Professional Events

Frontiers in Addiction Lecture Series

A Buddhist Approach to Treating Addiction​
May 17, 2016

All attendees will receive Karl McMillen's book, Triumphs and Tragedies


  • Understand the philosophical framework of early Buddhism.
  • Have a pragmatic framework for how addiction is understood from a Buddhist lens.
  • Gain access to the theory and application of the practice of Mindfulness.


Noah Levine, MA
Founder of Refuge Recovery, West Hollywood, CA


Torrance Memorial's Health Conference Center
3315 Medical Center Dr. Torrance, CA 90505
8:30 AM Breakfast; 9:00 - 11:30 AM Lecture

Call 310-784-4929 or email

Target Audience

MDs and Psychologists (*), RN (BRN Provider #300), CAMFT (128405), CCAPP (2S-02-489-0718), CAADE (CP20931C0819) and allied health professionals.

CME/CEU Credit

2.5 CMEs/CEUs certificates

Torrance Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Torrance Memorial Medical Center takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Torrance Memorial Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category I credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

South Bay Network for Professionals Treating Addiction

Divorce Resources for Recovery & Addiction Professionals
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Because divorce impacts such a significant portion of our clients, it is important for addiction professionals to thoroughly understand the options and resources available. The presentation will not only address the fundamental aspects attendees with valuable resources and insight into ways to support their clients through this challenging process.

Educational Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the fundamental aspects of divorce (divorce 101)
  • Identify helpful resources to utilize with their clients going through divorce
  • Learn about non-adversarial ways to get divorced (without going to court)


Barry Davis, MA, Mediator/Trainer, Davis Mediation


Thelma McMillen Center
3333 Skypark Drive, Ste. 200, Torrance, CA 90505
Complimentary continental breakfast served

RVSP by Friday, April 22, 2016
Call 310-257-5758 or email

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Upcoming Frontiers In Addiction Lectures

July 19
Trauma, Attachment and Addiction: Healing Relational Wounds by Cultivating Mindfulness and Self-Compassion
Dr. Jon G. Caldwell, DO, PhD
The Meadows Treatment Center, Wickenburg, AZ

September 20
Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation: A Neurobiologically Informed Holistic Treatment
Alexandra Katehakis, MFT, CSAT-S, CST-S Senior Fellow
The Meadows Treatment Center, Wickenburg, AZ

November 15
The Science of Happiness
Fred Luskin, PhD
Director, Stanford Forgiveness Projects, Stanford University, CA

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