In this presentation, Ted Perkins - author, film producer, recovery YouTube personality and long-time mutual support group facilitator - explains how rehab facilities and recovery community organizations can use films about addiction & recovery to generate powerful, transformative moments that can lead to lasting change. His new Recovery Movie Meet-Ups Program is already in successful use in five facilities, with new meetings forming fast.
Reviewed and vetted by top addiction experts, the Recovery Movie Meetups format is ideal for mutual support meetings, therapeutic environments, or individual self-study. It integrates common treatment modalities like Motivational Interviewing, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and more.
Ted Perkins is a former Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Studio executive, university lecturer, public speaker, Hollywood producer, virtual reality entrepreneur, and successful working film and TV series screenwriter. He volunteers his time as an addiction and recovery YouTube personality, sobriety mentor, and has helped thousands of people on their recovery journey through his blogs, videos and weekly SMART Recovery meetings. Perkins has lived and worked in over 50 countries, and now resides in Los Angeles. He is the author of the new book ADDICTED IN FILM.