We’re pleased to introduce Bachaar Arnaout, MD, as the new editor-in-chief of The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report.
Dr. Arnaout is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine. He completed medical school at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, and trained in psychiatry at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, where he also completed the Intensive Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program at the William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis & Psychology. He then trained in addiction psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine.
Dr. Arnaout holds board certification in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, addiction medicine, hospice and palliative medicine, and brain injury medicine. Dr. Arnaout’s academic interests include the psychotherapy and psychopharmacology of addiction and co-occurring disorders, and medical education. He has co-edited two books on addiction psychotherapy that draw on the theoretical framework of motivational interviewing: Handbook of Motivation and Change: A Practical Guide for Clinicians (American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., 2010) and Motivational Interviewing in Clinical Practice (American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2017).