Sober Podcast

Sober Podcast

Sober Podcast, an extension of the Sober Network. We are a forward thinking company at the forefront of behavioral healthcare and technology. We discuss the journey of inspiring people who have taken a path towards awareness, growth for self, family and community. Our mission is to bring a message of hope and direction for listeners seeking to contribute. Visit www.SoberPodcast.com for detailed information. read less

Kate Gala: How I Build Relationships in Sobriety
6d ago
Kate Gala: How I Build Relationships in Sobriety
Kate Gala joins the Sober Podcast as our Soberlebrity guest to discuss her new mobile app and overcoming obstacles that can arise in being newly sober. Tune in to hear Kate share her experience with finding sobriety, and using technology to help others in recovery find each other on the go.  Kate is the founder of Oasis Sober Connections, an app designed to help you make friends with others who don’t drink and build your sober community. After quitting drinking during the pandemic, Kate found that it was more difficult than it should be to make friends with others who also don’t drink. She created Oasis to normalize sobriety and bring people together. Oasis features both a Friendship Mode and Dating Mode. Currently, she’s in Nashville, TN, where she’s also a songwriter.  If you’d like to reach out to Kate Gala personally, please find her on the following platforms: IG: @oasissoberconnectTikTok: @kate.galaFacebook PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/oasissoberconnect/Twitter: @oasissoberconnectWebsite: www.mobileoasisapp.comTo get in touch with our host, Jamie Brickhouse please find him and his critically acclaimed book, ‘Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother on the following outlets:TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jamie_brickhouseFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamiebrickhousestoryteller Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamiebrickhouse/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamiebrickhouse Website: https://www.jamiebrickhouse.com/ Support our host, buy his book: https://linktr.ee/Jamiebrickhouse Support the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Danny Shannon: How I Practice Self Reflection in Sobriety
Jan 14 2023
Danny Shannon: How I Practice Self Reflection in Sobriety
Tune in to the Sober Podcast to hear our guest Danny Shannon joining us all the way from Australia! Danny is the CEO & Founder of Encapsulator – a company that provides digital time capsule services to help other focus on self-reflection and growth. Danny is a recovering addict who has not had a drink, or a drug since September 15, 2009.   It is now his life’s mission to raise awareness, through his heartfelt personal stories, about addiction.  He is dedicated to empowering and educating others about the emotional and societal impacts of addiction.If you would like to reach out to Danny personally, you can find him on the following outlets:IG: @dan_the_man_46TikTok: @dan_the_man_75Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/danny.shannon.395Youtube: @dannyshannon1908LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danny-a-shannon-05a109163Website: www.encapsulator.ioTo get in touch with our host, Jamie Brickhouse please find him and his critically acclaimed book, ‘Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother on the following outlets:TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jamie_brickhouseFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamiebrickhousestoryteller Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamiebrickhouse/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamiebrickhouse Website: https://www.jamiebrickhouse.com/ Support our host, buy his book: https://linktr.ee/Jamiebrickhouse Support the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Dr. Harold Jonas: How I Reflect for the New Year
Jan 7 2023
Dr. Harold Jonas: How I Reflect for the New Year
We’re kicking off 2023 with our 2nd Sober Podcast Season with Soberlebrity guest, Dr. Harold Jonas, the founder of Sober Network. Tune in to hear how Dr. Jonas has embraced each New Year for over 35 years in sobriety as a chance reflect on and revitalize his life and recovery. Listen to a personal introduction to our Sober Economy and hear a bit about what’s in store for the New Year within the SoberVerse and throughout the addiction recovery industry. If you’d like to reach out to Dr. Jonas personally, please email him at: info@sobernetwork.com or reach out on the following platforms: IG: @SoberVers FB: SoberVerseTwitter: @SoberVerseWebsite: www.SoberNetwork.comTikTok: @SoberVerseTo get in touch with our host, Jamie Brickhouse please find him and his critically acclaimed book, ‘Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother on the following outlets:TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jamie_brickhouseFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamiebrickhousestoryteller Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamiebrickhouse/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamiebrickhouse Website: https://www.jamiebrickhouse.com/ Support our host, buy his book: https://linktr.ee/Jamiebrickhouse Support the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Phil Tyler: How I Give Back For the Holidays
