Relapse Prevention and Coping

Join us for a free online presentation featuring Dr. Tom Horvath


SMART Recovery® is pleased to announce that  Dr. Tom Horvath, President of SMART Recovery will be  speaking  on: Relapse – Prevention and Coping, on Saturday, December 17 at 2:00 pm, (est) in the SMART Room online chat venue at SMART Recovery Online.

Dr. Horvath’s topic is particularly timely during the holidays and looking forward to the New Year. The holidays can be challenging for many and we hope this topic will be of great interest to the community. Dr. Horvath’s appeal is wide, as he examines how any habit can become problematic and offers a window on addressing these tendencies across a wide spectrum of the behaviors that are not serving us well.

Tom Horvath, Ph.D., a California licensed and board certified clinical psychologist (ABPP), has been President of SMART Recovery® for over a decade. He is the founder and president of Practical Recovery, a self-empowering addiction treatment system in San Diego. He is past president of the American Psychological Association’s Society on Addiction Psychology (Division 50), the world’s largest organization of addiction psychologists. He is the author of Sex, Drugs, Gambling & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions (listed by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies as a “Self-Help Book of Merit”).

The workshop will be hosted in The SMART Room – one of SMART Recovery Online’s voice chat rooms.

To access the SMART Room: Register for SMART Recovery Online. Registration in advance is advised.

Once registered, access the SMART Message Board and when logged in, select “SMART Recovery Chat and Meeting Rooms” – the blue drop-down bar near the top left of the page. From there, you can select The SMART Room.

Microphones are not required, but sound and a keyboard are necessary to participate in the presentation. SMART Recovery trusts this public service will be of assistance to many and is excited to be able to host this workshop.

The session will be recorded and may be made available in podcast form on SMART Recovery’s podcast site:

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