• 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.


Norman E.  Hoffman

Norman E. Hoffman, PhD, EdD, LMHC, LMFT, is a certified forensic evaluator and accomplished jazz musician. He earned his master’s degree and a doctorate of music degree from Combs College of Music. Over the course of his career, Dr. Hoffman has become a leading authority on child development, music therapy, and forensic evaluation. Today, Dr. Hoffman is the clinical director of the Counseling and Psychotherapy Center in Ormond Beach, FL.