Establishes the clear necessity of substance abuse counselors working hand-in-hand with mental health professionals as they collaborate in the treatment of individuals with twin diagnoses of substance abuse or dependence, on the one hand, and psychiatric disorder (e.g., depression, anxiety, or PTSD), on the other.
A highly regarded educator and university administrator, as well as recovery coach, author, and public speaker, Dr. Bob Weathers holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, with an M.A. in religious studies. Over the course of his professional career, “Dr. Bob” has provided tens of thousands of hours of therapeutic counseling and recovery coaching to satisfied clients. He has also committed the past 35 years to teaching, training, and inspiring graduate-level mental health providers at several southern California universities, most recently at California Southern University.
Dr. Bob is currently academic effectiveness coordinator at CalSouthern, engaged full-time in ongoing initiatives for improving the educational experience of our learners, including his chairing the brand-new Student Advisory Council. Additionally, Dr. Bob has published numerous articles in a broad cross-section of respected professional reference books, journals, and edited volumes. To learn more about the speaker, visit: http://www.drbobweathers.com
For more information on the School of Behavioral Sciences at California Southern University, please visit: http://www.calsouthern.edu/psychology