EP75: Dr. Will Horton on Addictions, Neurobiology, Genetic Predisposition and Happy Rats

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Dr. Will Horton

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We start off with a little Neuroplasticity, then have a candid conversation about alcoholism and recovery from Dr. Will’s personal and professional life. What are the problems with traditional treatment? Why do rehab and 12 Step Programs work for some and not others? Get ready to re-think chemical dependency entirely.

Dr. William D. Horton, Psy.D, CADC, CI, MH, is considered by many to be the world’s Leading Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Trainer.  A Licensed Psychologist, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and Master Hypnotist, Dr. Will was one of the few non-law enforcement people asked to attend the FBI Crisis/Hostage Negotiation Course at the FBI Academy.

Dr. Will has taught people all over the world the skills of NLP, Hypnosis, Performance Enhancement, and the Art of Business Communication.  He is the founder of NFNLP, the National Federation of NeuroLinguistic Programming and the creator of several best selling home study courses on NLP and Hypnosis.

Show Notes:

  • The Neurology of Neuroplasticity and why you never unlearn a behavior
  • The 21 Day Myth
  • Why we have triggers
  • Dr. Will’s Addiction Mind Flip (11:24)
  • Dr. Will’s Toe the Line Mindset  Mind Flipping Story (15:40)
    • The Flaw in The Happy Rat Study
  • The Dunning-Kruger Effect
  • Why Habits Don’t Stick Mind Flipping Story (23:20)
  • Genetic Predispositions
  • What is an addict?
  • How do you successfully recover from addiction? (33:59)
  • The Large Lawyer Mind Flipping Story (36:51)
  • The “Spackle Round” (40:13)
    • Dr Will’s Word of the Day
    • A common belief that Dr. Will disagrees with
    • What he always thought he’d believe
    • What Dr. Will struggles with
  • Email Dr. Will for you FREE book! (listen for details)

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We start off with a little Neuroplasticity, then have a candid conversation about alcoholism and recovery from Dr. Will’s personal and professional life. What are the problems with traditional treatment? Why do rehab and 12 Step Programs work for some and not others? Get ready to re-think chemical dependency entirely.

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