Possession and Desire: A guide to working with addiction, compulsion, and dependency

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"Choosing the temporary discomforts of desire over the permanent discomforts of possession." A 6-part guide for health professionals, patients, clients, and the lay public on working with addictions, compulsions, and dependencies in any of their multifarious forms and at any of their many levels, from the apparently harmless to the destructively complex. Part I is about understanding the systemic nature of addiction. Part II deconstructs the bodymind stages of becoming addicted. Part III discusses therapist issues around the subject. Part IV, client issues. Part V explains how to resolve addictive contradictions (eg "I must give it up and I can't give it up"). Part VI offers a systematic information activating and changework model for facilitators of all kinds, from self-helpers to experienced therapists.

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Philip Harland is a psychotherapist specializing in Clean Language and Therapeutic Metaphor. He trained in analytic, humanistic, and neuro-linguistic therapies before working closely over many years with the innovative therapist David Grove, creator of Clean Language, until Grove's death in 2008. He is the author of definitive books on Clean Language ('Trust Me, I'm The Patient: Clean Language, Metaphor, and the New Psychology of Change') and on Grove's last work in Emergent Knowledge ('The Power of Six: A Six Part Guide to Self Knowledge').

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