Treating Addiction as an Attachment Disorder

Treating Addiction as an Attachment Disorder
May 21, 2024
6:00PM - 7:30PM

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Using Group Psychotherapy and Mutual Support Groups to Treat Addiction as an Attachment Disorder

May 21, 2024 | 6pm-7:30pm CST

with Jeffrey D. Roth, MD

1.5 CEU Credits

Free Virtual Event – Please Register

1.5 CEU Credits offered through Yellowbrick Foundation

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Conference Description:

Dr. Roth will discuss recognizing addiction as a family disease and an attachment disorder, the role of trauma in the etiology and maintenance of the disorder and the “pharmacology” of mutual support groups.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of participation in this event, participants should be able to:
  1. Recognize addiction as a family disease
  2. Describe addiction as an attachment disorder
  3. Recognize the role of trauma in addiction
  4. Describe the “pharmacology” of mutual support groups


Jeffrey D. Roth, MD

Addiction Psychiatrist, Group Psychotherapist and Medical Director of Working Sobriety Chicago

Jeffrey D. Roth, MD, is an addiction psychiatrist, group psychotherapist and medical director of Working Sobriety Chicago. He graduated from Yale University Medical School and did his residency in psychiatry at the University of Chicago. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, a Fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association and the A. K. Rice Institute. He teaches the psychiatry residents at the University of Chicago and Rush University Medical College about group and organizational dynamics as a member of the faculties of both institutions. He has directed group relations conferences on authority and leadership in recovery from addiction in Chicago and China. He is the author of the book Group Psychotherapy and Recovery from Addiction: Carrying the Message and the past editor of the Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery. Dr. Roth conducts more than fifteen psychotherapy and consultation groups a week, including a couple’s group with his wife, Tamara Roth, CADC in their private practice.

1.5 CEU Credits offered through Yellowbrick Foundation

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