Two international experts in the field—Drs. Kuss and Pontes—provide an introduction to treating problematic Internet use. The presenters will demonstrate how problematic Internet use has been discussed within psychological research through an evidence-based interactive guide on its theoretical background, prevalence rates, assessment, and treatment approaches. Drs. Kuss and Pontes will also provide practical guidance on current Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) tools that can help individuals who experience problematic Internet use.
- Describe theoretical perspectives of problematic Internet use.
- Identify current evidence-based assessment strategies.
- Identify evidence-based treatment approaches.
- Apply tools and techniques to help individuals affected by problematic Internet use.