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Claudia Black, PhD

Claudia Black

Claudia Black, Ph.D., is internationally recognized for her pioneering and cutting-edge work with family systems and addictive disorders. Her work with children impacted by drug and alcohol addiction in the late 1970s fueled the advancement of the codependency and developmental trauma fields. Dr. Black’s passion to help young adults overcome obstacles and strengthen families built the foundation of the Claudia Black Young Adult Center. Not only is Dr. Black the clinical architect of this groundbreaking treatment program, she is also actively involved with the treatment team, patients, and their families.

Claudia is the author of It Will Never Happen To Me, Changing Course, My Dad Loves Me, My Dad Has A Disease, Repeat After Me, It's Never Too Late To Have A Happy Childhood, Relapse Toolkit, A Hole in the Sidewalk, Depression Strategies, Straight Talk, The Stamp Game, Family Strategies, Anger Strategies, Deceived: Facing Sexual Betrayal, Lies and Secrets, The Truth Begins With You and her newest title, Intimate Treason: Healing the Trauma for Partners Confronting Sex Addiction. She has produced seven audio CDs addressing issues of addiction and recovery. They are A Time for Healing, Putting the Past Behind, Triggers, Emotional Baggage, Trauma in the Addicted Family, Imageries and Letting Go Imageries. She also has over 20 DVDs for professionals to use working with families and clients.

She is widely-recognized for her contributions to the field addiction and trauma treatment. Some of her recent awards are:

    National Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) Lifetime Achievement Award
    Father Joseph C. Martin Professional Excellence Award
    Marty Mann Award
    SECAD Award
    National Council on Alcohol and Drug Addiction Educator of the Year
    2010 Conway Hunter Award for Excellence in the Field of Addiction

Addiction in the Family by Claudia Black Ph.D.

Hear Claudia Black Speak on Addiction and Trauma: Complexity of Treating the Young Adult at the Young Adult Conference: Failure to Launch
Tempe AZ | October 29-31 | 19 CEs Available
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