This video of Dr Sadaqat Ali contains information about changing a habit. There is another video of Dr Sadaqat Ali on the same topic titled as Change others by Changing Yourself .
In this video Dr Sadaqat Ali has discussed some factors involved in the process of change On New Year Resolution, most people plan to change their bad habits or they adapt good ones. Making commitment while relying only on will-power is not enough rather prospective planning can be very helpful, it’s the most significant factor to change a habit. Sometimes people wish to change their past or they stick to it for long time. It’s an unhealthy approach to bear the burden of past, wise will always focus on present.
There is also a need to understand that mind develop maps of our habits and it operates automatically or they need less effort, once learned. Addictions also follow the similar principal as that of a habit. Habits that are not beneficial and lead towards loss are termed as addiction. For example, Food is a very basic need of all humans and eating food is a habit but over eating is an addiction. If a person wants to change a habit, he/she needs to develop new map in mind, for which a frame of reference is required. This will allow them to relate with others and seek solution by replacing old habit with new one. It’s also important to learn new skills. Rather hiding a problem accept it and share it with others. There is another video related to this topic titled as Bring change in your life.
Dr. Sadaqat Ali , a graduate from Dow Medical College, Karachi is a renowned professional in the field of addiction psychiatry. He has a background of getting trained at “HAZELDEN” and “Vital Smarts”, USA. Dr. Sadaqat Ali is the Project Director of Willing Ways (Pvt.) Limited, and Sadaqat Clinic (pvt.) Limited. He is a sought after speaker who promotes new scientific solutions for persistent and profound problems. Dr. Sadaqat’s name was included in the international Who’s Who directory of professionals which was the first ever distinction of any Pakistani doctor. The print and electronic media have interviewed him extensively. He appears frequently on national TV channels expressing his views on drug addiction, alcoholism, compulsive gambling, suicide prevention and home runaways. He loves to train people on how to intervene if a family member indulges in self-destructive behaviors. He is running a number of national facilities. Willing ways for outdoor and Sadaqat Clinic for indoor treatment of addiction and alcoholism.
Willing Ways (pvt.) Ltd and Sadaqat Clinic (pvt.) Ltd are an accredited centers of excellence in the field of drug treatment and counseling. We have a history, while we started our operations in 1979 when Pakistan was suddenly hard hit by heroin epidemic. We bravely took the responsibility of making public aware that addiction is very much treatable at any stage and today we stand here proud being the trusted leaders in the field. We have our clientele not only in Pakistan but across the borders as well including UK, USA, Middle East and Europe.
At our organizations the clients are treated scientifically – the secret of our long lasting standing in the field of addiction and counseling. We keep our team and our program up to date with the latest advancements while helping our clients through extensive, specialized and client centered treatment program. These programs are not only patient focused but an extensive work is done with family through what we call counseling for change. The major purpose of this program is to bring peace and serenity in the lives of those who have been suffering in silence, because of a family member’s addictive behavior. We equip families with a set of vital behaviors to produce results.
The programs are uniquely tailored to meet the needs of the patient which eventually help them reach their ultimate goal of a serene life. Our organizations comprise of a highly competent team that holds striking credentials and are not only well trained but also carries extensive know – how. We are a unique team of clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, Addiction counselors and Medical specialists involved in research and education, and who collaborate with each other within the institute to ensure our clients receive the best possible care. Today, we continue to provide world-class addiction care and education that meets the needs of our clients and their families. We publish educational materials on every aspect of addiction care in Urdu and English through which we continue to shape the community and help people live well with addictions.
These Institutes operates on the belief that the key to success in addiction treatment is making the client emotionally strong with disease education and life style change. We are leading the battle to conquer the disease in all of its forms through cutting-edge research and innovative approaches. Our mission is to prevent, treat and manage addiction for a world free of this illness and its complication.