September 15, 2013

Two Upcoming Interactive Telephone Conferences

Free to the Public from The Practice Institute  
Meet the Authors: An Interview with Charles Kellner, MD
Tuesday September 17th from 3:00 - 4:00PM, Eastern time

Dr. Kellner is author of Brain Stimulation in Psychiatry: ECT, DBS, TMS and Other Modalities,
published by Cambridge University Press. 

Dr. Kellner is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Director of the ECT service at the Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Kellner received his M.D.  from Cornell University Medical College. He was on the faculty of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston from 1984-2002, where he directed the ECT service.  He was Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at New Jersey Medical School from 2002-2008 and director of the ECT service at University Hospital in Newark.
He has dedicated his career to the study of ECT and is Editor Emeritus of the Journal of ECT. He has led the collaborative ECT research group CORE (Consortium for research in ECT) for the past decade in the performance of NIMH-sponsored multi-site research protocols. He has over 150 publications, most related to ECT and mood disorders. He is a member of the APA Task Force on ECT, currently revising the APA recommendations on ECT.

Meet the Experts: An Interview with Katie Little Kivisto, Ph.D.
Thursday September 19th from 5:00 - 6:00PM, Eastern time

Dr. Kivisto will discuss the topic, "What Clinicians Should Know about Adolescent Dating."

Dr. Kivisto is Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Indianapolis.  She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Tennessee, after completing her internship at the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, and also completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University. Her research interests fall in the areas of adolescent emotion regulation, adolescent alcohol and other substance abuse, family, peer, and romantic relationships, assessment and treatment of adolescent emotional dysregulation and substance abuse, developmental psychopathology,  integrative approaches to treatment, and Ecological Momentary Assessment.
To register for any of these free interviews go to, and click on the calendar date on the right hand side of the page and it will bring to you the registration page. After a brief presentation those participating on the call may make comments or ask questions of the author.
Come join the great learning experience!

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