Tag | Mental Health

My Contribution About Vibrant Older Adults in the COVID19 Pandemic Published as Chapter in New Book

I am very honored to announce the publication of the book “Pandemic Providers”. This work resulted from the collaboration I was part of during 2020-2021 among a large group of international psychologists, researchers, and mental health advocates. It has been an honor and privilege to be part of the Interdivisional APA COVID-19 Task Force and I am grateful to my… READ MORE>>

My Upcoming Lecture at the Bill Lane Conference, Jacobi Medical Center

Presentation Date: 12/01/22
Location: Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx

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On Thursday December 1, I will have the honor of giving a lecture at the Bill Lane Conference at Jacobi Medical Center. The presentation will be part of an in-person… READ MORE>>

National Mental Health Awareness Month: Reducing Stigma is Critical for Seeking Help

This month is National Mental Health Awareness Month. It is a somber reality that many people’s lives have been impacted by depression, anxiety, or the struggles of loved ones with such painful symptoms. Living with chronic anxiety or depression can color one’s entire view of life and drain joy and pleasure from it. Depression is a potentially lethal illness, leading… READ MORE>>

Are You as Kind to Yourself as You are Towards A Friend? Why Self-Compassion is Important, and How to Develop it

The Harvard Business Review posted a valuable article on January 12, 2021. The article, entitled “Be Kinder to Yourself”, by Alice Boyes, discusses what has been termed self-compassion, an attitude that has been shown in multiple psychological studies to be associated with resilience and other mental health benefits. Self-compassion means being as kind to ourselves when we fail, as we… READ MORE>>

Enhancing Resilience During Times of Extreme Challenge – A Webinar for Mental Health Professionals

Presentation Date: 04/26/20
Location: Virtual

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On Sunday April 26 from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, I will be giving a webinar in the context of the OHEL Institute for Training. This educational webinar is meant… READ MORE>>

Registration deadline extended to 10 am Tues. Feb. 25 for Upcoming Meeting of the NGO Committee on Mental Health at the United Nations (Open to the public)

Presentation Date: 02/27/20
Location: Baha’i International Community Center, 866 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

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The Trauma Working Group of the NGO Committee on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship to the United Nations, of which I am the co-convener, will present its annual program this… READ MORE>>

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