Dec 31 2022
Phil Tyler: How I Give Back For the Holidays
Our soberlebrity today is Phil Tyler!  Founder of Against The Odds Ministries joins in to wrap up our holiday celebration on the topic of giving back in sobriety on the Sober Podcast. He joins our host Jamie Brickhouse to discuss what the holidays were like when he was in active addiction, and what they are like now while in sobriety. Listen to Phil share hope for the holidays and how he does so all year round with Against The Odds Ministries! Make sure to tune in on this inspirational interview!If you’d like to reach out to Phil Tyler personally, please find him on the following platforms: Instagram: @atoministriesTikTok: @atoministriesFacebook: @atoministriesWebsite: www.atoministries.orgYoutube https://www.youtube.com/@atoministriesTo get in touch with our host, Jamie Brickhouse please find him and his critically acclaimed book, ‘Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother on the following outlets:TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jamie_brickhouseFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamiebrickhousestoryteller Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamiebrickhouse/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamiebrickhouse Website: https://www.jamiebrickhouse.com/ Support our host, buy his book: https://linktr.ee/Jamiebrickhouse  Support the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Billy Ryckman: How I Embrace Christmas in Sobriety
Dec 24 2022
Billy Ryckman: How I Embrace Christmas in Sobriety
Happy Christmas Eve to all our Sober Podcast listeners out there! Billy Ryckman is our guest soberlebrity joining us from Palm Beach County, Florida. Billy is one of those ‘special workers’ you may have heard about in tradition 8 and works as Office Manager for South Palm Beach County Intergroup. In the spirt of Christmas, Billy shares his experience with the holidays throughout his sobriety journey. Listen to how Billy was able to go from dreading most holidays while actively drinking and twist his holidays into a form of service for the past 18 years. If you’re struggling to stay sober during this holiday season, or you’d like to add to your holiday cheer, tune in to hear a voice of hope.  If you’d like to reach out to Billy Ryckman personally, please find her on the following platforms: IG: @wmery634TikTok: @bryck567Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/holden.r.mcneil?mibextid=ZbWKwL Email: manager@AAinPalmBeach.org  To get in touch with our host, Jamie Brickhouse please find him and his critically acclaimed book, ‘Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother on the following outlets: TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jamie_brickhouseFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamiebrickhousestoryteller Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamiebrickhouse/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamiebrickhouse Website: https://www.jamiebrickhouse.com/ Support our host, buy his book: https://linktr.ee/JamiebrickhouseSupport the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Daniel Unmanageable: How I Found Hope for the Holidays
Dec 17 2022
Daniel Unmanageable: How I Found Hope for the Holidays
Daniel Unmanageable from Hard Knocks Talks shares his experience strength and hope on the Sober Podcast with host, Jamie Brickhouse. Sober since 2/12/17, Daniel joins us for another holiday themed episode. Listen to how since reconciliation with his partner, Donna, he’s seen more in making the time to make holidays an event. And seeing change he can make in himself by watching others. Daniel compares active addiction to present day and how sobriety has given him the gift of being present for family events and the ability to show up for life! Tune in now to hear Daniel’s message hope on the Sober Podcast today!If you’d like to reach out to Daniel Unmanageable personally, please find her on the following platforms: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hardknoxtalksIG: https://www.instagram.com/hardknoxtalks/TikTok: @hardknoxtalksYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@hardknoxtalks9553Website: www.hardknoxtalks.comTo get in touch with our host, Jamie Brickhouse please find him and his critically acclaimed book, ‘Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother on the following outlets:TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jamie_brickhouseFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamiebrickhousestoryteller Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamiebrickhouse/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamiebrickhouse Website: https://www.jamiebrickhouse.com/ Support our host, buy his book: https://linktr.ee/Jamiebrickhouse Support the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Alexandra Talbot: How I Use Recovery Tools During the Holidays
