How to Heal Families from Addiction

Estimated watch time: 49 mins 
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Speaker: Kevin Petersen, MA, LMFT

To beat addiction and codependency, the entire family ecosystem needs to be addressed. Family Addiction Coaching is a proven, step-by-step process to identify challenges within the family ecosystem, create an action plan, and heal the family system.


  1. Create a strategic approach to triaging the family system
  2. Help the family establish boundaries, accountability and structure
  3. Identify treatment options and work with interventionists
  4. Keep the family engaged and committed while the client is in treatment
  5. Form a reintegration plan for long-term success

About the Speakers:

Kevin Petersen, MA, LMFT, is the founder of The Chronic Hope Institute. He has a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Regis University and has several years of professional experience as as an in-home therapist, case manager, crisis evaluator and outpatient therapist. He opened his private practice, Petersen Family Counseling in 2014 and has published two books: Chronic Hope: Parenting the Addicted Child and Chronic Hope: Families & Addiction.

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