In this podcast, Omar interviews a friend whom he met in a 12 Step Program for Recovery from Addiction and has just caught up with recently, having maintained their connection through Facebook. Dan Mager has a Masters degree in Social Work and 20 years of post Masters’ experience as a Psychotherapist and Clinical Director for a wide range of behavioral health and addiction settings. He has written 2 books; Some Assembly Required, A Balanced Approach to Recovery from Addiction and Chronic Pain, and his most recent book, Roots and Wings, Mindful Parenting in Recovery. Dan also writes a blog for Psychology Today. An extremely informative and inspiring interview with a breathing exercise for mindfulness included at the end.
The practice of mindfulness has helped Dan Mager to recover from a long period of addition and deal with chronic pain. Today he shares his solutions with others as an author and a blogger.
Dan Mager, MSW, is a writer in long-term recovery with decades-long mindfulness practice. He received his Master of Social Work from the Hunter College of the City University of New York, School of Social Work, and has nearly twenty years of post-masters experience as a psychotherapist and clinical director in a wide range of behavioral health and addiction treatment settings. He is the author of Roots and Wings: Mindful Parenting in Recovery and Some Assembly Required: A Balanced Approach to Recovery From Addiction and Chronic Pain, and writes a blog for Psychology Today. Click here to visit Dan's blog.