Dec 10 2022
Alexandra Talbot: How I Use Recovery Tools During the Holidays
Alexandra Talbot joins the Sober Podcast as our guest Soberlebrity with our incredible host, Jamie Brickhouse. Alex is a Canadian recovery warrior and advocate, certified health and lifestyle coach, and competitive bodybuilder. She is also the head coach and founder of Sober Active Canada, a non-profit recovery-based commUNITY providing a judgment-free zone open to all A's, all ways—any addiction, any pathway to and any stage of recovery. Sober Active Canada's primary principle is to HealThySelf, fostering health, hope and healing from coast-to-coast-to-coast through its online programming and features, and virtually and locally based events.Tune in to hear so many great tips and shared experience throughout holidays while in recovery. Alex shares how she maintains balance, boundaries, and continues to follow a routine to avoid faltering in fitness and her own sobriety. Giving without expectation during the holiday season.  If you’d like to reach out to _____ personally, please find her on the following platforms: IG: @soberactivecanadaTo get in touch with our host, Jamie Brickhouse please find his true story in high heels on the following outlets. Make sure you grab his critically acclaimed book, ‘Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother. You won’t be able to put it down! TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jamie_brickhouseFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamiebrickhousestoryteller Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamiebrickhouse/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamiebrickhouse Website: https://www.jamiebrickhouse.com/ Support our host, buy his book: https://linktr.ee/Jamiebrickhouse Support the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Melissa Gissy Witherspoon: How I Made it to the Other Side of Relapse
Dec 3 2022
Melissa Gissy Witherspoon: How I Made it to the Other Side of Relapse
Melissa Gissy Witherspoon is our guest Soberlebrity on the show today. She’s the author of, “I’m Sober, So Now What? A Journey of Hope and Healing” Her book includes a chapter entitled ‘Fall Seven Times, Get Up Eight’ which is based on her personal accounts with relapse. Melissa just celebrated 9 years of sobriety on November 21, 2022. If she can achieve long-term sobriety after multiple relapses, so can you!  Melissa shares with our host, Jamie Brickhouse how she learned how to identify triggers and the 3 stages of relapse – emotional, mental, physical. Listen to what she still practices to this day to avoid relapse at all costs by practicing relapse prevention. Through motivational self-talk she continues to persevere no matter what.  If you’d like to reach out to Melissa personally or buy her book, please find her on the following platforms:  Instagram: @Sober.So.Now.WhatFacebook: @Sober-NowWebsite: www.Sober-Now.com To get in touch with our host, Jamie Brickhouse please find him and his critically acclaimed book, ‘Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother on the following outlets:TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jamie_brickhouseFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamiebrickhousestoryteller Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamiebrickhouse/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamiebrickhouse Website: https://www.jamiebrickhouse.com/ Support our host, buy his book: https://linktr.ee/Jamiebrickhouse Keep tuning into the Sober Podcast: Defining Recovery One Story at a Time. Support the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Tom Feegel: Beond - The Ibogaine Experience
Nov 26 2022
Tom Feegel: Beond - The Ibogaine Experience
