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by | Jul 29, 2021 | Interviews

In this episode, Mark shares his personal story of recovery and how he was inspired to write “Holmes’s Complete Guide To Stop Drinking” and make a career change from education to helping people overcome alcohol use disorder.

Beyond Belief Sobriety Podcast

What we talked about

  • The reason people start drinking alcohol.
  • Society’s attitude toward alcohol.
  • The connection between self-esteem and developing a dependence on alcohol.
  • The reasons for drinking change as we pass through different phases of life.
  • Consequences of drinking over time.
  • Alcohol is a poison.
  • The danger of losing inhibitions.
  • Why willpower alone is not enough to stop drinking.
  • How to determine if you have a problem with alcohol.
  • Founding the Addiction Help Agency.
  • Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to stop drinking.


Beyond Belief Sobriety Podcast

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Holmes Complete Guide to Stop Drinking Alcohol



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About Us

Mark Holmes MA is CEO and Founder of the Addiction Help Agency Ltd., to help others achieve permanent sobriety painlessly without using willpower and without cravings.

Holmes is a former School Counsellor, and qualified teacher, and high functioning alcoholic for over thirty years who spent years researching how to stop drinking which led to training as a CBT Therapist and culminated in writing his unique CBT and mindfulness method of alcohol cessation in "Holmes's Complete Guide To Stop Drinking Alcohol; The Easy, Mindful and Pain-free Way" available online and from all good retailers.

Holmes has a Master's degree from UCL, and is a registered CBT Therapist at NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, and abides by their professional standards and ethics.

Holmes offers one-to-one online counselling HERE internationally.

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