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Talk Recovery Radio

Aug 20, 2021

This Week on Talk Recovery Radio

This week on Talk Recovery Radio welcomes JF Benoist author of "Addicted to the Monkey Mind: Change the Programming that Sabotages your Life" JF is also the CEO of "The Exclusive Hawaii ". 

In his book, J.F. Benoist—a visionary thought leader in the fields of addiction treatment and personal development—uses the journeys of two relatable characters to teach you how to develop a powerful new mindset and finally break the pattern of negative self-talk.

Addicted to the Monkey Mind offers a toolbox of practical skills to shift self-sabotaging, programmed ways of thinking and learn actionable steps to:

  • Overcome addiction & debilitating habits
  • Resolve relationship issues
  • Replace burnout with passion
  • Sustain an abiding joy

Buy the book here 


Jean - Francois Benoist

Jean-Francois (J.F.) Benoist has been counseling people struggling with addiction, mental health, and relationship issues for over twenty years. He co-founded The Exclusive Hawaii, a non-12-step residential addiction treatment center, with his wife, Joyce, in 2011.

He is the creator of the therapeutic methodology Experiential Engagement Therapy TM (EET), which focuses on addressing a person’s underlying core beliefs. He is well-known for his authentic, experiential techniques, which maximize long-term change.

Benoist is a Certified Option Process Mentor/Counselor. He is an internationally certified leader in The Mankind Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting men’s personal growth. He began his studies in human development and empowerment with Robert Hargrove and Relationships Inc. in 1980 and has been deeply involved in facilitating change in others ever since.

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The Exclusive Hawaii

J.F. and his wife, Joyce, opened The Exclusive Hawaii in 2011. The holistic addiction treatment program uses J.F.’s exclusive methodology of Experiential Engagement Therapy™  and offers:

  • Individualized treatment
  • Private, 8-bed residential program
  • Safe, medically-supervised detox
  • Located on the Big Island of Hawaii
  • Insurance accepted

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