NYIPT – How to Recognize and Address the Risk of Adolescent Depression and Suicidal Behavior

The New York Institute for Psychotherapy Training in Infancy,

Childhood and Adolescence  

Proudly Presents





Ken Schonberg, MD: Demographics and risk factors for adolescent suicidal behavior”

Bill Salton, Ph.D.: “The unique mind of the depressed adolescent –

Where appearances and thoughts collide.”

Mary Commerford, Ph.D.: “How to recognize students at risk: 

Warning signs are a call for help.”

Ricardo Rieppi, Ph.D.: “What do you do or say when you suspect your teen is at risk? Treatment options and considerations.”

Questions & Answers and Panel Discussion Moderated by Phyllis Cohen, Ph.D.

 Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 7:00-9:00 PM

Hunter College Lang Auditorium

4th Floor on East 69th Street

between Park and Lexington Avenues

To reserve your space call

Dr. Kristine Lupi at


Cost: $30 pp in advance or $35 at the door

Refreshments will be served.

Send check to Dr. Kristine Lupi, 5 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024

or pay via PayPal at www.nyipt.org

Dr. Kenneth Schonberg is a Professor of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is a recipient of the William Schonfeld Award from the New York Chapter of the Society for Adolescent Psychiatry and the Adele Hoffman Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics.


Dr. William Salton is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of New York and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University. He is also a faculty member and supervisor at the New York Institute for Psychotherapy Training in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence. He maintains a private practice in Manhattan and in Westchester.


Dr. Mary C. Commerford is the director of the Furman Counseling Center at Barnard College. She works in the areas of eating disorders and college mental health. She is a clinical psychologist, psychoanalyst and maintains a private practice in Manhattan.


Dr. Ricardo Rieppi is a clinical psychologist and is currently an advanced candidate in psychoanalysis at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Dr. Rieppi maintains an independent practice in Manhattan, where he provides psychotherapy and psychological evaluation (in English/Spanish) to adults and adolescents.

NYIPT, 3701 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11229     www.nyipt.org


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