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G Alan Marlatt, PhD

G Alan Marlatt

G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington and Director of the Addictive Behaviors Research Center at that institution. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Indiana University in 1968. After serving on the faculties of the University of British Columbia and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he joined the University of Washington faculty in the fall of 1972. He has conducted pioneering research in three areas: harm reduction, brief interventions, and relapse prevention.In 1996, Dr. Marlatt was appointed as a member of the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH). He served as the President of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors; President of the Section for the Development of Clinical Psychology as an Experimental-Behavioral Science of the Society of Clinical Psychology; and President of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy.Dr. Marlatt