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“People need guidance and understanding, not judgment and stigma, and the sooner we realize this, the more lives we’ll be able to save.” – Dr. Adi Jaffe


I loved speaking with Dr. Adi Jaffe today about addiction, relationships, abstinence, and shame, as well as his book, The Abstinence Myth.

What I found most fascinating about our conversation today was Dr. Adi Jaffe’s different perspective on helping people with addiction. In turn, it was interesting to compare my own therapeutic approach to his. Why? I found Dr. Adi Jaffe to be so uniquely inclusive with his practices, specifically with the underlying emotional reasons for addiction.

I am really excited to have you listen and share your thoughts on this extremely interesting interview. So, let’s get started!


  • 04:25 Dr. Jaffe’s story of addiction
  • 06:53 Dive into the message of The Abstinence Myth
  • 13:46 The role abstinence plays in recovery
  • 18:02 Dr. Adi Jaffe’s discoveries of shame
  • 28:31 Combatting your inner demons for recovery
  • 32:38 Relationships with people living with addiction

Connect with Dr. Adi Jaffe:

Adi Jaffe, Ph.D. is a #1 best-selling author (The Abstinence Myth) and a nationally recognized expert on mental health, addiction, relationships, and shame. He lectured in the UCLA Psychology department for the better part of a decade and was the Executive Director and Co-Founder of one of the most progressive mental health treatment facilities in the country until he started IGNTD. Dr. Jaffe, through IGNTD, is changing the way people think about, and deal with mental health issues. His passion in the role of shame destroying lives is the philosophy behind IGNTD Recovery and its aim to greatly reduce the stigma of addiction and mental health.

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