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  • 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.


Ericha  Scott

Licensed as E. Hitchcock Scott, PhD, she has 31 years of professional experience working with those who have co-occurring addictions and complex trauma. She has published research in peer review journals on self-mutilation by dissociative disordered individuals and her theory of creative arts therapy for trauma and addiction. Her contribution to the book, Integrative Therapies for Addiction Treatment, will be published by 2017. Dr. Scott has run a graduate program in counseling psychology, worked as the clinical director for several treatment centers and she has hosted her own TV show for 2 years. Dr. Scott is also an artist and a certified interfaith spiritual director, a Board Certified Registered Art Therapist and a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist.