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4 Predictions for the Future of Addiction Treatment

As the years go by, many different aspects of our lives change. These aspects can range from technology, to medical care, to new kinds of equipment in a gym. Another thing that has been changing over the years is addiction treatment. The way addiction is treated has changed drastically over the years. David Sack M.D., a contributor writer for Psychology Today has 4 predictions for future treatments for addiction. 

  1. We will broaden our definition of success
  2. Vaccines will supplement current treatments
  3. We will stop treating every addiction in the same way
  4. Treatment of co-occuring disorders will be paramount

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Chris Massman is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Chris' training includes Family Systems Theory along with numerous other theories. She believes therapy is an art and chooses the theory she feels will most benefit the individual sitting in front of her. Her specialty lies is in the field of Chemical Dependency and Addictions. Chris is currently seeing individuals, couples and families. Chris is a Clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists as well as the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Chris has two locations including Tarzana and Agoura Hills, CA.