Wickenburg, AZ (PRWEB) September 14, 2012
The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center will be a Gold-Emblem Exhibitor at the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH) National Conference on September 19 – 22, 2012 at the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. The theme of the convention is “Creating a Culture of Healthy Sexuality: Shaping the Future” which will examine sex addiction and how to move from addiction into healthy sexuality.
Several goals and objectives of the conference include using effective techniques to identify persons for increased risk for problems with sexual health and developing educational approaches and preventive interventions that improve the sexual health of all persons.
Lauren Bierman, MC, NCC, a Family Counselor for Sexual Compulsivity at The Meadows, will present "Sexual Compulsivity 101" on Thursday, September 20 from 10:30am to 11:45am.
SASH is a nonprofit multidisciplinary organization dedicated to scholarship, training, and resources for promoting sexual health and overcoming problematic sexual behaviors. For more information about SASH and the conference, visit http://www.sash.net.
“We are pleased to participate in this year’s SASH National Conference,” said Sean Walsh, Executive Director for The Meadows. “Leading sex addiction experts will be presenting training, along with strategies, treatment modalities, and research in the fields of sexual health.”
The Meadows Wickenburg 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.