Spotlight On: Bernard Zeitler #ASOT2014

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Bernard Zeitler


How did you get involved in the Authors Supporting Our Troops event?

In the process of dealing with a publisher, I became part of an Author Group and one of the members shared what you were doing. It was exciting to find out about it and I felt compelled to be involved.


What is your latest release and what genre is it?

How To Win As A High Roller While Losing Your Shirt.

It is a workbook/ self-help that is in part an autobiography.

 High Roller

Quick description of it.

After I went into recovery from Compulsive Gambling in 2007 I found myself trying to explain my addiction to others. After years of staying clean I wrote this book to help people understand what it is to be a Compulsive Gambler.


Something unique about it.

It combines both personal and group insights to explore Compulsive Gambling. It also explains things in a way that relates to many forms of addiction while still focusing on Gambling.


Links for people to buy it.


Your promo links.


Your short Bio.

Bernard Zeitler was a compulsive gambler who has been in recovery since November 21, 2007.  His chosen form of gambling was lottery tickets, which are sold at many retailers. Until March 15, 2011, he sold lottery tickets as a part of his job at a convenience store. At the end of October 2007, he was on the verge of losing his job and spent time in an adult Psych. unit for suicidal depression as a result of his addiction. He has a Bachelors Degree in Social Work with a minor in Psychology which was received in 1991 and has worked in various areas of the mental health field. He spends time studying fundamentals of recovery and working in the mental health field. It is his hope and dream to create a program for compulsive gamblers that works with the whole family and has some form of housing for the compulsive gambler while starting their recovery.

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