Dr Richard Field on Mindfulness for Addiction


Today we have the honour of having Dr. Richard Fields on the show. He is author of "Drugs in Perspective," "Awakening to Mindfulness" and recently edited a book called "A year of living mindfully”.

Dr Fields has a PhD in Psychology and 30 years experience in counselling specialising in drug and alcohol relapse prevention. Dr Fields also organises FACES conferences in the USA, focusing in the field of mindfulness at the moment. Dr Fields explains:

  • What causes addiction
  • How mindfulness can help
  • Practical tips for managing addiction and the difficult emotions that go with it
  • Relapse prevention techniques

He also talks about his new book on Mindfulness.