Mindful and Compassionate Solutions to Internet Gaming Addiction

A Guide for Parents and Therapists (and Gamers, if You Dare!)

by Dr. Bruce Killen

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/01/2020

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 118
ISBN : 9781982240868
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 118
ISBN : 9781982240882
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 118
ISBN : 9781982240875

About the Book

This concise, research-based, and tool-filled book gives you the information and skills you need as a parent, therapist, or gamer to overcome Internet gaming addiction. Dr. Bruce Killen draws on his decades of experience as a psychotherapist helping individuals overcome Internet gaming addiction to explain why people game and common problems associated with gaming. He also shares specific tools addicted individuals can use to conquer negative behaviors. Find out how to: • overcome challenges like depression, social anxiety, and family problems for yourself, loved ones, and/or clients; • recognize how an addiction to gaming affects individuals and their loved ones; • summon the courage to help a family member or client recognize a gaming addiction. Helping individuals addicted to gaming accept what is going on with gentleness and compassion is no easy task, but it can improve every area of someone’s life. Whether you are a therapist, family member, or someone addicted to Internet gaming, this book will provide you with tools to mindfully overcome addiction.

About the Author

Dr. Bruce Killen has been a bilingual (Spanish and English) marriage and family therapist since the early 1990s. He has a private therapy practice specializing in helping people with their relationships – especially couples. He also focuses on Internet gaming problems, anxiety, and sleep issues. He has raised two grown children and lives in Northern California with his life love, Maria.