Waismann Method Podcast Pain and Dependence

The Relationship Between Pain, Drug Use and Dependence

The relationship between pain and drug use has always been a close one. Physical, emotional, and psychological suffering both trigger and fuel the dynamic of dependence. In this episode, Clare Waismann, CAODC and David Livingston, LMFT answer questions about the role that pain plays in opioid dependence, the psychological elements of how it affects us,…

Barriers to Seeking Substance Abuse Treatment

Most Common Barriers to Substance Abuse Treatment

Clare Waismann and David Livingston join to talk about obstacles that may arise from fear, family dynamic, and problems that occur within the treatment world. What are your personal barriers to seeking addiction treatment? Whether it’s a social stigma, fear of failing, relapsing, treatment cost, and/or accessibility, find out why it is important to seek…

Family Relationships and Addiction

How to Help a Family Member Struggling With Addiction

Family members of those struggling with opioid dependence or other substance abuse often ask “What should I do to help my loved one struggling with addiction?” There are no easy answers to these problems, and every situation is an individual one. In this episode of the podcast we discuss techniques, tips, and important principles to…

Importance of Medical Detoxification

Ep. 6: The Importance of Medical Detoxification

Clare Waismann explains the importance of safe, professional medical detoxification processes to overcome opioid dependence. Without adequate medical assistance through opioid withdrawal, individuals face increased risks of serious health events and relapse. Clare is a true believer in substance abuse treatment based on each individual’s physical and emotional needs. The goal is to help people…

opioid addiction withdrawal detox

Episode 3. Q&A: Opioid Dependence, Withdrawal, Medically Assisted Detox and More!

Welcome to the third episode of Waismann Method® Podcast. Clare Waismann, founder of Waismann Method® and Rapid Detox expert, and Michael Lowenstein, M.D., Waismann Method® Medical Director, discuss the physical effects of opioid dependence. They are answering your questions about physiological components of withdrawal, and how supervision by trained medical professionals assures safer and more…

Addiction and Recovery

Episode 2: Addiction, Recovery vs. Being in Recovery

Welcome to the second episode of Waismann Method® Podcast. Today we have Clare Waismann, founder of Waismann Method® and Rapid Detox expert, as well as psychotherapist David Livingston, Clinical Director of Domus Retreat. Clare and David are answering questions about what it means to recover from alcohol and drug dependence vs. being “in recovery.” What do…