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Hungry Ghosts – The Acupuncture Treatment of Addictions and Dependency - Online

In this webinar we will explore the root causes of addictive attitudes, often related to early childhood trauma or neglect, which later lead to patterns of compensation and dependency. Acupuncture and therapeutic strategies are proposed for helping and accompanying some of the most common addictive patterns which also include co-dependency and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

This course at a glance

Date 

September 21, 2024

Day/Time 

Sa, 09:00–16:00

Hours

6 hours

Teacher 

Hamid Montakab

 

Language

English

Cost

CHF 210.-

Place

Online

Recognition TCM Fachverband

Label-Nr. 24508

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About this course

In Classical Chinese medicine, dependency and addictions relate to the concept of Gui (Ghosts), which describes any compulsive behaviour that the person feels urged to maintain regardless of consequences.

 

In this webinar we will explore the root causes of these addictive attitudes, often related to early childhood trauma or neglect, which later lead to patterns of compensation and dependency.

 

Acupuncture and therapeutic strategies are proposed for helping and accompanying some of the most common addictive patterns which also include co-dependency and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

 

Goals and learning objectives:

  1. Hungry Ghosts: concept of Gui ≈ Ghosts

  2. Neuro-physiology of dependency and addiction

  3. Trauma & defence mechanisms in Chinese medicine

  4. Extraordinary vessels and psychology; compensation issues

  5. Co-dependency and addiction

  6. Nicotine addiction

  7. Substance addiction

  8. Behavioural addiction

  9. Bulimia; anorexia; orthorexia

  10. Obsessive-compulsive disorders

  11. Treatment strategies

  12. Case studies 

Video

Video

About the teachers

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Dr. Hamid Montakab

Hamid David Montakab M.D. graduated from Medical School of Paris, did his residency in surgery and completed a 3-year education in acupuncture. Later spending 4 months in clinical training in China, followed by 2 years in exploring the local healing in the Philippines and India. He practiced for 5 years in America after obtaining the NCCA certification and a degree in Chinese Herbalism. In 1986 he founded Chiway Academy in Switzerland. Dr. Montakab was commissioned by the Swiss National Fond to conduct a scientific research study on Acupuncture and Insomnia. In 1995 he was the co-founder and president of the Swiss Professional Organization for TCM (SBO-TCM).

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«Es ist einfach wundervoll Hamid zuzuhören und von diesem riesigen Wissen lernen zu dürfen.»

Teilnehmer, Patrick P.

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«Hamids grosses Wissen und seine klare und detaillierte Präsentation haben den Kurs besonders spannend gemacht. Seine Kurse haben einen guten Praxisbezug. »

— TeilnehmerinClaudia G. Eidg. Dipl. Naturheilpraktikerin TCM

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