Attention Talk Radio Presents "ADHD: Organizing and Putting ADHD Treatments Into a Context We Can All Understand," with Dr. Russell Ramsay on November 23
Stimulants, computer-based cognitive training, meditation, cognitive behavioral therapy, ADHD coaching, omega-3 fish oil, neurofeedback, biofeedback, diet, mindfulness, and ADHD education--all are considered forms of ADHD treatment. Host Jeff Copper discusses all these treatments and more with Dr. Russell Ramsay from the University of Pennsylvania to help organize and bring sense to it all by putting it into an understandable context.
Dr. Russell Ramsay is currently co-director of the University of Pennsylvania Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program and an associate professor of clinical psychology in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He received his Ph.D. from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (now known as Palo Alto University). He completed an internship at CPC Behavioral Healthcare in Red Bank, New Jersey, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Cognitive Therapy, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
Dr. Ramsay has authored numerous professional and scientific articles and book chapters and has lectured internationally on various issues related to adult ADHD. He is author of "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD: An Integrative Psychosocial and Medical Approach" (Routledge, 2008) and "Nonmedication Treatments for Adult ADHD: Evaluating Impact of Daily Functioning and Well-Being" (American Psychological Association, 2010). Dr. Ramsay serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Attention Disorders and the Journal of Psychotherapy Integration. He also serves as the co-chair of the Professional Advisory Board of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) and on the Professional Advisory Board of the Bucks County, Pennsylvania, chapter of Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD). Dr. Ramsay has lectured internationally regarding various issues related to adult ADHD.
The live show is scheduled for Wednesday, November 23, 2011, at 8 pm (ET). The public is encouraged to join the interactive discussion by logging on to attentiontalkradio.com or by calling 646-652-4409 to listen or ask questions. The show is hosted on a Web-based platform that allows anyone with a phone or a computer to listen, participate, or interact with the show.
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