Recovery, by definition, is the retrieval or reclaiming of something that has been lost. Addiction Recovery
is a process of weakening and/or extracting resistance that is manifested in many forms. This reading is a group of reflections that focus on the manifestations of the addiction process from resistance to recovery.
The content in part I reveals insight on resistance elements that fuel addiction; denial, ego, codependency, reservations, expectations, resentments, etc. The most common relapse traps are identified at the end of part I.
Part II explores the dynamics of change, motivational forces, self assessment questionnaire, versions of the self and recovery elements. Cases are used to share various challenges faced by patients served, with insight on resolutions.