Montare Media presents this week’s episode of the Discover U Podcast: Reducing the stigma of addiction and metal health issues: What does shame have to do with it?
JD Kalmenson, CEO of Montare Behavioral Health, a growing mental and behavioral health company in Southern California, interviews interviews Adi Jaffe, Ph.D.
Adi Jaffe, Ph.D. is a #1 best-selling author (The Abstinence Myth) and a nationally recognized expert on mental health, relationships, and shame. He earned his Ph.D. form UCLA after a four-year struggle with drug issues himself. He has lectured in the UCLA Psychology department for the better part of a decade, and has been widely featured in the media, including on CNN, the Huffington Post, the Los Angeles Times, KTLA, Good Morning America and the Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Jaffe was the Executive-Director and Co-Founder of one of the most progressive mental health treatment facilities in the country - until he started IGNTD. Through IGNTD, Dr. Jaffe is changing the way people think about, and deal with mental health issues. His passion for the role of shame in destroying lives is the philosophy behind IGNTD Recovery and its aim to greatly reduce the stigma of mental health.