Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who specializes in eating disorder recovery and intuitive eating. Crystal contributes to Eatingdisorderhope.com and Addictionhope.com and is inspired by her own journey in recovery.
In this memoir, an upper middle class girl voted best looking and most likely to succeed develops and overcomes multiple, life threatening addictions. Addicts struggling to get help because of the stigma of addiction will connect to these powerful vignettes. Available Now! Get the Book.
Cate Stevens. Founder of Addictionland.com, has over fifteen years of recovery from food, drug, alcohol, cigarette and unhealthy relationship addiction. Cate’s approach to recovery is based on the 12 steps, as well the practice of spiritual principles, exercise, good nutrition, and meditation.
Christopher Kennedy Lawford, actor, writer, lawyer, activist and public speaker, is the son of iconic Peter Lawford and Patricia Kennedy -- along with the most famous Uncles one could possibly have: Pres. John F. Kennedy, Sen. Robert Kennedy and Sen. Ted Kennedy.
Patty Powers is a sober coach and writer. She was featured on the A&E mini series Relapse and can be found in the "expert" section of Thefix.com. She writes on Addiction and Fear for the Becoming Fearless section of the Huffington Post.
Seth Jaffe is a nationally recognized interventionist and sober coach who has been involved in both rehab and recovery. He has worked in both residential & outpatient programs with years of experience as a group facilitator.
Caroline is an internationally-known coach, author, educator and motivational speaker on the topic of goal accomplishment and its connection with happiness, and is recognized as one of the world's leaders on this research.
Tommy Rosen is a yoga teacher and addiction recovery expert who has spent the last two decades immersed in yoga, recovery and wellness. He holds advanced certifications in both Hatha and Kundalini Yoga.
Elizabeth Garrison Ph.D in clinical psychology and author of the memoir, Wounds of the Father: A True Story of Child Abuse, Betrayal, and Redemption, has personally clawed her way out of the grips of child abuse, addiction, and betrayal to save her own life.
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Mark Matthews has a Masters in Counseling, has worked in addiction and mental health treatment for nearly 20 years and is recovery from his own addiction since 1992. An avid writer and runner, many of his novels feature drug addiction including MILK-BLOOD which has been a bestselling chemical dependency novel on Amazon since its release.