Bob Beare, Ph.D.

Senior Clinical Consultant

Brave Heart Experience and Men’s Depth Work Program


Bob brings with him to TLR over 20 years of clinical leadership in the addiction treatment field. He is a specialist in process addictions, healing through creativity, men’s depth work, and family of origin issues. He is the founder of The Brave Heart Experience at The Last Resort, a dynamic transformational rite of passage for men in recovery. Bob holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and a Ph.D in Organizational Psychology. He was a certified leader with The Mankind Project International/New Warrior Training for 13 years and an instructor at the C. G. Jung Educational Center in Houston for 15 years. He also held leadership positions at Drug Abuse Programs of America (DAPA) in Houston, and Austin Travis County Integral Care (ATCIC).

He is the author of The Creative Fire, 10 Weeks to Creative and Emotional Fitness. His published dissertation was on Leadership and Vulnerability. Bob brings a personal passion for old school, high accountability recovery in combination with ongoing emotional depth work. “I love watching these guys transform from hopeless to passionate leaders with a mission of recovery and service”

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I tried to quit a hundred times. Sometimes I’d make it for a month, sometimes two, but I always wound up back with my drug. What I found [at Last Resort] was the answer to what I’d been searching for in recovery but couldn’t seem to find. They put it all together and they put me together too!