Dr. Henry Steinberger, of Madison, Wisconsin, is a long-time, trusted advisor and facilitator for SMART. His extensive educational credentials and background have been invaluable in shaping SMART Recovery into the organization it is today.
In this podcast, Henry talks about:
- Working with Dr. Albert Ellis
- The fork in the road with Jack Trimpy
- The psychology of understanding why people “are so messed up”
- Discovering SMART and serving on the Board of Directors
- Contributing to the SMART Recovery Handbook
- The seven therapeutic lifestyle changes
- The Japanese concept of Shinrin-Yoku (translated as Forest bathing)
- Using CRAFT and the SMART Family & Friends Handbook
- Meeting people where they are and varying degrees of religiosity
- Rebuilding the trust bank
- Incorporating the SMART Facilitator Training for Professionals into your practice
- His definition of Life Beyond Addiction
- Being present is part of being in love, romance, and intimacy
- The DISARM Method
- Making Marriage Work with Dr. John Gottman
- Get Your Loved One Sober by Robert Myers and Brenda Wolfe
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Constructive criticism: you show notes/links are a bit lacking. Several resources were mentioned that are not in the notes.
Thank you for the feedback.
I’m interested in the article Dr. Steinberger mentioned about the 7 therapeutic lifestyle changes. Where can I find it?
Here is a link to more information about the lifestyle changes – https://smartwww.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Therapeutic-Lifestyle-Changes.pdf
“FOREST BATHING” is the term. It does work – for those willing to relax and try it.