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Asians are drowning in shame and addictions with no way out. Is this any different from a traditional Westerner? Very much so. Shame and honor are embedded in the Asian way of thinking, behaving, and interacting. If you do not understand the cultural history of honor and shame and its underpinnings, then you will have a hard time understanding the mindset of Asians, let alone the stranglehold of shame that keeps many locked in addictions for fear of being known. Shame is pernicious and if you’re Asian, your desire to honor your self, family, and culture is paramount. But in doing so, many Asians cope their entire lives by hiding in shame and condemnation, never to feel safe enough to share the deepest parts of who they are with others. Deeply afraid to be known. This shame can lead to self-medicating addictions such as gambling, sex, alcoholism, and a host of other compulsive behaviors.
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As a psychotherapist in private practice specializing in sex addiction, I recognized the need for more practical materials and information to everyday clinicians who inevitably see them in their own practices and separate specialties.
A poetry collection of Haikus and Spoken Word poems dedicated to the Asian-American experience, mental health, addictions, and Christianity.
For any therapist who’s ever felt intimidated with both traditional marketing and now new media. I walk you through what you need to know to be a successful therapist in the 21st century.
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If you’re acting out sexually, you need to know what’s going on in your head causing you to do so. CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) is a process where you learn to understand your cognitions (i.e. thoughts) that lead you to act out. In this mp3 learning file, you will hear a clear explanation of common triggers and negative thought patterns prone to addicts.
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Are you concerned about your sexual behaviors? If so and you need simple steps immediately to help curb your destructive actions then this pdf packet is the answer. This pdf packet contains a number of “action steps” that have worked with many addicts struggling with sex addiction/compulsive sexual behaviors.
Research shows addiction recovery improves dramatically when addicts learn to write. This is compilation of thought-provoking journaling exercises for 365 days throughout the year.
As an Emmy Award-Winning former journalist, Sam Louie’s Psychology Today blog offers a fresh and insightful look at race, addictions, and other psychological topics.