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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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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 »
Encouraging Yourself To Remain Sober by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism When you reach the point in your recovery where you dare step out and once again experience life, you should not forget to give yourself the encouragement you require to c ... 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 Treatment... 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 »
Alcohol Treatment and the Role of Anti Craving Medications by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism In a previous post about anti-craving medication, we discussed many medications that might be used to help combat alcoholism.  Anti-craving medication is a critical tool i ... Read on »
Allowing Well-Being by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism When you, as a physician, help someone to accept Well-being enough that they allow the Well-being, whether they allow it in this physical body or whether they have to rele ... Read on »
The Recovering Alcoholic Must Lose Their Ego To Find Serenity - Part II by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Bolte-Taylor’s horrifying yet exhilarating experience has convinced her that we all have the ability to access our right brain and the astonishing consciousness that exist ... Read on »
The Recovering Alcoholic Must Lose Their Ego To Find Serenity - Part III by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism How does an alcoholic identify when he or she needs to adjust their way of thinking to be more receptive to a quality recovery?   What are the obvious signs of ego a ... Read on »
What The Serenity Prayer Means To An Alcoholic by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism A Recovery Prayer Analyzed   Most alcoholics first hear the serenity prayer at their initial 12-step meeting. As the meeting ends, all gathered stand and hold hands ... Read on »
Loneliness And Problem Drinking by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Still Drinking To Be A Part Of The Crowd? Alone time is good occasionally but beware too much time spent alone when feeling depressed over something. Old timers in A.A. ... Read on »
Dealing With The Mental Obsession To Drink In Recovery by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism The Early Days Of Recovery The voice in your head says “wouldn’t it be great to have a beer when it’s so hot outside? You know how much you like the smell and taste of ... Read on »
A Three Pronged Attack Against Problem Drinking by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism When you are ready, truly prepared in your own mind to stop or reform your drinking behavior there is hope in treatment. Specifically, help is available for treating you p ... Read on »
Encouraging Yourself To Remain Sober by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism When you reach the point in your recovery where you dare step out and once again experience life, you should not forget to give yourself the encouragement you require to c ... Read on »
Your Best and Worst Day by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Asking for help is difficult for anyone in the best of times but when you are suffering the effects of alcohol withdrawal and you’ve made promises to concerned family it c ... Read on »
How Many Times Have You Quit Drinking? by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Most excessive drinkers at one time or another try and stop or curtail their drinking on their own. Good luck with that! Once a drinking problem is suspected or recognized ... Read on »
What Will It Take To Make You Stop Drinking? by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Why do some people have such a hard time asking for help? When they are in trouble whether it be emotional, physical or even financial they seem to fight to try and hang o ... Read on »
Excessive Drinking Is Ruining Your Life. What Now? by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism You’ve had an epiphany of sorts. You have crossed the line in your own mind that separates the social drinker from the drunk. You needed a drink last night and one more ... Read on »
Mourning the Loss of Alcohol in Your Life by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism I had been alcohol free for 3 ½ months and was attending regular A.A. meetings. I was doing all the right things to further my recovery but was feeling empty. I was litera ... Read on »
Women and the Effects of Excessive Drinking by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism - Some Observations - Since the late sixties and seventies the women’s movement has been striving for ‘equality’ with men. When it comes to alcohol consumption, some wo ... Read on »