RENAISSANCE MALIBU believes that each individual contains within themselves the innate wisdom to guide their life. Once the vestiges of the wounds and fears acquired over a lifetime are understood, they can be transformed into a foundation for change and growth. RENAISSANCE MALIBU distinguishes itself in the depth and breadth of their offerings addressing the spiritual aspects of healing.
Native American / Wisdom Teachings
It is extraordinary to realize that the recovery movement is less than a century old. It was not until the twentieth century that addiction was generally recognized as a disease, and even now we are only beginning to understand the nature of that disease and its treatment. While many are content with existing models of recovery, many more are looking for other ways to strengthen and enrich recovery.
In our search, we look both to the latest research on human behavior, and to the ancient wisdom traditions. These teachings are not a religion but offer a sophisticated model of human psychology, the sickness of our minds, and how that sickness can be healed. Their practices include many beautiful ceremonies to help us become more aware of how we create suffering in our lives and how to practice forgiveness, surrender, express gratitude, love and celebrate life. People of all religious faiths have found them helpful in their spiritual lives, and a growing number of people in recovery have found them to be a powerful tool for staying sober and creating positive, meaningful lives. The teachings are completely compatible with twelve step approaches to recovery, and like twelve-step meetings, ask only that each person "take what is useful, and leave the rest."
Adventure therapy is an experiential therapeutic approach utilizing cooperative group games, ropes courses, and employing challenge as an agent for change. Adventure therapy helps people engage in new (or rediscovered) behaviors and reconnect with their bodies. In adventure therapy, you are provided with real experiences that can be drawn upon to assist you in making the necessary changes in your life, as well as being an excellent avenue for creating community.
High levels of stress often add fuel to the attraction of addictions. Focused training in contemporary meditation techniques will aid you in de-stressing your life. These techniques are also used to clarify your inner purpose.
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