APTPG - Professionals Assembled to Address Clinical Issues and Treatment Solutions for Compulsive Gambling Problems
*** 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.
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.
Our next A.P.T.P.G. meeting is on July 14, 2018 at the New Jersey Law Center. Ray Ortiz, JD will be presenting on: "Gambling Counselor and Legal Counselor---Their Relationship ”.