Alcohol and drugs have little to do with alcoholism and addiction. Recovery comes through remapping of neural pathways away from self-sabotaging behaviors.
Speaker: Dr. Robert Kelly, PhD, Psychology- Oxford University, PhD, Psychology (Behavioral Science)- University of Southampton
About the Speaker: Robb Kelly, PhD is a renowned addiction consultant who believes in treating the problem of addiction, not the symptoms. He has worked for many years helping addicts and alcoholics to recover their lives from the disease of addiction. Based on his own experiences working with addicts and alcoholics over the last 20 years, a PhD in Psychology from Oxford University and as a recovered alcoholic himself – he is a triple threat against the disease of addiction. Dr. Kelly was the CEO of a thriving telecommunications company when the walls came crashing down on him due to alcoholism. He ended up homeless and broken on the streets of Manchester, England until he found the courage to save himself.
1. Changing neural pathways for addiction recovery
2. Role of trauma in addiction recovery
3. Methods that focus on long term sobriety vs. relapse prevention
Time: 10AM-12PM EST
2 Credit Hours
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