Addiction is a Wiring Problem: How EBT Can Help

July 22, 2020
Hosted by Dr. Laurel Mellin

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What triggers addiction? Wires! Stress activates strong circuits in the emotional brain that promote addictive behaviors, ranging from drugs and alcohol to sugar and technology. Discover the power of viewing addiction as a wiring problem, and learn how to begin rewiring it. The EBT 30-day Intensive is a remote service by telephone, with private, confidential training and support for 30 minutes daily to learn how to rewire addictions and promote a secure connection to yourself. Hear from addiction specialist, physician and EBT leader, Michele Welling, MD in this special program on the neurobiology of addiction and how to stop judgments and feel better faster. For information on the 30-day remote intensive with Dr. Welling, please click here:

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Unlock the power of your emotional brain! It's our emotions that drive our stress, joy, passions, creativity, health, and sense of purpose. Technology, scarcity, and diseases have ramped up our stress and caused us to suppress our emotions. Dr. Laurel says, "Stop suppressing and start expressing!" With her easy-to-learn, safe, structured method, emotional brain training (EBT), she shows us how to ask one simple question, "What's my number?" and within minutes feel transformed, with a new sense of joy and freedom. The method is scientific, proven, and rapidly changing healthcare. Amaze yourself by using these tools, then share them with everyone you know as stress overload is the #1 epidemic worldwide. We all need to reboot our brains to become resiliency superstars.

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Dr. Laurel Mellin

Dr. Laurel Mellin

Dr. Laurel Mellin is a Health Psychologist, Associate Professor Emeritus in the School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco. She is a New York Times best-selling author who discovered and developed emotional brain training, EBT, the neuroscience-based method that empowers people to rewire their own emotional brain, the controller of health, happiness, and purpose.

Dr. Mellin’s work has ignited a brain-based health movement to eradicate stress overload by training individuals how to express emotions, thereby rapidly releasing stress and training health professionals and educators to be "EBT certified" and able to integrate EBT into their clinical practices and preventive programs. Her latest books are “What’s my number?” (an introduction to the method), The Stress Eating Solution (rewiring overeating, overweight, diabetes prevention), and The Stress Overload Solution (rewiring anxiety, depression, relationships, productivity, and addictions).

Dr. Mellin is the founder of EBT, Inc., which offers a technology platform with memberships that include a mobile app, e-learning for online support, telephone-based small group programs and private coaching. Dr. Mellin teaches EBT to medical students at UCSF and has collaborated with researchers at UCSF, Weill-Cornell College of Medicine, the University of Kentucky and the University of Illinois. She is a visionary in helping people create joy in their lives.

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