Our guest soberlebrity, Tom Feegel joins us on the Sober Podcast with our host, Jamie Brickhouse. Tom along with Talia Eisenberg co-founded Beond; which is a detox and treatment center nestled in Cancun, Mexico that incorporates the use of Ibogaine. Ibogaine is a plant produced from West African shrub, Tabernanthe Iboga. Ingesting a large enough dose induces a temporary psychedelic experience that can last several hours, normally with no significant side effects. It is used in the west to interrupt chemical dependencies such as opiate addiction, cocaine addiction, alcoholism, PTSD, depression, and anxiety.Sober since 2007, Tom saw that many of the addiction treatment facilities created a revolving door effect and did now offer long-lasting solutions. He wanted to make a difference in the way we fight against addiction with Ibogaine – the highly purified pharmaceutical version of this root, is offered in various clinics around the world specifically for alcohol and opiate addiction, but other issues as well. Beond offers licensed credentialed physicians with decades of experience working with Ibogaine in a safe, clinical setting. Get a first-hand account of what it’s like to experience Ibogaine within the walls of Beond. Listen to the immense growing, healing, and changing that’s a result of this incredible program. how 12 hours can feel like 45 minutes, and what the Ibogaine experience is like. To reach out to Tom Feegel or Beond, please view the following forms of contact. www.Beond.us https://www.beond.us/ibogaine-a-clinical-summaryhello@beond.us www.beond.us. Contact our SOBERLEBRITY host, Jamie Brickhouse: True story in high heels on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jamie_brickhouseSupport our host, buy his book: https://linktr.ee/JamiebrickhouseInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamiebrickhouse/Website: https://www.jamiebrickhouse.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamiebrickhousestorytellerTwitter: https://twitter.com/jamiebrickhouse Support the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Kim Bellas: Sober Is The New Cool
Nov 19 2022
Kim Bellas: Sober Is The New Cool
The sober mom, Kim Bellas and founder of Sober is the New Cool joins our host Jamie Brickhouse today on the Sober Podcast. Our soberlebrity guest shares after her son started having grand mal seizures due to epilepsy, she made the decision to give up alcohol for 3 months to support her son. With that one decision, the quality of her life started to get continuously better. She started a social media movement called: Sober is the New Cool which uses their proceeds to give back to mental health and addiction charities. If you’d like to reach out to Kim personally, please find her on the following platforms: IG: @Sober.is.the.new.cool FB: https://www.facebook.com/soberisthenewcool.ca Twitter: @soberitnc TikTok: @kim.bellasWebsite: https://www.soberisthenewcool.ca/To get in touch with our host, Jamie Brickhouse please find him and his critically acclaimed book, ‘Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother on the following outlets:TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jamie_brickhouseSupport our host, buy his book: https://linktr.ee/JamiebrickhouseInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamiebrickhouse/Website: https://www.jamiebrickhouse.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamiebrickhousestorytellerTwitter: https://twitter.com/jamiebrickhouseSupport the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Kevin Franciotti : Open Your Mind - Psychedelic Support
Oct 29 2022
Kevin Franciotti : Open Your Mind - Psychedelic Support
Kevin Franciotti is a Denver-based ketamine-assisted psychotherapist and addiction and mental health counselor with over 15 years’ experience in community mental health, harm reduction, and direct service work. Kevin completed a BS in Behavioral Neuroscience from Northeastern, where he started a Students for Sensible Drug Policy chapter, and an MA in Psychology from The New School. As a student he participated in research, advocacy, education, and policy reform efforts around cannabis, psychedelics, and mental health, and hosted an international conference on ibogaine, a psychoactive alkaloid from the root bark of the iboga shrub indigenous to western equatorial Africa. In 2011, Kevin underwent treatment for opioid use disorder with ibogaine, and participated in an observational trial sponsored by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. He has published his lived experience and topics around psychedelics in VICE, Slate, The Fix, Filter, Huffington Post, Reason, and New Scientist; produced drug facts sheets for the Drug Policy Alliance, co-authored a peer-reviewed paper in the Journal of Psychopharmacology; consulted for NPR and National Geographic; and presented his work at the Psychedelic Science, International Drug Policy Reform, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Harm Reduction International, and Association for Psychological Science conferences. Kevin volunteers with psychedelic harm reduction organizations and recovery support groups at live music events. He was an advisory board member for Project New Day’s inaugural community-engaged public health project, Psychedelics