Videos under 'Talks/Shiurim'
Patrick J. Carnes, Ph.D., is an internationally known authority and speaker on addiction and recovery issues. He was one of the first in the medical and scientific community to recognize sexual obsessions and compulsions as a real addiction. He has authored over twenty books including the bestselling titles Out of the Shadows: Understanding Addiction Recovery, Betrayal Bond, Don't Call It Love, The Gentle Path Through the Twelve Steps and The Gentle Path through the Twelve Principles. Dr. Carnes' research provides the architecture for the "task model" of treating addictions that is used by thousands of therapists worldwide and many well-known treatment centers, residential facilities, and hospitals. He founded IITAP (International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals), which provides CSAT (Certified Sex Addiction Therapist) training and certification as well as cutting-edge information for addiction professionals. Dr. Carnes currently serves as a Senior Fellow and Executive Director for the Gentle Path Program at The Meadows in Wickenburg, Arizona.
Rabbi Benzion Shafier speaks about how to balance the destructive guilt with real Teshuvah (based on a talk he recorded specially for the GYE community).
Is there life after death? Is G-d real? Listen to this fascinating story from Rabbi Alon Anava about his NDE (Near Death Experience). From being completely secular, he turned 180 degrees just from this experience. This video is guaranteed to boost your Emunah!
We hear about so many crazy stories. We live in crazy times. So if you too are struggling, take heart. You are not alone.
Rabbi Twerski speaks at a talk in Jerusalem (sponsored by "Yiboneh") in October 2016 about his new book "Teshuvah Through Recovery".
Someone sent in this shiur to GYE and wrote that it inspired him to stop wasting seed by helping him understand the severity of the prohibition and the spiritual damage he was causing, and also that it was very bad for the body. Disclaimer: GYE does not usually take this "fire and brimstone" approach to these struggles, since it can sometimes be detrimental (especially in the case of addiction). But we are sharing it because it can be helpful for some people.
An inspiring shiur on the "Derech Hashem" of the Ramchal by Rav Mendel Kessin, about the soul and our Olam Haba.
How can a man fix the sin of wasting seed? With Rabbi Alon Anava. (Disclaimer: GYE doesn't necessarily endorse this video, but we try to bring a variety of methods and approaches so that everyone finds what inspires them the most).