I work in this field and the title caught my attention and I bought it. I regret that choice. The subject is very interesting but the book does not do a good job with it . Read morePublished 22 days ago by W. Abbott
Clarifies the spectrum of addictions and their causes. Sheds light on AA claims of simplicity while using an unproved, rigorously complex process of self discovery with religious... Read morePublished 3 months ago by brad vargo
I am a minister and a certified addiction counselor. If you aren't afraid to have your pre-conceived (and generally erroneous) views of the addiction question brought into the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jerry Sewell
Wish it was longer, I wish there was more about some of the studies cited, but the book is perfect and should be distributed to every high school kidPublished 5 months ago by Cedar Bristol
Opened my eyes to how much control I have over my own life.Published 6 months ago by John N. Stratoudakis
Simply put, Schaler has made a clear and concise argument that your life is what you make of it. Don’t blame other people; don’t blame God or the devil; don’t blame drugs or... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Matthew Taylor
I use this in my work as an addictions counselor.
We hate to admit we put ourselves through that kind of Hell, but no one ever forced us to use.
The subject of chemical dependency is rooted beyond the limits of scientific inquiry. This book and others like it, are necessary weaponry against the religious extremists that... Read morePublished 16 months ago by ReasonWins13
What amazes me is that according to the disease model and associated approach to recovery, the "disease" of addiction begins with a choice, i.e. Read morePublished 16 months ago by JCsman