in Recovery: Outreach and Service, which provided support for mutual aid groups whose members integrate psychedelic experiences in their addiction recovery and is a current Advisory Board member for Journey Colab. He received a scholarship from the Usona Institute to complete the MAPS MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD training and is currently a Cohort Integration Leader for Naropa University’s Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies Training Certificate Program, and an experiential training facilitator with Skylight Psychedelics’ ketamine-assisted psychotherapy certificate program.To reach out to Kevin personally, please visit his website at: www.kevin.franciotti.net or his professional website at www.kevinfranciotticounseling.com. To get in touch with out host, Jamie Brickhouse visit www.JamieBrickhouse.com or follow him on TikTok for his daily stories in high heels: @jamie_brickhouse. Support the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Martin Lockett | From Prison to Purpose
Oct 15 2022
Martin Lockett | From Prison to Purpose
Martin Lockett is a substance abuse counselor, author, public speaker, and advocate for reducing DUI fatalities. He spent 17.5 years in prison for a DUI fatality that claimed two lives and severely injured another. In an impassioned vow to his victims’ families and friends at his sentencing, Lockett devoted the rest of his life to honoring his victims’ legacies by helping others who struggle with substance abuse.While incarcerated, Martin earned a BS in sociology, MS in psychology, and served as a mentor and role model to other inmates. He acquired state certification as a substance abuse counselor, published two books (Prison to Purpose Pipeline and My Prison Life), and began telling his story at DUI victim impact panels all within the prison setting.Now released, Lockett continues his mission and message by helping those in need of counseling for mental health and substance use disorders and sharing his powerful story across the country. If you would like to reach out to Martin personally, please visit his website at: https://www.martinlockett.com/. To keep in touch with our host Jamie Brickhouse please find him on https://www.jamiebrickhouse.com/ or on TikTok daily @jamie_brickhouse. To purchase both of these incredibly talented authors books, please visit their websites or find on https://www.amazon.com/!Support the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.
Michele Weinstat Miller | Practicing Principles in Recovery
Sep 24 2022
Michele Weinstat Miller | Practicing Principles in Recovery
Michele Weinstat currently serves as General Counsel at The Fortune Society, a not-for-profit agency serving those impacted by the criminal justice system.  In recovery for over 33 years, Michele is herself a formerly incarcerated person, who returned to the practice of law following disbarment due to a drug-related felony conviction.  Prior to The Fortune Society, Michele has served as a V.P./Labor Counsel at an agency that finances affordable housing, as well as the chief ethics prosecutor for New York City, responsible for enforcing ethics compliance for 300,000 City employees and elected officials.Michele is also the author of three published novels.  Writing under the name Michele W. Miller, Michele has written: “The Thirteenth Step: Zombie Recovery” (a satirical romp through the apocalypse with a group whose addict/alcoholic gene protects them from the zombie virus - http://bit.ly/1yK0Qjx) and “Widows-In-Law” (a first and second wife must get along and find out who killed their husband or die trying) http://bit.ly/2UKCbAP). Writing as Michele Weinstat Miller, Michele’s newest novel “Gone By Morning,” has received wide critical acclaim.  In “Gone By Morning,” two unique women—a City Hall press officer and her previously-incarcerated neighbor—face down dangerous men in the world of New York politics. “Gone by Morning” was named an outstanding mystery/thriller selection by Library Journal. Kirkus Reviews calls her “Mary Higgins Clark with teeth.”  (https://bit.ly/GoneByMorning). Michele lives in Manhattan with her husband, a high school chemistry teacher, and 19-year-old twins sons (currently in college), as well as a very large dog and two needy cats. If you would like to get in touch with Michele, please reach out on www.michelewmiller.com or follow her on Twitter: @MicheleWMiller_. To get in touch with our host, Jamie Brickhouse please follow him on TikTok: @jamie_brickhouse or visit www.jamiebrickhouse.com!Support the showContact Sober Podcast: Follow on Instagram: @sobervers Twitter: @soberverse Like us on Facebook!Follow on TikTok: @soberverse Email us at: info@sobernetwork.com www.SoberPodcast.com Thanks for your support! Catch a new Soberlebrity guest every Saturday.