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Psychiatry, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Physician & Patient Medication Communication
The Psychology of Pharmacology: How to Get Patients to Take Their
Medications
Successfully Dealing with Difficult Patients
Adherence: The Silent CV Risk Factor
Identifying and Managing Suicidal Patients
Helping People Change Behavior: Practical Tips for Busy Clinicians
Motivational Interviewing for Busy Clinicians
Modern Treatment of Depression
The Primary Care Clinician’s Guide to Diagnosis & Treatment of Anxiety
Taking Your Medicine: Facilitating Patient Adherence with Treatment
What Is At-Risk Drinking & How You Might Successfully Intervene
Just Say…??? How to Talk with Alcohol and Substance Abusers
Depression in Physicians
When a Colleague Commits Suicide
Dealing with Suicide
Psychopharmacology for Non-Physicians
Mid-Life Crisis
Don’t Panic!!! Finding and Treating Your Patients with Anxiety Disorders
A Smile on Their Faces: Effectively Recognizing and Treating Depression

“Very excellent lecture Ð content & level very appropriate for the audience. Actually very good patient care pointers. One of our best recent Grand Rounds ” – Good Samaritan Hospital”His talk was really good. He is entertaining to listen to and we had a full house.” – Providence Holy Cross Medical CenterGood, practical speaker with a great handout. – Torrance Memorial Medical Center
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Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Medical University of South Carolina

Bipolar Disorder
Alcohol Dependence
Drug Dependence
Evaluating Pharmacotherapy for Affective Disorders

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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Innate Immune System Involvement in Pain and Addiction
Medical Marijuana: Benefits, Side Effects, and the Law

Fantastic Speaker! We want him back soon. – St. Vincent’s Health
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Associate Director of Residency Education
Co-Chief, Schizophrenia Treatment Unit
Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences

Synthetic cannabinoids: smoking guns, moving targets

Help, harm, hemp: What clinicians should know about recreational and medical marijuana

Schizophrenia: A primer for non-psychiatrists

The mortality gap in schizophrenia: What can be done?

Reefer madness: Psychosis associated with cannabis, medical marijuana, and synthetic cannabinoids

Principles and challenges of managing comorbid psychosis and substance use disorders

Management of antipsychotic side effects

Causes and conundrums of malingered psychosis

Hallucinations in non-psychotic disorders

Professor Emeritus and Vice Chair,
Department of Psychiatry
Wright State University School of Medicine
Attending physician, Summit Behavioral Healthcare, Cincinnati OH

Personality Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
The Impaired Physician
Depression in Late Life
Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders in Late Life
Sleep and Aging
Dementia and Delirium
Depression in Primary Care
Anxiety in Primary Care
Measurement of Competency in Psychiatric Training
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Personality Disorder in Late Life
Substance Abuse in the Elderly
Psychosis in the Elderly
Mania

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Psychologist,
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham & Womens Hospital

Delivering the Diagnosis of MS/Chronic Illness
Positive Adaptation to Chronic Illness: The Growth Path
Strengthening Resilience in Chronic Illness
Managing Expectations in Newly Diagnosed MS Patients and Their Families (or Other Chronic Illness)
Locating Strengths, Finding Solutions: Promoting Resilience in MS Patients and Their Families
Addressing and Improving Adherence
Cognition in MS: A Solution-Focused Approach
Addressing Mood and Cognition in MS
Challenging Families, Creative Solutions: Helping Families Solve the Problems Created by MS
Psychosocial Consequences of Pediatric MS
Developing Competence and Confidence Working with Couples
Early MS: The Family Experience
Children Who Have a Parent with MS: Pathology and Resilience
Psychosocial Aspects of Multiple Sclerosis
The Quality of Mental Health Care in MS
Psychosocial Intervention with Newly Diagnosed MS Families
Strengthening the Couple Relationship in MS
Affective and Cognitive Issues in MS
Interdisciplinary Teamwork to Manage the Complex Patient
Screening for Depression in MS/PD
Addressing the Neuropsychiatric Sequelae of MS
Improving the Recognition and Management of Mental Health Problems in Persons with MS
Improving Quality of Life in MS/PD

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Chief, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Geriatric Psychiatry Training Director
Jackson Memorial Hospital

Geriatric Depression
Management of Depression in Primary Care
Geriatric Bipolar Illness
Alzheimers
Dementia
Benzodiazepine and Opioid Abuse in the Elderly

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Director of Maternal Wellness Clinic
LAC+USC Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Integrated Care: Women’s Mental Health Depression in Women
Post-Partum Depression
Depression and Perimenopause
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Helping Mother and Child Achieve Wellness
Women’s Mental Health Across the Lifespan (PMDD, Perinatal, Menopausal)
Women, Hormones, and Mental Health
Assessment and Management of Depression in Mid-life Women
Integrated Care: Women’s Mental Health in the Obstetrical and Pediatric Settings

Adjunct Professor
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Integrative Treatment of Major Psychiatric Disorders Depression
Bipolar Disorder
Anxiety Disorders

Bio/James Lake M.D./2011 Dr. Lake is a Board certified psychiatrist in private practice in Monterey, California. He has chaired symposia and workshops at APA meetings and other national and international conferences on non-conventional and integrative mental health care. Dr. Lake has served as a clinical assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at Stanford, and is currently a visiting assistant professor of medicine at University of Arizona School of Medicine, Center for Integrative Medicine. He founded and chaired the American Psychiatric Associations Caucus on Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Mental Health Care from 2004 through 2010 and was appointed to a special APA Task Force on CAM and integrative medicine. He is currently co-chair of the working group on integrative mental health in the Consortium on Academic Healthcare Centers in Integrative Medicine, and is a founding member and chair of the International Network of Integrative Mental Health. Dr. Lake has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and chapters on integrative medicine and psychiatry. He contributes a regular column on integrative mental health care to Psychiatric Times, and serves on the editorial review boards of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Journal of the Association for Advances in Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology, and Jour of Clinical Psychiatry. Dr. Lake is the author or editor of four textbooks on non-conventional mental health care: Chinese Medical Psychiatry: A Clinical Manual, (with Bob Flaws), Blue Poppy Press, 2000; Textbook of Integrative Mental Health Care, Thieme, 2006; and Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care (co-edited with David Spiegel), American Psychiatric Press, 2007, and Integrative Mental Health Care: A Therapists Handbook, Norton, 2009. Long-standing interests include the role of culture in mental illness, the philosophy and history of medicine, and the role of consciousness and intentionality in healing. You may contact Dr. Lake through his website www.IntegrativeMentalHealth.net
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Physician, Author, Speaker
New York Medical College / Weill Cornell Medical College

An Expanded Role for Healthcare Providers in Delivering Healthcare to Veterans
How to Take a Military Health History and Other Issues Related to Veterans Healthcare Ê
The Role of Moral Injury in PTSD: A Wound to the Soldiers Soul Ê
Medical-Legal Pitfalls When Using Electronic Health Records
Medical-Legal Pitfalls During Telephone Encounters with Patients
Rapid Counselling Strategies for Common Pediatric and Adolescent Medical and Behavioral Problems

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