Dr. Jeff Foote is a clinical psychologist making impactful strides in the areas of addiction support and recovery. His work underscores the importance of understanding the nuances of addiction that empowers families in a loved one’s journey of recovery. Jeff’s approach lies in building bridges of communication and forging stronger connections within families confronted by substance use issues. The effective model, ‘invitation to change,’ is designed to uproot stigmas, foster better comprehension of addiction, and ultimately contribute to a transformative and supportive recovery journey.
In this episode, you will be able to:
- Explore groundbreaking approaches to treating addiction and post-traumatic stress
- Understand the impact of genuine compassion and acceptance in supporting a loved with grappling with addiction
- Shift your perception of addiction, seeing it no longer as a flaw but as an aspect of human behavior
- Master effective communication tools that give support and comfort to loved ones struggling with anxiety or addiction
- Witness how families can be a beacon of positive change, crucially supporting the road to recovery
Jeff Foote, PhD is a psychologist and nationally-recognized clinical research scientist with over 30 years of experience utilizing evidence-based treatment approaches for the treatment of substance use issues and Post-traumatic Stress. He is the Co-Founder of the Center for Motivation and Change (CMC) outpatient programs in NYC, Long Island, Washington, DC, and San Diego, CA, and the residential program CMC:Berkshires in Western Massachusetts.
Dr. Foote is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the American Association of Addiction Psychiatrists.He is co-author of the award-winning book Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change, a practical guide for families dealing with addiction and substance problems in a loved one based on principles of Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT), and co-author of The Beyond Addiction Workbook for Family and Friends: Evidence-Based Skills to Help a Loved-One Make Positive Change.
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