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Discover the tools, strategies, and confidence you need to effectively treat addictive behaviours...

And become a Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) at NO additional cost

To help clients break free from the iron fist of addictions, you don't just treat the addictive behaviour itself.

Addictive behaviour is often rooted in fear, pain, trauma, anxiety...

Which means, to help heal addiction, you must dig down to the root emotion and discover the unfulfilled need fueling the behaviour.

As a mental health professional, you already know how to help people discover and process those feelings...

And, in this online certification training course, you'll discover powerful approaches and strategies to add to your existing practice developed by world-leading treatment experts like Janina Fisher and Andrew Tatarsky...

So you can effectively treat the wide variety of addiction problems your clients may present—including drugs, alcohol, and digital pornography.

Plus, this course includes all-new content from Janina Fisher that reveals how to adapt addictions treatment to the new normal of telehealth.

If you've ever been told that your mental health techniques won't work for addicts, that it would be better to send these clients somewhere else...this is your chance to prove them wrong!

BONUS! Once you complete this training, you'll qualify to immediately become a Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP)*...

And the cost of certification (a $99.95 value) is included in your deeply discounted tuition!

*Professional standards apply. Click here for more information about certification.

Overcoming Addictions
Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) Training Course

$599.95 Value
Just $149.95 (GST Inclusive) Today — Stunning Savings!
You'll also earn up to 16.5 CPD Hours.
BONUS! Your Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) certification
(a $99.95 value) is included in today’s deeply discounted registration!
“A hurt is at the centre of all addictive behaviours. It is present in the gambler, the Internet addict, the compulsive shopper and the workaholic. The wound may not be as deep and the ache not as excruciating, and it may even be entirely hidden—but it’s there.”

– Gabor Maté, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

What You’ll Discover in this Course
This certification training course will guide you step-by-step through the essential elements you need to recognize and treat various addictive disorders. Through clinical demonstrations and experiential exercises, you'll learn exactly what to say and do with this client population.
Addictive Behavior as the Problem with Janina Fisher, PhD
Trauma and addictions expert Janina Fisher reveals how you can help clients overcome addictive behaviour by:
  • Recognizing the role substance abuse plays in coping with trauma
  • Decreasing the shame and offering inspiration for a “life beyond trauma”
  • Teaching clients how to regulate their nervous systems, decrease anxiety, and tolerate sadness and loneliness
  • And more!
The Neurophysiology of Addiction & Brain Based Relapse Prevention with Tim Worden, PhD
Neuropsychologist and addictions expert Tim Worden reveals a neuroscience-based understanding of addiction. You’ll discover how to:
  • Develop an approach to addiction that blends psychotherapy with an innovative relapse prevention plan
  • Structure a comprehensive treatment approach by understanding the five brain-based tasks of recovery
  • Effectively assess relapse potential and differentiate between the various addictive disorders, as outlined by DSM-5®
  • Implement a take-home relapse prevention plan that will integrate seamlessly into your sessions, regardless of your approach
A Harm-Reduction Approach to Addictions with Andrew Tatarsky, PhD
Addictions and substance abuse innovator Andrew Tatarsky provides a comprehensive, psychobiosocial model of addiction treatment called Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy (IHRP) that can work even when your clients are resistant to change. You’ll discover:
  • How addictive behaviour reflects the interplay of biology (including habit and social context) so you can address these elements in therapy
  • Seven therapeutic tasks that combine relational, CBT, and mindfulness interventions to help people change addictive behaviours
  • Effective strategies for treatment, including Urge Surfing, Unwrapping the Urge, Microanalysis, Embracing Ambivalence, Decisional Balance, and the Ideal Use Plan
The iPorn Universe: Addiction in the Digital Age with Zachary Alti, LCSW
This module will arm you with the insight and tools you need to help your clients navigate the complex—and addictive—world of digital pornography. You’ll discover how to:
  • Help clients decipher the differences between run-of-the-mill porn use and the signs and symptoms of addiction
  • Identify and address the trends of modern porn addiction that can negatively affect clients, such as interpersonal conflict, arousal issues, dysphoria, an increase in thrill-seeking behaviours, and isolation
  • Integrate effective treatment approaches into your practice, including CBT-Internet Addiction and Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction
Addiction Treatment and Couples Therapy: Using Emotionally Focused Therapy to Strengthen Sobriety with Michael Barnett, MA, EdS, LPC
Discover how to handle the explosive impasses and icy freeze-outs that occur when addictions are present in already unstable relationships. You’ll find out how to:
  • Systematically engage emotion to help the addict reach for their partner, rather than their substance/behaviour of choice
  • Use micro-tracking to identify negative attachment-based patterns
  • How to apply powerful attachment-based interventions to reduce likelihood of relapse
  • And much more!
Enrol today and you'll get four FREE Bonuses! ($255.85 value)
Telehealth Treatment of Addictive Behavior with Janina Fisher, PhD
($129.95 value; 2 Bonus CPD Hours)
The challenge of helping addicted clients is magnified by the current COVID crisis and need to work virtually. This video will give you a conceptual “map” for understanding addiction as a survival strategy for regulating environmental stress and personal distress. Plus, you’ll develop a toolkit for helping clients with addictive behaviour virtually, even during a pandemic.
The Impact of Addictions on Special Client Populations: LGBTQ Clients and the Criminal Justice System with Ami Crowley, EdD ($59.95 value)
This video will provide you with the perspective and tools you need to work with addictions within two unique populations—LGBTQ clients and clients from the criminal justice system. Regardless of your background, you'll discover how to effectively work with the specific complexities inherit in these populations, so you can be successful in your treatment approach.
Grief and Addiction with David Kessler ($59.95 value; 2 CPD hours)
As a result of the opioid epidemic, the United States is experiencing increases in overdose deaths, which is now officially the leading cause of death among adults under 50. Join grief and loss expert David Kessler to discover how to help clients grieving for a loved one who overdosed, as well as how you as the therapist can deal with the loss of an addicted client.
Networker Magazine Digital Edition on Addiction Treatment ($6.00 value)
The dimensions of the opioid epidemic are staggering, and the national conversation around drug abuse has begun to change. Today, more and more voices are arguing that compassion and treatment might be a more effective approach than judgment and punishment. Learn more with this digital edition today!
Overcoming Addictions
Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) Training Course

