7 Tools to Beat Addiction is by addiction expert Dr. Stanton Peele. It provides proven methods for overcoming addiction with or without treatment.
Expert Opinion about 7 Tools to Beat Addiction
Experts in the addictions field consider 7 Tools to Beat Addictions excellent. Here’s a sample.
“This volume presents a revolutionary approach to the treatment of addictive disorders. It provides clear helpful suggestions for controlling these problems and should be of enormous help to people struggling with them.”
—Aaron T. Beck, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, U. Pennsylvania. Dr. Beck is the “father of cognitive therapy.”
“This refreshing approach to practical self-change is a
valuable alternative for those who are seeking an alternative
to the 12-Step approach and the disease model of addiction. I
recommend it highly.”
—G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D., Professor and Director Emeritus, Addictive Behaviors Research Center, U. Washington.
“In 7 Tools to Beat Addiction Dr. Stanton Peele offers
a provocative, take-charge message–one that is consistent with scientific evidence–for how to overcome addictions. Dr. Peele’s work has influenced my professional work and changed my personal life for the better.
—Anne M. Fletcher, MS, RD, LD. Author, Sober for Good.
“[Peele’s] words offer encouragement and optimism
unavailable in other approaches. Mental health professionals and the loved ones of addicts can gain a completely new perspective filled with insight, compassion, and genuine understanding Instead of writing another book about treating addiction, Dr. Peele has fashioned a manual for building a meaningful life.”
—Mitchell Earleywine, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department
of Psychology, U. Southern California. Author of Understanding Marijuana.
“Dr. Peele combines knowledge, compassion, and common sense to create a book that will surely bring hope and help to all people suffering with alcohol and other drug problems.”
—Pat Denning, Ph.D., Coauthor of Over the Influence:
The Harm Reduction Guide for Managing Drugs and Alcohol.
Dr. Stanton Peele
In addition writing 7 Tools to Beat Addiction, Dr. Peele has authored over 250 publications. They include these and other influential books.
Recover!: Stop Thinking Like an Addict and Reclaim Your Life with The PERFECT Program. Boston: Da Capo, 2014 (with L. Thompson).
Addiction-Proof Your Child. NY: Three Rivers, 2007.
Diseasing of America: How We Allowed Recovery Zealots and the Treatment Industry to Convince Us We are Out of Control. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1995.
The Truth about Addiction and Recovery. N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1992 (with A. Brodsky and M. Arnold).
The Meaning of Addiction: Compulsive Experience and Its Interpretation. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1985.
Love and Addiction. NY: Taplinger, 1975 (with A. Brodsky).
Stanton Peele developed the Life Process Program, the basis for residential treatment at St. Gregory Retreat Center. He currently provides his program on-line. Learn much more about the Life Process Program on-line.
Dr. Peele has appeared on Oprah, Hannity & Colmes, Good Morning America, and other popular media.
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