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Self-Empowered Approach to Addiction Recovery

Posted on August 5, 2014

Self-Empowered Approach to Addiction Recovery
Tom Horvath, President of SMART Recovery, on learning to gain control over urges

Self-Empowered Approach to Addiction Recovery




Tom Horvath, Ph.D., a California licensed and board certified clinical psychologist (ABPP), has been President of SMART Recovery® for well over a decade. He is the founder and president of Practical Recovery, a self-empowering addiction treatment system in San Diego. He is past president of the American Psychological Association’s Society on Addiction Psychology (Division 50), the world’s largest organization of addiction psychologists. He is the author of Sex, Drugs, Gambling & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions (listed by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies as a “Self-Help Book of Merit”). Continue reading

Self-Empowered Addiction Recovery

Posted on November 5, 2013

I have learned that I do have choices, I can change!
Leigh Proctor, SMART Recovery UK volunteer



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Leigh is a dedicated and passionate volunteer facilitator for SMART Recovery UK. Says another UK Volunteer: “Leigh is totally selfless and very loved by all whose path she crosses. If Leigh says she is going to do something you know it is going to happen. Her positive attitude is infectious.” In addition to her other responsibilities, Leigh is currently working with a team of volunteers to start a UK online meeting for Family & Friends later this year. Continue reading

Our Psychological Landscape

Posted on March 22, 2011

Hank Robb, Ph.D. speaks on Our Psychological Landscape. “As humans we have the opportunity to live our lives as best we can, to choose the directions we go, to be where we are, to do what’s important.”

Our Psychological Landscape from SMART Recovery® on Vimeo.

When traveling, it is nice to have a map of the territory. No matter where you are, it can be useful to know where that place is compared to other possible places to be. Your Psychological Landscape provides a map of any human being’s “psychological territory” so that viewers can have a better sense of where they are when traveling that territory and also a better sense of where they might choose to go.

Dr. Hank Robb, Ph.D., ABPP One of the founding Board Members of SMART Recovery, Hank has continued his involvement with the SMART Recovery organization as a Volunteer Advisor and his regular article contributions to the SMART Recovery News & Views newsletter.

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Tom Larkin on ‘Right Here Right Now’

Posted on February 23, 2011

Tom Larkin, a licensed psychologist and SMART Recovery® Facilitator, speaks with Mara Dolan about addiction and SMART Recovery®.


Right Here, Right Now with Mara Dolan Guest: Tom Larkin from Mara Dolan on Vimeo.

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