Todd Branston has been working in the field of addictions for over 31 years, within the inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as working in the Department of Corrections, the Director of Counseling for a large chemical dependency hospital, to where he's currently employed doing in-home chemical dependency engagement with (mostly) seniors. Read blog
Addictionland is a memoir about the daughter of a physician and a school teacher voted most likely to succeed who overcomes the top, life-threatening addictions people face. Addicts struggling to get help because of the stigma of addiction will connect to these powerful vignettes. 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.
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Emma Drew has been working in the arts and health, with a focus on how cultural activities can contribute to recovery and wellbeing. Her new book, The Whole Person Recovery Handbook, is published by Sheldon Press. Emms lives in Brighton, UK, with her daughter.
Cate Stevens. Founder of Addictionland, 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.