The contributions of the home computer and the internet to our daily lives cannot be overstated. However, the unlimited supply and immediate availability of legal and socially acceptable websites, applications, email, chat rooms, and discussion groups have turned the computer into an easily accessible addictive drug.
We all gamble occasionally – filling in a Lotto ticket, innocently betting with friends, or wagering on a sports event.
The sex addict loses control and is incapable of restraining himself despite his desire to do so. His obsession with sexual and romantic activity undermines his capacity to function interpersonally, professionally, and socially. In addition to seriously damaging the addict’s relationship with his spouse/significant other and family, the addict is often at risk of infection and sometimes even finds that he has crossed the line into criminal behavior.
Diets, self-starvation, and forced vomiting are the focus of a food addict’s life. He or she uses food, not as a source of nutrition or to satisfy hunger, but rather as a means of dealing with pressure, tension, emotional conflicts, and day-to-day problems. Focusing on food allows one to avoid confronting unpleasant emotions.
At Kesharim , we combine Adlerian psychology with the Twelve Steps program. Despite the differences between these two approaches, they share a common goal: teaching the participant to make cognitive and behavioral changes in order to ease his suffering and allow him to become a contributing member of his family and society.
At Kesharim (Connections) our program is designed to promote lifestyle changes necessary for dealing with addiction, distress, and pressure.
Kesharim (Connections) is a center for treating addictions in a warm and accepting atmosphere.
Our unique program offers hope of a new life for addicts and their families. It provides tools for dealing with addiction, stress, pressure. It encourages cognitive and behavioral changes in the lives of addicts and their