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Philip Flores, PhD, ABPP, FAGPA

Philip J. Flores, PhD. ABPP, CGP, FAGPA, is a clinical psychologist who has worked extensively for the past thirty years in the area of addictive disorders and group psychotherapy. He is a Fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) and is a Diplomate in Group Psychology, a certification issued by the American Board of Professional Psychology. Dr. Flores is also Adjunct Faculty at Georgia State University, the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University and is supervisor of group psychotherapy at Emory University. In addition to his two books, Group Psychotherapy with Addiction Populations by Haworth Press (3rd Edition), and Addiction as an Attachment Disorder by Jason Aronson Press, he was also Consensus Panel Chair for Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy, A Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP #41) issued by the US Department of Health & Human Services. Dr. Flores is the lead author on the American Group Psychotherapy Association's treatment manual, Group Psychotherapy of Substance Abuse and Addiction. Dr. Flores is co-chair and contributing member of the Science to Service Task Force of American Group Psychotherapy Association that produced the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Group Psychotherapy. Dr. Flores latest book, Addiction as an Attachment Disorder was the 2005 Gradiva Award Winner issued by The National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis. He has also presented numerous workshops nationally and internationally on these two subjects. Dr. Flores and his wife, Lisa Mahon, PhD, continue to run several outpatient psychotherapy groups a week in their private practice in Atlanta, Georgia.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Philip Flores has employment relationships with the Georgia School of Professional Psychology, Georgia State University, and Emory University. He is a clinical supervisor at Odyssey Counseling Program. Dr. Flores receives royalties as a published author. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Philip Flores is a member of the American Psychological Association, the American Group Psychotherapy Association, the Atlanta Group Psychotherapy Society, the Georgia Psychological Association, and the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behavior.