These are the key concepts that underline the Kiloby Inquiries approach to self-inquiry, or ‘atma vichara‘, to use the Sanskrit. Note that Tier 1 tools are the fundamentals of a KI approach and the Tier 2 tools “the tricks” can be used or not, as required. For sure, if you find yourself depending on a […]

Gabor Maté CM (born January 6, 1944) is a Hungarian-born Canadian physician. He has a background in family practice and a special interest in childhood development and trauma, and in their potential lifelong impacts on physical and mental health, including on autoimmune disease, cancer, ADHD, addictions, and a wide range of other conditions. Now retired

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Denial, Minimisation, Projection, Rationalisation, Deception These behaviours tend to keep people addicted and result in relapses. When relapse happens, if the thinking patterns have not been addressed fully in inquiry, the patterns re-emerge upon relapse, keeping people from seeking treatment or keeping them in the addictive cycle.

Our understanding of trauma, its causes, its treatments, and how it affects not just the mind but also the body, has never been more complete than it is now. Thanks to the work of eminent thinkers in the field, Bessel van der Kolk, Peter Levine, Gabor Maté and others such as Pete Walker, Scott Kiloby, Giten Tonkov, it seems that healing modalities across the board are rushing to label themselves as ‘trauma informed’.