SMART Recovery® Special Event Podcasts
Interview with Dr. Tom Horvath, President of SMART Recovery on Blogtalkradio's Safe Recovery

Dr. Tom Horvath speaks, in an interview with Monica on Blogtalkradio.com's Safe Recovery, about the tools, information and community of SMART Recovery and its focus on abstinence from addiction to substances or to activities.  He emphasizes the power of choice and that there are many paths to recovery.  His brief overview of SMART and its principles is followed by lively and interesting questions from callers.

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Direct download: SMART_Recoverys_Dr._Tom_Horvath_with_Blog_Talk_Radio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:36am EST

SPECIAL EVENT: Anatomy of Emotions, Part 3: Ed Garcia on Understanding Guilt & Depression and Building Emotional Muscle

Welcome to Part 3 of our SMART Recovery online series: The Anatomy of Emotions featuring Ed Garcia.

Ed Garcia, one of the key innovators of REBT, discusses the nature of feelings and where they come from, focusing on guilt and depression and how to build emotional resilience, face discomfort, and enact changes in our thinking.  He uses listener questions to expand upon his discussion. Part 3 of 3.

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Direct download: Ed_Garcia_and_the_Anatomy_of_Emotions_Part_3_of_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:49am EST

Special Event: Dr. Bill Knaus Online mini-Workshop on Procrastination Wrap-Up for the SMART Community - Part II

Welcome to Part 2 of our final SMART Recovery online mini-workshop on Procrastination featuring Dr. Bill Knaus.

Dr. Bill Knaus, author of over 20 books and foremost expert in the field of Psychology on the topic of Procrastination joins SMART to offer a mini-workshop in which he explains the many guises of procrastination and how it works, as well as offering concrete solutions and tips on how to defeat the wide range of procrastination issues so prevalent for all of us.  Part 2 of 2.

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Direct download: Procrastination_Workshop_Wrapup_with_Bill_Knaus_-_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:46am EST

Special Event: Dr. Bill Knaus Online mini-Workshop on Procrastination Wrap-Up for the SMART Community - Part I

Welcome to our final SMART Recovery online mini-workshop on Procrastination featuring Dr. Bill Knaus.

Dr. Bill Knaus, author of over 20 books and foremost expert in the field of Psychology on the topic of Procrastination joins SMART to offer a mini-workshop in which he explains the many guises of procrastination and how it works, as well as offering concrete solutions and tips on how to defeat the wide range of procrastination issues so prevalent for all of us.  Part 1 of 2.

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Direct download: Procrastination_Workshop_Wrapup_with_Bill_Knaus_-_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:14am EST

Special Event: Dr. Bill Knaus First Ever Online mini-Workshop on Procrastination for the SMART Community - Part II

Dr. Bill Knaus, author of over 20 books and foremost expert in the field of Psychology on the topic of Procrastination joins SMART to offer a mini-workshop in which he explains the many guises of procrastination and how it works, as well as offering concrete solutions and tips on how to defeat the wide range of procrastination issues so prevalent for all of us.  Part 2 of 2.

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Direct download: Procrastination_Workshop_with_Bill_Knaus_Podcast_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27pm EST

Special Event:  Dr. Bill Knaus First Ever Online mini-Workshop on Procrastination for the SMART Community - Part I

Dr. Bill Knaus, author of over 20 books and foremost expert in the field of Psychology on the topic of Procrastination joins SMART to offer a mini-workshop in which he explains the many guises of procrastination and how it works, as well as offering concrete solutions and tips on how to defeat the wide range of procrastination issues so prevalent for all of us.  Part 1 of 2.

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Direct download: Procrastination_Workshop_with_Bill_Knaus_Podcast_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33am EST

Special Event: Dr. Michael Edelstein Speaks About REBT and Addictive Thinking

Dr. Michael Edelstein, author of Three-Minute Therapy: Change your Thinking, Change your Life, with David Ramsay Steele, speaks to the SMART community about how SMART Recovery® uses REBT (Albert Ellis’ Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy) to help with addictions and enhance our lives.  It is a lively Q&A session with tons of helpful, practical suggestions. Foremost: PRACTICE!

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Direct download: Edelstein-REBT.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:40am EST

SPECIAL EVENT: Anatomy of Emotions, Part 2: Ed Garcia on Understanding Anger and Fear

Ed Garcia discusses the subtle but forceful ways in which fear and anger connect and affect us, explains how we can best handle those emotions, and uses listener questions to provide examples.

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Direct download: Ed-Garcia-2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:08am EST

Special Event: Dr. Robert J. Meyers Addresses the Family & Friends Community

Dr. Meyers speaks to those whose loved ones misuse alcohol or other substances and how to effectively help them seek treatment and enhance their own quality and satisfaction in life. Dr. Meyers is the co-author of Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading and Threatening and a creator of the CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) approach to family treatment. Note: References to “GYLOS” refer to the book Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading, and Threatening by Robert J. Meyers, Ph. D. and Brenda L. Wolfe, Ph.D.

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Direct download: Robert-J-Meyers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:40pm EST

Special Event: Ed Garcia on The Anatomy of Emotions

In this special presentation, Ed Garcia describes how we can focus on our thoughts or "self-talk," then analyze thoughts and self-talk, determining whether our thinking serves our interests or proves self-defeating. We have the power to change self-defeating thoughts and self-talk, and Ed Garcia tells us how to do it.

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Direct download: Ed-Garcia.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:42am EST