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An Examination of the Efficacy of Brainspotting

John Dyben, DHSc | Chief Clinical Officer, Origins Behavioral HealthCare A downloadable PDF of the white paper is available here. A Preliminary Examination of the Efficacy of Brainspotting with Patients in Residential Treatment for Substance Use Disorders and Co-occurring Trauma Related Disorders Trauma and Substance Use Disorders The scientific and treatment community has long known that there is a correlation between trauma and substance use disorders (SUD) with a comingling pathology wherein each complicates the other in a synergy of distress

Professional Burnout

Dr. John Dyben, DHSc, MCAP, CMHP | Chief Clinical Officer Let’s call him Kenneth. He was a good therapist and a good person.  He had spent the past ten years helping patients with addiction and mental health problems in a residential treatment center and he was valued by the patients he treated and the team he worked with. And something was changing. Slowly, but perceptibly, he was feeling more and more detached from his work and even from himself. He


DALLAS, TEXAS (November 30, 2021) – Origins Behavioral HealthCare announces the release of its second retrospective outcomes study. Conducted with four years worth of alumni input, it reveals that Origins’ treatment model, across all programs, is extremely effective in helping people recover from substance use disorders. Origins partnered with the OMNI Institute, a nonprofit social science consultancy, which provided consultation and external oversight to the design, implementation, and reporting of results. OMNI Institute previously worked with the National Association of

Stigma & Addiction

Dr. John Dyben, DHSc, MCAP, CMHP | Chief Clinical Officer Toward Building a Healthier Environment for those with Substance Use Issues My daughter was around five years old when she asked me what “epidemiology” was. In true Dyben family form, I wrote a song to explain at least part of it. The song is called “The Epidemiological Triad Theme Song.” Today everyone in my family can sing it. If you meet me and ask, I’ll be happy to sing it

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