7 Tools to Beat Addiction is by internationally respected addiction expert Dr. Stanton Peele. It provides proven methods for overcoming addiction with or without treatment.

7 Tools to Beat AddictionExperts in the addictions field hold 7 Tools to Beat Addictions in high regard. Here’s a sample.

“This volume presents a revolutionary approach to the treatment
of addictive disorders. It provides clear helpful suggestions
for controlling these problems and should be of enormous help
to people struggling with them.”

—Aaron T. Beck, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, U. Pennsylvania

“This refreshing approach to practical self-change is a
valuable alternative for those who are seeking an alternative
to the 12-Step approach and the disease model of addiction. I
recommend it highly.”

—G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Addictive
Behaviors Research Center, U. Washington

“In 7 Tools to Beat Addiction Dr. Stanton Peele offers
a provocative, take-charge message–one that is consistent with
scientific evidence–for how to overcome addictions. Dr. Peele’s
work has influenced my professional work and changed my personal
life for the better.

—Anne M. Fletcher, MS, RD, LD. Author, Sober for Good

“[Peele’s] words offer encouragement and optimism
unavailable in other approaches. Mental health professionals and
the loved ones of addicts can gain a completely new perspective
filled with insight, compassion, and genuine understanding Instead
of writing another book about treating addiction, Dr. Peele has
fashioned a manual for building a meaningful life.”

—Mitchell Earleywine, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department
of Psychology, U. Southern California; author of Understanding

“Dr. Peele combines knowledge, compassion, and common sense
to create a book that will surely bring hope and help to all people
suffering with alcohol and other drug problems.”

—Pat Denning, Ph.D., Coauthor of “Over the Influence:
The Harm Reduction Guide for Managing Drugs and Alcohol.”

In addition to, Dr. Peele has authored over 250 publications including these and other influential books.

Love and Addiction. NY: Taplinger, 1975 (with A. Brodsky).

The Meaning of Addiction: Compulsive Experience and Its Interpretation. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1985.

Diseasing of America: How We Allowed Recovery Zealots and the Treatment Industry to Convince Us We are Out of Control. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1995.

The Truth about Addiction and Recovery. N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1992 (with A. Brodsky and M. Arnold).

Addiction-Proof Your Child. NY: Three Rivers Press, 2007.

Recover!: Stop Thinking Like an Addict and Reclaim Your Life with The PERFECT Program. Boston: Da Capo Lifelong, 2014 (with L. Thompson).

Stanton Peele developed the Life Process Program, the basis for residential treatment at St. Gregory Retreat Center.  He currently provides his program on-line.

Dr. Peele has appeared on Oprah, Hannity & Colmes, Good Morning America, and other popular media.

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