April LIVE Webinar: Diagnosis and Treatment of Gaming Disorders - Counseling & Therapy Services - The Juniper Center

Diagnosis and Treatment of Gaming Disorders

Please join us for our CEU Webinar Series

Friday, April 22, from 9:30-11:00 AM 

Presented by Andrew Fishman, LCSW

The cost is $15 and you will earn 1.5 CEUs (or you can register for the Free version with no CEUs)

About the Presentation:

Gaming Disorder is a new and controversial diagnosis.  It was recently added to the ICD-11 and is currently under consideration to be included in the next edition of the DSM.  For many clinicians and parents, it’s a difficult one to understand.  What is the difference between a typical, video game-obsessed teen and one with an addiction?  Learn about the research behind the disorder, how to spot warning signs, and how to conceptualize treatment for this condition.  


  • Understand the research supporting and refuting the existence of Gaming Disorder.
  • Review the relevant models for how gaming can become addictive for people.
  • Learn the diagnostic criteria and how to recognize them in clients.
  • Review evidence-based, client-centered practices to help support clients with a gaming disorder.

About the Presenter:

Andrew Fishman, LCSW (he/him) is a therapist who works with teens and emerging adults.

He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from New College of Florida, with a double major in psychology and art and a Master’s degree in Social Work with a double area of concentration in Mental Health and Children and Families.

Andrew has a unique specialty in the impact of video games on mental health. He is a certified gaming disorder therapist who writes regularly on the subject for Psychology Today: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/video-game-health.  Andrew is also the founder of the Chicago Nerd Therapist Alliance, a group of therapists who understand the value of anime, video games, cosplay, and other nerdy interests and use them therapeutically: https://www.nerdtherapistalliance.com/


Registration/Payment Process:

Important Information – We have a new 1-step registration process for our Live Webinars. This process will enable you to register and pay at the same time using our new CEU Online School platform. After registration, you will receive a welcome email from CEU Online School.com confirming you are enrolled in the course that contains the link to join. We will also send one reminder email 24 hours prior to the live webinar that also includes the link and instructions for joining the webinar. You have the choice of enrolling in the webinar to receive CEUs for $15 (1.5 CEUs) or the Free version.

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We are licensed to provide CEUs in the State of Illinois for Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists.

This format has opened up the possibility for therapists from all over to attend. We always love meeting new people and appreciate welcoming returning friends as well. We hope that you can join us!


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