Katherine Ketcham has been writing nonfiction books for forty years. Her work has been published in sixteen foreign languages and has sold nearly one million copies. She founded and serves on the board of a grassroots nonprofit organization called Trilogy Recovery Community, which helps youth and their family members dealing with alcohol and other drug problems. Ketcham lives in Walla Walla, Washington. Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli is director and chief psychologist of the Alternative Therapy Center of the Metrowest Medical Wellness Center in Natick, Massachusetts and is an instructor at Harvard Medical School.
"Comprehensive, balanced yet provocative, Beyond the Influence blends up-to-date research findings with practical knowledge about the cause and consequences of this disease. An excellent resource that resonates with courage and conviction."--Ernest P. Noble, Ph.D., M.D., Pike Professor of Alcohol Studies, UCLA, and former Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
"A brave and lucid book...[that] will open many people's eyes and save many people's lives. A must-read for anyone dealing with alcoholism."--Jeff Jay, president of the Terry McGovern Foundation and director of Program Development at Brighton Hospital, Brighton, Michigan "A vital contribution for anyone who wants to understand the science of alcoholism, plus how to treat it."--Claudia Black, Ph.D., M.S.W., author of It will Never Happen to Me "A book of great importance...it furnishes a generous dose of hope...[and] a rallying cry for action."--Jay Lewis, former editor and publisher of The Alcoholism Report