• Strengths Planning for Building Recovery Capital

    For decades, addiction professionals have been providing screening and assessment instruments that evaluate problem severity, complexity, and chronicity, but offer little data on the internal and external resources individuals and families can mobilize in resolving such problems (White & Cloud, 2008).

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  • Social Determinants of Health and Behavioral Health Challenges

    The behavioral health field is engaged in a movement to expand the conventional medical treatment model of care that emphasizes diagnosis and subsequent treatment to the more comprehensive and inclusive model of population health. Improving “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group” (Kindig & Stoddard, 2003) is the critical focus of the population health model.

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Brian Luke Seaward
PhD

Is considered a pioneer in the field of health psychology and is internationally recognized for his contributionsin the areas of holistic stress management, human spirituality and mind-body spirit healing. He is an awardwinning author, photographer, filmmaker and teacher. Author of Stand Like Mountain, Flow Like Water, and Stressed is Desserts Spelled Backwards.