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Addictions: A Perfect Storm?

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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A synthesis of evolutionary and psychoanalytic perspectives offers an understanding of how biological, psychological and technological factors have converged to fuel the current explosion of chemical and behavioral addictions.

Why hasn’t our experience with addictive behaviors over the years (centuries!) enabled us to avoid this disaster? What are the psychological resistances to doing what needs to be done to prevent addictions from taking hold and to helping people to escape from their deadly grip? How can we resolve these resistances, ride out the current storm and chart a path to calmer waters in the years ahead?

Presenter:

Eugene Goldwater, M.D., Cert.Psya. is on the faculty at the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis and has studied, taught, lectured and written about addiction for many years. His extensive clinical and training experience includes work in a variety of mental health settings and private practice.

Continuing Education Objectives: 

Participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the various perspectives which offer and unde3rstanding of biological, psychological and technological factors fueling addictions.
  2. Discuss the psychological resistances to addiction prevention.
  3. Discuss ways to address this problem from a psychoanalytic perspective and compare to other perspectives.

Addictions: A Perfect Storm?

 

BGSP is authorized to provide CEs for:  Psychologists (all levels), Social Workers, Counselors

Fee:  Free or $20 for 1.5 CE’s/Clock Hours*

*Full refund available if you cancel one week prior to the event. If you have any questions, email info@bgsp.edu.

Offering CEs for:  Psychologists (all levels), Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors

Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. BGSP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5676. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Application for social work continuing education credits is being submitted. Please contact us at ContinuingEd@BGSP.edu for the status of social work CE accreditation.

For information on continuing education credits for nurses, social workers, or marriage and family counseling, call 617-277-3915.

The Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis is accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education.

Direct inquiries may be made regarding the accreditation status by NECHE to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact: New England Commission on Higher Education, 3 Burlington Woods Drive, Ste 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514, 781-425-7785 or email: info@neche.org

Addictions: A Perfect Storm?

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Date:
October 10
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Website:
https://addictions.eventzilla.net/web/event?eventid=2138760050

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BGSP
Phone:
617-277-3915
Email:
info@bgsp.edu
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Venue

BGSP
1581 Beacon St
Brookline, 02446 United States
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Phone:
617-277-3915
Website:
http://bgspsya.wpengine.com