October 17, 2013

Upcoming Interactive Telecomferences

Interactive teleconference interview Jennifer Lundgren on “Night Eating”, Stephanie Mihalas on “Building a Child and Family Practice” and Pepper Schwartz on “Prime: Adventures and Advice on Sex, Love, and the Sensual Years.”
Meet the Authors: An Interview with Jennifer Lundgren, Ph.D.
Tuesday October 22nd from 2:00 – 3:00 PM, Eastern Time

Dr. Lundgren is co-author (with Kelly Allison, Albert Stunkard, and James Mitchell) of
Night Eating Syndrome Research, Assessment, and Treatment published by Guilford Press.
Dr. Lundgren is Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychology at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Dr. Lundgren received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University at Albany, the State University of New York.  She completed clinical internship at the Medical University of South Carolina and conducted postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Center for Weight and Eating Disorders.  Her research interests are in the areas of obesity, night eating syndrome, eating disorders and body image.
Meet the Experts: An Interview with Stephanie Mihalas, Ph.D.
Wednesday October 23rd from 3:00 – 4:00PM Eastern Time

Dr. Mihalas will discuss the topic: "Keys in Building a Successful Child and Family Practice” 

Dr. Mihalas is in independent practice in Los Angeles, California and is Clinical Instructor, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences. In her practice she provides individual interventions for children and adolescents, parent training, family therapy, functional behavioral assessments, school consultation and IEP support, organizational change projects for schools, expert testimony for child and school-related topics, and complimentary and alternative medicine services.
She has more than ten years of extensive training in pediatric, behavioral, and emotional problems. She is a Licensed Psychologist and a nationally certified School Psychologist. Her Masters, Educational Specialist, and Doctorate is from the University of South Florida in School Psychology, with a primary focus on child and adolescent mental health issues. She completed advanced clinical training for two years at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Kennedy Krieger Institute.She has published in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and newsletters and regularly presents at conferences such as the National Association of School Psychologists, Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, and the American Psychological Association.
Meet the Authors: An Interview with Pepper Schwartz, Ph.D.
Wednesday October 23rd from 5:00 - 6:00 Eastern Time
Dr. Schwartz is author of Prime: Adventures and Advice on Sex, Love,
and the Sensual Years published by William Morrow.
Dr. Schwartz is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington in Seattle. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale University.
Dr. Schwartz has received many awards, the American Sociological Association for 2005 for "Public Understanding of Sociology." She is the author of 16 books, including many popular books such as: The Great Sex Weekend, The Lifetime Love and Sex Quiz Book, Everything You Know About Love and Sex is Wrong and Ten Talks Parents Must Have With Their Children About Sex and Character. 
Dr. Schwartz is the national Love & Relationship Expert & Ambassador for AARP and writes the column The Naked Truth. She also writes columns for PsychToday.comBeWell.com and the Seattlepi.com. She previously produced the monthly column "Sex and Health" for Glamour Magazine, with coauthor Dr. Janet Lever, for more than seven years, and wrote the column “Talking About Sex” in American Baby Magazine for 8 years. She is the relationship expert for PerfectMatch.com and is the co-creator of their matching algorithm Duet. She has appeared on The Today Show, Oprah, Good Morning America and NPR multiple times. She is the author of more than 50 scholarly articles and has served as a consultant to many national organizations including Luminari Women's Health Network and was the Chairperson of the National Sexuality Resource Center. Dr. Schwartz lectures nationally and internationally on relationship topics, sexuality, women’s issues, parent and child issues, communication between men and women in intimate and work relationships, and maintaining personal and family well-being in today’s world. She teaches Sociology of Sexuality to 700 students at the University of Washington and was given the Panhellenic Award in 2007 for Outstanding Teacher in the Social Sciences and Most Engaging Lecturer on campus. 
She lives in Snoqualmie, Washington on a horse ranch and has two children, Cooper and Ryder.
To register for any of these free interviews go to www.thepracticeinstitute.com, 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.

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