Sober Living by the Sea’s Dr. Evan Miller to Lead Addiction Professional Webinar

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Topic is “Personality Structure and Addiction: A Psychodynamic Understanding”

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Evan Miller, Ph.D., Program Director for The Landing at Sober Living by the Sea, is scheduled to lead an Addiction Professional webinar titled “Personality Structure and Addiction: A Psychodynamic Understanding” on Thursday, May 30, 2013. Professionals attending the webinar will receive one (1) continuing education (CE) credit. Click here to register.

The webinar is part of a series by Addiction Professional magazine, the addiction treatment and prevention field’s clinical magazine outlining what’s working in services for people with addictive disorders.

The webinar will help participants compile a basic understanding of borderline, psychopathic, and narcissistic personality styles, describe defensive structure in the addicted population, and discuss treatment implications for clients organized at various psychodynamic personality types. Key attention will be given to defensive structure and pattern recognition as important components for case conceptualization.

Dr. Miller is the Program Director for The Landing at Sober Living by the Sea, an eight bed men’s primary substance abuse treatment program located on the sandy beaches of Newport Beach, California. The program utilizes an “East Meets West” clinical philosophy, emphasizes brain health, and provides individualized and gender specific therapy.

Dr. Miller specializes in the treatment of addiction from a psychodynamic perspective, taking into account the complex underlying issues in each client’s pathology. Dr. Miller has an extensive background in clinical program development, evidence-based treatment initiatives, and applied athletic performance enhancement. His research areas include personality disorders, archetypal theory, chemical dependency and co-occurring disorders, and depth-oriented sport psychology. Dr. Miller speaks nationally on addiction and clinical program development.

The Landing at Sober Living by the Sea is a program of CRC Health Group, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive network of specialized behavioral health and addiction services. CRC offers the largest array of personalized treatment options, allowing individuals, families, and professionals to choose the most appropriate treatment setting for their behavioral, addiction, weight management and therapeutic education needs. CRC is committed to making its services widely and easily available, while maintaining a passion for delivering advanced treatment. Since 1995, CRC programs have helped individuals and families reclaim and enrich their lives.


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