Project Recovery

TV personality Casey Scott has taken the first step. He is confronting his addiction. Now what? Join Casey on his journey to become a better person, one day at a time, new from KSL Podcasts. With the expert help of licensed psychologist, Dr. Matt Woolley, Casey's struggle may remind you of your own. Whether you're addicted to alcohol, drugs, social media or pornography- this podcast won't make you stop. That's up to you. But if you want help, or you want to help someone you love, subscribe for free to Project Recovery wherever you get your podcasts.
Trevor Winn opens up about the shame that came with his alcohol addiction   (01:14:24) January 21, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Trevor Winn. Trevor opens up about beginning to drink recreationally after the failure of his first marriage, what caused him to dive deeper into his alcoholism, and how his drinking addiction began to affect his life — both physically and mentally. Then […]
Benjamin Bilderback talks about how music has shaped his road to recovery   (01:11:12) January 19, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Benjamin Bilderback to talk to him about growing up about how wanting to fit in high school laid the groundwork for his addiction to drugs and alcohol. Benjamin opens up about abusing marijuana all throughout high school, how it began to create […]
Tara Rees recalls how years of trauma led her down a dark road of alcohol abuse   (01:26:07) January 12, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by TaraRees to tell her story of how she was taken advantage of by a babysitter at five years old, how that experience traumatized her for years after that, and how such a horrifying experience led to Tara developing an eating disorder. Then she […]
Sarah Brock opens up about being a single mother at 17, turning to the streets, and how she learned to love herself   (01:36:11) January 05, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Sarah Brock to talk about how her childhood was impacted by her father who struggled with alcohol abuse, growing up in the rave scene as a thirteen-year-old, and how she went from being a seventeen-year-old single mother to a consultant for gangs. […]
Recapping 2020 and finding the positives in one of the craziest years yet   (46:54) December 29, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley talk about how the pandemic has impacted us both mentally and physically, how it’s played its part in addiction and recovery, and why we shouldn’t be so discouraged after a crazy year. We also talk about why you need to take over the narrative of […]
Roseann Nelson explains her journey from being an addict to using neurofeedback to help others   (01:10:54) December 22, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Roseann Nelson to talk about being bullied in school as a thirteen-year-old, how it introduced her to prescription medications, and forcefully being checked into an adolescent center at 17. She also opens up about the trauma that she experienced as a teenager […]
Tyson Dixon opens up about years of substance abuse and his experience with addiction   (01:28:18) December 15, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Tyson Dixon(CEO of Renaissance Ranch) to talk about him and his brother Preston started to experiment with substances as early as junior high, his decision to constantly be high during high school, and how he ended up in Salt Lake County Jail, addicted […]
Heidi Lund opens up about the struggles of getting clean and finding a life of sobriety   (55:17) December 08, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Heidi Lund(Program Director for LifeStart Village at Family Support Center) to talk about being addicted to meth at the age of 12 due to having a turbulent household growing up, dropping out of school before she started high school, and how her […]
Why gratitude is more important than ever and why we need to be thankful for what have   (37:02) December 01, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley open up about why gratitude is so important to help us stay connected with each other and overcome the struggles that we are facing today.
LT Weaver recalls his darkest days while struggling with substance abuse   (01:00:15) November 24, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by LT Weaver to talk about how a chaotic household growing up gave birth to his addictive behaviors, his introduction to serious drugs, and how his addiction to meth left him completely broken. Then he opens up about his time in jail after […]
Rachael Pioltini talks about dealing with addiction at 15, being homeless, and helping others during recovery   (50:38) November 17, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Rachael Pioltini to talk about growing up in a family of addiction, getting into addiction recovery at the young age of 15, and finding early success working in Hollywood.  Then she opens up about leaving her family to chase her addiction, the […]
Cord Stimpson opens up about pursuing a soccer career to being addicted to heroin   (01:04:06) November 10, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey and Dr. Matt are joined by Cord Stimpson to talk about how he was on track to become a successful soccer player after winning the national championship in 2011, how his family beliefs shaped him as a young adult, and why he started to rebel against his parents. Then Cord […]
Jason Bush opens up about living a secret life of addiction   (01:04:39) November 03, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey and Dr. Matt are joined by Jason Bush to talk about growing up in a household where drinking wasn’t allowed, going on a mission to New Zealand, and how he met his ex-wife, Shelly Smith, who we previously had on our show. Then Jason talks about how the image of […]
Vulnerability hangovers, reminding ourselves what’s truly important, and our self-care routines   (33:53) October 27, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey and Dr. Matt talk about vulnerability hangovers, why it’s so important to open up about our feelings, and why Casey is giving more respect to his mugshot. We also dive into Casey’s eternal optimism, why everyone is walking around with limited capacity because of everything that’s happened in 2020, and […]
Christine and Rick open up about how addiction has shaped their lives over the years   (01:04:28) October 20, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey and Dr. Matt are joined by Christine and Rick Dixon(Renaissance Ranch) to talk about meeting each other at BYU, their goals of having the perfect family, and how addiction within their family almost cost them everything. They dive into how their two sons were addicted to heroin as young adults, […]
We open up about all things therapy, why temptation in sobriety is so common, and   (52:30) October 13, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey and Dr. Matt open up about temptation while living a sober lifestyle, why it’s so hard to find a great therapist during the pandemic, and some of the various types of specialties in therapy. Then we talk about why relapse is so common and how there is so much more […]
Diana Harrison opens up about years of manipulation and addictive behaviors   (01:06:52) October 06, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey and Dr. Matt are joined by Diana Harrison to talk about growing up in a household with divorced parents, dealing with being bulimic, and how a broken rib stopped Diana from purging but created an addiction to pain pills. She also dives into her experience with abusing her partner’s pain […]
Shelly Smith recalls the pain of overcoming a marriage full of addiction   (01:14:58) September 29, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Shelby Smith to talk about her experience with addiction and how her husband suddenly started living a double life when they moved to St. George to chase a dream.  Then she talks about losing everything and having to move back to Ogden […]
David Watkins & Mary Jo McMillin with Use Only as Directed join us to talk about addiction and recovery   (46:05) September 22, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by David Watkins(Weber Human Services – Regional Prevention Director) to talk about the many ways that Use Only as Directed is approaching opioid addiction prevention, how we need to be more responsible with our prescriptions, and how their new public awareness campaign, “Know Your Script”, evolves […]
Opening up about suicide prevention to help raise awareness during National Suicide Prevent Month   (48:02) September 15, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley talk about Casey graduating from the 24/7 program he’s been in to have his license, how the impact of last week’s episode has completely shocked us, and why adults trivialize experiences that our kids go through. Then we talk about ways to address suicide with our […]