$599.95 Value
Just $149.95 (GST Inclusive) Today — Unbelievable Savings!
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Meet Your Experts
Janina Fisher
Janina Fisher, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and former instructor at The Trauma Center, a research and treatment centre founded by Bessel van der Kolk. Known as an expert on the treatment of trauma, Dr. Fisher has also been treating individuals, couples and families since 1980.

She is past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, an EMDR International Association Credit Provider, Assistant Educational Director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, and a former Instructor, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fisher lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on topics related to the integration of the neurobiological research and newer trauma treatment paradigms into traditional therapeutic modalities.
Click here for information about Janina Fisher
Andrew Tatarsky

Andrew Tatarsky, Ph.D., is developer of IHRP and author of Harm Reduction Psychotherapy: A New Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Problems. He’s the founder and director of the Center for Optimal Living, a treatment and professional training centre based on IHRP.
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Tim Worden
Dr. Tim Worden, Ph.D. the founding executive director and consultant of Futures Wellness & Recovery Center in Tequesta, Florida is a licensed clinical psychologist and Neuropsychologist, currently in private practice specializing in addictions and health psychology in the Los Angeles area. He received his doctorate from the University of South Florida over 25 years ago. His work in substance abuse includes inpatient (Palo Alto VA), outpatient (Linn County Drug & Alcohol Program), and several residential treatment centres as a staff psychologist, including clinical director positions at New Seasons Recovery and Summit Malibu. He has been a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology at the University of Florida focusing on pain management and neuropsychology, as well as the clinical director of a neuro-rehabilitation program where he functioned as a neuropsychologist and rehabilitation psychologist for 10 years.

During this time he developed his unique psychotherapeutic approach called Neuro-Emotional Therapy (NET), which emphasizes the neurologically based emotional-motivational factors involved in change. He has dove-tailed this therapeutic approach with advanced training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), which emphasize emotional regulation. He has co-authored several articles on anger, anxiety and health, and has developed the Life Satisfaction Questionnaire, the Human-Styles Questionnaire, the Values Clarification Inventory, and co-authored the Work Attitudes Inventory, which focuses on Integrity in the Workplace. He is completing books on eliminating guilt and shame, relapse prevention: a motivational approach, and life satisfaction.  
Click here for information about Tim Worden
David Kessler
David Kessler is one of the world’s foremost experts on healing and loss. His experience with thousands of people on the edge of life and death has taught him the secrets to living a happy and fulfilled life.

