Events

2015

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January 6-8, 2015 Jerusalem, Israel Constance Scharff, PhD – UNESCO’s
10th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics, and Health Law will draw leading international scholars to discuss current issues in medical ethics. The conference is hosted by: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization; The World Medical Association; The World Psychiatric Association; The World Association of Medical Law and other prominent medical and academic groups. Dr. Scharff’s presentation will be on the topic, “When Only the Wealthy recover: The Medical Ethics of Addiction Treatment and Recovery.”
February 5-8, 2015 Los Angeles, CA Constance Scharff, PhD -
The Evolution of Addiction Treatment conference is the pre-eminent addiction treatment conference in the nation. It takes place bi-annually in Los Angeles, California. Cliffside Malibu is pleased to be a gold level sponsor of this event. Dr. Scharff will give a keynote presentation titled. “Embracing Hope: Using the Latest Treatment Breakthroughs to Improve Addiction Recovery Rates.
May 8, 2015 Austin, TX Constance Scharff, PhD -
The Southwest Symposium of Integrative Medicine is the foremost conference in the nation for complementary medical continuing education. Professional naturopaths, acupuncturists, massage therapists and nurses join together for a long-weekend of learning from industry leading researchers and teachers. Dr. Scharff has once again been invited to provide a keynote speech for this event. This year, she will speak on “the spirit of the medicine,” covering the topics of practitioner self-care, maintaining spiritual health and mental balance, and setting appropriate boundaries.
May 2-4, 2015 Ljubljana, Slovenia Constance Scharff, PhD – Dr. Scharff has been confirmed as a speaker at the prestigious International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT)event. This international gathering seeks to provide a wide connection between researchers, lecturers, students, professionals from psychology and human sciences and their peers. The conference will showcase presentations, from the most diverse countries possible, to promote the development and growth of research, teaching, applications and new ways of thinking in psychology. Dr. Scharff will present on the topic, “Addiction Recovery that Works: Clinically Proven Whole Health Treatment for Substance Abusers and Other Addicts.”

Past Events

2014

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August 25-29, 2014 Durban, South Africa Constance Scharff, PhD -
The 7th World Congress For Psychotherapy The 7th World Congress for Psychotherapy took place August 25-29 in Durban, South Africa. Dr. Scharff spoke on the topic of The Neuroscience of Addiction Recovery: Creating A “Recovery Feedback Loop”.
August 21, 2014 Cape Town, South Africa Constance Scharff, PhD -
On August 21, 2014, Dr. Scharff was asked to present on the latest findings in addiction research for grand rounds at the Lentegeur Hospital near Cape Town, South Africa. This hospital serves the needs of township residents in the areas of Mitchell’s Plain and Khayelitsha.
July 17-18, 2014 Ottawa, Canada Constance Scharff, PhD -
Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology The conference will bring to Ottawa, Canada, internationally-renowned researchers in positive psychology, positive psychology practitioners, clinicians, educators and teachers, business consultants, and coaches from around the world. Dr. Scharff will speak on the topic, “From despondency to hope: Ending addiction for good using a positive psychological approach.”
July 9-11, 2014 Jerusalem, Israel Constance Scharff, PhD -
The International Neuropsychological Society held its mid-year meeting in Jerusalem, Israel. The conference brought neuropsychologists from around the world together to discuss brain-behavior relationships. The theme of the meeting was “Neuropsychology from Lab to Rehab” and reflected a broad range of scientific work from neuropsychology and other related disciplines. Dr. Scharff spoke on the subject “Addiction, Neuroscience, and Psychology: Transdisciplinary Approaches Creating Breakthroughs in Addiction Recovery.”
June 3, 2014, 2014 New York, NY Constance Scharff, PhD – Dr. Scharff will share her insights about addiction and recovery with rabbinical students and faculty of the
Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. The Jewish Theological Seminary of America is a preeminent institution of Jewish higher education that integrates rigorous academic scholarship and teaching with a commitment to strengthening Jewish tradition, Jewish lives, and Jewish communities. Dr. Scharff will help spiritual leaders learn to identify addiction and counsel those in need of help toward available resources.
May 13 – 16, 2014 Athens, Greece Constance Scharff, PhD -
The International Conference of the Association of Psychology & Psychiatry for Adults and Children will be held this year in Athens, Greece. Last year, more than 800 people from 120 countries attended. This year, Dr. Scharff will be present, speaking on the topic: Overcoming Addiction: Practical Applications of Recent Advances in Neuroscience, Psychology, and Complementary Medicine.
Feb 14 – 16, 2014 Austin, TX Constance Scharff, PhD -
The Southwest Symposium: Integrative Medicine Conference will take place February 14-16 in Austin, Texas. This integrative medicine conference brings together practitioners, educators, and other healthcare professionals in the fields of acupuncture, qi gong, nursing, and massage therapy.  ”The Heart of the Medicine,” is this year’s conference theme; Dr. Scharff will speak on the psychological healing that is needed for addicts to prevent relapse.

