Wasted: An Alcoholic Therapist's Fight for Recovery in a Flawed Treatment System

Wasted: An Alcoholic Therapist's Fight for Recovery in a Flawed Treatment System


Psychotherapist Michael Pond is not any stranger to the devastating effects of alcoholism. He has helped enormous quantities of individuals triumph over their addictions, yet this data didn't hinder his personal near-demise. during this riveting memoir, he recounts how he misplaced his perform, his domestic, and his family—all due to his ingesting. After rankings of visits to the ER, a travel of hellish restoration houses, a stint in in depth take care of end-stage alcoholism, and prison, Pond devised his personal own plan for restoration. He met Maureen Palmer and jointly they investigated medical choices to the inflexible abstinence doctrine driven by means of 12-Step programs.

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