Speaker Lineup

We're excited to host a variety of clinical presenters on topics that are timely and relevant to our industry. Take a minute to see who is slotted for IIBH 2019! (While we do our best to work with our speakers' availability, the speaker lineup may be subject to change.)

Keynote and General Sessions

Leah Boone
Leah Boone
Marketing Project Coordinator
Foundations Recovery Network
Recover Out Loud

Katie Myers
Katie Myers
LCSW
CEO
Talbott Recovery
The Ethics of Self-Care

Mark Pirtle
Mark Pirtle
DPT
Producer, Writer
"Is Your Story Making You Sick?"
Bridges: Links Between Trauma, Stories and Addiction

Marie Williams
Marie Williams
LCSW
Commissioner
TN Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
The Role of Faith in Recovery

Breakout Sessions

Julia Cassidy
Julia Cassidy
MS, RDN, CEDRDS
Director of Dietary for the Adolescent Eating Disorder and Mental Health programs
Center for Discovery
The Power of Nutrients on the Brain in Behavioral Health

Brittany Elkins
Brittany Elkins
MS
Comprehensive Treatment Court Supervisor/Therapist
Centerstone
Comprehensive Treatment Court: A Jail Diversion Model to Break the Institutional Cycle

Michael Frost
Michael Frost
MD, FACP, FASAM
Chief Medical Officer
Longbridge Health Solutions
New Treatments in Opioid Use Disorder

Clark Gaither
Clark Gaither
MD, FAAFP, MRO
Medical Director
North Carolina Physicians Health Program
From Burned Out to On Fire with Passion and Purpose

Dr. Stephen Grinstead
Dr. Stephen Grinstead
AD, MA, LMFT, ACRPS
Owner
Grinstead Consultation, Training and Coaching Services
Making A Difference: Resolving the Chronic Pain and Opioid Syndemic

Brandy Klingman
Brandy Klingman
LCSW-BACS
CEO
St. Christopher's Addiction Wellness
Resistance Versus Non-Compliance in Treatment

Robert Weiss
Robert Weiss
PhD, LCSW
Chief Clinical Officer
Seeking Integrity
Sex Addiction 101: Understanding Compulsive Sexual Behavior

TJ Woodward
TJ Woodward
Ordained Minister
Recovery Specialist, Best-selling Author, Agape Ordained Minister
Conscious Recovery
The Energizing Power of Presence