• 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.


Dorothy K. Breininger

Dorothy Breininger is one of America's most trusted professional organizers. She has served on the board of directors for the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), is a member of the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization (NSGCD), and an annual sponsor for the Los Angeles Hoarding Conference. Dorothy has appeared on the Today Show with Katie Couric, The Dr. Phil Show, and has been featured in LA Times, Forbes Magazine, Women's Day, and Entrepreneur Magazine. Dorothy has coauthored Time Efficiency Makeover, Cherished Memories - The Story of My Life, The Senior Organizer and Life Lessons for Busy Moms – 7 Essential Ingredients to Organize and Balance Your World
Dorothy has cowritten and hosted a PBS television pledge special, and the award-winning documentary “Saving Our Parents.” Dorothy is a high-energy, sought-after national speaker who inspires her audiences to produce results and take immediate action. Dorothy is the 2005 United States Small Business Association Award Winner and recipient of NAPO’s 2006 "Most Innovative Organizer Award."

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