Dr. Marilyn Freimuth is a Yale-trained psychologist specializing in addiction diagnosis and treatment. image of Marilyn FreimuthShe is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, California and maintains a part-time private practice in New York City.

She wrote her most recent book, Addicted?, for the general public. It follows on the heels of Hidden Addictions: Assessment Practices for Health Care Professionals, Psychotherapists, and Counselors, written for students and professionals in the medical and mental health fields.

Dr. Marilyn Freimuth is an engaging public speaker who has appeared on TV and radio. From her presentations, people learn about the subtle early warning signs of substance and behavioral addictions and how to change them before it's too late. Private sector and government agencies consult with her regarding how best to train health care professionals and paraprofessionals in the assessment of addictions.

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