Welcome to Episode # 72 of The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast the show designed to help you reduce the leverage that alcohol has in your life and your relationships.
Today’s guest is Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. – a psychology professor, a brain and cognitive scientist, and an expert in the psychology of eating. She is President of the Institute for Sustainable Weight Loss and CEO of Bright Line Eating Solutions, a company dedicated to helping people achieve long-term, sustainable weight loss. Her program utilizes cutting-edge research to explain how the brain blocks weight loss and every day she teaches people how to undo that damage so they can live Happy, Thin, and Free.
Susan was invited onto the show to talk about the problems many people have with sugar after quitting alcohol. But the conversation veered into a debate over the validity of the alcohol is a brain disease model; the role that dogma and bias play in our teachings post recovery and much more.
Thanks for listening.
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