Breakfree Intervention skills training

About the Training:

Conducted by noted author, teacher and interventionist Brad Lamm, Certified Intervention Professional (CIP), BreakFree Intervention skills training equips participants to understand the history and methods of various addiction intervention models as compared to Brad Lamm’s proprietary invitation to change method, which pairs a loving family-infused intervention with a long-term family recovery curriculum.

This model is set alongside Kathleen Murphy’s action-method approach to trauma-informed treatment. Through education, case studies and role-play rich training, participants learn how to intervene using this cutting edge approach to initiating Family Recovery.

Classroom Series Schedule (22 CEs)

Experience – Learn – Network

Days One + Two

  • 8:30 – 9am: Sign in + settle in
  • 9:00 – 5:00: Classroom series training
  • 5:00 – 5:30: Spill over, wrap up, clean up

Day Three:

  • 8:30 – 9am: Sign in + settle in
  • 9:00-11:15: Classroom series training
  • 1:15-1:30: Surveys, CEs, wrap up etc.

Identify the four types of intervention covered in the history of interventions including basic techniques used in each method.

Identify personal and professional ethical duties and boundaries, utilizing an ethical system of business guidelines and personal conduct.

Identify the obstacles that can stand in the way of a successful Breakfree intervention and the skills necessary to overcome them successfully.

Describe the steps necessary to create a Family Map and explain the important role it plays in the BreakFree Intervention method of intervening.

Recognize methods of applying BreakFree Intervention components to enhance current business practices.

Are You Ready for this Groundbreaking Training?

Tuition Fees:






Features & Benefits:
22 CEs Certificate of Completion provided
Networking opportunities with industry best
Diverse learning environment
Hands-on role playing
Skills coaching
Business design and feedback
Upcoming Trainings
Los Angeles
May 14, 15, 16
Kristin M.Seattle 2020
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The BreakFree training has changed the direction of my practice. An Invitational Intervention is the foundation that I have been looking for, and it aligns beautifully with my core values. The training was a game changer. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and experiences.
Taylor KSeattle 2020
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I enjoyed my time at the training and left feeling excited about applying what I had learned.
ParticipantSeattle 2020
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Engaging educationally and in a training mode, but also the presenters are fascinating.
Nick B.Los Angeles, May 2019
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It is truly amazing that Brad is willing to share his expertise so comprehensively. This is a ground up to full speed training that will allow the student to hit the ground running with their own intervention enterprise. You won’t find a more valuable training from a true leader in the industry anywhere.
Mark O’CNew York 2019
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I am thrilled to have been part of Brad Lamm’s intervention training. The valuable tools learned will enable me to be a better interventionist in the field.
Wendi C.Los Angeles May 2019
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This training was a life-changing event for me and helped me to develop more passion to connect with and help those that are suffering and their families. Thanks Brad and Kathleen.
Kristen D.Los Angeles May 2019
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Teaching methods, generosity in personal stories and light hearted energy around the material was achieved with a perfect balance.
Steve R.Los Angeles May 2019
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Absolutely incredible training that gave me added skills as well as the confidence to help others in a more positive and supportive way.
T. NorwoodNew York 2019
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Breakfree is a love-based intervention training that will teach you a new way of approaching families and loved ones in times of crisis.
Joe K.Los Angeles May 2019
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Brad Lamm is a consummate professional. His Breakfree Intervention skills training course was outstanding!
ParticipantNew York 2019
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Brad and Kathleen are amazing and do such an amazing job at explaining and simplifying this process to make it easily digestible.
David M.New York 2019
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I am 100% better prepared to help families in crisis.
Shayne A.New York 2019
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I am a much better prepared interventionist after taking this course.


Brad Lamm, CIP


Kathleen Murphy


Who is this Training for?

The BreakFree Intervention skills training is designed to meet multiple skill levels while advancing each participant’s knowledge base. From beginner to expert, everyone learns from being in the same room together for three days, exploring best practices and new ideas. The classroom is comprised of a wide range of professional backgrounds, including those interested in making a career change, new interventionists, professionally certified interventionists, and more recently clinicians, social workers, marketing and outreach professionals and a variety of others working in the addiction, recovery and treatment fields.


For who is looking to get their feet wet as an interventionist learn valuable information from which to build their foundation knowledge and benefit from the experience level of the room, while learning how to practically apply information to the business of interventions.

Advanced Professionals

They benefit by participating in conversations about best practices while new ideas are shared and explored, and learning the BreakFree Intervention method. By applying existing knowledge and experience to the new approach to intervening, practical application methods are explored and practiced.


Alumni who attend the training benefit from revisiting the training topics as well as being leaders in conversations, sharing practical application of theories, and influencing role-plays and best practice conversations.

Video Learning Series (6 CEs, Home Study)

Three 2-hour video learning series videos are made available to registrants prior to and directly following attending the training at no additional cost. Participants have up to two weeks after the training to watch the videos and complete the homework before being given a certificate of completion and CEs.

Presenting Sponsor:


Supporting Sponsors:

Brad Lamm, CIP


Brad is an author, teacher, and interventionist best known for helping people make a life-enhancing change alongside Oprah, the Dr. Oz Show, Today Show, and others. Brad is the founder of Breathe Life Healing Centers, a sophisticated trauma treatment program. He created and produced the docu-series ADDICTED TO FOOD with Oprah Winfrey and his AMERICA RECOVERS podcast with Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith.

A trauma survivor, Brad began his own recovery journey in 2003 from drugs, alcohol, bulimia, and nicotine. Brad’s work demonstrates how even the most challenging case might not only recover but offer help and hope to others who suffer.

Kathleen Murphy


Kathleen Murphy, MA, LMFT, LPC joins Brad each year in presenting this exciting training program. Breathe Life Healing Center’s founding Clinical Director, Kathleen possesses a world of knowledge and a depth of experience, founded on 30+ years of experience working with people with substance abuse issues complicated by relational trauma. Kathleen makes use of didactics, psycho-education, lectures and experiential group processes that are heavily influenced by attachment theory and psycho-dramatic techniques to assist clients in reframing and reclaiming the self as a being in relationship.