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When the Digital World Takes Over: Compulsivity and Technology


Friday, April 15, 2016
Preferred registration deadline: April 8th

8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

3 CEUs/AASECT approved for 2.5 CE credits

Clinical Director, Professional Psychotherapy Services
Adjunct Faculty, Brown School
Matt C. Collins, MSW, LCSW

This workshop will examine compulsivity as it relates to technology. We will address the most common areas in which use of technology can become extreme and problematic; these include pornography and cybersex, gambling and auctioning, shopping, and social media. The clinical impact of technology addiction as it may negatively affect interpersonal skills will be discussed. The class will also consider at what point an urge for constant contact with another stops being a healthy desire for close connection and becomes an unhealthy obsession. Class size is limited to 50.

.profdev@brownschool.wustl.eduIf you are interested in obtaining AASECT credits for this workshop, please contact us in advance of the program at

$10 Full-time Graduate Student
$30 Brown school Field Instructor
$50 General Admission