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Tuesday, 18 September 2012 20:00

The Meadows’ Senior Fellow John Bradshaw a Keynote Speaker at Art of Recovery Expo

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The Meadows' Senior Fellow, John Bradshaw, will be a keynote speaker at the Art of Recovery Expo in Phoenix, Ariz., on September 22 at the Phoenix Convention Center. The event hours are from 10:00am - 5:00pm with Bradshaw's keynote address beginning at 10:00. This event is free and open to the public.

Bradshaw's keynote address will focus on his book Healing the Shame That Binds You and the chapter "Twelve Steps for Transforming Toxic Shame into Healthy Shame." As Bradshaw said, "I owe my life to participating in a 12-Step program."

The Expo offers education and resources for addictions and behavioral health issues with an emphasis on adolescent, young adult and family recovery. In addition to Bradshaw, Herschel Walker, former NFL running back, 1982 Heisman Trophy winner, and mental health advocate, will also deliver a keynote address. For more information about the expo, visit www.artofrecovery.com.

John Bradshaw is a world-famous educator, counselor, motivational speaker, television personality, author, and one of the leading figures in the fields of addiction, recovery, family systems and the concept of toxic shame. Bradshaw has had a long association with The Meadows giving insights to staff, patients, speaking at alumni retreats and lecturing to mental health professionals at The Meadows' workshops and seminars.

"Not only are we pleased to support the Art of Recovery Expo as a Platinum Sponsor, but we are thrilled that John Bradshaw is one of the keynote speakers along with Herschel Walker," said Jim Dredge, CEO of The Meadows.

The Meadows is an industry leader in treating trauma and addiction through its inpatient and workshop programs. To learn more about The Meadows' work with trauma and addiction contact an intake coordinator at (866) 856-1279 or visit www.themeadows.com.

For over 35 years, The Meadows has been a leading trauma and addiction treatment center. In that time, they have helped more than 20,000 patients in one of their three inpatient centers and 25,000 attendees in national workshops. The Meadows world-class team of Senior Fellows, Psychiatrists, Therapists and Counselors treat the symptoms of addiction and the underlying issues that cause lifelong patterns of self-destructive behavior. The Meadows, with 24 hour nursing and on-site physicians and psychiatrists, is a Level 1 psychiatric hospital that is accredited by the Joint Commission.

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