Interdisciplinary treatment approaches consider the biological, social/environmental, personality/emotional and spiritual variables that maintain an addiction. Addiction manifest chronic maladaptive ways of coping. Integrative care means that there is time to develop a relationship with the client in an environment conducive to healing. Triggers, mediators and antecedents how understand how to elicit and interpret the meaning of the patient’s story. Whole person care accepts that healing can occur even when the disease or pain is incurable.
Speaker : Dr. Joe Raphael