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Arnold M. Washton

Co-Founder and Executive Director

Compass Health Group LLC

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Compass Health Group LLC

425 Madison Avenue Suite 1502

New York City, New York,10017

United States

Company Description

We offer individually tailored treatment for alcohol and substance abuse, a unique alternative to traditional "one size fits all" addiction treatment programs. Delivered in well-appointed discreet offices in midtown Manhattan, our substance abuse treatment ser... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

New York Medical College


Director of Several Nationally-Recognized Treatment Programs Committee

U.S. Senate


Director of Several Nationally-Recognized Treatment Programs Committee

U.S. House of Representatives


Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

New York University School of Medicine


Executive Director

Recovery Options


Affiliations

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Director of Several Nationally-Recognized Treatment Programs Committee


American Psychological Association

Director of Several Nationally-Recognized Treatment Programs Committee


Education

Division of Alcoholism

New York Medical College


Division of Alcoholism

New York University School of Medicine


PHD

Division of Alcoholism

New York Medical College


Ph.D.

Division of Alcoholism

New York University School of Medicine


PhD

City University of New York


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Dr. Arnold Washton, Addiction Psychologist at Compass Health Group NYC

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Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.
ARNOLD M. WASHTON, PHD An internationally renowned addiction psychologist, researcher, and published book author, Dr. Washton has specialized in treating substance abuse and other addictive disorders since 1975. Professional Experience In addition to directing several large addiction treatment programs, Dr. Washton has served as substance abuse consultant to professional sports teams, foreign governments, media organizations, multinational corporations, the U.S Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. State Department and subcommittees of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. He also served as Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York Medical College and at New York University School of Medicine in the Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. He has been principal investigator of several research grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and from major pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Washton is licensed to practice psychology in New York, New Jersey and Florida and holds national Proficiency Certification in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse from the American Psychological Association, College of Professional Psychology. Published Book Author A widely recognized treatment expert and book author, Dr. Washton has published seven books and over 45 journal articles on the treatment of addiction. In his most recent book , Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice: Doing What Works, Dr. Washton describes his integrated treatment approach to treating addiction that incorporates many of the best clinical practices and evidence-based treatments available in the field today. Currently, as executive director of Compass Psychological Services, Dr. Washton oversees the delivery of all non-medical addiction and psychotherapy services and provides a variety of direct patient care services including initial evaluations, individual therapy and group therapy.


Yorktown ZBA Reserves Decision on Sober Home | News | Singleton, Davis & Singleton PLLC

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Dr. Arnold Washton, Ph.D., who has specialized in the treatment of addiction for nearly 40 years and is working with Compass Westchester, said sober homes fall into the "modern day definition" of convalescent homes.
"Recovery from addiction quite easily falls into the definition," Washton said.


Specialists Treating Alcohol and Drug Addiction in Manhattan

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Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.
Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D. » Addiction Psychologist Founder and Director of Compass Psychological Services, PLLC, Dr. Washton is an addiction psychologist specializing in the treatment of substance abuse and other addictive disorders since 1975. He is an internationally recognized treatment expert, researcher, and published author. Widely known for developing flexible individualized treatment approaches, Dr. Washton has a long track record of success in treating substance abuse and related mental health problems.


Press Releases Manhattan Medical Drug Alcohol Addiction Detox

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Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.
Dr. Arnold Washton, Co-Founder, Compass Health Group, says high-functioning individuals who have been addicted to prescription painkillers such as OxyContin and Percocet are now turning to heroin as a way to get that same "high" as they did with pills. READ MORE


High-Functioning Drug Users Shift to Heroin

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Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.
Dr. Arnold Washton, Co-Founder, Compass Health Group, says high-functioning individuals who have been addicted to prescription painkillers such as OxyContin and Percocet are now turning to heroin as a way to get that same "high" as they did with pills. Dr. Washton says heroin is not only easier to obtain these days than prescription narcotics, but it is less expensive and its effects are felt more quickly, since it is usually inhaled through the nostrils rather than swallowed. "In addition to the high street cost of prescription painkillers, many OxyContin users have turned to heroin because it is easier to snort, giving them the feeling they want in less time," Dr. Washton said. "It is very atypical for business executives and professionals - the types of people that Compass Health Group treats - to be using heroin, the quintessential 'street' drug. Nearly all of these patients are snorting the drug, but some do switch to injecting it as they build up tolerance and snorting no longer produces the desired effect." Dr. Washton encourages anyone who is currently addicted to opioid drugs to seek professional help from an addiction specialist. "Drug abuse greatly affects not only the life of the person who is addicted, but the lives of those around the addicted person," he said.


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