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Trauma and Its Impact on Treatment Outcomes

Cedars is proud to announce counsellor Jacqueline Armour will be presenting at the12th Annual IITAP Symposium ‘BREAKTHROUGH TO EXCELLENCE: Strengthening Your Foundation’ May 4th – 6th, 2017

The IITAP Symposium is an annual event in which members of their community gather to share ideas and learn of the latest research. Each year, IITAP brings industry leaders to present for the community. In the past, they have had speakers such as Drs. John and Julie Gottman, Dr. Gabor Maté, and Dr. Patrick Carnes. In order to attend the Symposium, you must be a member of the IITAP Community, having completed at least one CSAT-module training. Professionals can earn up to 18 CE hours, with courses being offered as both ethics and supervision credits.

Jacqueline Armour will be guest speaking on Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at 10:45 am with her presentation: ‘Trauma and Its Impact on a Client’s Understanding and Connection to Successful Treatment Outcomes’

Jacqueline R Armour

Jacqueline is a certified addictions counsellor specializing in sexual compulsion and relationship/love addiction. After her graduate studies at Royal Roads University, Jacqueline completed her intensive training at the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP) and is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT). Currently Jacqueline is completing a doctoral program in clinical sexology at The International Institute of Clinical Sexology (IICS). Jacqueline works as a chemical dependency counsellor and sex addiction therapist in a dual diagnosis inpatient treatment center at Cedars at Cobble Hill treatment Centre and in private practice with Armour Addiction Services; both located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Utilizing her own personal experience and journey of recovery from addiction, Jacqueline weaves her stories and personal experience of working and living the twelve steps into her practice. She has worked closely with clients from a variety of social and cultural backgrounds while maneuvering them through the complex arena of government and private health care systems. As an advocate for men and women in recovery, Jacqueline’s philosophy prioritizes active participation, relationship building, flexible and adaptable methods, inquiry, and reflection based learning. She believes in a client-initiative, collaborative approach to healing. She is passionate about facilitating the journey of clients moving forward productively with their lives.

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Specializing in the treatment of alcohol and drug addiction, Cedars at Cobble Hill also provide treatment for other process addictions including eating disorders and gambling.