Alumna Dissertation Presents a Model of Support for Therapists Specializing in Addiction

PhD in Leadership and Change alumna Dr. Heather Humphrey-Leclaire has published her dissertation entitled, Therapists Who Specialize in Addiction: A Grounded Situational Analysis of a Stigmatized Profession.

This study presents a comprehensive theoretical model of the supports and the problems facing therapists who specialize in addiction and ultimately supports a theory of how to redress issues in the face of the increased need and resources available during the current opioid epidemic.

Dr. Humphrey-Leclaire currently works as a therapist who specializes in addiction and the clinical supervisor for Starting Now and an outpatient therapist for the Anna Marsh Behavioral Clinic at the Brattleboro Retreat.

Learn more about her work and access her full dissertation here!


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