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Sharing What Works: How to Help Women Heal from Addiction

Chicago, IL

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March 13

Hazelden Betty Ford
867 North Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60610

11:30 a.m.-noon – Registration and Lunch
Noon-1 p.m. – Presentation

Cost: $10

Join your colleagues for a special lunch-and-learn presentation on women, addiction and recovery at Hazelden Betty Ford in Chicago. Social worker, author and noted women's health and wellness professional, Kelley Kitley, will discuss treatment modalities she's found to be most effective in helping women address substance use disorders. Come and learn more about the Twelve Step treatment model, use of self-disclosure in the patient/clinician relationship and other successful approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, motivational interviewing, strengths perspective, family therapy and more.

1.0 CE will be provided for addiction professionals (IAODAPCA) and social workers (LSW/LCSW, State of IL).


Kelley Kitely

Kelley Kitley, MSW, LCSW

A social worker, author and noted health and wellness professional, Kelley Kitley has a private practice in Chicago, Serendipitous Psychotherapy, LLC, where she works with women, couples and families using a cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic model. Areas of expertise include depression and anxiety, sexual intimacy, parenting, life transitions, grief and substance use disorders. Kitley also owns reNew Studio, a wellness boutique offering classes in meditation, yoga, mindfulness and wellness seminars. She is the author of Amazon best-seller, MY self: An Autobiography of Survival. In addition, Kitley appears frequently in broadcast media including shows such as Dr. Oz, TODAY, Access Live and more, and she serves as a popular fill-in cohost on WGN radio.


Question or ADA request? Please contact Laura Adams by email or at 1-312-631-7977.

HAZELDEN BETTY FORD FOUNDATION PHOTO POLICY: By attending this public event, I hereby grant the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation the right to use and publish photographs and videos of me, or in which I may be included, for editorial trade, advertising, and any other purpose and in any manner and medium and to alter the same without restriction. I hereby release the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and its legal representatives and assigns for all claims and liability relating to said photographs and videos.


The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs. As the nation's leading nonprofit provider of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment for adults and youth, the Foundation has 17 locations nationwide and collaborates with an expansive network throughout health care. With a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center, the Foundation today also encompasses a graduate school of addiction studies, a publishing division, an addiction research center, recovery advocacy and thought leadership, professional and medical education programs, school-based prevention resources and a specialized program for children who grow up in families with addiction.

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