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.