Habits, Addictions, and Power – Podcast with Benjamin Ritter

Ever wonder why you feel compelled to have a beer after work?

Check out the enlivening conversation between Sarah Suzuki and Executive Consultant Benjamin Ritter in a podcast where they talk about the REAL reasons men feel compelled to engage in problem drinking behavior. In this podcast, they discuss the following:

  • How self-destructive habits are MORE common among men in leadership positions.
  • Why “boredom” is an emotion that is about something more complex.
  • The KEY REASON why alcohol abuse is not about a “lack of willpower.”
  • One IMMEDIATE STRATEGY you can use starting TODAY to reduce problem drinking.

Bottom line? You problem drinking makes sense. Check out their interview to learn more.


Sarah Suzuki, AM, LCSW, CADC

Sarah Suzuki, AM, LCSW, CADC

Hi, I'm Sarah, and I'm a counselor who helps high-achieving men learn how to moderate their drinking. I currently offer counseling services and corporate training here at Chicago Compass Counseling. If you're interested, you can read more about me on my about page.