Wasted

Wasted

An Alcoholic Therapist's Fight for Recovery in A Flawed Treatment System

Book - 2016
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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.
Publisher: Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books, ©2016.
ISBN: 9781771641968
Characteristics: xi, 396 pages ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Palmer, Maureen - Author

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