Wasted

An Alcoholic Therapist's Fight for Recovery in a Flawed Treatment System
Product Number: EB00774025
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781771641975
Publisher: Greystone Books
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Description

Psychotherapist Michael Pond is no stranger to the devastating consequences of alcoholism. He has helped hundreds of people conquer their addictions, but this knowledge did not prevent his own near-demise. In this riveting memoir, he recounts how he lost his practice, his home, and his family—all because of his drinking. After scores of visits to the ER, a tour of hellish recovery homes, a stint in intensive care for end-stage alcoholism, and jail, Pond devised his own personal plan for recovery. He met Maureen Palmer and together they investigated scientific alternatives to the rigid abstinence doctrine pushed by 12-Step programs.

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Original Publish Date: Jan 21, 2016

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