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The Neuroscience of Addiction - with Marc Lewis

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About the Course:

This webinar discusses how the brain disease model came into being and proposes an alternate theory of addiction. In this riveting and provocative talk, neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis makes the convincing case that addiction isn’t a disease at all. Using personal stories and robust science, he explains how addiction really impacts our brains, and how neuroplasticity and a developmental approach to treatment can help to overcome it.

This course is based on the recorded webinar, The Neuroscience of Addiction – with Marc Lewis created by Marc Lewis, PhD in 2016.

Publication Date:

The Royal Institution 2016

Course Material Author

Marc Lewis, PhD

Dr. Lewis is a neuroscientist and professor of developmental psychology. He has authored or coauthored more than fifty journal articles in neuroscience and developmental psychology. Presently, he speaks and blogs on topics in addiction science.

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman

Sandi Cardaman is a Licensed Mental Health counselor who has been working in the field for 13 years. In that time she has worked as a counselor and provided supervision to interns. Sandi has worked with clients struggling with eating disorders, domestic violence and mood disorders as well as those dealing with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Addiction professionals. counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Idenitfy the learning mechanisms that create and maintain addictions.

  2. Discuss the negative effects of the disease model.

  3. List possible treatments for a non-disease model.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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American Psychological Association (APA)

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

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The Neuroscience of Addiction - with Marc Lewis

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