Crossroads for Women Presents: Dr Gabor Mate'- In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Monday, October 22, 2012 at 8:00 AM (MDT)
Crossroads for Women in Albuquerque, New Mexico is pleased to present:
In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts.
A day-long seminar with renowned speaker and author
Dr. Gabor Mate’
October 22, 2012, Albuquerque, New Mexico
5 CEU’s for social workers and counselors have been approved through the NM-NASW
CEU’s for psychologists are pending.
Dr. Gabor Maté is a Canadian physician, public speaker and bestselling author whose works have been published internationally in twenty languages. His most recent book is the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction.
For twelve years Dr. Maté worked in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with patients challenged by hard-core drug addiction, mental illness and HIV, including at Vancouver’s Supervised Injection Site. With over 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience, he is an expert on mind /body health, parenting, childhood development, illness, and the treatment of addictions.
A renowned thinker and public speaker, Dr. Maté regularly addresses health professionals, educators, and lay audiences throughout North America. At the core of his work is the understanding of the broader context in which human disease and disorders arise, and the intricate mind / body unity that is at the root of illness and health.
Visit drgabormate.com for more information on this compelling presenter.
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Crossroads for Women
Established in 1997, Crossroads for Women has become a lifeline for the women who enter our services. The mission of Crossroads for Women is to provide comprehensive, integrated services to support women working to break the cycle of homelessness and incarceration and achieve healthy, stable and self-sufficient lives in the community for themselves and their children.