APTPG - Professionals Assembled to Address Clinical Issues and Treatment Solutions for Compulsive Gambling Problems


January 20, 2018 APTPG meeting

Welcome to the new APTPG website!  Please check back often, as we will be adding more information and features such as downloadable materials, and links to resources on gambling addiction.


Our next A.P.T.P.G. meeting is on March 9, 2019 at the New Jersey Law Center.  Ken Litwak will be presenting on: "Gambling and Trauma"



*** In Remembrance of Jeff Beck ***

1953 - 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jeff Beck, former APTPG Vice-President, outstanding Clinician, and the cornerstone of the gambling recovery community. He will be lovingly remembered by all those who came in contact with him.



NOW AVAILABLE - "GAMBLING IN THE MILITARY" - Read the new article by Al Gesregan on this hidden issue that is now starting to receive attention.


 Please see our Resources and Information Page


NEW - Read our Five (5) part series on the topic of: "Unresolved Gambling Treatment Issues".  Part 1 addresses the Crisis Stage of a gambling disorder. Part 2 deals with the role money plays in the life of an addicted gambler.  Part 3 discusses social and psychological losses that accompany abstinence, and Part 4 addresses grief associated with cessation of gambling.  The final part discusses the "magical thinking" of the compulsive gambler.


Available on APTPG's  Resources and Information Page - Click Here!