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Lunch and Learn:What to Expect When Facing a Serious Mental Illness Treatment
March 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Science has come a long way on the path of providing more efficient mental health treatments. However, serious mental illness is still seen by professionals as a lifelong condition. What does “lifelong” mean? What can be expected when seeking help for a chronic psychiatric disorder? Join us as Dr. Barroso answers these questions and more.
Bring your lunch, we provide the drinks.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Adriane was born in Brazil and relocated to the US in 2016. Prior to arriving in the US, Adriane graduated from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil) with a degree in Journalism and another one in Psychology from Pontificia Universidade Catolica (Brazil). In 2013, she received her doctorate degree in Psychology from Pontificia Universidade Catolica. Adriane has over 12 years of clinical practice experience including academic research in Psychology and Psychoanalysis, several publications on Psychoanalysis and Mental Health and experience as a Psychology Professor at Brazilian universities.
As the Lumpkin’s Fellow in Serious Mental Illness Treatment and Recovery at the Hope and Healing Institute Adriane will develop a platform for assisting families in identifying and accessing the most effective/suitable treatments and programs for their mentally ill loved ones. She will also identify and document best strategies in mental healthcare across the US to enhance care in Texas.
Psychology is definitely her second greatest passion – the first ones are her husband Pedro and her 2-year-old daughter Nina.