We are pleased to announce
The Eleventh Annual Community Mental Health Conference: Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness: Managing Anxiety-Maximizing Life: Children, Adolescents, Adults.
The conference will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at Beth Emet The Free Synagogue in Evanston, Illinois from 12:30p.m.-5:30p.m.
This year we welcome a distinguished panel of professionals who are experts in understanding anxiety.
Mark H. Pollack M.D., Grainger Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center. Previously, Dr. Pollack was the Founder and Director of The Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Rick Zinbarg, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Clinical Psychology and Personality Psychology at Northwestern University; Patricia M. Nielson Research Chair and Director of the Anxiety and Panic Treatment Program at The Family Institute at Northwestern University.
Susan A. Richman, J.D., Co-founder of OCD Chicago and past president. At the age of 28 she developed Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and until the proper treatment was unable to work or manage her life. Susan has dedicated her life to helping others with OCD.
The Moderator for this conference will be Dr. Carroll Cradock, psychologists, mediator, familiy specialist and past president of The Chicago Campus of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Opening this year's conference will be Marci Dickman, Director of Life Long Learning at Beth Emet The Free Synagogue.
Rev. Scott Mitchell, MTh., Psy.D., Executive Director of the Samaritan Interfaith Counseling Center, will give the closing remarks.
The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education would like to thank you in advance for your interest and registration for this event. We are excited to have you join us on Sunday, June 3rd and in the event you need further information please do not hesitate to contact us at your earliest convenience.
NRCI at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
325 N. Wells St
Chicago, IL 60654