If Me; Yes You

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By Anna Marie Murphy and SMART Recovery. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

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:

  • The privilege of working at Serenity House, an intensive, in-house men’s recovery home
  • Giving the residents the opportunity to model and practice new skills to replace old behaviors
  • His life as a competitive athlete and sports psychology coach
  • Getting the opportunity to hit the reset button
  • Taking Carl Young’s advice to find the courage to look at the dark things and find freedom
  • Learning to value himself enough to take care of himself
  • Applying SMART tools to behaviors like over-eating or spending
  • Understanding labels
  • Freedom from judgement
  • His perspective on Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
  • Helping people see their value
  • Finding a new hobby every year

64 episodes