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Events & News

Sixth Annual Conference on Psychogenic non epileptic seizures (PNES) for patients, family and health care professionals

Date: October 19, 2019

Time: 9AM-3PM

Location: The Roger Smith Hotel
501 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York, 10017
Metro: New York, NY

Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES): An Introduction
Seminar Code: NREG-002
Presenter(s): Lorna Myers, Ph.D., Paola Bailey, Psy.D., and Deepti Anbarasan, M.D.

Pricing Information: Continuing Education Credits (5): $40.00

- Map: (click here)

- Reduced room fee for conference attendees: (click here)

or TO REGISTER BY PHONE: 201-655-3873


9 - 9:15 
Welcome and Program Introduction - Lorna Myers, Ph.D.

9:15 - 10 Introduction to Psychogenic non-epileptic Seizures (PNES) - Lorna Myers, Ph.D., Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

10 - 10:45 The diagnosis of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (from neurological and psychiatric perspectives) -Deepti Anbarasan, M.D., NYU & Private Practice

10:45 - 11:10 Coffee break

11:10 - 11:55 Treating PNES with psychotherapy - Paola Bailey, Psy.D. Private Practice, New York, NY

12 - 12:45 Patients with psychological trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and PNES: treatment recommendations - Lorna Myers, Ph.D., Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

12:45 - 1:30 Patients: how to help others manage your PNES? - Lorna Myers, Ph.D., Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group  

1:30 - 2:30 Informal round table gathering for audience members who wish to stay behind and continue networking