" The more I see, the less I know for sure. " — John Lennon

Leonard Lopate interview with Dr. Carder Stout

March 11, 2020 | Posted in Lost in Ghost Town

In his new book “Lost in Ghost Town: A Memoir of Addiction, Redemption, and Hope in Unlikely Places,” psychologist to the Hollywood elite Dr. Carder Stout delivers a page-turning memoir about his fall from grace into the gritty underbelly of crack addiction, running drugs for the Shoreline Crips, surviving homelessness, escaping a murder plot, and…

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Lost in Ghost Town – Review on KirkusReviews.com

March 10, 2020 | Posted in Addiction, Lost in Ghost Town

A Hollywood psychologist’s account of his drug addiction and poverty and of his clean-and-sober return. From the outside, Stout’s early life seemed perfect. Yet behind the privilege was unhappiness: Both of his parents drank excessively, and his father was more absent than present. As a preteen, the author experimented with alcohol and marijuana; before he…

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Fix Your Attachment Style, Fix Your Relationships

September 3, 2019 | Posted in Couples

Freud knew what he was talking about (in this case): For better or worse, many psychologists believe that our adult personalities are unconsciously planted in our childhood experiences. And the way we relate to others, too, seems to be established in our very first relationships—typically with our parents. From the way our caregivers meet our…

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