How to Understand Addiction

Learn about all forms of addiction -- alcoholism, drug dependency, sexual addiction -- from Dr. Paul Hokemeyer in this Howcast video series.

ABOUT THE EXPERT

Dr. Paul Hokemeyer

Dr. Paul Hokemeyer is a licensed marriage and family therapist based at Caron Treatment Center’s NYC office. In addition to holding a Ph.D. in Psychology, Dr. Hokemeyer holds a doctorate in the law. A nationally-recognized expert on family dynamics and addictions, Dr. Hokemeyer is on the panel of experts for The Dr. Oz Show, where he writes a bi-monthly blog. He also regularly contributes to CNN Headline News, Good Morning America, The Today Show, truTV and Oprah Radio. He authors a bi-weekly column for Telluride Inside Out titled "Shrink Wrap" and is a national spokesperson for the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.