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29th Annual Northwest Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders 

Seattle, Washington

June 1 – 3, 2016

Conference Site

Hyatt Regency Bellevue is a Four Diamond hotel on Seattle’s desirable Eastside with a stunning new guest tower. Stroll through connecting sky bridges and discover more than 250 shops, 45 restaurants and plenty of entertainment options harbored inside this chic urban streetscape.

Room rates at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue are $169 single/double (plus tax). To make a reservation, please call the Hyatt Regency directly and use the code: ADIC.

Reservations must be made by May 2, 2016 but room block may sell out prior to that date.

Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, Washington 98004
Phone: (888) 421-1442 or (425) 462-1234

Transportation to the Hotel

Shuttle service from the Sea-Tac airport to the hotel is available. The Shuttle Express has a scheduled service to hotels which is approximately every ½ hour on the hour.

The current cost is $19 per scheduled one-way ticket. For departure from Bellevue hotel to Sea-Tac airport a 24- hour reservation is required. Prices are subject to change.

Contact Shuttle Express at: or (425) 981-7000. Taxi cabs are available.



Sponsors / Exhibitors

Board Approvals


Register for this Conference

The 29th Annual Northwest Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders provides a forum for exploring the complex issues within the physical, emotional, social and spiritual dimensions of mental illness and addictive disorders.

Topics and issues covered include: Treatment of Complex Trauma, Combining Science and Compassion in the Treatment of Addiction, Failed Attachment and Addictive Behavior, Legacy of Neglect and Trauma, Ethical and Professional Issues, the Healing Power of Story, Whole- Brain Strategies, Treating the Young Adult, Winning the Anxiety Game, Nurturing the Developing Mind, Mindfulness, Strategies for Generalized Anxiety, How to Intervene with Addicts & Their Families, Treating Social Anxieties, Somatic Experiencing Principles, Recovering the Essential Self, Adolescent Cannabis Abuse, Intimacy and Attachment, the Pain Paradox, Intimacy: Women, Men and Relationships, Weapons of Mass Self-Destruction, Easily Triggered and ‘Acting Out’ Trauma Survivors, Gender Differences in Treatment and many more.

Special Focus On:

• Trauma Treatment
• Attachment Disorders
• Neuroscience & Therapy
• Co-occurring Disorders
• Treating Anxiety & Depression
• Mindfulness & Storytelling

Who Should Attend?

The training will be valuable for those working in the areas of:
• Mental Health
• Addictions Counseling
• Marriage and Family Therapy
• Psychology
• School Counseling
• Registered Nursing
• Courts and Corrections
• Prevention
• Employee Assistance
• And Others

Limited Number of Exhibit Spaces Available

For more information contact:

Lorrie Keip Cositore
1-800-851-9100 x220


Stephen Cooke
1-800-851-9100 ext. 222