Wickenburg, AZ (PRWEB) November 12, 2013
The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center is sponsoring a complimentary lecture in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, presented by A. Michael Johnson, Ph.D., PLLC, on the topic of “Mindfulness as a Foundational Platform of Recovery and Growth.” It will be held at the Riverbend Church, The Quad, 4214 Capital of Texas Highway from 7:00 to 8:30pm.
This presentation explores the history of and nature of mindfulness meditation, samples the scientific evidence for the benefits of mindfulness meditation, connects those benefits to the processes of recovery and personal development, and offers a taste of mindfulness experience.
Dr. Johnson has been in private practice as a psychologist for more than 20 years specializing in hypnotherapy, the treatment of sexual addiction, and life and executive coaching. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1989. Dr. Johnson was an Instructor and Assistant Professor for various universities from 1981 to 1998. His client's issues include addiction, depression, anxiety, infidelity, and relationship problems. He also conducts a variety of workshops in life development, relationships, and sex addiction.
The Meadows sponsors free lectures in various cities throughout the country. Speakers include local therapists familiar with The Meadows’ model. Lectures are free and open to the public. Attendees can earn 1.5 Continuing Education Credits. For more information regarding this free event, contact Betty Ewing Dicken at 972.612.7443 or bdicken(at)themeadows(dot)com. To register visit http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e89usjuu51a9ee59&llr=wfcgw9nab.
The Meadows is an industry leader in treating trauma and addiction through its inpatient and workshop programs. To learn more about The Meadows’ work with trauma and addiction contact an intake coordinator at (866) 856-1279 or visit http://www.themeadows.com.
For over 35 years, The Meadows has been a leading trauma and addiction treatment center. In that time, they have helped more than 20,000 patients in their inpatient center and 25,000 attendees in national workshops. The Meadows world-class team of Senior Fellows, Psychiatrists, Therapists and Counselors treat the symptoms of addiction and the underlying issues that cause lifelong patterns of self-destructive behavior. The Meadows, with 24 hour nursing and on-site physicians and psychiatrists, is a Level 1 Sub-Acute Agency that is accredited by the Joint Commission.