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Internet Addiction Treatment Strategies

The Internet is both a blessing and a curse in modern society. While it offers people instant access to information and networking, it also ushers in the potential for the addiction trap, especially because it is easy to access, it allows for anonymous usage, and the possibilities it offers in the area of reality escape are significant. In this OnDemand Webinar, addiction expert Dr. Jamie Marich will cover how Internet usage can fall into established definitions and models of addictive behavior. Implications for treating, including discussion of several simple, easy-to-teach strategies will help you to work with your clients who may be suffering in silence.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to discuss what a process addiction is.
  • You will be able to review cross-addiction issues and the process addictions.
  • You will be able to explain treatment strategies.

Runtime: 82 minutes
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Agenda

Addiction is Addiction is Addiction: Where Does the Internet Fit?

  • Addiction Model Basics
  • What is a Process Addiction?
  • DSM-IV and DSM V

The Addiction Narrative: Internet as the "Drug of Choice"

  • Case Studies
  • An Unholy Trinity: Ease of Access, Escaping Reality/Intimacy, Anonymity
  • Cross-Addiction Issues and the Process Addictions

Treatment Strategies

  • The Importance of Individualized Treatment: Goal Setting
  • A Three-Phase Model Spanning Theoretical Paradigms
  • 5 Specific Coping Techniques and Treatment Tricks

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This course was last revised on April 8, 2013.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Jamie Marich, Ph.D., LPCC-S,LICDC

Jamie Marich, Ph.D., LPCC-S,LICDC

Dr Jamie Marich DBA Mindful Ohio

  • Maintains a private practice in Youngstown, OH where she specializes in the treatment of trauma, addictions, and spiritual issues
  • Writer of “Trauma and the Twelve Steps: A Complete Guide to Enhancing Recovery”, and “EMDR Made Simple: Four Approaches for Using EMDR with Every Client” (www.TraumaTwelve.com)
  • Developer of the “Dancing Mindfulness” practice (www.DancingMindfulness.com)
  • Has traveled the country since 2008 training on topics related to trauma and addiction, offering both continuing education and retreats (for more information, go to www.jamiemarich.com)
  • Several peer-reviewed publications on the implementation of EMDR and other trauma-sensitive strategies in addiction treatment
  • Began human services career as a humanitarian aid worker in post-war Bosnia
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Product ID: 390393
Published 2013
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