About Brandon’s Recovery


Hello I am Brandon Pausa.  I live in Reno, NV.  (ever sense I got in trouble)

Brandon is educated in various aspects of recovery.  Primarily; I practice the 12 step recovery process.  I went through a 3 year DUI court program in 2013.  This program consisted of treatment of alcohol and drug addiction.  My life changed dramatically, I have not been the same sense.

I trained to my benefit, various kinds of therapy during treatment.  I learned and understand the medical aspects of addiction.  I experienced first hand the chemical and physical struggle that one goes through.  Through self help I have re-framed how I look at recovery, I often refer to myself as someone in long term recovery.

As a recovery specialist I have worked in the college recovery community.  Self compassion is important to me me, I tend to be most hard on myself.  I have worked hand in hand with counselors and other trained professionals.  I enjoy helping out others when I can.

Being involved means putting yourself out there even when it feels uncomfortable.  This can be a fun process, as long as I accept my character defects and learn to take it easy on myself.

I realize you cant give away what you do not have.  So I am committing to the 12 step process again, this time with and new sponsor in Gamblers Anonymous.  Through this blog I will share the experience strength and hope.