Patt Denning

Patt Denning, PhD, is the director of Clinical Services and Training at the Center for Harm Reduction Therapy (CHRT) in San Francisco, which she founded with Jeannie Little in 2000. CHRT provides a full range of harm reduction treatment services and trains hundreds of professionals each year. Dr. Denning is one of the principal developers of harm reduction psychotherapy. She is a Diplomate Fellow in psychopharmacology and a certified addiction specialist through the American Psychological Association’s College of Professional Psychology. With Jeannie Little, she is coauthor of Over the Influence, Second Edition (for the general public), and Practicing Harm Reduction Psychotherapy, Second Edition (for mental health professionals).

A Harm Reduction Plan for Vulnerable Drinkers Hits Unnecessary Obstacles

  As harm reductionists, we always have on our minds the health and well-being of people who use drugs. Too…

April 20, 2020