On April 7, 2011, Scienta Health hosted a breakfast lecture entitled “Plugging into the Secret Lives of Teens”, featuring noted Harvard doctors Blaise Aguirre (guest speaker), Esther Dechant and Michael Hollander (round-table discussion hosts).
The breakfast lecture was held at the Four Season’s Hotel in Toronto. Dr. Aguirre spoke about adolescent borderline disorders and how to recognize and deal with the condition in your teens. Doctors Dechant and Hollander hostedround-table discussions after the lecture for participants wishing to know more about adolescent borderline disorders.
Dr. Aguirre is an expert in child, adolescent and adult psychotherapy, including dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and psychopharmacology. He is the founding medical director of 3East at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital, a unique, residential DBT program for young women exhibiting self-endangering behaviors and borderline personality traits.
Dr. Dechant is Day Hospital Director – Klarman Eating Disorders Center at the McLean Hospital. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in psychiatry with subspecialty certification in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Dr. Hollander has treated adolescents and their families for almost 30 years and is an expert in individual and group therapies, especially the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) with teenagers.
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Scienta Health on February 23rd 2011 in All About Our Events