How does somebody go from achieving academic achievements as a qualified doctor, to become a heroin addict for 9 years, for then to become an esteemed clinical psychologist specializing in complex trauma, PTSD and addictions using the latest cutting edge neuroscience.
Dr. Reshie Joseph MBBS, MSc, shares his personal story from trauma and suffering to happiness and fulfilment as well as explaining the neuroscience behind all types of addictions.
In addiction to a medical degree, Reshie has a Masters in Psychology & the Neuroscience of Mental Health from King’s College in London. He knows all there is to know about addiction and trauma and what the latest neuroscience is telling us.
You'll leave with a wealth of understanding. Reshie is an incredible speaker, these talks will be fascinating! Most of us have someone in our lives struggling with addiction in some shape or form - it doesn’t just have to be drugs and alcohol, it could be food, shopping, internet gaming, gambling, sex, porn and more.
Addiction literally always comes from past trauma, usually inflicted in childhood, these two things are closely linked. But not all trauma sufferers become addicts - why is that?
Reshie will explain the brain science behind it all. He is a wonderful example on how it IS possible to recover from trauma and addiction.
In his work with his clients, he helps them do this, using the latest cutting edge neuroscience which speeds up the recovery and they go onto living happy, productive lives. Today, Reshie has a company named Living Free Institute, a full and thriving practice helping clients recover from complex trauma, PTSD and other Orders of Extreme Stress.