Sep 30
  • Written By Ashley Jo Brewer

  • #123 – Ask the Expert – Dr. Jason Powers

    #123 - Ask the Expert - Dr. Jason Powers

    Positive Psychology in Addiction Treatment

    Dr. Jason ZW Powers is the creator of the Positive Recovery© approach to treating addiction and serves as Chief Medical Officer of Positive Recovery Centers. Dr. Jason has a private addiction medicine practice in Houston, Texas, works as an interventionist, and is a published author of When the Servant Becomes the Master (2nd Edition) – the a A-to-Z guide of all things related to addiction, and The Positive Recovery© Daily Guide, a self-help guide full of positive interventions that are designed to intentionally boost what leads to human happiness: positive emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning, and achievement. 

    Dr. Jason is board certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He received a Masters in Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Jason currently resides in Houston with his wife and 3 children.

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    Ashley Jo Brewer

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    Ashley Jo is one of the producers of The Courage to Change: A Recovery Podcast team. With over a decade of experience working with C-level executives and directing corporate training events, she brings extensive production experience to Lionrock. In early 2020, she made a significant career change and stepped into the realm of podcasting.

    Her recovery experience includes substance abuse, codependency, grief and loss, and sexual assault and trauma. Ashley Jo enjoys supporting others in recovery by connecting with people and being a leader. She shared her story in Season 3, Episode 92 of The Courage to Change.