On Nov. 13, Robert Weiss, renowned psychotherapist and founder of the Sexual Recovery Institute in Los Angeles, will discuss sex, tech and addiction at a one-day workshop on addictive disorders at the AC Hotel Cuzco in Madrid. Madrid (PRWEB) Oct. 14, 2014 \u2013 Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, founding director of the Sexual Recovery Institute and senior vice president of clinical development for Promises Behavioral Health, will conduct a multi-media presentation on the relationship between digital technology and sexual addiction on Nov. 13 at the AC Hotel Cuzco, in Madrid. Sponsored by Promises Treatment Centers, the event also features distinguished addiction and mental health experts Mark Burdick, Jose Luis Martinez and Dr. Jos\u00e9 Miguel Gaona Cartolano. \u201cThe topics we\u2019ll be covering \u2014 sexual addiction, intervention, parenting and the biology of addiction \u2013 will resonate with clinicians and lay people alike,\u201d says Weiss. \u201cNever before have there been so many paths to addiction and potential ways to intervene and treat it. We\u2019ll provide practical information on how to conceptualize, intervene and treat addictive disorders, using the most up-to-date information and tools.\u201d The schedule is as follows: \t\u201cIntroduction to Hypersexual Disorders and Sex Addiction\u201d (Robert Weiss, 9:30 a.m. \u2013 12:30 p.m.) \t\u201cParents, Recreational Drug Use DOES Lead to Hard-Core Addiction. What Else Are You Missing?\u201d (Mark Burdick, 12:45 \u2013 1:45 p.m.) \t\u201cHow to Help the Ones You Love\u201d (Jose Luis Martinez, 2:45 \u2013 4:45 p.m.) \t\u201cNeurobiology of Addictions: A Round Trip\u201d ( Jos\u00e9 Miguel Gaona Cartolano, 5 \u2013 6 p.m.) The event includes lunch. For information on fees and to register, visit the Promises Behavioral Health events page. For questions, email Janiece Bentley at email@example.com. RSVP by Nov. 4, 2014. About the Speakers Robert Weiss founded\u00a0the Sexual Recovery Institute\u00a0in Los Angeles in 1995 and is now senior vice president of clinical development for Promises Behavioral Health. Weiss is author of Cruise Control and Sex Addiction 101, and co-author of both Untangling the Web and Closer Together, Further Apart. A sexual addiction media expert to CNN, The Oprah Winfrey Network, The New York Times, ESPN, The Today Show, and Time Magazine, among many others, Weiss has served as a clinical educator to the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the U.S.\u00a0military as well as addiction and behavioral\u00a0treatment centers throughout\u00a0the U.S., Europe and Asia. Mark Burdick is a licensed clinical psychologist, licensed educational psychologist and certified learning disability specialist, among others. He is chartered in the U.K. and certified with EuroPsy in Europe. He has headed a number of professional associations, including the Board of Behavioral Sciences for the state of California and the California Association of Licensed Educational Psychologists. He is founder of Burdick Psychological and Placement Services, which has provided individualized treatment and services to families, agencies and courts for more than 30 years. Jose Luis Martinez is a coach, interventionist and family counselor. In 2012, he became the European and Latin connection in Spain for Intervention Specialists, as well as translator and support team for the Spanish-speaking families that the group serves. Jose has a degree in business administration and a master\u2019s degree in marketing. He is training to be a primary interventionist, a position that does not yet exist in his home country of Spain. Dr. Jos\u00e9 Miguel Gaona Cartolano holds a doctorate in psychiatry from Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) and a master\u2019s degree in medical psychology. He has held teaching assignments in the department of psychiatry at UCM and in recent years has worked in the field of neurotheology, exploring mystical and spiritual phenomena from a neurological persepective. He is director of the Institute Neurosalus and is an adviser on psychotropic substances to the Congress of Deputies. He is director of the magazine \u201cEducate\u201d and has authored a number of books and other publications, including \u201cOn the Other Side of the Tunnel,\u201d \u201cThe Syndrome of Eva,\u201d Being a Teen Is Not Easy\u201d and \u201cEndorphins: Messengers of Pleasure.\u201d About The Sexual Recovery Institute The Sexual Recovery Institute is the nation\u2019s premier outpatient program for men and women struggling with relationship, love and sex addiction. Based in Los Angeles, California, the institute offers confidential, affordable and gender-specific programs that encourage healthy sexuality and intimacy, including two-week intensives and individual, group and couples treatment. For more information about The Sexual Recovery Institute, call (855) 893-5987 or visit www.sexualrecovery.com. About Promises Treatment Centers Promises Treatment Centers in Malibu, CA, West Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX are among the nation\u2019s premier addiction treatment centers. Led by some of the country\u2019s leading addiction specialists, Promises has built an international reputation for innovative addiction treatment and exceptional service. Whether an individual requires detox, residential drug rehab, outpatient treatment, extended care or a sober living environment, Promises has been a drug rehabilitation center of choice for more than 25 years. For more information about Promises Treatment Centers, call (866) 285-9441 or visit www.promises.com. The Sexual Recovery Institute and Promises Treatment Centers are members of Promises Behavioral Health, a family of behavioral health care programs that also includes The Ranch, The Recovery Place, Lucida Treatment Center, Clarity Way, COPAC, Journey Healing Centers, The Sundance Center, and Right Step. Elements offers comprehensive, innovative treatment for substance abuse, sexual addiction, trauma, eating disorders and other mental health disorders. We are committed to delivering clinically sophisticated treatment that promotes permanent lifestyle change, not only for the patient but for the entire family system. For more information about Promises Behavioral Health, visit elementsbh4.wpengine.com.