• 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.


Sue  Neufled-Ellis

She has worked in the fields of counseling, nursing, addictions, and psychotherapy since 1981 and has been a meditation teacher for 20 years facilitating people in groups, individually and couples as well as teaching meditation at workshops and conferences. Sue’s CD ‘Serenity Though Meditation’ with musician Steven Halpern was released in 2007, she is also a co-author in the book Clergy Sexual Misconduct. She was part time faculty for six years at Bellevue Community College in WA where she taught classes on Sex Addiction, partners and Stress Management. She has been a featured guest on several radio talk shows and was a columnist for a local newspaper on sex and relationship issues.