About the Book
"This could literally be a textbook for a whole new generation of recovery systems. It provides a broad view of existing recovery methods, explores what works (and what doesn't), suggests ways to enhance them, as well as pointing toward alternative, equally valid, paths to recovery" -a Sober Reader
Do you suffer from attachments and addictions
that don't fit in traditional recovery meetings?
• toxic relationships (trauma bonding, narcissistic abuse)
• addiction to stress
• sex addiction
• food addiction
• social media addiction
• substances, pills, powders
Do you still feel the effects of childhood trauma, child abuse or neglect?
• Find out what it means for your recovery
• Learn how to heal your emotional brain
Compassionate Recovery is a childhood trauma book, and an addiction recovery workbook. This integrated, universal, and inclusive approach will guide and empower you to recover from any addiction. If you or someone you love suffers from addictions, read this book. Healing begins now, if you choose it. Are you ready to choose healing over suffering?
#2 Bestseller in Counseling Psychology!
What clinicians are saying:
“Darren Littlejohn presents a novel perspective to addiction recovery, based upon scientific evidence, first-hand embodied wisdom and compassion.” -Dr. Susan Knier, OTD-MH, OTR/L, MBA Certified Teacher of Mindfulness and Compassion-based Interventions
Are you an empath or healer suffering from compassion fatigue from helping others?
• Learn how to take care of yourself first!
• Learn how to not take on the distress of others
• Strengthen your ability to empathize in a healthy way
Compassionate Recovery is a non-religious approach to recovery from addictions using compassion and mindfulness principles. Topics include: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), neuroscience of addiction, trauma, Complex PTSD, self-compassion and compassion.
Darren Littlejohn is the author the bestselling, The 12-Step Buddhist (Atria\Beyond Words 2009, 2018), and several other books on recovery and spirituality. Darren holds a BA in Psychology and is trained as a graduate researcher in Psychology. Also a Registered Yoga Teacher, his journey of healing and recovery spans nearly 40 years. As a long term practitioner of Japanese Zen Buddhism, Yoga and Tibetan Buddhism, his integrated approach to recovery is the result of a lifetime of experience and training.