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 isn't any stranger to the devastating outcomes of alcoholism. He has helped enormous quantities of individuals triumph over their addictions, yet this information 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 consuming. 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 penitentiary, Pond devised his personal own plan for restoration. He met Maureen Palmer and jointly they investigated clinical choices to the inflexible abstinence doctrine driven by way of 12-Step programs.

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