From this presentation, participants be able to do the following:
- Identify the four areas of an individual's life that anger effects
- Identify the difference between passive aggressive and aggressive anger
- Explain how self-pity and resentments are a part of anger
- Demonstrate three effective techniques to resolve anger
- Understand the dynamics of forgiveness
About the Speaker
Before his transition to Corporate Director of Addiction Treatment Services, Don McCourtney was Chief Executicve Officer of The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place from 2011-2017. He cam to the Farley Center from HarborCrest Behavioral Health, an addiction treatment program at Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen, Washington. For over three years, Don provided leadership at HarborCrest as the Director of Behavioral Health. Don has been with Diamond Healthcare since 2007 and brings over thirty-six years of extensive experience in the field of addiction and mental health to Williamsburg. His backgroup includes clinical and managerial skills with inpatient, outpatient, and managed care settings.
Don's career began when he recieved training in addiction from Hazelden Treatment Center in 1977. He was trainer by several pioneers in addiction Treatment including, Dr. Dan Anderson of Hazelden and Vern Johnson of the Johnson Institute. Additionally, he recieved training from Virginia Satir in Conjoint Family Therapy.
Don has implemented, developed, and transformed many addiction treatment programs to ensure their success. In addition to his involvement in Behavioral Health he held the position as Associate Director for a managed care company. Throughout his career he has recieved several awards including, Director of the Year. Most recently, HarborCrest Behavioral Health received several awards for patient satisfaction under the leadership of Don. He has taught numerous courses in the state of Nevada and Washington on the topics of Addiction, Family Therapy and Intervention Skills. He holds a PhD in Psychology and a Masters of Business Administration.