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.