Psych Congress Year-Round

Steven Chan, MD, MBA, a clinical informaticist and practicing addiction psychiatry physician, will present “Work Smarter and Leave the Office on Time” at Elevate by Psych Congress, being held in Boston, Massachusetts, March 8-10, 2019.


Dr. Kaftarian

Edward Kaftarian, MD, chief executive officer of Orbit Health Telepsychiatry, Encino, California, will share his zeal for telepsychiatry at Elevate by Psych Congress in Boston, Massachusetts, March 8-10, 2019.

Danielle Johnson, MD, FAPA

Clinicians who have wished for a team to consult on-the-spot, say about a rare condition or the pros and cons of a treatment approach, may benefit from a collaborative case-solving workshop at Elevate by Psych Congress.

Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS

Psych Congress Steering Committee member Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS, explores the research on the relationship between diet, caloric restriction, and symptoms of depression.

Michael Thase, MD

Since Michael Thase, MD, became a psychiatrist in 1983, the landscape of depression treatments and approaches has changed dramatically.

Anticipate some significant changes in the treatment of schizophrenia over the next 10 years, from a move toward coordinated specialty care to harnessing the power of social media to help identify symptoms sooner, said John M. Kane, MD.



BLOG: As mental health professionals, we have the opportunities to be leaders within our communities to help address this problem. Let’s lead by example to make talking about mental health and suicide as normal as talking about the game last night or what you’re doing this weekend.

BLOG: Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma and The Botany of Desire, has turned his spotlight of curiosity onto the subject of psychedelics with his new book How to Change Your Mind.

BLOG: Of the things that struck me the most at our Elevate conference this year was several presenters sharing their own personal experiences with psychotherapy.



Bernhard Baune, PhD, MD, MPH, FRANZCP; Mélanie Brignone, Pharm D, MSc; Klaus Groes Larsen, MSc, PhD
Stephen Marder, MD; Robert Hauser, MD; Scott Siegert, PharmD; Clinton Wright, PharmD; Christopher O'Brien, MD
Joyce Tsai, PhD; Yongcai Mao, PhD; Daisy Ng-Mak, PhD; Andrei Pikalov, MD, PhD; Antony Loebel, MD
Alan Swann, MD; Joyce Tsai, PhD; Yongcai Mao, PhD; Andrei Pikalov, MD, PhD; Antony Loebel, MD
Andrei Pikalov, MD; PhD; Joyce Tsai, PhD; Yongcai Mao, PhD; Josephine Cucchiaro, PhD; Antony Loebel, MD



Psych Congress Steering Committee member Eric C. Arauz speaks at the re:Think presentation at the 2018 Elevate by Psych Congress conference. 

Drs. Raison and Patrick

Psych Congress cochair Charles Raison, MD, recently discussed his research and perspectives in an extensive interview with Rhonda Perciavalle Patrick, PhD, who runs the FoundMyFitness website.

Julie Carbray, PhD, FPMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, APRN, discusses why bipolar disorder is often misdiagnosed, differentiating bipolar disorder from depression and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and signs of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.



Listen as Psych Congress Steering Committee member Charles Raison, MD, discusses a book he coauthored, The New Mind-Body Science of Depression, with David Van Nuys, PhD, on Shrink Rap Radio.