Dr John McMahon & Lou Lewis - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Pastoral Counselor, Psychologist, Relationship Coach, Speaker/Presenter, YourTango Expert Partner - Exeter, DEV
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Dr John McMahon & Lou Lewis (BS,PhD)

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Change is an inside job

So often when we have are having difficulties, we view the problem and the solution and something that is outside of ourselves.  This is particularly true in the area of relationships where we hear “If only he would” or “If only she wouldn’t”. On our Read More

Living With An Alcoholic: The Shame & Dealing With It

In the previous article; Living with an alcoholic - Shame, we talked about the shame and the secrecy that comes from living with an alcoholic and how it leads to isolation. In this article we will look at ways ...

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Living With An Alcoholic - Shame

If you live with an alcoholic you will almost certainly feel shame. Some people will experience it to a very high level, others less so, but almost everyone who lives with an alcoholic experiences it to some degree. You will probably feel anxious that people will discover ...

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Living With an Alcoholic Part 2

In the previous article we talked about things but you should not do. In this article we'll talk about things that you could do to make it more certain that your partner will do something about their drinking. As ...

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Living With An Alcoholic

One of the commonest questions anyone working in the addiction field is asked is "How can I stop my wife/husband/partner from drinking so much?" Unfortunately the short answer to that is - you can't. They will stop when it suits them, whether that is ...

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Dr John McMahon & Lou Lewis

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Main Specialty:

Addiction

Drug and Alcohol

Family Support

Credentials:

BS, PhD

Time in Practice:

25 years +

I practice in:

All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:

Counselor/Therapist

Pastoral Counselor

Psychologist

Relationship Coach

Speaker/Presenter

YourTango Expert Partner

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At my office

Telephone

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I am fluent in:

English

Articles by Dr John McMahon & Lou Lewis
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Change is an inside job

It is more productive to approach a problem saying what can I do to fix it, than who do I blame

Living With An Alcoholic: The Shame & Dealing With It

Some strategies for ridding yourself of the shame that comes from living with an alcoholic

Sad Woman

Living With An Alcoholic - Shame

When you live with an alcoholic it is difficult to avoid the shame that goes with it.

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Living With an Alcoholic Part 2

Part two of Living with an alcoholic and how to survive it. Some tips to help you to live better.

Liquor

Living With An Alcoholic

This article discusses a few behaviours that can make drinking worse rather than help to improve it.

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Dr John McMahon & Lou Lewis

All Specialties

Addiction, Drug and Alcohol, Family Support