Wednesday, August 19

1:00 PM EST

This session attempts to provide fresh content regarding suicide prevention. Industry leaders will be address the issue in three sections:

  1. Talking about suicide - Breaking down the barriers to dialogue. 
  2. Expanding Options - Moving toward life. What is gained and what is lost when suicide is taken off the table. 
  3. Choosing Life
Facilitated by Craig Maron, Director of Development of SYMMETRY Neuro-Pathway Training

Presenters Include:

Eric Beeson,  is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program with The Family Institute at Northwestern University and President of the American Mental Health Counselors Association. He received his PhD in counselor education from Ohio University and his MS in rehabilitation counseling from West Virginia University. As a licensed in North Carolina and West Virginia, a nationally certified counselor (NCC), an approved clinical supervisor (ACS), a certified rehabilitation counselor (CRC), and certified resilience coach, Eric brings clinical experience in various settings including a residential treatment center for youth, a vocational rehabilitation agency, a community mental health and substance use treatment center, a high school, a university counseling center, an inpatient behavioral health unit, private practice, and a neurofeedback clinic.



    Adam Klein, Ph. D. Is a Licensed Psychologist in full-time private practice in Bethesda and Annapolis Maryland.  He has had the opportunity to train and work with many top therapists in the nation - he trained with Erving Polster, John (Jack) Mulgrew, David Hawkins, Barry Sternfeld. In his practice he works with individuals, couples, families, groups.  He is actively involved in the professional development of others through supervision, mentoring and business consulting.  In recent years he has done a deep dive into the work of Robert Moore - a self-proclaimed “neo-Jungian” where he has appreciated defining the deep structures of the psyche as invaluable tools to better understanding developmental pathways. He’s currently invested in a project that seeks to create structures for successful men to mentor underserved communities.

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