Working with families entering the recovery process presents unique challenges that are often unidentified or misattributed to the identified client. Through the examining perspectives of attachment theory, trauma-informed care, and psychosocial rehabilitation, this presentation will provide participants with a framework to successfully engage the entire family system in the recovery process. By integrating these critical […]

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Performing Under Pressure

This presentation focuses on the emerging clinical intervention, pressure management. A growing body of recent research, including studies from Yale Law School (2015) and studies reported in The APA Monitor (2014) indicate individuals who experience frequent feelings of pressure are prone to experience specific mental health disorders such as depression, substance use disorder and anxiety […]

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What Works in Therapy

This presentation examines the common factors underlying effective psychotherapy and brings the psychotherapist and the client-therapist relationship back into focus. Study after study concludes that psychotherapy works to improve the lives of the clients who seek help from professional therapists. Are there modalities that are more effective or is it specific common characteristics that promote […]

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Historically treatment approaches for substance use and behavioral disorders has minimized couples work, yet, research informs us that the couple relationship plays a significant role in addiction recovery outcomes. While addiction takes a traumatic toll on the couple relationship, so does recovery: divorce rates are highest for couples with addiction histories. It is normal for […]

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Interdisciplinary treatment approaches consider the biological, social/environmental, personality/emotional and spiritual variables that maintain an addiction. Addiction manifest chronic maladaptive ways of coping. Integrative care means that there is time to develop a relationship with the client in an environment conducive to healing. Triggers, mediators and antecedents how understand how to elicit and interpret the meaning […]

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Major Depressive Disorder is the leading cause of adult disability in America, accounting for $210 billion in economic burdens. The first line of treatment has traditionally been antidepressant medications. The likelihood of achieving remission with antidepressant medications is limited and declines with each successive treatment attempt. Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS) offers new hope for […]

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Meditation for Recovery

Mindful (also known as Insight or Vipassana) meditation is a powerful meditation technique that reduces and eliminates urges and addictions. Learn the what, why and how meditation benefits addicts in recovery. Learn the difficulty of meditation and why it is the missing link in recovery. Speaker : Abbe McClenahan  

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Anger Management for Adolescents

Anger is a normal human emotion. Just like other emotions we experience, it serves a function. When anger creates problems for individuals and their environment, we define this as an Anger Management issue. For the adolescent, just like a lot of teenage problems, they may see it differently. This workshop will focus on assessment of […]

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