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Dr. Rory Pfund joins us to provide some insight on gambling behaviors. He discusses what gambling looks like in different contexts and how to identify impairments stemming from gambling behavior beyond the financial realm. Dr. Pfund also talks about effective treatment methods and some barriers that may occur during treatment.
Rory A. Pfund, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow in the Center on Alcohol, Substance use, And Addictions (CASAA) at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Pfund earned his doctoral degree from The University of Memphis in 2020, and he completed the APA-accredited internship at University of Mississippi Medical Center. He has extensive clinical and research experience in the assessment and treatment of clients with gambling-related concerns. He has particular expertise in factors influencing treatment attendance and dropout.
Samuel Lustgarten, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and member of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. Over the last seven years, he has worked to examine the intersections between technology and psychology, publishing articles in American Psychologist, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, and Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. Dr. Lustgarten continues to work closely with clients and associates in practice and advocate for training needs when implementing telepsychology. A former assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin (Madison), Sam and his spouse have relocated to Portland, OR, where he is involved in private practice and professional activities. As a professional consultant to the Register, he facilitates connection with Associates and explores ethical considerations for technology use in professional practice.