Overcoming an Addictive Experience: The Importance of a Secure Base

People become addicted to experiences. Substances create experiences and behaviors create experiences. This is why we observe the move in the DSM to include diagnoses beyond mere substance use.¬† Alcohol creates a different experience than meth.¬†Opiates create different experiences than sexually acting out.¬†Gambling creates a different experience than binge eating, and so on and so … Continue reading Overcoming an Addictive Experience: The Importance of a Secure Base