The Therapist January/February 2017
Professional Exchange

FOOD ADDICTION: LOOKING AT BINGE-EATING THROUGH A PROCESS ADDICTION LENS 
The root cause of food addictions is discussed, and treatment strategies for those with food addictions explored.

SEX ADDICTION IS NOT A “MYTH” WHEN NEUROSCIENCE KEEPS  THE SCORE  
The authors explain theoretical approaches to sex addiction and the treatment modalities used by certified sex addiction therapists to treat sex addiction.

Pre-Licensee's Corner

WHAT I'VE LEARNED FIVE STEPS  TO A BETTER PRACTICE (AND BETTER PRACTITIONER)

Learn what steps you can begin taking today to be a more empathetic competent, organized, and confidant practitioner.
Articles

CAMFT PACs PICK WINNERS!

The CAMFT PACs are pleased to have supported the following legislators who were elected or re-elected for terms beginning January, 2017.

LEARN, CONNECT, VOLUNTEER— WITH CAMFT  

Volunteers define the heart of the work done at CAMFT. Learn where your talents can benefit your professional association most and let us know which Committee or Council you would like  to join!

THE 2017-2018 NOMINATING COMMITTEE SLATE OF CANDIDATES

Qualified leadership is essential to CAMFT’s success. A slate of candidates for the 2017-2018 CAMFT Board of Directors is presented to the CAMFT membership by the CAMFT Nominating Committee. 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE DUTY TO MAKE MANDATED REPORTS

While reporting domestic violence is not mandated for MFTs, there are other reporting duties that may be triggered by a domestic violence situation. This article reviews the reporting duties that may arise for MFTs in such scenarios. 

QUANTIFYING PARITY: A LOOK AT NONQUANTITATIVE TREATMENT LIMITATIONS

Nonquantitative treatment limitations are explored, with examples of policy provisions that many require further analysis by enforcement agencies to determine if the plan is in compliance with the mental health parity requirements of MHPAEA. 

MANAGED HEALTH CARE: CALIFORNIA LAW AND YOUR RIGHTS

An informative FAQ about managed health care in California, with suggestions on how to address provider grievances with managed care plans or insurers. 

CAMFT’S 53RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE “JUSTICE FOR ALL: COLLABORATION, EMPOWERMENT, AND RESILIENCY”

Registration is now open for CAMFT’s 53rd Annual Conference, “Justice for All: Collaboration, Empowerment, and Resiliency,” at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, May 4–7, 2017.