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Episode 25: Full Length Podcast - Jason Polk Talks Substance Abuse & Couples.

By Vanessa Lech

Title: Jason Polk Talks Substance Abuse & Couples.Jason Polk is a couple therapist and addiction counselor in Denver, CO. His professional path is the result of his own issues with addiction and a divorce in his early 30s. "His program" is Zen practice, exercise, and spending time with his wife and young daughter. Jason works to help others experience for themselves, the benefits of sobriety and a healthy relationship.During this podcast episode, Jason described his current work and explained at length his specialized training in couples therapy. Jason explained what motivated him to enter into the behavioral health care field and pursue a difficult career full of barriers to entry due to regulatory requirements in most states.Jason disclosed that he had a past history in activist related work and sought to impact individual lives through clinical work that he is now doing. Jason discussed self care and the continued difficulties of achieving work life balance.Different state regulatory requirements were compared and contrasted with regard to legalized marijuana use, DUI/DWI assessments, professional licensing and much more.Jason shared his abstinence based approach to drug and alcohol counseling.The following is where you can learn more about Jason Polk’s work: Information that was mentioned during the podcast and their corresponding links. (DISCLAIMER/DISCLOSURE: Affiliate links, referral code and referral information are included below)“Theranest” Medical Software:“Simple Practice” Medical Software:“Qualified Chat” Please enter referral code: Vanessa Resources:National Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800-273-8255 Association of Poison Control Centers1-800-222-1222 The views and opinions expressed by guest speakers do not necessarily reflect nor represent the views, positions or policies of the host Vanessa Lech, the podcast “Unraveled - Addiction and Anger Management” or “Carolina Addiction and Anger Management PLLC”.The information included in the podcast, “Unraveled - Addiction and Anger Management” and the “Unraveled - Addiction and Anger Management” podcast description is for informational and educational purposes only. This does NOT establish a clinical relationship with anyone. Please consult with a licensed behavioral health clinician in your area for personalized assistance with your unique situation. Thank you.

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