From the LIA perspective abuse, addiction and chronic relapsing are not the problems but symptoms of underlying conditions that are keeping dependence in the driver’s seat. There are four categories that these underlying conditions are placed in:
1. a chemical imbalance in the brain;
2. unresolved issues from the past and or present;
3. limiting or faulty beliefs and perceptions; and
4. an ineffective skill base to live life on its terms.
Once a person identifies and sufficiently addresses the underlying condition(s) they will be free from dependence.
Many people who are in recovery from substance or process addictions have given their power over to chasing a mood altering experience-a high as a means to escape or numb out from one or more aspects of their reality that they don’t want to experience. I define reality as having five components: physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and behavioral. The Living in Alignment approach offers a skill base to effectively manage all aspects of your reality.
From the LIA perspective, abuse, addiction and chronic relapsing are viewed as wake up calls or indicators that the person and their life is off track or moving in that direction. The LIA approach assist people in recovery to get their lives back on track. This is accomplished by offering people in recovery the opportunity to develop a grounded spiritual practice. In part this work is about discovering one’s Soul mission or calling in life which offers meaning and purpose to our lives.
To learn more about how the LIA approach can help people in recovery, please visit my website www.darcyclarke.us
I am a licensed holistic psychotherapist with over thirty years experience. My calling in life is to assist people to have a conscious experience of partnering with Source energy in their daily lives.