Mental Health Conference Offers Hope to Parents, Teachers, Counselors of Troubled Youth

Successfully treating the estimated one out of five American children with mood or behavioral disorders through lifestyle changes and psychotherapy rather than suppressing the symptoms with drugs is the focus of upcoming Mental Health Conference.
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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Oct. 4, 2013 - PRLog -- International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry holds 16th Annual Conference on Nov. 1-3 at Embassy Suites in Greensboro
Focuses on Lifestyle Changes vs. Drugs for Successful Treatment of Children and Adolescents
Identifying the Causes to Remove the Symptoms


Greensboro, NC – Successfully treating the estimated one out of five American children with mood or behavioral disorders through lifestyle changes and psychotherapy rather than suppressing the symptoms with drugs is the focus of the 16th Annual Conference of the International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry (ISEPP) on November 1-3 at the Greensboro Embassy Suites.

Parents and teachers as well as health care professionals are encouraged to register for the three-day conference featuring pediatric mental health experts including eminent doctors, best-selling authors, educators, youth advocates and psychiatric survivors.  Presenters will share their triumphs treating troubled children and adolescents through nonmedical approaches such as nutritional analysis, behavior modification, psychotherapy and support groups.

Triad-based pediatrician Bose Ravenel, MD is one of the keynote speakers sharing his remarkable results researching the “why vs. the what” of his young patients behavioral and medical conditions. His inspiring successes include treating children with chronic conditions like migraine headache, abdominal pain, developmental delays, and even the impulsivity and inattentiveness associated with the diagnosis of ADD/ADHD.  Dr. Ravenel will relate how his patients have overcome symptoms through diet and lifestyle changes rather than relying upon prescribed drugs with their negative side effects.

The ISEPP Conference begins the full day Friday Nov. 1 with registration at 7:30 am, and continues all day Saturday with lunch included on both days. Sunday’s session is a morning program on Open Dialogue, a non-medical approach to helping adolescents experiencing early psychosis, and is sponsored by the Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care.

For more information about the conference and to register visit www.psychintegrity.org.  Fees vary by attendee status and are posted under “Conference Options” on the registration page of the website. Special rates for students and parents are available. Scholarships are available by contacting Michael Gilbert at docgilbert@hotmail.com or at (315) 392-0541. Special conference rates are available at the Embassy Suites Greensboro Airport by calling  (800) 362-2779.

About ISEPP
The International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry, Inc., (ISEPP) is an inclusive organization of mental health professionals, researchers, teachers, parents, families and others committed to helping those diagnosed with mental health disorders reframe their conditions as emotional, spiritual or experiential imbalance. ISEPP members oppose the use of drugs and forced treatment in most cases focusing instead on approaches that identify why patients are suffering and helpinf them recover through psychotherapy, lifestyle and dietary changes, peer support, guided personal reflection and help with relationships, jobs, family and enjoyment of life.   Membership is open to all with an interest in ISEPP objectives. More information is available by visiting the organization’s website at www.psychintegrity.org.
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