The Road to Sobriety: A Personal Experience

Timothy Clancy is an independent Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Counselor who specializes in self-destructive behaviors such as substance abuse and eating disorders. He is a certified SMART Recovery meeting facilitator and the author of The Road to Sobriety: A Personal Experience. In this episode, Timothy shares his story and discusses alcoholism, treatment, and recovery.

What we talked about

    • Timothy’s background
    • Dealing with a learning disability and bullying as a child.
    • The Stages of Alcoholism
    • Having a predisposition to alcoholism.
    • Other contributing factors to alcoholism.
    • Timothy’s struggle with depression and a traumatic brain injury.
    • Denial
    • How to stop enabling an alcoholic
    • Is hitting rock bottom necessary?
    • Goals in sobriety
    • SMART Recovery
    • AA vs. SMART