Are you Sober Curious? How Tim Westbrook left drugs and alcohol and now helps others recover

sober curious

[Episode 119 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast]

Tim Westbook and Paul Krauss MA LPC talk about the various aspects of sober curious, striving to get sober, treatment alternatives, and Tim’s personal narrative of struggles and success. Tim and Paul talk about the recovery community in Phoenix, Arizona, as well as the struggles and triumphs of living a clean life. Tim also runs the podcast “I Love Being Sober.”

Substance abuse issues eventually began to influence every aspect of his life. Tim Westbook had reached rock bottom by March of 2011 and was determined to go to any length to get and stay sober. Tim gives expertise, strength, and hope to the guy seeking long term sobriety as a result of his path out of addiction and into recovery.

Paul Krauss MA LPC is the Clinical Director of Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids, home of The Trauma-Informed Counseling Center of Grand Rapids. Paul is also a Private Practice Psychotherapist, an Approved EMDRIA Consultant , host of the Intentional Clinician podcast, Behavioral Health Consultant, Clinical Trainer, and Counseling Supervisor. Paul is now offering consulting for a few individuals and organizations. Paul is the creator of the National Violence Prevention Hotline (in progress) as well as the Intentional Clinician Training Program for Counselors. Paul has been quoted in the Washington PostNBC NewsWired Magazine, and Counseling Today. Questions? Call the office at 616-200-4433.

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Original Music:

”Alright” from the forthcoming album Mystic by PAWL (Spotify)

“Get By” from Quality by Talib Kweli (Spotify)

“Two Can Win” from Donuts by J Dilla (Spotify)

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