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ADDICTION BORN OUT OF ACES AND THE RETURN OF HOPE
Dr. Susie Wiet
The downstream effect of childhood trauma has been well documented regarding the biological and psychosocial impacts. This presentation will highlight the neurobiological changes associated with ACEs that function as a "primer" for the onset of addiction and related behaviors. It will conclude with principles for influencing these same pathways that assist with restoration of the mind and health.
Susie Wiet, MD is an integrative developmental psychiatrist with expertise in holistic treatment of trauma-addiction, dual diagnosis, and complex psychiatric disorders. She has received many accolades for teaching, service, initiative, advocacy and excellence of care. She is the founder and owner of Sovegna (a multi-disciplinary treatment center for recovery) and the Trauma-Resiliency Collaborative (multi-disciplinary volunteer organization). During her personal time, she enjoys learning from her children, celebrating time with family and friends, expanding her creativity, practicing yoga, and deepening her faith.
She graduated from Northwestern University Medical School (Chicago, IL) and trained at the University of Utah in General Psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry (fellowship). She holds three American Medical Board certifications: General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. She is a member of several professional organizations, most recently Institute of Functional Medicine.
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