NYIPT – How to Recognize and Address Risks of Adolescent Depression and Suicidal Behavior (NYC, April 2012)


In Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence

3701 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11229


How to Recognize and Address Risks of Adolescent Depression and Suicidal Behavior

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

at Hunter College, Lang Auditorium (East 69 St. bet. Pk& Lex) 4th floor

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.

Cost: $30.00 in advance; $35.00 at the doorRefreshments will be served Tickets can be paid by pay pal at www.nyipt.org or by snail mail to
Dr.Kristina Lupi, 5 W.86St, NY,NY 10024.

To reserve a space go to www.nyipt.org

or call Dr. Kristine Lupi at  212-787-3771


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.


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