Beth Burgess is therapist, coach, freelance writer, and founder of several specialist services:
As an alcoholic in recovery, Beth specializes in writing about addiction recovery and all the issues that surround it.
Her recovery books include 'The Recovery Formula' and 'The Happy Addict'. She has also contributed two academic chapters to 'Addiction and Choice: Rethinking the relationship'.
Smyls.co.uk is a solution-focused service Beth set up to empower people who have suffered setbacks in life to move on and find happiness.
As someone who has recovered from addiction, social anxiety disorder, bulimia, self-harm and Borderline Personality Disorder, Beth has an empathy and insight that allows her to reach people in the darkest of places. Her therapeutic tools include Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Coaching, NLP, and Hypnotherapy.
After making a complete mess of the first part of her life, Beth set out on a special journey to gain true insight and learn real wisdom, so she could become a wiser, better, happier person.
By studying and exploring science, spirituality, philosophy, psychology, and sociology, Beth has been able to formulate new ways of thinking, develop her own insights, and transform her life.
Beth wanted to share the wisdom she has learned, so other people could learn to be smarter and make better choices, too.
So she set up Wiseism.com, a resource to help people use wisdom to improve their lives.
Wiseism has spawned a series of books, including 'Instant Wisdom' and 'How to Create Your Ideal Life'.
On her professional journey as a therapist and her personal journey, too, Beth has learned cutting-edge ways to deal with all sorts of issues from beating stress and mood disorders, to increasing the chances of achieving success, happiness. and fulfillment.
Beth has written articles for The Huffington Post, Tiny Buddha, the Royal Society of the Arts, The Big Issue, New Statesman and various other publications. She regularly writes and speaks on topics such as addiction, mental health, and what it takes to live a healthy, happy life.
Beth has also published a mini ebook, 'What is Self Esteem?'
You can always see what Beth is up to at bethburgess.co.uk.