2013

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Dec 22, 2013 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Being Deliberately with Beth Dolan Weekly podcast featuring stories of inspired people doing extraordinary acts of love, kindness and compassion and in the process inspiring others to do the same. Dr. Constance Scharff will be the featured guest.
July 22 – 24 Las Vegas, Nevada Constance Scharff, PhD -Keynote Speaker: Creating Hope: The Key to Effective Addiction Treatment2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Addiction Research & Therapy Constance Scharff’s talk focused focus on the ways we can encourage and support those we treat to embolden them to have the resolve and fortitude to recover.
July 17 Online Richard Taite -
Interview on Issues Today with Bob Gorley
11am PST
(airing in September)
July 7 – 9 Paris, France Constance Scharff, PhD -Presentation – The International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine (July 7-9, 2013), in Paris, France, is the premier international conference for the most influential and inspiring complementary medicine practitioners and healthcare professionals who are dedicated to improving patient care. Constance Scharff, PhD, will present, “Developing Holistic, Integrated Approaches to Addiction Treatment That Create Lasting Recovery,” a presentation in which she will discuss how complimentary medical therapies help to create lasting addiction recovery.
June 2-6 Jerusalem, Israel Constance Scharff, PhD -
Presentation: The Brain and Addiction Recovery: Applying Neuroscience to Addiction Treatment Produces Successful RecoveryAddiction is increasingly being understood as a behavioral disorder that affects brain function. To speak to the powerful impact of various interventions on addiction and the roles neuroplasticity and cognitive modifiability play in addiction recovery, Constance Scharff, PhD, will present at the The Jerusalem International Conference on Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Modifiability (June 2-5, 2013), in Jerusalem, Israel. There, she will meet with the world’s leading brain researchers to discuss the myriad ways in which recent discoveries in brain science can help those seeking addiction recovery.
May 22 Online Richard Taite -
Interview on Turn of the Page with Joan Bryden
10am PST
(airing on June 15th)
May 7 Online Richard Taite -
Interview on BlogTalkRadio: Big Blend Radio’s Success Express
4pm PST
April 29 Radio Richard Taite -
Interview on 1160am: Let’s Just Talk
11am PST
April 24 Online Richard Taite -
Radio Interview: Talk of the Town with Larry Rifkin
8:30am PST
April 22 Online Richard Taite -
Radio Interview: “A Touch of Grey”
8am PST
April 15 Radio Richard Taite -
Interview for Late Night Radio: “Late Night Health”
10am PST
April 11 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Interview on BlogTalkRadio: Love Your Life with Michelle
6:30pm CST
March 28 – 31 Osaka, Japan Constance Scharff, PhD -
Presentation: From Alienation to Hope: New Approaches to Addiction Treatment Produce Successful Recovery
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) brings together a range of psychologists, medical doctors and a wide assortment of social scientists to discuss ideas outside the traditional confines of narrow fields of specialism and in new directions of research and discovery in psychology and the behavioral sciences. Leading thinkers present on an array of topics that are multidisciplinary in scope and have application to subjects beyond normal boundaries. This is a truly international conference, held annually in Osaka, Japan, attracting scholars and researchers from Europe, North America, Australia, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
March 12 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Interview on BlogTalkRadio: Money for Lunch – click to listen
March 12 Online Richard Taite -
Interview on OCTalkRadio.net: Critical Mass for Business – click to listen
March 6 San Francisco, CA Constance Scharff, PhD -
Presentation at California Institute of Integral Studies, Room 307
6:30 pm
March 5 San Francisco, CA Constance Scharff, PhD -
Book Signing at Book Passage, San Francisco Store
6pm
March 4 Mountain View, CA Constance Scharff, PhD -
Book Signing at East West Bookstore
7:30 pm
March 2 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Interview on Republic Broadcasting Network: Healing Our World Radio Saturdays
4-5 pm EST
February 22 Online Richard Taite and Constance Scharff, PhD -
Online Radio Interview on Empower Radio: Creating Change with Doug Foresta – click to listen
February 5 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Interview on Truth Radio: Share Your Mission – click to listen
February 3 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Interview on Blog Talk Radio: Survivor
January 31 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Interview on The Michael Dresser Show – click to listen
January 29 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Interview on Human Behavior, What a Trip with Dr. Jonathan Brower – click to listen
January 10 West Hollywood, CA Richard Taite -
Presentation and Book Signing at Book Soup
7 pm
January 9 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Online Radio Interview on Big Blend Radio – click to listen
January 7 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Radio Interview on RadioMD: Staying Well with Melanie Cole, MS – click to listen
January 7 Online Richard Taite -
Radio Interview on LA Talk Radio.  Answers for the Family – click to listen
Check out the Answers for the Family blog.

2012

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December 13 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Radio Interview on Mom Talk Radio – click to listen
December 11 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Interview on Blogtalkradio: Dr. Marty’s Wellness Experience – click to listen
December 4 Austin, TX Constance Scharff, PhD -
Presentation at the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, South Campus.
12:45 – 1:45 pm
December 2 Malibu, CA Richard Taite -
Presentation and Book Signing at Bank of Books
2-4 pm
November 19 Online Constance Scharff, PhD -
Online Radio Interview on Big Blend Radio -
Click to listen
November 19 Online

Constance Scharff, PhD -
Online Radio Interview on Empower Radio -
Click to listen

November 14 Online

Richard Taite -
Radio Interview on Breakin’ the Norm with Les Norman - Click to listen

November 11 Austin, TX Constance Scharff, PhD -
Presentation and Book Signing at BookWoman in Austin, TX
3-5 pm
November 5 Austin, TX Constance Scharff, PhD -
Radio Interview on Tales From the Golden Cabinet, KOOP-FM – click to listen
October 15 Online

Constance Scharff, PhD -
Online Radio Interview on Empower Radio: Creating Change with Doug Foresta - click to listen