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Date(s) - 08/19/2016
11:30 am - 1:15 pm

II Davide Restaurant

Integrative Treatment of Trauma & Addiction - family recovery instituteFrontiers in Trauma Treatment 2016

Michael Genovese
MD, JD and Chief Medical Officer of Sierra Tucson

This stimulating presentation examines the benefits of integrative treatment for trauma and addiction and the interplay of genetics and environment and their effects on brain development.

Michael Genovese, MD, JD, is the chief medical officer of Sierra Tucson, a world leader in integrative health. He is assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Arizona, a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. Before joining Sierra Tucson, Dr. Genovese co-founded a highly successful medical practice bringing state-of-the- art integrative treatments to metropolitan New York patients. He also practiced as an attending physician at nearby Winthrop University Hospital and served as a fellow at the New York University/North Shore University Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program. He completed his residency training at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

This workshop for 1 CE is suitable for clinicians at the intermediate and advanced level.

Course Objectives for Integrative Treatment of Trauma and Addiction:

  1. Participants will be able to define different components of integrative medicine
  2. Participants will be able to discuss the interplay of genetics and environment in regard to effects on brain development
  3. Participants will be able to discuss early how early traumatic experience renders someone more susceptible to addictions and/or mood disorders