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Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor

Specialty: Psychiatry
Framingham, Massachusetts
Michael Pearlman, M.D. is a well known Boston area psychiatrist and Personal Life Strategist who has dedicated his professional practice to helping others overcome their addiction to alcohol. He has a keen awareness of this cunning and sly adversary that is alcohol dependence. Michael Pearlman,... Full Bio
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Just For Today I will Not Drink One day at a time. by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism How many times have you quit drinking? Every alcoholic or problem drinker comes to the point with their drinking when they make a promise to themselves or to someone else ... Read on »
A Life Strategist Will Get You Back On Track Fast – Too Much Time Has Already Been Wasted by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism As you progresses through recovery, life once again begins to take on some normality and routine is a welcome by product of this. As each new day passes, you strive to acc ... Read on »
Live And Let Live – Coping With People Who Drive Us To Drink by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism This is a useful phrase when it pertains to how we deal with the frustration in our lives created by others. Most of us can remember a time, probably many times, when we d ... Read on »
Dealing With The Stigma Of Being An Alcoholic – The Label Of Alcoholic Shouldn’t... by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Part of the denial process for an alcoholic or problem drinker is wrapping their head around the fact that they may actually be an alcoholic. Up to this point in your life ... Read on »
Breakthroughs On Your Way To Freedom From Alcohol Withdrawal and Detoxification After Withdrawal... by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Alcohol recovery is a process that takes time, patience, fortitude and perseverance. Each set back will rip just a little more tenacity from your already shallow reservoir ... Read on »
Flying Drunk – How Alcohol Almost Destroyed an Airline Pilot and 93 Other People by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism If you were searching for proof that your drinking before or during work is not hurting anyone but yourself; the new book Flying Drunk by Joe Balzer is an ... Read on »
The First Step Is The Most Important, But The 12 Step Program Is Not Right For Everyone by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism At Freedom From Alcohol®, we encourage anyone that needs help eliminating or controlling their drinking to get the help they need. Whether that is with our ... Read on »
When It Comes to Your Drinking, Think Like a Manager, Not an Alcoholic by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism As we all have heard, alcoholics are quick to deny that they have a drinking problem and as we’ve discussed in previous posts, functioning alcoholics don’t realize they ar ... Read on »
I’m a Banker, Stock Broker, Accountant, CEO; Not an Alcoholic! by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism It takes one to know one. That old expression from our adolescence usually rings true. Experience is a great teacher and is a powerful engine for the human experience. Eve ... Read on »
Am I A functioning Alcoholic? Three Clues to Look for Today. by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism How do you know when you need help? As we covered in previous posts, Alcoholism is a progressive disease that seems to occur unbeknownst to the person with the affliction. ... Read on »
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Admits Bout with Alcoholism by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Magnificent Desolation is not only the title of Astronaut, Buzz Aldrin’s new book, but a feeling very familiar to those plagued by alcoholism. In his new tome, Buzz Aldr ... Read on »
6 Things to Do Today to Reclaim Your Life from Alcohol by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Freedom From Alcohol® happens to be more than the name of this site. It is a method and process that we employ to help people do exactly that – break free from alcohol. ... Read on »
Alcohol Dependence – My Life As I Planned It by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Ever since I was a young man in college, I dreamt of a life dependent on alcohol. Yes sir, work hard and party hard. Long days in the office with longer happy hours and ... Read on »
Functioning Alcoholic by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism With the admission of US Representative John Sullivan of Oklahoma and Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island that they are again facing a battle with alcohol, there has been a ne ... Read on »
Alcoholism – Progressive, Malignant And Fatal by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism As alcoholics, we have experienced the sheer malevolent power of addiction. The disease of alcoholism takes prisoners and when it remains untreated, many will succumb to i ... Read on »
The Importance Of Privacy And Discretion For Executive Alcoholism – When Confidential... by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Picture this scenario. The CFO of a fortune 500 company is sighted at a business function over-indulging in alcohol to the point where he/she becomes loud and overt in his ... Read on »
When Alcohol Used As A Crutch – Problem Drinking Can Worsen by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Why do people in general consume alcohol? Is it because they like the taste of an exotic cocktail, or they want to appear sociable when in the company of others who are dr ... Read on »
When Your Life Becomes Unburdened From Alcohol by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism You may have been drinking for years and the cumulative effect of the alcohol and your actions has taken a toll on your health and your general existence.   Wher ... Read on »
Living In The Here And Now… …Remembering When by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism As awful as an alcoholic’s life can become during the drinking days, there are times when in recovery an alcoholic will remember when things were pretty good – and this ca ... Read on »
The Importance Of Privacy And Discretion For Executive Alcoholism -When Confidential Treatment is... by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Picture this scenario. The CFO of a fortune 500 company is sighted at a business function over-indulging in alcohol to the point where he/she becomes loud and overt in his ... Read on »