A hurt is at the centre of all addictive behaviours.
Dr. Gabor Maté is a renowned speaker, and bestselling author and is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development.
“It is impossible to understand addiction without asking what relief the addict finds, or hopes to find, in the drug or the addictive behaviour.”
“Passion creates, addiction consumes.”
“Boredom, rooted in a fundamental discomfort with the self, is one of the least tolerable mental states.”