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Meet Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD

Meet Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD

Addiction Center's Medical Content 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

ADHD And Addiction: Are They Connected?

Ashish Bhatt ❘

There is a link between ADHD and addiction, but how are they connected? Dr. Bhatt explains why what you see isn’t always the reality.

Inside The “Bubble” Of Addiction And Broken Resiliency

Ashish Bhatt ❘

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

Ashish Bhatt ❘

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.


Latest Podcast Episodes

Episode 24 – Addiction In Intimate Relationships

Addiction Center ❘

When one or both partners in a relationship are abusing drugs or alcohol, it can cause feelings of betrayal and anger.

Episode 23 – Hallucinogens And History

Addiction Center ❘

Cannabis, psylocibin, and ketamine are substances that are all used for therapeutic methods but can also be dangerous and mind-altering.

Episode 22 – Involuntary Commitment

Addiction Center ❘

Involuntary or civil commitment can be used when patients present as a danger to themselves or others. Dr. Bhatt, MD explains what this means.

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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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