• 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.


Leo  Booth

Reverend Leo Booth is a Unity minister and an internationally acclaimed author, lecturer, and trainer on all aspects of spirituality and recovery from depression, addictions, compulsive behaviors, and low self-esteem. He is currently the Executive Director to Renaissance Malibu in Malibu, CA.
A Certified Addictions Counselor, a Certified Eating Disorders Counselor, a CAADAC, and also NAADAC Approved Education Provider, Rev. Leo speaks at many National and International conferences, plus churches of all denominations. In addition to specific in-services and lectures on religious addiction and abuse, Rev. Leo presents workshops, lectures, and training on a broad spectrum of issues to a variety of organizations and institutions. 
Rev. Leo writes regularly to recovery newspapers and magazines across the United States and is the author of ten publications, including, Say Yes to Your Sexual Healing, Say Yes to Your Life, Say Yes to Your Spirit, The Wisdom of Letting Go, and others. Rev. Leo has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, and others.

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