Posts Tagged ‘Tom Horvath’

Celebrate SMART Recovery’s 20th Anniversary

Annual Conference September 26-28, 2014 Washington, D.C. Exploring the Power of Choice Registration Deadline: August 28, 2014. Would you like a deeper connection to SMART Recovery? Interested in celebrating SMART’s 20th anniversary and networking with other volunteers? Want to learn more about the science behind SMART? Interested in SMART’s plans for the future? The 2014 [...]

Self-Empowered Approach to Addiction Recovery

Self-Empowered Approach to Addiction Recovery Tom Horvath, President of SMART Recovery, on learning to gain control over urges Self-Empowered Approach to Addiction Recovery Tom Horvath, Ph.D., a California licensed and board certified clinical psychologist (ABPP), has been President of SMART Recovery® for well over a decade. He is the founder and president of Practical Recovery, [...]

Goal: Lifestyle Balance

A fulfilling life is the ultimate goal of addiction recovery “SMART’s purpose is to help individuals gain independence from addictive behavior, and in so doing, recover (or develop) a fulfilling life.” As we gain independence from addictive behavior, or help others to do so, we need to remember that there is a greater goal: to [...]

2013 Volunteer Recognition

Annual Conference Recap The 2013 SMART Annual Conference was held in San Diego this year, at the beautiful Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn. The conference was well attended with many states and many countries represented: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Great Britain, Scotland and the USA. Attendees included members of the Board of Directors — President Tom Horvath, [...]

Webinar: “Embracing Reality”

March 16, 2013, 3pm ET A discussion with Dr. Tom Horvath, President of SMART Recovery WEBINAR REGISTRATION Embracing reality broadens and enriches our perspective and thus our options in life, freeing us to see clearly and make sound choices. And yet we continue to reject reality: “This is intolerable!” “I can’t stand this!” “It’s just [...]

Dealing With Adversity

Can You Still Be Happy? by Mary Russell, M.S. Bad things happen – there’s no way around it. Jobs are lost, relationships end, hearts are broken, people fall ill. Traditionally, REBT would encourage us to examine how we’re thinking about these situations. When we label things [in not so many words] as catastrophic we inevitably [...]

Three Addiction Treatment Myths

What Is the Best Alcohol Treatment? ~A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP There are three myths about alcohol treatment, according to some of the foremost researchers in the area, led by psychologist William R. Miller (Handbook of Alcoholism Treatment Approaches: Effective Alternatives, 3rd edition, edited by Hester & Miller, published in 2003 by Allyn & Bacon). [...]

Recovery Celebration, November 3th, 2012

Guest Speakers + Online Auction = FUN! In celebration of the 14th anniversary of SMART Online, SMART Recovery® is excited to again host its annual fall FUNdraising event, featuring a line-up of outstanding speakers and a fabulous array of auction items donated by SMART Recovery volunteers and participants. Speakers include recovery experts, book authors, professors [...]

Self Treatment for Alcohol and Drug Addiction?

Q&A with Tom Horvath, Ph,D. Q: Hi, Tom. Thanks so much for talking with us today about the SMART Recovery Program. Perhaps you can start out by giving us a general overview of the SMART Recovery program? Something like a 1 minute “elevator pitch” for someone who is looking for help for possible addiction issues. [...]

Relapse Prevention and Coping

Join us for a free online presentation featuring Dr. Tom Horvath SMART Recovery® is pleased to announce that  Dr. Tom Horvath, President of SMART Recovery will be  speaking  on: Relapse – Prevention and Coping, on Saturday, December 17 at 2:00 pm, (est) in the SMART Room online chat venue at SMART Recovery Online. Dr. Horvath’s [...]

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