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Sport Psychiatry: The Impact of Mental Health on Injury and Recovery
January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$30.00
Registration Fee: $30.00 (members)/$55.00 (non-members)
This course will focus on the role of mental illness in physical therapy and the implications of how mental illness can lead to injury, as well as how it can slow recovery.
About the Speaker
Alex Strauss, M.D.
Alex Strauss, M.D. is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in both Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He received his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his Adult, Child and Adolescent residency and fellowship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) a part of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. At WPIC, he served as the chief resident for education and the chair of the academic, administrative, clinical educator track. He is a partner at Centra, P.C. in Marlton, NJ, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Consulting Sport Psychiatrist for Temple University Athletics and the Philadelphia 76ers. He has expertise in mental health diagnosis, the use of psychiatric medication and psychotherapeutic techniques for the treatment of all age groups. He also has a special interest in the treatment of concussion and psychiatric illness in athletes.
Link to participate will be emailed to registrants prior to presentation date.
This presentation is offered as a live event only.