

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 31 – How to Practice Forgiveness and Self-Compassion

Week 30

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 30 – Transforming Shame

Week 29

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 29 – Self Shame and Using Shame as a Signal to the Self

Week 28

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 28 – Self Compassion Exercise – How to Build Self Compassion

Week 27

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 27 – Practicing Self-compassion

Week 26

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 26 – Getting Clear On How Shame and Addiction Share Many Disguises

Week 25

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 25 – The Way Out of Shame (and Addiction)

Week 24

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 24 – The Roots of Addiction

Week 23

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 23 – Healing the Black Hole of Shame

Week 22

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 22 – Shame And Relationship Patterns

Week 21

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 21 – Shame in the Body, Shame In-Between And A Guided Meditation!

Week 20

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 20 – Addiction, Shame, Relationships And Recovery

Week 19

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 19 -Tracing The Psychological Toots of Shame

Week 18

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 18 – Shame From 5 Perspectives, and What to do!

Week 17

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 17 – Shame and Self-forgiveness In Recovery

Week 16

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 16 – Shame, Men, & Recovery, Part II

Week 15

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 15 – Shame, Men, & Recovery

Week 13

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 13 Practicing Self-Observation: Insight Meditation Applied

Week 12

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 12 Un-Stressing in Recovery

Week 11

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 11 – Attachment, Addiction, & Reconciliation

Week 10

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 10 – Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Shame

Week 9

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 9 – Un-Shaming as Essential to Recovery

Week 7

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 7 Mindfulness in Recovery

Week 6

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 6 Addiction, Relationships, & Recovery

Week 5

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 5 – Practicing Gratitude

Week 4

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 4 – Self-Compassion

Week 3

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 3 – Holistic Self-Care

Week 2

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 2 – Holistic Treatment

Week 1

Ask an Addiction Specialist – Week 1 – Addiction & the Brain