MALIBU, Calif., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading national drug and alcohol treatment center Cliffside Malibu has provided expert analysis on the recovery efforts of Ted Williams, who rocketed to superstardom after a news segment featuring the homeless former radio announcer went viral. Dr. Georgina Smith, Cliffside's Program Director, has recently discussed his unique challenges with leading radio station KNX 1070 Newsradio and other news outlets.
"Ted Williams is about to face an almost unfathomable new set of challenges as he not only confronts his ongoing recovery from past drug addiction, but also a new set of intense social pressures and scrutiny as he transitions overnight from homelessness to fame," according to Dr. Smith. "Critical to his success will be finding guidance, structure, support and a consistent therapeutic recovery program."
Dr. Smith is regularly called upon by the media to provide expert assessments of the treatment and rehabilitation efforts of celebrities and other public figures.
Her patients at Cliffside Malibu benefit from her integrated therapeutic approach which draws upon her deep experience and clinical knowledge. Her intensive approach to therapy has proven life-saving for patients dealing with drug and alcohol addictions, mood disorders, depression, anxiety, impulsivity and eating disorders.
About Cliffside Malibu
Cliffside Malibu is a full-service residential drug treatment program and alcohol addiction treatment center in the Los Angeles area. At Cliffside, a team of highly trained experts administer individually tailored rehabilitation programs for every type of addiction to patients who place a premium on privacy, safety, and, most importantly, effectiveness. The drug rehabilitation facility gets its name from its striking location, perched on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. For more information, please visit www.cliffsidemalibu.com or call 800 501 1988.
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