Bruce Carruth
Bruce Carruth, Ph.D.

brucecarruth@gmail.com
 

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I live and practice in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico. My career in mental health spans 50 years and I have taught my psychotherapy model, an integration of psychodynamics, psychodevelopmental theory and humanistic psychology, in over 600 workshops throughout North and Central America and Europe.

SOME BACKGROUND:

Education

B.A. Louisiana College, Pineville, La., Psychology
M.S.W. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La
Ph.D. Rutgers University, Social Work, New Brunswick, NJ
NIMH Post-Graduate Fellow: Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Teaching

Since 1976, leader of over 600 workshops for mental health professionals throughout the US, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Central America on topics of psychotherapy, character (personality) structure, addictions, psychological trauma and family functioning. I have had full-time faculty appointments at Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies, The University of Arkansas Graduate School and The University of Arkansas College of Medical Sciences.

Author: Recent Publications and Work in Preparation

Burke, P. and Carruth, B. “Addiction and Psychological Trauma” in Counseling Survivors of Trauma: Theories, Interventions and Collaborations. Springer Press, 2012.

Carruth, Bruce (Editor), Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment, Haworth Press, 2006

Carruth, Bruce (Editor), Co-dependency: Issues in Treatment and Recovery (with Warner Mendenhall, Ph.D.) Haworth Press, 1989.

Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery.  TIP 48. US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (2008). Expert Content Director

Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment.  TIP 50.  US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (2008), Expert Content Director

Clinical Supervision and the Professional Development of The Substance Abuse Counselor, TIP 52.  US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) (2008).  Expert Content Director.

Addressing Behavioral Health Needs of Men. TIP 56. US Dept. of HHS, SAMHSA, CSAT (2011).  Expert Content Director

Behavioral Health Services for People Who Are Homeless. TIP 55. US Dept. of HHS,SAMHSA, CSAT (2011). Expert Content Director

Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Settings. TIP 60.  US Dept. of HHS, SAMHSA, CSAT (2015) Expert Content Director

Editor, Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, Haworth Press (1983-1990)

Editor, Journal of Chemical Dependency Treatment, Haworth Press (1987 – 1993).

Honors and Awards:

Addictions Counselor of the Year, Arkansas, 1984
Marital and Family Counselor of the Year, Arkansas, 1992
Invited, Non-alcoholic speaker at 50th Anniversary World Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous, 1985

 

Please explore the web site or contact me at:

Mail to:
PMB 2-B
220 North Zapata Highway, Suite 11-A
Laredo, TX 78043

Telephone in USA:
713-589-5343

Office Address in San Miguel:
Avenida Allende #23-B
Colonia San Antonio

 

Telephone in San Miguel:
415-121-1169

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