Ep014: Koorosh Rassekh – Addiction Treatment, Evolved
Rassekh brings over 10 years of experience in therapy, with a focus on both addiction treatment and mindfulness. In his work, he has served a wide range of individuals, couples, and families, helping them identify their goals, address underlying trauma, and open up new possibilities for change. Core to this approach is the value that clients already possess the inherent ability to respond effectively to the difficulties they face.
Rassekh has worked in various counseling and outpatient centers in Los Angeles with a focus on substance use. At the Matrix Institute on Addictions, he specialized in working with young adults around drugs, alcohol, and addiction issues. He led a federal grant-driven program with teenagers and surprisingly found that shifting focus away from substances and onto each individual’s needs and desires led to reduced substance use. As Director of Mindfulness at Alternatives Behavioral Health, he developed a program to support clients to successfully adopt their desired lifestyle, whether abstinence or moderation.
Rassekh holds a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Southern California (USC) and a Bachelor of Science in Public Policy and Management from USC. He has completed extensive advanced training in multiple therapeutic approaches, including: Assertive Community Reinforcement Approach (ACRA), Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA), Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Motivational Interviewing, and numerous meditation and mindfulness techniques.
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