Addiction in the Family

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Price Reduction Alert for people struggling with an addiction issue.

Get “ADDICTION; Am I Powerless” or the Family Set that includes “ADDICTION: Why They Use.” at a new low price for both.

In celebration of my more than 30 years in the addiction treatment field I have lowered both the physical book and eBook prices!


Self-assessing, a users guide to the truth.
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(The Self Assessment Guide)

“ADDICTION: AM I Powerless” is designed for the substance user who wants to determine for themselves if a real substance problem exists.  It was created by a clinician with 30+ years in the field of addiction treatment; designed for you to self diagnose a possible substance problem in the privacy of your own home.  It will greatly improve your perspective on this devastating and potentially deadly illness.  The book is a  great gift from concerned family member who worry about someone they really love.  Before you give up on them get them this book.

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or  For the Family;

ADDICTION: WHY THEY USE (A handbook for anyone who an alcoholic or addict)  Click the link to the left


Buy the Physical Books on this page.  They’re on sale with free shipping included!!!

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My books are designed to provide practical solutions that really work!

I have spent more than 30 years helping families in the addiction treatment field and 12 Step programs.  During that time I realized that there were certain important topics and perspectives that all the families  benefited from: Simple tools that worked for everyone. I know most people won’t seek help until things are really bad so I put all these tools together in two carefully crafted books.  These books work separate or together to aid struggling families to unifying under a common set of Mom.addictiongoals and tasks.  They put everyone on the same page.  They create a common set of perspective to solve a complicated set of  problems. The books guide you through a set of helpful objectives necessary to achieve long term successful outcomes.

I have years of experience in both inpatient and out patient addiction treatment.  I know first hand that this information works.  I know the key tools that treatment providers work to impart to their clients. Put my 30 years to work for you.  mom and son addictionThese two books contain more helpful information then most clients receive in their first 8-12 therapeutic sessions.  The greatest thing is that all this information and experience comes to you for the price of a single co-pay.  I have trained and supervised countless therapists and now I have put together the content that I taught them, for you.  Even if you choose to seek professional care this information will undoubtedly enhance that process and make it much more effective.

I encourage my addiction clients to read these books before they start treatment with me or anyone else.  These books will save you time, energy,money and torment.  They are written to reduce suffering. The information in them allows the counseling worried phone addictionprocess to proceed in as expeditious a manner as possible.   If you have not sought professional treatment these books were written to help you too.  They will give you the insights and directions necessary to determine the best treatment path for you or your loved ones.  They will help you understand what  will work best to meet your individual needs.

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Buy both books and save almost $20

That’s one book half price and free shipping & handling on both.


That’s a savings of almost $20
For the price of a single small co-pay you can get more than a hundred hours of proven clinical advice and experience.  Valuable information from a clinician who has spent 30 years in the treatment field.  This is information that could quite possibly change your entire life as well as the lives of the people you care about most.

A valuable gift for any family struggling with an addiction issue.

Buy the set for $29.99 and save big for the holiday.

(We pay the shipping and handling.)

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