Dr. Bob Reese is a Professor of Psychology at Radford University. His research interests are all framed in Positive Psychology – the psychology of well-being. He is currently engaged in research projects on the recovery processes in addiction at the Addiction Recovery Research Center housed at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute.

As part of Dr. Warren Bickel’s research team he has been instrumental in helping to create and launch the International Quit & Recovery Registry, a novel approach that employs crowd-sourcing technology to establish, maintain, and grow an unprecedented database on the process of recovery.  

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Bob Reese, PHD


Professor of psychology,

Radford University


Lecture 1:


This video explains how self-talk, which effects our self-image and influences our behaviors, helps us to remain in recovery.

Lecture 2:

Visualization & Feelazation

This video explains how visualization & feelazation (anchoring a powerful emotion to a visualization) can enhance addiction recovery.

Lecture 3:

Positive Emotions

This video discusses how to build and use the power of positive emotions, which can influence recovery from addiction.

This video explains how knowing and utilizing your signature strengths, or the "real you," can help you in recovery.

Lecture 4:

Signature Strengths for Recovery

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