James Flowers, PhD, LPC-S has been one of the most familiar and respected names in the area of pain recovery, chronic pain and addiction for more than 25 years. A leader in the field, his history in assessments and treatment of chronic pain and co-occurring addiction has led to an exceptionally distinguished career. He has developed and built many of the nation's leading pain and addiction recovery programs within some of the most respected healthcare and addiction treatment centers in the country, successfully guiding teams in assessment, treatment planning and course of treatment. With fellowship training in behavioral pain management, Dr. Flowers completed clinical rotations at The University of Washington, The Rosomoff Comprehensive Center for Pain, The University of Miami, and The Mayo Clinic. As an entrepreneur in the healthcare and addiction field, he is the founding partner of J. Flowers Health Institute and has founded or co-founded renowned upscale treatment programs throughout the state of Texas. Dr. Flowers has dedicated his career to his passion, designing multidisciplinary addiction treatment programs and clinical protocols to help individuals suffering from addiction and chronic pain. With a demonstrated commitment for healthcare, human healing, and healthcare organizations that create positive change in the lives of people, he has been dedicated to all who have been involved with and treated in those programs.