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Managing Adult ADHD 24/7/365: Treatment Approaches to Improve Functioning in Daily Life

When: Saturday, October 8, 2016, 09:30-17:00

Where: John S. Bailey Library, Upper Level

General admission, from 9:30 – 13:00 : 40 euro (for this part, attendees don’t need psychology background – as they may be relatives of patients etc.)
The second part, until 17:00, is only for professionals and the ticket price is 80 euro.

Registration info here.

A one-day seminar on the diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD with the participation of a pair of leading US experts.

During this day-long seminar, Dr. Ramsay will help attendees to navigate various non-medication options for managing ADHD (discerning those that are effective and those that are not), with a particular focus on cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr. Surman bring his vast clinical and research experience to review the place and limits of medication management for ADHD. Lastly, both Drs. Ramsay and Surman will provide their insights and experiences of how to improve the lives of adults with ADHD.

The seminar is organized by the Pan-Hellenic Association of Individuals with Attention Deficit Disorder, ADHD HELLAS in collaboration with Dr. Artemios Pehlivanidis, under the auspices of the 1st Psychiatric Clinic of the Athens Medical School at Eginition Hospital, the Hellenic Society of Cognitive Psychotherapies, and the Institute of Behavioral Research and Therapy.

J. Russell Ramsay, PhD, is co-founder and co-director of the Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program and an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry in the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. He is the author of numerous books, among which the definitive book for clinicians who treat adults with ADHD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD: An Integrative Psychosocial and Medical Approach and its companion patient guidebook, The Adult ADHD Tool Kit (both with Dr. Anthony Rostain).

Craig Surman, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and scientific coordinator for the internationally recognized Adult ADHD Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. His book Fast Minds: How to Thrive If You Have ADHD (Or Think You Might) offers “clear, effective, solution-focused strategies for dealing with the challenges of ADHD”. Dr. Surman has also done extensive research to determine the evidence basis of available treatments, resulting in a clinical guide for professionals for both the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, ADHD in Adults: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management.