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SMART Recovery® Podcasts

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...


Oct 26, 2020

Kevin Minnick is the SMART Recovery Regional Coordinator for Indiana. He is also a probation officer for Hancock County. 

In this podcast, Kevin talks about: 

  • How being a professional golfer paid for his master’s degree in counseling 
  • Seeing an ad for SMART Recovery in an underground newspaper in the 1990s 
  • How...


Oct 7, 2020

Peter Finger is a SMART Recovery Regional Coordinator in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is also an advocate for the drug courts in his state. 

In this podcast, Peter talks about:

  • Why partying like Frank Sinatra was the way his family coped with issues
  • What caused tremendous anxiety during childhood and carried into his...