My Secular Sobriety

My Secular Sobriety


Latest Episodes

Episode 5: LifeRing Secular Recovery
February 16, 2020

In this episode, Ben and I spoke with Robert Stump who has been the Executive Director of LifeRing Secular Recovery since 2012 when the founder, Marty Nicholas stepped down. In this episode Robert shares his personal story in recovery and how he found ...

Episode 4: Harm Reduction
February 09, 2020

Sally Sanders, a SMART Recovery facilitator and advocate for harm reduction explains the principles and science behind harm reduction. We talked about how harm reduction saves lives and why it should be included as a treatment option.

Episode 3: David B. Bohl | The World Post AA
February 02, 2020

David B. Bohl, is an independent Addiction Consultant at Beacon Confidential, and author of Parallel Universes: The Story of Rebirth. In this episode he joins Ben and John to share his thoughts on the world post AA.

Episode 2: SMART Recovery
January 29, 2020

In this episode, Ben and John talk with Steve Bergier, a certified SMART Recovery facilitator. Steve walks us through the Four Points of SMART Recovery: building and maintaining motivation, coping with urges, managing thoughts, feelings,

Episode 1: An Introduction
January 29, 2020

In this episode, John introduces himself through his recovery story, talks about how he became interested in podcasting, and what he hopes for this new podcast, "My Secular Sobriety."