Marilyn was new in recovery; a chance encounter with Gray Hawk, a 74-year old Native American, showed her that healing would include looking within, taking steps, and creating a house of healing for other women. Before reaching this milestone, she was a desperate woman on drugs, managing rock bands at night, pretending to be okay, but ultimately giving up on herself, losing her husband, children, family, and friends due to her addiction. Today, Marilyn is a Certified Addiction Recovery … [Read more...] about FEATURED BOOK: Finding North: A Journey from Addict to Advocate by Marilyn Davis
Living in a world clouded with shadowy images of what constitutes a real man caused John to suffer from misguided perceptions for years. Although he meant well, reactions to his “reality” always led to disasters in every area of his life. He was incarcerated and didn’t know it. Untreated alcoholism and addiction have the only prison cells on the planet where the keys to escape are located on the inside… Follow John’s voyage of recovery as he navigates a myriad of adversities - some would stop … [Read more...] about What’s in it for me? A Personal Journal of Recovery…and Hope by John L.
About John L.: I am a first time self-published author who has been in recovery for over twenty-nine years. Throughout this time, I've had the privilege of working with hundreds of people in treatment, both as a counselor and Grant Writer, trying to help them overcome their addictions. There are common denominators that I’ve witnessed firsthand with individuals (including myself when I was newly sober) - the inability to fully grasp the concepts and implications of the 12-Step process. This … [Read more...] about Interview with Author – John L.
About Rev. Dr. Kevin T. Coughlin Ph.D.: Rev. Dr., Kevin T. Coughlin Ph.D., DCC, DDV, DD, IMAC, NCIP is an International Master Coach, trainer, best-selling author, writer, poet, speaker, a Diplomate Christian counselor, and therapist, he is Board Certified in Family, Developmental, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Grief Counseling, the Reverend is a NCIP interventionist, a Domestic Violence Advocate, Associate Professor for DCU, a Provincial Superintendent (to be consecrated a Bishop in 2016) … [Read more...] about Interview with Author – Rev. Dr. Kevin T. Coughlin Ph.D.