Schizophrenia

Beyond Well Science · Dec. 12, 2019

What is Slow Psychiatry?

FEATURING: Sheila Hamilton, Dr. Sandra Steingard
TAGS: Collaborative Network Approach, Counseling, Critical Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Slow Psychiatry, Therapy, Treatment, open dialogue

Dr. Sandra Steingard has an interest in early episode psychosis and has participated in initiatives to better serve this population and their families.

By Sheila Hamilton

Dr. Sandra Steingard is the Chief Medical Officer at Howard Center where she has worked for over 23 years. She is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

Her clinical practice includes patients with schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses. She has an interest in early episode psychosis and has participated in statewide and agency initiatives to better serve this population and their families. She has trained in Open Dialogue and is a member of the planning group developing Collaborative Network Approach.

She is the editor of the recently published book, Critical Psychiatry, a practical resource for clinicians seeking a solid foundation in the contemporary controversies within the field.

Beyond Well Science · Nov. 21, 2019

The Power of Peer Support

FEATURING: Keris Jan Myrick
TAGS: Mental Illness, Schizophrenia, peer support

Keris Jen Myrick is shattering the myths surrounding people living with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.

By Sheila Hamilton

Keris Jen Myrick is shattering the myths surrounding people living with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.

Myrick was the Discipline chief for Peer services for the La County department of mental health  and the director of the office of consumer Affairs for the center for mental health services at SAMHSA.

She is a leading mental health advocate and executive, known for her innovative and inclusive approach to mental health reform.

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