Since graduating from university in 2006, psychologist Lauri Pihkva has mostly focused on adults with addictive disorders. He has helped develop and implement therapy programmes for alcohol, tobacco and drug addiction and helped people with addictive disorders both individually and in groups for 14 years. In addition, Lauri has looked into the management of negative emotions and carried out anger management courses for officers of the Defence Forces as well as detainees and employees in the prison system. Lauri Pihkva finds self-improvement very important. He regularly takes part in further training and shares his knowledge as a contractual training partner for the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences since 2011. He continues to provide further training events on alcohol abuse for specialists in social sciences.