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The Addiction Studies Institute is the largest midwest conference
of its kind providing an array of dynamic
educational choices for the chemical
prevention specialist, criminal justice professional, clergy, physician,
marriage and family therapist, nurse, and other healthcare specialists.
In addition to general sessions, participants can select from more than 60 concurrent
sessions. These sessions range from entry-level to advanced in scope.
2013 Keynote Speakers
||Joan Borysenko, PhD, is a Harvard Medical School trained cancer cell biologist,
a licensed psychologist and a New York Times bestselling author of
15 books. A pioneer in psychoneuroimmunology, mind-body medicine,
and stress management, Joan is known for her tender exploration of
the human spirit—what kindles it and what snuffs it out.
The founder of Mind-Body Health Sciences, LLC in Boulder, CO, she
is a perennially popular national speaker known for her gracious
presence and world-class ability to engage her audience heart to
heart while imparting well-researched information and practical skills.
She is a blogger for the Huffington post and other websites including
Oprah.com. Joan’s work has appeared in scientific journals and in
newspapers ranging from The Washington Post to the Wall Street Journal.
D. Miller, PhD
Scott D. Miller, PhD, is the founder of the International Center for
Clinical Excellence an international consortium of clinicians, researchers,
and educators dedicated to promoting excellence in behavioral health services.
Dr. Miller conducts workshops and training in the United States and abroad,
helping hundreds of agencies and organizations, both public and private,
to achieve superior results. He is one of a handful of “invited faculty”
whose work, thinking, and research is featured at the prestigious “Evolution
of Psychotherapy Conference.” His humorous and engaging presentation style
and command of the research literature consistently inspires practitioners,
administrators, and policy makers to make effective changes in service delivery.
Scott is the author of numerous articles and books, including: Escape
from Babel: Toward a Unifying Language for Psychotherapy Practice (with
Barry Duncan and Mark Hubble [Norton, 1997]), The Heart and Soul of Change
Mark Hubble and Barry Duncan [APA Press, 1999, 2010]), The Heroic Client:
A Revolutionary Way to Improve Effectiveness through Client-Directed,
Outcome-Informed Therapy (with Barry Duncan [Jossey-Bass, 2000], and Jacqueline
2004]), Staying on Top and Keeping the Sand Out of your Pants: The Surfer’s
Guide to the Good Life (with Mark Hubble and Seth Houdeshell [HCI Books,
2003]) and the forthcoming Achieving Clinical Excellence in Behavioral
Health: Empirical Lessons from the Field’s Most Effective Practitioners (with
Hubble and William Andrews).