An accomplished speaker and author, David’s forthcoming book, Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief, has been named one of the top 10 books for the fall by Publishers Weekly. His previous books have been praised by Saint (Mother) Teresa and Elisabeth Kübler Ross.

David has written five bestselling books and the popular Healing Grief Card Deck: 55 Practices to Find Peace. His first book, The Needs of the Dying, is a #1 best-selling end-of-life book. He co-authored two bestsellers with the legendary Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: On Grief and Grieving and Life Lessons. He also co-authored You Can Heal Your Heart: Finding Peace After Breakup, Divorce or Death, with Louise Hay.

David has worked with Elizabeth Taylor, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Carrie Fisher after their loved ones died, as well as late actors Anthony Perkins and Michael Landon at the end of their lives. He serves as a Specialist Reserve Officer with the Los Angeles Police Department and as a volunteer for the American Red Cross, responding to tragic events including aviation disasters and 9/11.
Click here for information about David Kessler
Zachary Alti
Zachary Alti, LCSW, is a psychotherapist in New York City and a clinical social work professor at Fordham and Rutgers universities. 
Click here for information about Zachary Alti
Michael Barnett
Michael Barnett, MA, EdS, LPC, is the founder and director of the Atlanta Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy. He’s an ICEEFT Certified Trainer and implements cutting-edge attachment-informed approaches to treat addiction.
Click here for information about Michael Barnett
Zachary Alti
Ami Crowley, Ed.D., is a Counselor Educator, a Nationally Board Certified Counselor, an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Master’s Level Certified Addiction Professional, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. She is also an Approved Clinical Supervisor and a qualified supervisor of interns in both mental health and addictions in the state of Florida. Dr. Crowley owns Infinity Counseling Services, LLC. While Dr. Crowley’s specialty is addiction, she also provides counselling to individuals, couples, and families on issues such as depression, anxiety, grief/loss, transitions, relationships, gender identity, and LGBTQ+ concerns. She has served as an adjunct and a SME for various counsellor education programs and is currently an Assistant Professor in the CMHC Online program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and an adjunct professor for University of Cincinnati in their Substance Abuse Counseling Program.
Are you ready to step into the life awaiting you as a Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP)?
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It’s never been easier to become a Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP).

Step 1: Watch this online course.

Step 2: Complete the CPD quiz and instantly print your certificate of completion.

Step 3: Submit the Certification Questionnaire included in this training, and your application is complete.*

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Benefits of Certification
  • Clinical expertise: Show clients and colleagues your practice is based on leading-edge research in this complex area of mental health.

  • Client trust: Certification shows your clients you care about providing the best care possible. It reveals your professional ability to take on challenging clients and succeed!

  • Documentation of knowledge: Certification is both a professional and personal accomplishment. It’s an unbiased barometer of your training and dedication to your practice.

  • Improved insurance reimbursements: Receive more favourable consideration from insurance companies and managed care panels.

  • Professional recognition: Set yourself apart from the thousands of clinicians relying on outdated methods to treat their clients. Increase your opportunities for career advancement and client referrals.
Overcoming Addictions
Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) Training Course

$599.95 Value
Just $149.95 (GST Inclusive) Today — Amazing Savings!
You'll also earn up to 16.5 CPD Hours.
BONUS! Your Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) certification
(a $99.95 value) is included in today’s deeply discounted registration!
The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get instant access to all course materials, including the bonus materials. Click here for course objectives and outline.
Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the PESI Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on integrating the addiction treatment strategies in clinical practice, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Complete your online CPD tests and earn up to 16.5 CPD Hours!

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Complete the certification application—at no additional cost—to become a Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP).

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Overcoming Addictions
Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) Training Course

$599.95 Value
Just $149.95 (GST Inclusive) Today — Phenomenal Savings!
You'll also earn up to 16.5 CPD Hours.
BONUS! Your Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) certification
(a $99.95 value) is included in today’s deeply discounted registration!
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