Promises Treatment Centers welcomes Joni Ogle, LCSW, CSAT, as its director of young adult programs.
Feb. 27, 2014 — Promises Treatment Centers welcomes Joni Ogle, LCSW, CSAT, as its director of Young Adult Programs. In this role, Ms. Ogle oversees Promises’ intensive outpatient and residential treatment programs for young adults in Los Angeles.
Promises West L.A. introduces an experiential workshop led by Jim Savage, LCDC, to help young adults explore their spirituality and the role of spirituality in addiction recovery.
Promises and The Promises Foundation Celebrate Recovery Month with 8th Annual ‘Polo in the Palisades’ Charity Event
In honor of Recovery Month, The Promises Foundation will host its 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades charity event to benefit Miriam’s House.
On Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Will Rogers State Park in Pacific Palisades, California, The Promises Foundation will bring together people in the entertainment, business, legal and recovery communities to help change the lives of low-income families in need at its 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades charity event benefiting Miriam’s House.
Psychological Trauma the Focus of Professional Workshop Series by Promises Treatment Center’s Renowned Trauma Expert
Trauma specialist Christine A. Courtois, PhD, presents a two-part professional workshop series on psychological trauma on August 16 and September 13 at The Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 6, 2013 – Christine A. Courtois, PhD, an internationally recognized trauma specialist and Promises Treatment Centers’ National Clinical Trauma Consultant, presents a two-part professional workshop series on psychological trauma on August 16 and September 13, 2013 at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles.
Complex trauma specialist Christine A. Courtois, PhD, partners with Promises Treatment Centers as its National Clinical Trauma Consultant.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 1, 2013 – Promises Treatment Centers welcomes trauma specialist Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP, as its National Clinical Trauma Consultant. In this role, Dr. Courtois will enhance the ability of Promises’ treatment team to deliver clinically sophisticated, trauma-informed care.
Fox News Calls on Promises’ Dr. David Sack for Insight on Heels of Actor Cory Monteith’s Tragic Death
In the wake of the tragic death of 31-year-old “Glee” star Cory Monteith, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly tapped Dr. David Sack, CEO of Promises Treatment Center, to talk about what O’Reilly called the widespread acceptance in society of alcohol and marijuana. Monteith, who was found dead July 13 in his hotel room in Vancouver, British Columbia, died as a result of “mixed drug toxicity” involving heroin and alcohol, according to the B.C. coroner’s office. Monteith had struggled with addiction since he was a young teenager.
From flashbacks to feeling numb, the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can make it hard – or virtually impossible – for a veteran to live a full and healthy life. This troubling mental health condition impacts everything in a person’s life – from being able to hold down a job to keeping a marriage intact. The situation becomes even more serious when that veteran struggles with alcoholism. If a veteran in your life is battling both PTSD and alcoholism, it’s critical to learn more so you can determine the best way to help him or her.
Addiction’s Impact on Wealth Management the Focus of Breakfast Briefing by Promises Treatment Centers and Inheriting Wisdom
On July 19, 2013, Inheriting Wisdom and Promises Treatment Centers will host an event to educate financial advisors, entrepreneurs, family businesses and other professionals about the impact of significant life challenges like addiction and raising special needs children on families’ wealth planning.
Physician Impairment Focus of JAMA Article Co-Authored by Director of Professionals Treatment at Promises
Greg Skipper, MD, the Director of Professional Health Services at Promises Treatment Centers, co-authored an article on physician impairment that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Innovative Wolf Therapy Program at Promises Treatment Centers Assists Young Adults Recovering From Addiction
Promises Treatment Centers has joined forces with Wolf Connection, a wolfdog rescue center and youth empowerment program, to bring wolf and wolfdog therapy to young adults at Promises West Los Angeles.
On February 1, 2013, Promises Treatment Centers will host a gala in honor of the individuals who have made it possible to deliver superior addiction and mental health treatment for the past 25 years.
Holiday music and films instill visions of what the holidays should be, but they aren’t the reality for the millions of families affected by addiction. As holiday celebrations approach, families are left with a series of less-than-ideal ways to approach the addict in their lives. Do they ban the addict from the holiday festivities? Should they allow the addict to ruin another get-together?
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 – This week Promises Treatment Centers and Elements Behavioral Health announced that the iPromises Recovery Companion, a free sobriety application that provides tools and support for those in addiction recovery, reached 20,000 downloads.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 08, 2011 – Two years ago, Promises Treatment Centers was among the first to introduce a comprehensive holistic addiction treatment program to its clients. What began as a pain management unit for opiate withdrawal quickly expanded to include tuina, cupping and other Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) techniques to address all forms of emotional and physical pain during detox and early recovery.
Malibu, CA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 – Promises Malibu’s renowned executive rehab program, which serves some of the nation’s top business leaders, is under the newly appointed leadership of Greg Skipper, MD. In his role as Director of Professional Health Services, Dr. Skipper will draw on his three decades of experience in a leadership role helping to shape physician health programs to enhance executive treatment at Promises.