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2014 - Family Dynamics in Addiction Treatment - Dallas, TX

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August 6, 2014

Dallas, Texas

Addiction professionals in the Dallas, Texas, community and beyond came together on August 6, 2014, to discuss family dynamics in addiction treatment. The event, produced by Addiction Professional, featured several panelists to provide their perspective:

  • Dr. LaFonya Jones, Counselor, Postdoctoral Fellow and LPC-Intern at Grapevine Valley Hope
  • Christine Rodriguez, Chemical Dependency Counselor at Grapevine Valley Hope
  • Beverly A. Ozanne, Family Therapist at American Addiction Centers
  • Heidi Voet Smith, LPC, Senior Clinical Advisor at Burning Tree Recovery Ranch


(For full biographies of the panelists click here.)

The event was moderated by Jennifer Turney, Director of Custom Content for Addiction Professional. Each panelist shared unique insight on the challenges and opportunities faced in working with families.

  • Heidi Voet Smith discusses the importance of engaging family members in the recovery process.
    Click here to listen
  • Christine Rodriguez talks about the value of communicating with the family to identify their needs.
    Click here to listen
  • Dr. Jones talks about how setting healthy boundaries can help re-establish a broken family structure.
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  • Beverly Ozanne emphasizes that communication is necessary in aiding successful recovery.
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The event was made possible through the support of Dominion Diagnostics, Valley Hope Association, American Addiction Centers, Memorial Hermann PARC and Burning Tree Recovery Ranch.