Addiction: What It Is and What It Isn’t
This talk will review several myths in addiction that can cause setbacks in care, cover the causes of addiction according to the most up to date research, then discuss how to address each component of addiction with the best-known approaches.
Dr. Daniel Hochman is a psychiatrist and creator of selfrecovery.org, an evidence-based online addiction program. He has extensive experience working with addiction n a range of treatment settings. Dr. Hochman believes in a holistic approach that addresses emotional pain, poor distress tolerance, the wants beneath cravings, and offers a positive path forward. His model integrates the most recent discoveries in successful treatment of addiction. Please visit his website for more information.
For years mainstream culture, reality television, and the movies have misconstrued mental health disorders and the treatment of such disorders. This discussion will identify and put to rest the myths surrounding OCD. Come learn why if you hear someone exclaim “I’m sooooo OCD!”…they are sooooo NOT OCD.
Meet our presenter,
Samantha Bray, LCSW
Samantha Bray is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Certified Supervisor. She is the Owner of Bray Counseling, PLLC a group practice located in Austin, Texas offering compassionate therapy for the treatment of anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive and related disorders. Samantha specializes in the treatment of fears, phobias, and anxiety disorders, specifically obsessive compulsive disorder. She has specialized training in evidenced-based gold standard methods for the treatment of OCD and deeply enjoys working with moms, graduate students, and professionals (MD’s, nurses, lawyers, etc). Please visit her website for more information.
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