Scott Plumb: Secrets and Recovery (Part 1)
Released May 16, 2023
In this week’s episode, we follow the life of Scott Plumb and explore his family dynamics. He shares the impact that alcoholism and childhood trauma had on his life and how that experience manifested in anxiety and trauma, influencing Scott’s coping mechanisms throughout college and his adult life. Also, MBH clinician Scott Davis helps us explore the significance of addressing these underlying issues in the healing process.
Scott Plumb: Secrets and Recovery (Part 2)
Released May 26, 2023
As Scott Plumb’s story concludes, we see his secrets come to light and he seeks help at Gentle Path at The Meadows. However, recovery isn’t a one-time proposition. In this story of transformation and self-acceptance, more challenges arise before Scott finally realizes that the person who can love him best is himself.
Deena Harless: Unpacking Recovery (Part 1)
Released June 9, 2023
In this episode of Recovery Replay, we dive into the story of Deena Harless as she navigates a childhood filled with change ‑ from her parent’s divorce to multiple moves and a parent’s chronic illness — that led to attention seeking, addiction, and eventually recovery. Deena also shares her very complex relationship with her mother and its impact on her. Eyerusalem Mulatu, Director of Outpatient Services at The Meadows-Houston, provides commentary and insight into Deena’s story.
Recovery Rewind: From The Cutting Room Floor
Released June 16, 2023
In this special episode of Recovery Replay, host Dominic Lawson presents unreleased content from previous guests Deena Harless and Scott Plumb. Deena offers additional insight into her journey with her son Aaron’s medical struggles, notably his diagnosis of cystic fibrosis. Scott reflects on the bonds formed during recovery, likening them to the camaraderie experienced in battle. Guests include the Director of Outpatient Services of The Meadows in Houston, Texas, Eyerusalem Mulatu, Executive Director of Gentle Path, Scott Davis, and Scott’s brother, Chip Plumb.
Molly Batterman: Finding The Right Fit In Recovery (Part 1)
Released June 30, 2023
This episode of Recovery Replay primarily focuses on Molly Batterman’s journey of resilience as we look at her struggle with complex trauma and addiction. MBH Senior Fellow Dr. Stefanie Carnes provides an in-depth explanation of complex trauma, explaining it as a series of significant events and minor traumas starting from childhood and potentially extending into adulthood.
Molly Batterman: Finding The Right Fit In Recovery (Part 2)
Released July 21, 2023
In part two of Molly Batterman’s story of recovery, we learn that her eating disorder is getting worse and the global pandemic creates more challenges. MBH Senior Fellow Dr. Stefanie Carnes provides more insight into Molly’s story, and we hear from Molly’s support person, Wendy Rummage, on how she engages her sponsorship family.
Deena Harless: Unpacking Recovery (Part 2)
Released August 14, 2023
In part two of Deena Harless’ story of recovery, she shares the Alaskan chapter of her journey. Clinical Director at The Meadows Texas, Lori Bachman, provides more insight into Deena’s story, while Joe Moore, Deena’s best friend, offers a more personal perspective.
Nicole Andreas: Creativity, Boundaries, & Recovery (Part 1)
Released September 12, 2023
In part one of the Recovery Replay season finale, Nicole Andreas takes us on a journey of creativity and fun that came with challenges early on. Her longtime friend Nancy shares insight through dishes from different countries they cooked together as kids, and clinician Jim Corrington, MBH Executive Director of Outpatient Services, provides his expertise and key takeaways that extend well beyond this particular recovery story.
Nicole Andreas: Creativity, Boundaries, & Recovery (Part 2)
Released September 29, 2023
In the season two finale, we conclude the story of Nicole Andreas as she navigates a new world after tragic losses. She finds her way to recovery and begins to set boundaries. We hear from Nicole’s best friend, Nancy, as Dr. Georgia Fourlas gives commentary on the importance of community in recovery.