Strolling Down Memory Lane: Systemic Constellation Work in Trauma-Informed Addiction Treatment

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

Addiction is not an individual’s personal and moral failure, nor is it merely a genetic vulnerability or disposition/dis-ease. As the message of Dr. Gabor Maté, proponent of a compassionate, systemic view of addiction goes viral, Systemic Constellation Work offers an opportunity to expand systemic thinking and experience beyond our family of origin.   Continue reading “Strolling Down Memory Lane: Systemic Constellation Work in Trauma-Informed Addiction Treatment”

The Spiritual Matrix: An Eclectic and Modern Stage Model of Psycho-Spiritual Development

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

This presentation tackles questions that perplex the modern mind and heart, clarifies misunderstandings about spirituality, religion, and why humans do what we do, and makes accessible links between politics, religion, environmentalism, social justice, science, and the ethereal realm of the Divine. Continue reading “The Spiritual Matrix: An Eclectic and Modern Stage Model of Psycho-Spiritual Development”

Walking the Tightrope of Chronic Pain and Addiction

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

A major focus of this presentation will center on identification and effective intervention and treatment of prescription drug abuse for chronic pain patients. This will be accomplished in part by discussing how to identify the most common prescription drugs of abuse, and the importance of developing a synergistic treatment plan. Continue reading “Walking the Tightrope of Chronic Pain and Addiction”

Recovery Essentials: Releasing Resentments and Developing the Observer

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

This webinar will cover the impact of resentments, provide participants with a resentment assessment, and offer an unusual perspective on the purpose of emotions. Gretchen will also discuss why the Observer Self is so critical in the recovery process and its correlation with self-compassion. Continue reading “Recovery Essentials: Releasing Resentments and Developing the Observer”

Cohesive Family Engagement

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

This workshop will explore the family systems roles in addiction treatment. We will discuss how best to overcome barriers to family engagement and the power associated with it for early and long term recovery.

We will also provide an overview of family systems theory with a discussion on how it can best be applied in addiction and mental health treatment settings. Continue reading “Cohesive Family Engagement”

At-Risk & Addiction: Considerations for Suicide Assessment and Safety Planning

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

The likelihood of professionals encountering substance use and suicidal ideation in their practice is high for populations suffering from mental illness. Assessment tools, clinical steps taken, and documentation of efforts as a helping professional are vital to the well-being of both client and clinician during times of high stress. Continue reading “At-Risk & Addiction: Considerations for Suicide Assessment and Safety Planning”

Boundaries and Attachment: Understanding the Underlying Behaviors that Drive Unhealthy Sex in Clients

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

Healthy sex is a vital part of the human experience, much like food, recovery from sex addiction and intimacy disorders can be difficult as abstinence is not the key. Continue reading “Boundaries and Attachment: Understanding the Underlying Behaviors that Drive Unhealthy Sex in Clients”

Chicken, Egg or Chicken Omelet – The Crossroads of Treating PTSD & Addiction

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

The presentation will review ways that PTSD and addiction exacerbate each other as well as ways that each disorder can interfere with effective treatment of the other. Additionally, strategies to treat both disorders within the context of addiction treatment will be reviewed. Continue reading “Chicken, Egg or Chicken Omelet – The Crossroads of Treating PTSD & Addiction”

Nutrition and Recovery: Nourish your Body and Feed your Brain

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

Creating a healthy, balanced, sober life involves a holistic approach.  It doesn’t matter what vice or coping behavior you’ve used – sugar, alcohol or something else.
Learn how to create a foundation of success and suitability with practical tips and techniques from nutritional science.

Presenter: Jolene Park, Certified Nutritionist
Founder, Healthy Discoveries

Jolene Park is the founder of Healthy Discoveries – a corporate wellness company that provides coaching and training programs for high achieving business professionals who struggle with anxiety, stress and use alcohol as a way to cope on a regular basis. She provides inspirational and empowering approaches for purpose-driven companies and business professionals to create a healthy body, mind and spirit in order to build a deeper internal zone of resilience and well-being. Jolene is a functional nutritionist, health coach and trauma-informed yoga instructor.
She is the co-host of “Editing Our Drinking & Our Lives” podcast – an honest conversation about breaking the stigma and shame around quitting drinking. In 2017 she gave a TEDx talk in Denver, Colorado about gray area drinking and how to nourish your nervous system in a consistent and comprehensive way. Jolene is a Colorado native. She is the fifth generation raised on her family’s Centennial farm in Northeast Colorado and currently lives in Denver.

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