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  • Introduction Workshop

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    In this introduction workshop, you will: 

    • Learn what “Ambivalence” is, understand your experience in a new way so that you can stop beating yourself up;
    • Take an honest look at both how alcohol/substances harm and serve you so that you can have more clarity in moving forward;
    • Get practical tips on how to start your sober curious journey.
    • Have an opportunity to get a sense of whether the 8-week Sober Curiosity Group is right for you.

    This workshop is for you if you: 

    • Have been questioning your relationship with alcohol or other drugs;
    • Having been trying to set limits with alcohol or other drugs but keep breaking them;
    • Are curious about changing your relationship with alcohol or other drugs

    Space is limited, register now to reserve yours!

    8-Week Sober Curiosity Group

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    This group is for you if you: 

    • Sometimes wonder whether you “like” alcohol/drugs too much
    • Don’t want to give up alcohol/drugs completely but want to take a break
    • Are wondering what an alcohol/substance-free month would do to your body, mind, and spirit;
    • Want to cultivate a new, healthy, and more mindful relationship with alcohol or other substances.

    In this group, you will: 

    • Learn how alcohol/drug misuse is developed, see your misuse behavior in a new, compassionate light so that you can stop beating yourself up;
    • Learn the myth of willpower, and increase self-control by tapping into your deep personal values so that you can stop relying on the limited reserve of willpower;
    • Learn what “buttons” are, discover your own “buttons,” and develop strategies to manage these buttons so that they are not managing you;
    • Learn about the common lies that we were told about alcohol, and uncover your limiting beliefs so that they stop holding you back…

    Group Detail: 

    • Who: Participation is open to residents of California
    • When:  Sunday evening, 6:00 to 7:30 pm
    • Start dates: Group starts 6 times a year
    • Where: on Zoom
    • Cost: $500 for 8 90-minute sessions.
    • Group size: 3-8 participants

    To find out whether this group is right for you, schedule your free 15-minute consultation now or sign up for the introduction workshop above!

    Medical Disclaimer

    “You acknowledge that alcohol dependence (see definition below) is a condition where abrupt withdrawal from alcohol can have serious physical and psychological side effects. Our site does NOT provide medical advice to address acute alcohol withdrawal or related medical conditions. If you are, or suspect you may be, alcohol-dependent or have a related medical condition you MUST seek professional medical advice and support before reducing or stopping your alcohol intake or participating in a challenge. If at any time while participating in a challenge or using our services you become concerned you may be experiencing alcohol withdrawal symptoms (see definition and symptom list below), or have symptoms you are unsure of, then you MUST seek professional medical advice and support without delay. If you have severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms, you must contact your local emergency service as a matter of urgency to receive the appropriate medical care. If you have severe mental health events, such as suicidal thoughts or episodes of self-harm, please seek professional help and support without delay.”

    Alcohol dependence definition:

    “Alcohol dependence is a cluster of behavioral, cognitive, and physiological phenomena that may develop after repeated alcohol use. Typically, these phenomena include a strong desire to consume alcohol, impaired control over its use, persistent drinking despite harmful consequences, a higher priority given to drinking than to other activities and obligations, increased alcohol tolerance, and a physical withdrawal reaction when alcohol use is discontinued.”

    Acute alcohol withdrawal definition:

    “The physical and psychological symptoms that people can experience when they suddenly reduce the amount of alcohol they drink if they have previously been drinking excessively for prolonged periods of time.”  Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can include: nausea and vomiting, hand tremors, profuse sweating, severe headaches, agitation, confusion, panic attacks, feeling disorientated, severe hyperactivity, faints, fever, tactile disturbance – itching, pins, and needles sensations, burning, numbness, or a feeling of something crawling on your skin, auditory/visual disturbance – increased awareness of sounds or light intensity, feeling scared or disturbed by sounds, hallucinations, seizures.”