SPECIAL EVENT WEBINAR: SMART Recovery® President Tom Horvath to Interview Dr. Stanton Peele

 
 
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MENTOR, Ohio - Sept. 24, 2014 - PRLog -- SMART Recovery is pleased to present its new webinar, free to the general public:  SMART President Tom Horvath:  Questioning Stanton Peele, which will take place on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 9:00 PM EDT.

If you spend some time with Stanton Peele, it won’t take long to realize that he asks a lot of questions!  Here we have taken the opportunity to turn the tables, and Dr. Horvath will be the one with the questions.

There are several areas in which SMART’s focus and opinions and those of Dr. Peele differ.  For instance, according to W.R. Miller "The best predictors of relapse for people treated for alcohol problems are lack of coping skills and belief in the disease theory of alcoholism.”  Tom focuses on the former, Stanton on the latter.  Listen to these two colleagues and friends discuss this difference in their focus -- and watch the fur fly!

This is an unparalleled opportunity to hear a truly broad-based discussion on addiction in the context of the latest in research and treatment by two unsurpassed experts.  We have no doubt that this will be a lively and intriguing discussion, and there will be plenty of time for questions from the audience as well.  This is a don’t miss!

Stanton Peele, Ph.D., J.D., is a seminal figure in the addiction field.  Dr. Peele has been a pioneer in applying addiction beyond the area of drugs and alcohol, social-environmental causes of addiction, harm reduction, and self-cure of addiction. Dr. Peele has developed the online Life Process Addiction Program: http://lifeprocessprogram.com.  His most recent book, with Ilse Thompson, is Recover! Stop Thinking Like an Addict and Reclaim Your Life with The Life Process Program, available at Amazon:  Since the publication of Love and Addiction in 1975, he has presented these ideas and data in a series of twelve books and over 250 professional and popular articles. All Treatment awarded him the Best Academic Addiction Blog for 2012.  Recognition for his academic achievements in addiction has included the Mark Keller Award from the Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Drug Policy Alliance.  Dr. Peele lectures internationally on the meaning, treatment, and future of addiction.  Additional information can be found at Dr. Peele’s website: http://recover.peele.net.

Tom Horvath, Ph.D., is a California licensed and board certified clinical psychologist (ABPP).  He has been President of SMART Recovery® for over a decade and is the founder and president of Practical Recovery, a self-empowering addiction treatment system in San Diego. He is past president of the American Psychological Association’s Society on Addiction Psychology, the world’s largest organization of addiction psychologists.  He is also the author of Sex, Drugs, Gambling & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions (listed by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies as a “Self-Help Book of Merit”).

Registration:  http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EB50DB8581473A

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