Leading the dedication ceremony was The Meadows CEO, Jim Dredge, who said, “John Bradshaw has touched the lives of millions of people around the world through his ground-breaking work and teachings. We are honored to have him as a colleague…and to know him as a friend.”
After the dedication Mr. Bradshaw, surrounded by The Meadows staff, guests and patients shared stories of his own personal journey in recovery.
John Bradshaw is a celebrated educator, counselor, motivational speaker, theologian, author and one of the leading figures in the fields of addiction, recovery, family systems and the concept of toxic shame. He was recently selected by his peers as one of the “100 most influential writers on emotional health in the 20th Century.” Over the years, Mr. Bradshaw has written several New York Times bestselling books, including, “Homecoming:
Mr. Bradshaw has been closely associated with The Meadows for over 10 years, giving insights to patients, speaking at alumni retreats and lecturing to mental health professionals at their numerous workshops and seminars.
The Meadows, with treatment centers in Arizona and Texas, has been an innovator and leader in the fields of addiction and trauma treatment since 1976.
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About The Meadows
Since 1976, http://themeadows.org, based in Wickenburg Arizona, has been at the forefront in the treatment of addiction and trauma, combining 12-step traditions and holistic healing with one of the most innovative, multi-disciplinary therapeutic programs in the industry. And now, in conjunction with their 35th anniversary, The Meadows is taking another dramatic step forward with this blog, expanding the knowledge base and continuing the dialogue with the mental health community.