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A Therapist’s Tips for Maintaining New Sobriety

June 9, 2021

ASK A THERAPIST Q Over the course of the pandemic, I developed some new problems with substance abuse that I didn’t have before. It started as a way to cope. But it went too far. I’m working on getting sober, and I’m doing well. How do I make sure it lasts? —Isabel M. A First,…

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Pain, Peace, and Writing One’s Life Story

January 15, 2021

On this episode of Book It with CA, Carol Anne speaks with three authors who have pulled back the curtains on their own lives in deeply personal memoirs. Diane Cardwell, author of Rockaway, Susan Burton, author of Empty, and Carder Stout, author of Lost in Ghost Town, talk about their private struggles, relationships with family…

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Lost And Found With Dr. Carder Stout

October 9, 2020

This is a story of addiction, decline, recovery and family. It is also the very embodiment of empathy. In Lost in Ghost Town, Dr. Carder Stout recounts a middle-class upbringing and a childhood of privilege, at least from outside appearances. Underneath was a family history of alcoholism and crime that shape Stout’s destiny – or…

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Blue Sky Thinking with the A-List’s Favourite Shrink

September 3, 2020

He’s friends with everyone from Gwyneth to Brad and battled his own demons before he became a therapist. Carder Stout tells Katie Strick his extraordinary story They say a writer’s environment is key to their creative process, so it’s no wonder Carder Stout’s new memoir has received rave five-star reviews. The Los Angeles film producer…

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