• 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.


Patrick J. Carnes

Founder of Gentle Path at The Meadows, Patrick Carnes is a world-renowned speaker and author on sex addiction and treatment. Dr. Carnes pioneered the founding of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP), which specializes in training Certified Sex Addiction Therapists. He is the author of Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction, the first work designed to help addicts deal with their sexual compulsions. Dr. Carnes currently serves as a Senior Fellow and founder of the Gentle Path Program at The Meadows in Wickenburg, Arizona

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