The Center for American Studies would like to invite you to participate in a course with an experienced American psychologist, Prof. Lawrence Eisenberg, titled “Alcoholism and Substance Use Disorders”.


This course provides a review of key psychological theories (including genetic theories) and practical approaches to Alcoholism and Substance Use Disorders. 


You will learn about prominent models for conceptualizing addictive behaviors, along with clinical treatments based on these models. 


You will understand the psychological dynamics of addiction, stages of change, screening for and diagnosing addictive behaviors, brief psychological interventions, empirically supported treatments, evidence-based practice, relapse prevention, and harm reduction.


The course takes place in real time on May 31 (Friday), 2024 between 5.00-8.30 pm (CET – Berlin/Rome/Prague/Warsaw time) online on Zoom. 

Participants will have a chance to ask questions and engage in discussion with the course instructor.

👉You will familiarize psychological theories, assessment strategies, and interventions for addressing addictive behaviors. 

👉You will be able to conceptualize disordered individuals.

👉You will understand evidence-based therapies.

👉You will learn how to identify appropriate treatment strategies. 


Larry Eisenberg
Larry Eisenberg

Prof. Lawrence Eisenberg is an experienced professor and psychotherapist with a wide range of experience in psychology and working with patients. He graduated in psychology from Columbia University (Columbia School of Social Work) with a specialization in Clinical/Medical Social Work. He currently serves as a lecturer at Guilford College, where he teaches courses on alcoholism and other substance use disorders.

Prof. Lawrence Eisenberg is known for his patient-centered approach, which makes his work in the field of psychotherapy particularly effective. His main focus is on the psychology of addiction. His commitment to the development of others and his focused approach to therapeutic work make him a respected mentor and specialist in his field.

Every participant will receive a set of materials that can be used as a handy resource also after the course. 


Before the class session, please view an interview with the late Canadian actor Matthew Perry on his substance use journey.  Available on YouTube at   or read his book,  “Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing: A Memoir”

All of our courses are certified. 

Upon the completion of the course, you will be awarded an official digital certificate signed by the CFAS President. You may then print the certificate​ at home, use it to apply for various academic positions, or simply post it to your LinkedIn or other professional channels​.

The certificate shows the number of hours so you may use it to satisfy your Continuing Education requirements as well.

Link for safe electronic & card payments for 1st pool of enrollment:


The fee can be also made directly to our bank account in EUR:

Center for American & European Studies

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Title of the transfer: Psychology course in English Alcohol and Substance Use – <imię i nazwisko Uczestnika/czki>


[Pick the OUR option for transfer charges. You are responsible for the wire transfer costs (if any occur)].

Please send all of your questions to the Course Coordinator, Ms. Fatma Mejri at [email protected]

Mrs. Mejri will be happy to help.

See you online!


30.05.2024 – final deadline

199.00 EUR 1st enrollment pool until 25.05.2024
249.00 EUR 2nd enrollment pool until 28.05.2024
299.00 EUR 3rd enrollment pool until 30.05.2024

Don’t wait. The number of spots is limited!

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