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Light Therapy and Circadian Rhythms — Co-Sponsored by NYSPA's Independent Practice Division
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When: June 30, 2016
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: New York State Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, New York  10032
United States
Presenter: Drs. Michael Terman, Michael Young, Marijke Gordijn and Dan Oren
Contact: Elizabeth Saenger, PhD
(646) 837-7337

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A Continuing Education Event for Psychologists

Co-sponsored by the Independent Practice Division, NYS Psychological Association

Transportation: No. 1, A, or C train to 168th Street, walk west one long hospital block to Haven Avenue, enter the NYSPI Kolb Laboratory Annex, 100 Haven Avenue, inform Security of meeting destination, cross indoor bridge to Pardes Building 6th floor, and take elevator to the 1st floor, Hellman Auditorium.

“Light therapy for depression and sleep disorders is a perfect match for psychologists’ practices. It is a natural, somatic complement to psychotherapy, ef:icacious without pharmaceuticals, with clear-cut action on the circadian timing system. But you have to know how to do it!”

— Michael Terman PhD, Course Director, Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry, Columbia University

Event Schedule: 

 8:00-9:00 am   Registration, Coffee Hour 
 9:00-9:15 am   Introduction / Program Overview ― Michael Terman PhD
 9:15-10:00 am   Psychological Factors in the Etiology and Treatment of Seasonal Depression ― Michael Young PhD
 10:00-10:45 am   The Biology of Circadian Rhythms ― Dan Oren MD
 10:45-11:30 am   How to Set Light and Dark for Personal and Work Schedules ― Marijke Gordijn PhD
 11:30 am - 1:30 pm   Lunch, Discussion, Posters 



3 hours CE credit (NYSPA member and non-member rates)

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Consider also the full two-day conference, including welcome reception (Wednesday, 29 June) and Thursday banquet featuring Norman Rosenthal MD, author of Winter Blues. Discounted introductory student rate for NYSPA members, includes CE credit on SLTBR order form.