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Sex and Tech Addictions Expert Robert Weiss to Speak at International Addictions Conference in Las Vegas

From July 22-24, renowned author, speaker and founder of the Sexual Recovery Institute Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, will speak at the OMICS Group’s 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Addiction Research & Therapy.

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 – From July 22-24, 2013, Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, author, clinician, founder of the Sexual Recovery Institute, and Senior Vice President of Clinical Development for Elements Behavioral Health, will speak at the 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Addiction Research & Therapy at Embassy Suites in Las Vegas. The theme of this year’s conference is “Exploring the Latest Research Advancements that are Shaping Addiction Treatment.”

Scientific researchers, professionals, students and business executives from across the globe will gather to learn about current research and treatment approaches for the full spectrum of addictive disorders from some of the world’s leading experts. Weiss will deliver a plenary talk followed by a half-day breakout session on the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of sex and porn addictions and related intimacy disorders.

“Sex and porn addictions have existed for decades, but the easy accessibility of social networks, adultery websites, virtual chats, smartphone sex apps and other online media are presenting evolving new challenges for those with addictive sexual disorders as well as the professionals treating them,” Weiss said.

The conference is hosted by OMICS Group, a leading scientific event organizer that publishes hundreds of open access journals and organizes international conferences in all of the major disciplines of science and technology. Its mission is to spread knowledge across the world and accelerate discoveries in the areas of science, medicine and technology.

To register for this event, visit the conference website. To learn about Weiss’ other speaking engagements, visit the Elements Behavioral Health events page or contact Jeanette Lisalda at (866) 825-1104 or jlisalda@theelements.com.

About Rob Weiss

Weiss is considered one of the nation’s foremost experts on sex and technology addictions along with the intimacy disorders that often underlie these problems. A media expert to CNN, The Oprah Winfrey Network, ESPN, the New York Times and the Today Show, among others,  Weiss also has provided clinical training and program development for the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. military and behavioral treatment centers throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

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About The Sexual Recovery Institute

The Sexual Recovery Institute is the nation’s premier outpatient program for men and women struggling with relationship, love and sex addiction. Based in Los Angeles, the institute offers confidential, affordable and gender-specific programs that encourage healthy sexuality and intimacy, including two-week intensives and individual, group and couples treatment. For more information about The Sexual Recovery Institute, call (866) 819-7849 or visit www.sexualrecovery.com.

The Ranch, Promises Treatment Centers and The Sexual Recovery Institute are part of Elements Behavioral Health, a family of behavioral health care programs that also includes The Recovery Place, Spirit Lodge and Right Step. Elements offers comprehensive, innovative treatment for substance abuse, sexual addiction, trauma, eating disorders and other mental health disorders. We are committed to delivering clinically sophisticated treatment that promotes permanent lifestyle change, not only for the patient but for the entire family system. For more information about Elements Behavioral Health, visit www.elementsbehavioralhealth.com.

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