Community leader Dawn Belamarich, LPC, LCADC, ACS, has been promoted to CEO of Recovery Centers of America at Lighthouse in Mays Landing, New Jersey, succeeding David Dorschu, who has moved to a newly opened RCA program in South Amboy, New Jersey.
Not everyone responding to the personal, emotional and professional threats of COVID will react in the same way. Planned action steps can help keep both staff and patients physically and emotionally safe.
Fueled by personal experiences, Peggy Terhune, PhD, leads North Carolina-based Monarch with a vision of continuous improvement and innovation, and a trauma-informed approach to treatment for patients and their families.
A leading voice on relapse prevention within the addiction treatment field, Gorski founded CENAPS (Center for Applied Sciences), a private firm that provides training in behavioral health and addiction recovery.
Concerns over patient isolation, staff safety and licensing reciprocity between states as a means to address a shortage of care providers during a crisis were among the COVID-19-related topics discussed by a panel of industry leaders during a Friday morning session at the virtual National Conference on Addiction Disorders.
Many clinicians today reject psychoanalysis and its mechanistic models, but they still acknowledge the phenomenon and wonder what triggers that oft-delayed moment of understanding. History might be able to help us.