Steve Sewell - On His Journey To Full Recovery
High and drunk most of the time, Steve Sewell
couldn't function without just a little something to get him through his
was getting into trouble left and right.
One fateful day, with a shine of light, he
realized that the only times he
got into BIG trouble were when he
While sitting in jail he
began to realize there had to be a change, he
agreed to court ordered (AA Meetings) At the time, in-patient rehab would have cost him his
job., So he
chose to "white knuckle it".
For more than a week he
had intense cravings, and severe anxiety, but because he
was stubborn, he
He joined Alcoholics Anonymous, although they were unable to help with the cravings, It did help with attitude changes.
Hoping the worst was behind him, Steve
went about his
A few years later he
After 10 years of sobriety he
finally succumbed to the cravings and drank again.
Shortly after he
soul mate and current wife, Dru.
jumped on the AA bandwagon again and Dru entered rehab and begun her
own journey of sobriety.
Together they struggled with cravings for many years, Steve
reporting the intense cravings to drink for more than 2 years He
found them difficult to ignore.
Several years later, following God's will, Steve
was called to help others with addictions.
received a grant from the Southern Ute Tribe to return to school to become an addictions counselor.
Never easy, this was a path that was predetermined for him.
It was during his
early classes that he
first had a glimpse of what would become his
In pharmacology class, he
first learned of how chemicals can affect the body's own natural brain chemistry.
later went on to receive the highest level of training for addiction counselors, a Certified Addictions Counselor III (CACIII).
Through extensive training and research, Steve
began to embrace the idea that replacement of specific Amino Acids to the body can aid in affecting how the brain has been altered through addictive substances such as drugs or alcohol.
Studying with the foremost experts on the subject, Steve
spent time training in Mexico with Dr. William Hitt as well as studying the works of Dr. Kenneth Blum.
has since developed his
own formula with the aid of many physicians.
proprietary formula in his
addiction recovery clinic, Mind and Body Works
, in Durango, CO.
Through God's will, Steve
is now able to help alcoholics and addicts recover in a safe, non lock down environment.
counseling skills aid in the recovery process.
Each patient has doctor prescribed nutritional IV's based on extensive research.
Each IV has been able to greatly reduce and in some cases entirely eliminate cravings for most alcoholics/addicts he
Steve Sewell is the co-director and counselor at Mind and Body Works, a dba for Body/Mind Recovery Technologies Inc.
An Addictions Recovery Outpatient Clinic in Durango, CO.
Surrounded by mountains, Durango is located in Southwest Colorado and is a prime location for healing and embracing your spirituality.
You can learn more about Steve
or Mind and Body Works
at www.mindandbodyworks.org or by calling 1-888-788-7348.