• 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.


Kevin  Hallgren

Kevin Hallgren, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He received his doctorate in clinical psychology in 2014 at the University of New Mexico. His clinical interests include alcohol use disorder treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and multidisciplinary treatment for psychological problems.