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SMART Recovery® Podcasts

Jan 6, 2021

Dr. Reid Hester is a psychologist and researcher.  He is the founder and director of the science division of Checkup & Choices.  Reid’s extensive research in alcohol abuse has led to professional opportunities and collaborations with many experts in the field.  One long-standing partnership has been with SMART...


Dec 18, 2020

Shawn Fisk is an addiction treatment counselor in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  His lived personal and professional experiences have led him to challenge cognitive discrepancies and chart a new path for his and his clients’ lives.   

In this podcast, Shawn talks about:


Nov 17, 2020

Stacey McKeever is a librarian in southern California.  Her lifelong struggle with food addiction has led her to use SMART Recovery as one pathway to maintaining balance in her life.   

In this podcast, Stacey talks about:

  • How she was a librarian even before she earned her degree 
  • Being put on diet pills at eight...


Nov 9, 2020

Les Waite is a veteran and a clinical psychologist at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, New York.  His struggles with addiction lead him to SMART Recovery.  Now, he uses the SMART tools daily in his practice for veterans.   

 

In this podcast, Les talks about: 

  • His educational resume that includes 


Nov 3, 2020

Nick Goodwin is a SMART Recovery facilitator and co-chair of the new Veterans and First Responders meeting starting on November 10th.  He is a former Infantry Officer, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines. 

In this podcast, Nick talks about:

  • What led him to join the military
  • His commission in the Marines
  • What triggered his...