• 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.


Allen  Berger

An internationally recognized expert in addiction. He is best known for his work on integrating therapy with the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and for his insights into emotional sobriety. He is recognized for his outstanding teaching abilities, his insightful practice of therapy, and as an effective clinician and trainer. He has been on CNN and has authored journal articles and three books. Dr. Berger served in Vietnam as a Marine in the early 1970s.

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