Psychiatric Grand Rounds

Cottage Health Department of Psychiatric and Addiction Medicine seeks to promote excellence and quality in our clinical care, introduce clinicians to recent advances that enhance treatment and provide a forum for discussion of topics that strengthen the relationship of psychiatry and addiction medicine to the broader Santa Barbara community.

Upcoming Presentations

May 24, 2022 - Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Open Dialogue: A Radically Common-Sense Approach to Psychiatric Crises

Kayla Rosen, MD

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Past Presentations

Psychiatric Grand Rounds - April 2022April 26, 2022

The Shared Death Experience: A Little Known, But Common End-of-Life Phenomenon that Offers Remarkable Therapeutic Benefits
William Peters, M.Ed, MFT

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Psychiatric Grand Rounds - March 2022March 22, 2022

COVID-19 Impact Community Mental Health Assessment and Findings
Suzanne Grimmesey, MFT

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Psychiatric Grand Rounds - February 2022February 22, 2022

The Psychololgy of Flourishing
Heidi Zetzer, PhD

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Psychiatric Grand Rounds - January 2022January 25, 2022

The New Frontier of Psychedelic Therapies in Psychiatry
Paul Erickson, MD

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Psychiatric Grand Rounds - September 2021September 28, 2021

Our Climate Crisis and Mental Health
Dara Sheik, LCSW

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COVID-19 and Adolescents/Young AdultsAugust 24, 2021

When it’s Not Only Autism: Comorbidities and Their Complex Roles in Autism
Alexis Arias, MS, BCBA

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Psychiatric Grand Rounds - July 2021July 27, 2021

Mental Health Matters: Educating Youth about Mental Health
Ann Lippincott, PhD

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Psychiatric Grand Rounds - June 2021June 22, 2021

Legal and Therapeutic Issues that Confront Mental Health Practitioners
Penny Clemmons, PhD, JD

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COVID-19 and Adolescents/Young AdultsMay 25, 2021

COVID-19 and Adolescents/Young Adults: Emotional Health Implications in the Return to “Normal”
Eric Nelson, PHD

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How to Use Your Body to Heal Your MindApril 27, 2021

Sixth Sense Series Part II: How to Use Your Body to Heal Your Mind
Michael Mantz, MD

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Building Resilience Through the Lens of the Neurorelational FrameworkMarch 23, 2021

Families and COVID-19: Building Resilience Through the Lens of the Neurorelational Framework
Debra T. Kessler, PsyD, MSN, RN

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Health Equity in Healthcare IllustrationFebruary 23, 2021

A Fitting Denoument: Health Equity in Healthcare
Kamilah Mahon, MA
Inclusion Diversity and Workforce Planning Manager

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Paul Erickson, MDJanuary 26, 2021

A Fitting Denoument: The Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19
Paul Erickson, MD
Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine

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Betsy Bates Freed, PsyDNovember 24, 2020

A Fitting Denoument: Geropsychology’s Urgent Relevance in the Time of COVID-19
Betsy Bates Freed, PsyD

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David Richo, PhDSeptember 22, 2020

Triggers: How We Can Stop Reacting and Start Healing
David Richo, PhD

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Michael Bolton, MDAugust 25, 2020

The Symbiotic Relationship Between Psychiatry and Therapy: Biological, Psychological and Social Perspectives
Michael Bolton, MD

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Cherylynn Lee, PhDJuly 21, 2020

Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) and Law Enforcement
Cherylynn Lee, PhD

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Dela Amoussou, NeurologyFebruary 11, 2020

Existential Themes in Positive Psychotherapy: The Role of Purpose, Mattering and Coherence in Cultivating a Meaningful Life
Heidi A. Zetzer, PhD

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Thomas Jones, Neurological SurgeryJanuary 28, 2020

Nonlinear Dynamical Psychiatry and Blue Universe Theory
Terrence Early, MD
Interventional Psychiatry Associates

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2019 Presentation Archive

Grand Rounds DecemberDecember 11, 2019

Facing Burnout with Emotional Intelligence
Dr. Relly Nadler

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Grand Rounds November YoutubeNovember 13, 2019

Crossing the Borders in Clinical Care:
Working with Recent Immigrants and Refugees
Oksana Yakushko, PhD

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Grand Rounds October YoutubeOctober 9, 2019

Your 6th Sense Developing Somatic Intelligence
Michael Mantz, MD, MH

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Grand Rounds September YoutubeSeptember 11, 2019

The Great Psychotherapy Debate: Ritual, Charisma and Constructionism
Stephen Bacon, PhD

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Grand Rounds August YoutubeAugust 14, 2019

The Loneliness Epidemic
A Bio-Psycho-Social & Spiritual Perspective
Dara Sheik, LCSW

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Grand Rounds July YoutubeJuly, 2020

Sleep "Matters" in Psychiatry, Andrew S. Binder MD, FAASM, FCCP

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Grand Rounds June YoutubeJune 12, 2019

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Use in Psychiatry
Scott Dewhirst, MD

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Grand Rounds May YoutubeMay 8, 2019

Raising Good Kids (while being a good enough parent)
Dr. Ty Vernon, UCSB

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Grand Rounds April YoutubeApril 10, 2019

Handling Emotions Constructively and Changing Negative Thoughts
Jude Bijou, MA, MFT

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Grand Rounds February YoutubeFebruary 13, 2019

"When Diets Fail - Incorporating Mindful Eating Strategies" presented by Petra Beumer, M.A.

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Grand Rounds January YoutubeJanuary 16, 2019

"Where are we with Hope and Resilience? Your Role during our Community's Long Term Disaster Recovery" presented by Michele Drum, MS, Layla Farinpour, LMFT and Karen Lehman, PhD.

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Continuing Education Units

Physicians: Please note that due to changes in the requirements to qualify for CME’s, Psychiatric Grand Rounds is no longer able to offer CMEs.

Course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs (provider # 57341) and Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital maintains responsibility for the program/course and its content.

Course approved for 1 contact hour for RNs by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #00252), through the Education Department, Cottage Health.

No RSVP or advance registration is required. Registration for course attendees requesting continuing education credit will take place prior to the start of the course.

CH Employees may receive the Continuing Education Completion Certificate through Healthstream. Free of charge for CH Employees.

Others: The completion certificate will be issued within 10 business days following receipt of the course evaluation and $15 fee. Detailed instructions will be provided at registration.

Grievances may be addressed directly to the Education Department.

If you are in need of special accommodation please contact the Education Department at 805-569-7325.

Opioids, Pain, Addiction, and the Brain

Opioids, Pain, Addiction, and the Brain Video

Cottage Health Director of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Dr. Paul Erickson, MD, discusses the neurology behind chronic pain, opioids, and addiction.

Saving the Brain

Acute and Chronic Pain and Addiction

Dr. Joseph Frawley - Acute and Chronic Pain and Addiction Video

Internal Medicine and Addiction Specialist, Joseph Frawley, MD, presents research that shows a connection between pain, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and addiction.

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