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AVRT: Live shows you how to do it.

Once you see how it's done, you can do it yourself. No groups, no shrinks, no rehabs. 

You can recover in a weekend in in the privacy of your home by watching 8 intense sessions of AVRT on your own TV.

AVRT Live! is Recovery® founder, Jack Trimpey, teaching pristine AVRT, one-on-one, to an ideal subject.


AVRT: Live is truly affordable!

This is a groundbreaking video documentary, a collection of 12 videotapes, about an hour each, showing one very seriously addicted man learning AVRT from start to finish. It's a moving experience to watch as he struggles with his Beast and finally prevails.

AVRT Live! is designed to replace addiction treatment and recovery group participation. The entire curriculum of AVRT: The Course is contained in this set of DVD’s. 


AVRT is a very important resource for those caught "in recovery." One-day-at-a-time sobriety is a long, discouraging struggle based upon uncertainty about the future use of alcohol and other drugs. AVRT: Live is a cost-effective way to leave addiction and recovery group disorder behind, all at once.

Save money with pay-per-view rental. See AVRToolStore prices.

Here is what people are saying about AVRT Live!

Jack and Lois:

I finally defeated my addiction, thanks to your new video set, AVRT Live. When I bought it a few months ago, I thought it was expensive, but I now consider it the best money I have ever spent on myself. My experiences with alcohol and recovery attempts over the last 30 years might be of interest to your other readers. Please feel free to put this on your web site and/or publish it. It will likely take me awhile to complete. Here is the outline:

From 1969 - 1984, I struggled with my drinking. For the next fifteen years, I attended AA, and was in and out of rehabs. In 1998, I discovered Rational Recovery, but I still had problems with the Beast concept of and with the "I/it" dichotomy.

Finally in May 2002, I purchased AVRT-Live and finally realized the immorality of my ever again drinking. It all came together, the abstinence commitment effect, then the first thoughts on AA bashing and why it is good to speak out against AA.

Thanks for all of your insights. Rational Recovery is a class act!

Garry D., California

..The AVRT-Live video set is the best investment I ever made. I really couldn't make it to California for AVRT: The Course; either it was booked up or didn't fit my schedule. I was amazed at how effective watching TV can be in addiction recovery..." -- Steve M., Honolulu HI

"...I read the book, Rational Recovery, and knew this is the way I wanted to recover. But I couldn't quite put it together. I still had insecurity about relapse...Watching AVRT-Live! videos has changed my life forever. It was so real, all the way through. This is a whole new concept, recovery by watching TV!..." -- Peter C., Missouri

"...The biggest lesson I learned from AVRT-Live! is that addiction is an illusion of powerless and little else. It took a while for this to really sink in, as Tom tripped over it again and again. It finally hit me about half way through the videos, and my life is changed forever. I really appreciate the complete privacy of my recovery and the dignity this avenue of recovery..." Sharon, Detroit [Tom is the subject in the video - Ed.]

Dear Jack and Lois,

I just had to write. I'm absolutely amazed! I have struggled with an addiction for more years than I'd like to admit. I've tried AA, enrolled in two different treatment centers and now I've just finished watching AVRT-Live! I can't believe how unbelievably good I feel. This is really a different kind of feeling. I've never experienced anything like it. I feel like "me" for the first time in my life. Free and empowered comes to mind as a way to explain it.

I had read your book Rational Recovery: The New Cure for Substance Addiction (many times) and it made sense, but by watching AVRT-Live I have finally been able to make a Big Plan that I truly believe in. It's so amazing! I know in my heart that my addiction is finally over.

The final nails in my Beast's coffin were hammered in as I watched you corner and expose Tom's Beast, because mine was exposed as well. What a character he is. His Beast is just like mine. I felt like I was right there with him, cringing Beast and all. The ups and the downs, and the final triumph! I feel like a giant weight has been lifted off my shoulders. The "head-chatter" is gone and I feel calm and at peace. There's no more stuggle. I can't thank you enough for making this information available. I finally know I can do this. Wow! I highly recommend AVRT-Live! to anyone who really wants to quit, NOW. Feel free to post this note at your web center. All the best to you both.


Amy (-----)
New York

Dear Mr. Trimpey,

My son watched AVRT-Live! last weekend and I watched some of it myself. That has really helped me to understand what he has been struggling with. He's been addicted to heroin for about six years and has been in and out of NA without success. It's been a week now, and so far so good. I am seeing some parts of him I haven't seen for a long time, old familiar ways from before he became addicted. It makes me well up inside hoping this is real, that he is coming back to his old self. It's very new to me, since I have come to expect little real progress. He seems very confident his addiction is over. I hope it's true. I just wanted to thank you for making AVRT available as he couldn't consider making the trip to take your four day course. I will let you know how he does.

(Name Withheld) San Francisco



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