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Meet Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD

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Meet Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD

Addiction Center's Medical Director

Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD, MRO is a leading physician, addiction medicine specialist, and psychiatrist. He has been involved in medical and administrative leadership roles at numerous treatment centers and has helped guide the development of both public and private substance abuse and dual diagnosis facilities.

  • Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and as a Medical Review Officer
  • Served as Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Inpatient and Emergency Crisis Services
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Articles by Dr. Bhatt

Inside The “Bubble” Of Addiction And Broken Resiliency

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Drug and alcohol abuse can halt a person’s ability to build resiliency, making hard times more difficult without learned coping mechanisms.

Addiction And The Absence Of Presence

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When we abuse drugs or alcohol, it removes us from the current moment. This can turn into a cycle and result in an absence of presence.

Construction Of The Addiction Process: The Building Blocks

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Each individual has building blocks that make them more or less likely to develop an addiction, such as genetics and environment.


Latest Podcast Episodes

Episode 13 – Breaking Down Cocaine

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With 1.5 million American adults being Cocaine users, Dr. Bhatt breaks down how Cocaine affects the brain and the drug's reputation.

Episode 12 – Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

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Episode 11 – Breaking Down Alcohol

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It’s something the majority of Americans consume, but also an addictive substance. Dr. Bhatt explains how alcohol works in the brain.

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About Dr. Bhatt

About Dr. Bhatt

Dr. Bhatt is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. His expertise allows him to recognize various illnesses which occur throughout his patients’ lifespan. Dr. Bhatt is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, as well as being a Certified Medical Officer. He has extensive experience in a variety of substance abuse treatment programs, psychiatric and co-occuring diagnosis programs for both adults and adolescents, and has served as the Chief Medical Officer for regional and national behavioral health companies.

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