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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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.

Original Publish Date: Jan 21, 2016

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