One More Level: Video Gaming Addiction

An insightful talk for parents, students, and teachers/therapists


Everyone knows the rules of growing up. Once you’re eighteen things become clearer, childhood problems melt away, and you’re ready to go out and conquer the world. You’re now an adult. You can look your parents in the eye as equals. …

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As a speaker, Elaine is driven to share her knowledge and personal experience. Whether speaking to educators, parents, or front-line workers in schools, mental health forums, or corporate wellness events, Elaine relates to her audience with passion and wisdom.

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Elaine Uskoski is a certified Iridologist, Thought Field Therapy practitioner and nutritional expert. Elaine has an extensive background in social services and over 17 years of clinical experience.

Setting Up Your Adult Child for Success in Addiction Recovery

My son is now twenty-three years old. He’s been in video gaming addiction recovery now for two years. He hasn’t played a video game in twenty-five months. As his parent, I should feel complete relief. But I don’t. There is always an element of terror in the far...

Grandparents: How Can They Regulate Technology with Grandchildren?

I recently gave a talk on Video Gaming Addiction to a room of many grandfathers. I had never considered reaching out to this audience until I was approached and asked. And I’m so happy that I agreed to address them and share my family’s story. We need as many support...

Bringing Your Phone to the Table: Is this the New Normal?

Do you bring your phone with you to sit down and enjoy a meal with others? Are you checking emails and scrolling through social media while dining with family or friends? Or do you leave your phone completely out of meal time? As someone who speaks on Video Gaming...

Elaine Uskoski in the Media

The World Health Organization now says compulsive gaming qualifies as an addictive behaviour disorder. Your stories, with social worker Lisa Pont of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.