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


Tara Conner
Television Personality, Public Speaker
Recovery Advocate
Recover Out Loud


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


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


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

Breakout Sessions


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


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


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


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


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