• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Beth  Adelman

Beth Adelman is a Certified Cat Behavior Consultant and a publishing professional.  She currently writes The Cat Lady column for the Sunday "New York Post".  Beth is also the former editor in chief of Cats magazine and DogWorld and former managing editor of the AKC Gazette, and has won several awards from the Dog Writers Association of America and the Cat Writers Association for her work.  She has edited more than 100 books about companion animals, many of the award winners.  She is currently chief editor of the journal Animal Behavior Consulting: Theory and Practice, the official journal of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.  She volunteers as a cat behavior consultant with Project Safety Net in New York City, a program designed to keep cats with behavior issues in their adoptive homes.  Beth has been a speaker on the annual Cat Writers Association Professional Conference and a frequent radio guest on a variety of shows (often taking call-in questions from listeners).  She has also done seminars for the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, Pet Sitters International and the Cat Fanciers Association (speaking to attendees at the cat show in Madison Square Garden).  Her book Every Cat's Survival Guide to Living With a Neurotic Owner, is a multiple award winner.

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