Trauma and Addiction in Women

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

This 60 minute training will focus on the interplay between trauma and addiction as it relates to treatment for women.

Dennis Ballinger, LMFT, CACIII
Executive Director: Momenta Center for Lasting Recovery

Dennis is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Level III Certified Addictions Counselor licensed in the State of Colorado. He is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and an Approved Supervisor and Approved Supervisor of Supervision through AAMFT. Dennis has over 20 years of experience providing counseling to individuals, couples and families that are struggling with addiction and other mental health disorders. He has been trained and certified in a number of evidence based practices including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Functional Family Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Hypnosis for the treatment of Trauma and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy in addition to many others.
Dennis has trained over 50 individuals working towards their master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, has been a consultant to hundreds of therapists, case workers and other professionals and, has presented on topics to other professionals and community members throughout Colorado and the Nation on issues that relate to co-occurring disorder treatment, family therapy and trauma.