LA Addiction Specialist Pens The Staying Sober Handbook; Becomes Bestseller

Published on March 22, 2016

Psychotherapist Howard P. Goodman’s new book,"The Staying Sober Handbook" offers a step-by-step guide to long-term recovery.

“The Staying Sober Handbook”, by Howard P. Goodman MA, LMFT, a revolutionary, comprehensive guide to recovery became a bestselling book on Amazon. It takes an in-depth look at addiction and how best to treat it. Written by Goodman, a Los Angeles based licensed psychotherapist and addiction specialist, “The Staying Sober Handbook” brings together the best available information and complexities surrounding addiction into one, easy to read, and easy to understand guide for all those looking to move past debilitating addiction and stay sober.

“I wanted to draw from all the relevant evidence-based research, science, medicine, and information on addiction from the past few decades, and put it in one, concise book,” said Howard P. Goodman. “With so many theories and approaches to addiction today, I felt it was important to consolidate all the information in one spot so struggling friends and families have a better opportunity to live in recovery.”

The Staying Sober Handbook” is based on the new treatment paradigm, Recovery Management: a science-based approach that recognizes addiction as a chronic medical condition whose symptoms can be successfully managed with proper treatment and on-going care. Additionally, the informative guide teaches individuals how to master the 24 most effective recovery-centric skills, techniques, practices, activities, and behaviors needed to maintain long-term sobriety.

This book also teaches readers how to organize these 24 skills into a balanced daily schedule. Goodman feels it is necessary to make addiction recovery manageable for those who are suffering. His book breaks it down and makes it easy to identify the small steps that are needed along the recovery journey. Recognizing the ways addiction impacts the family, Goodman includes a section to help friends, family members, and loved ones get the help they need to begin the healing process.

Goodman’s best-selling book is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other major book carriers. “The Staying Sobriety Handbook”, which reached number one on three different Amazon best-selling lists, brings a new medicinal perspective to a condition that plague millions of people worldwide. For more information, or to purchase this revolutionary guide today, visit: .

Howard Goodman, MA, LMFT, a licensed psychotherapist, specializing in addiction has been treating individuals, couples, and families since 2006. Over the last ten years, Howard has treated hundreds of individuals and conducted thousands of hours of group therapy. In recovery himself, 
Howard brings a special sense of urgency, empathy, and purpose to help others achieve long-term sobriety, health, and wellness. Howard maintains a private practice in Los Angeles as well as a member of the clinical team at Prominence Treatment Center, a dual diagnosis treatment facility in Calabasas, CA. A frequent blog contributor, public speaker, and CEU work- shop presenter, Howard P. Goodman is a passionate advocate for increased education, awareness, and treatment for those impacted by the disease of addiction. For more information visit

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