CAMH’s approach to treating excessive technology use

On January 22, CAMH Addiction Rounds presented a webinar titled, "CAMH’s Approach to Treating Excessive Technology Use."

This webinar discussed:

  • The various groups offered within the program;
  • The modalities of treatment used;
  • Lessons learned thus far.

View the webinar recording here. EENet is pleased to present this webinar as part of our partner series.

About the presenter:

Lisa Pont MSW, RSW
Addiction Therapist, Education Specialist
PGIO – CAMH
Lisa was hired at CAMH in 2002 to develop and coordinate the Telephone Support Line. Lisa’s experience in counselling, outreach, community work and training led her to her position as a Trainer Therapist at the Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario at CAMH. Currently, she is involved in responsible gambling industry training and specializes in the area of online gaming, gambling and Internet overuse. Lisa continues to provide group and individual counseling and develops and delivers customized training programs.

Doriann has a Master in Social Work degree with a concentration in Mental Health and Addic-tions from the University of Toronto. In 2009, Doriann joined the Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. She has been involved with individu-al and family counselling, youth outreach, community work and training.

Doriann Shapiro MSW
PGIO – CAMH
Doriann is actively involved in developing and facilitating a wide range of treatment groups and specializes in the area of gambling, gaming and Internet overuse. In 2012, she received the designation of Problem Gambling Youth Specialist.

Addictions Rounds is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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