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Confer
Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Dr. Richard P. Brown

Dr. Richard P. Brown, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University, gives over 200 lectures and workshops every year. He completed his MD at Columbia University, Psychiatry Residency and fellowship in Psychobiology and Psychopharmacolgy at Cornell University Medical College.

Dr. Brown has published 90 scientific articles, books and chapters including, Stop Depression Now, The Rhodiola Revolution, "Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Psychiatry," in Psychiatry (Wiley & Sons 2003, 2007); "Alternative Treatments in Brain Injury" in Neuropsychiatry of Traumatic Brain Injury (American Psychiatric Publishing 2004, 2009); How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care (WW Norton), Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD (WW Norton) and The Healing power of the Breath (Shambhala).

Dr. Brown's neurophysiological theory explains the effects of yoga breathing on mind and body in treating anxiety, depression, and PTSD. A certified teacher of Aikido (4th Dan), yoga, Qigong, and Open Focus Meditation, Dr. Brown conducts Breath~Body~Mind© workshops.


Website
Have a Healthy Mind
www.haveahealthymind.com


Past and present Confer events
Yoga: A Key to Mental Health?
Psychological and physiological mechanisms for emotional regulation

Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 March 2015

Yoga & Mental Health. A 3-day conference-workshop exploring its role in emotional healing, affective regulation and neurobiology
2 - 4 November 20012






Book of the Month
Tea with Winnicott
Author: Professor Brett Kahr

Donald Winnicott is currently the most popular author in contemporary psychoanalysis. His writings are cited in bibliographies even more frequently than those by Sigmund Freud. And yet how many mental health professionals have actually managed to read and digest the nearly twenty published volumes of Winnicott’s books, chapters, essays, reviews, and letters?... read more...
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Professor Peter Fonagy

Professor Peter Fonagy considers the research to show what treatments are most effective when working with children and adolescents suffering from anxiety, ADHD, depression, relationship and conduct problems... view...

Did you know?
The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...