Internet Addiction Treatment Workshop

Technology addiction is becoming a major problem for millions of people. You have seen it, in restaurants, in sporting events, maybe even at the dinner table. More and more people are on their phones, engaging in online conversations while ignoring those in front of them. Internet addiction is a new type of addiction including gaming addiction, social media addiction, and pornography addiction, and it is destroying families across the US. 

if you are a therapist, doctor, or social worker, and you want to learn how to combat Internet Addiction, this workshop is for you. As a former addict, I have worked with hundreds of Clients with this addiction and would like to share what I have learned with you. Treating this addiction is not easy, as there are numerous problems beyond this addiction that have to be considered. You will earn 6 hours of CEU’s if you are an LPC, Social Worker or Psychologist within TexasOnline attendance is available for LPC’s and Psychologists!

This workshop is a six-hour course on how to define, diagnose and treat Internet Addiction. Below is a sample of what you will learn while attending the course: 

Defining & Diagnosing Internet Addiction

Oculus Rift

The workshop will begin by teaching how to define and diagnose Internet Addiction. As Internet Addiction is not within the DSM V, it can be difficult to diagnose. You will learn how to differentiate Internet Addiction from other Impulse Control Disorders by conducting Clinical Interviews & providing assessments. 

Defining & Diagnosing Internet Addiction

Oculus Rift

The workshop will begin by teaching how to define and diagnose Internet Addiction. As Internet Addiction is not within the DSM V, it can be difficult to diagnose. You will learn how to differentiate Internet Addiction from other Impulse Control Disorders by conducting Clinical Interviews & providing assessments. 

The Oculus Go is an affordable yet portable Virtual Reality Device capable of running games and interactive experiences. Virtual Reality is the future of gaming, with the Oculus Go providing the first true portable VR experience. During this workshop, you will experience Virtual Reality first-hand as you will be using one so you can experience what gamers experience. Once you are done with this workshop, you will have a greater understanding of Virtual Reality and gaming in general. 

Experience Virtual Reality Firsthand

Oculus Rift

Experience Virtual Reality Firsthand

Oculus Go

The Oculus Go is an affordable yet portable Virtual Reality Device capable of running games and interactive experiences. Virtual Reality is the future of gaming, with the Oculus Go providing the first true portable VR experience. During this workshop, you will experience Virtual Reality first-hand as you will be using one so you can experience what gamers experience. Once you are done with this workshop, you will have a greater understanding of Virtual Reality and gaming in general. 

Learn About Today’s Popular Games

Fortnite

You have likely heard about Fortnite, Minecraft or League of Legends, but have no idea what they are. In this workshop, you will learn about today’s more popular games, so you are more understanding of the gaming scene. Many teens and adults are addicted to games and knowing about them will help build rapport and begin the treatment process. 

Learn About Today’s Popular Games

Fortnite

You have likely heard about Fortnite, Minecraft or League of Legends, but have no idea what they are. In this workshop, you will learn about today’s more popular games, so you are more understanding of the gaming scene. Many teens and adults are addicted to games and knowing about them will help build rapport and begin the treatment process. 

Social Media Addiction is a real addiction that affects millions. When you at a restaurant or a sporting event, what are most people doing? They are often on their phones, engaged in social media. In this workshop, you will learn about the most popular social media applications including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitch and more!

Social Media Addiction

Social Media Addiction

Social Media Addiction

Social Media Addiction

Social Media Addiction is a real addiction that affects millions. When you at a restaurant or a sporting event, what are most people doing? They are often on their phones, engaged in social media. In this workshop, you will learn about the most popular social media applications including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitch and more!

Treating Internet Addiction

Treating Internet Addiction

Treating Internet Addiction and related conditions is a difficult task due to the addictive nature of electronics. Treatment begins by learning how to build rapport with the Client, followed by determining the Needs gained from the addiction. You will learn CBT techniques, insight-oriented techniques and how to include the family in treatment. Without a firm understanding of the addictive nature of electronics, therapists often have a difficult time treating this addiction.

Treating Internet Addiction

Treating Internet Addiction

Treating Internet Addiction and related conditions is a difficult task due to the addictive nature of electronics. Treatment begins by learning how to build rapport with the Client, followed by determining the Needs gained from the addiction. You will learn CBT techniques, insight-oriented techniques and how to include the family in treatment. Without a firm understanding of the addictive nature of electronics, therapists often have a difficult time treating this addiction.

Below is a list of many of the topics covered in this workshop:

  • Defining Internet Addiction
  • Diagnosing Internet Addiction
  • Consequences of Internet Addiction
  • Virtual Reality Demonstration – You will experience Virtual Reality First Hand via the Oculus Go!
  • Online Gaming Addiction: You will learn about today’s most popular games:
  • Fortnite
  • Minecraft
  • League of Legends
  • …and more!
  • Social Media Addiction: You will learn about today’s most used social media applications:
  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Instagram
  • Twitch
  • …and more!
  • Online Sexual Addiction
  • Treating Internet Addiction
  • Building Rapport
  • Insight-Oriented Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Comorbid Disorders: Including the following often associated with Internet Addiction:
  • Autism
  • Depression
  • Social Anxiety
  • …and more!

The course will be six-hours long with lunch in the middle with 10-minute breaks every hour and a half. There will be a question and answer section at the end of the workshop. In addition, you will experience Virtual Reality firsthand as I will demonstrate gaming with the Oculus Go, the leading provider of portable Virtual Reality. 

The next workshop is on Friday, March 22nd at 10:00 AM.

The cost for this workshop is $150.00. Payment for this workshop is completed via Paypal. Once you have paid, you will receive a confirmation, and a place will be reserved for you. There are only 15 spots total for this workshop, so act fast before they sell out! All sales are final, however, if you cannot make a workshop you signed up for, you can be added to the next available workshop. 

Internet Addiction Treatment Workshop
Date: 03-22-2019 at 10:00 AM.
Location: 17510 Huffmeister Rd. Suite #102. Cypress, TX 77429
Online Attendance via Webcam Available for LPC’s and Psychologists!

Cost: $150.00 USD. 

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