All Kinds of News for March 10, 2021
BOULDER, Colo. (March 4, 2021) – Digital Media Treatment and Education Center (dTEC®), the Boulder, Colo.-based outpatient therapy program treating digital media overuse and addiction, announces the launch of a first-of-its-kind, unique clinical training program for practitioners treating media addiction. The training program, called the Introduction to Digital Media Overuse; Assessment, Intervention, Treatment, is now open for registration and will be a one-day training offered on three dates: April 16, July 16, and October 15, 2021.
"The statistics are clear. The number of individuals struggling with digital media overuse and addiction has exponentially increased over the past several years,” says Tracy Markle, MA, LPC, founder of dTEC. “Our mission at dTEC is to treat and support those struggling with digital media overuse and to educate and train professionals working with these vulnerable populations. With this new training program, we want to share the foundational knowledge needed to recognize digital media overuse and foster progress in this important area of our work.”
dTEC, founded in 2015, is a community-based psychotherapy practice providing intervention, assessment, and treatment for those affected by digital media overuse (DMO) and internet addiction utilizing the FITS-IA® approach. The FITS-IA® approach, also founded by Markle, is a collaborative treatment program for Internet addiction and the common co-occurring diagnoses that prioritizes family engagement, integrated treatment, and social connections to support recovery and long-term change for the client. dTEC Co-Director Dr. Brett Kennedy joined the practice in 2016. Seen as thought leaders in developing best practices for the treatment of digital media overuse issues, Markle and Kennedy are now bringing their combined expertise to prepare professionals for treating DMO and help those in need.
The NBCC, CE-Approved one-day training is open to mental health counselors, addiction specialists, psychologists, occupational therapists, parent professionals, school counselors, and others in the field. For more information or to register for the program, please visit digitalmediatreatment.com/trainings/.
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About Digital Media Treatment and Education Center (dTEC®)
Founded in 2015 by Tracy Markle, MA, LPC, dTEC® is a community-based psychotherapy practice that provides intervention, assessment, and treatment for those affected by digital media overuse (DMO) and internet addiction, utilizing the FITS-IA® approach. Along with co-owner and co-director Dr. Brett Kennedy, dTEC® provides, education, consultation and training to mental health providers, educators, and the public.
For more information, please visit digitalmediatreatment.com.