Meet Dr. Ashish Bhatt

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Meet Dr. Ashish Bhatt

Addiction Center's Official Medical Director

Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD, MRO is recognized as a leading physician, addiction medicine specialist, and psychiatrist. He has been involved in medical and administrative leadership 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 Medical Review Officer
  • Served as Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Inpatient and Emergency Crisis Services
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Articles by Dr. Bhatt

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.

Positive And Negative Reinforcement: The Pursuit Of Pleasure And The Escape From Pain

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The reasons someone starts and continues using drugs depends on the individual, and may be influenced by positive or negative reinforcements.

Definitions Of Addiction: Historical Views Versus Today’s Views

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The definitions of addiction have changed throughout the years since the classification of substance use disorders began in the early 19th century.

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Latest Podcast Episodes

Podcast Episode 6

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Podcast Episode 5

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Podcast Episode 4

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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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