Wickenburg, Arizona (PRWEB) June 15, 2012
The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Arizona, sponsored the recent 23rd Annual International Trauma Conference on June 6-9, 2012, at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The leading neuroscientists and treatment developers on how trauma affects mental and brain functioning presented to nearly 600 attendees during the four-day conference.
The objective of the conference was to present current research findings on how people’s brains, minds, and bodies respond to traumatic experiences. Post-traumatic responses at different developmental levels, as well as the treatment implications of these findings, were also explored, along with examining cutting-edge treatment interventions for various trauma-based symptoms.
Keynote conference presenters included, Vincent Felliti, James Pennebaker, Stephen Porges, Britta Hozel, Richard Schwartz, Diana Fosha, Pat Ogden, and Jessica Stern.
“The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute would like to express its appreciation to The Meadows for their continued sponsorship of this conference and their continued work in trauma and addiction treatment,” said the Conference Director, Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D., is a Senior Fellow at The Meadows and the Founder and Medical Director of the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute.
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 one of their three inpatient centers 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 psychiatric hospital that is accredited by the Joint Commission.