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  • We were greatly saddened by the news of former Erikson Scholar John Kerr’s passing earlier this week. 

  • Austen Riggs Center Clinicians Presenting at and around APA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA

    The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to have several members of its clinical staff attending and presenting at and around the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, May 14-18, 2016. 

  • Riggs Theatre 37 to Stage The King Lear Project May 10-15 in Stockbridge, MA.

    Each spring, a group of Austen Riggs Center patients and members of the local community stage a Shakespearian production in the intimate Riggs Theatre 37, located at 37 Main Street in Stockbridge on the second floor. This year’s production, The King Lear Project, will be performed on May 10-15 at 7:30pm.

  • Dr. Meiram Bendat will be at the Austen Riggs Center on May 4-6, 2016.

    The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to be hosting a visit with nationally-renowned expert Dr. Meiram Bendat on May 4-6, 2016.  Dr. Bendat is an attorney with skills and knowledge unique in the field of health law. After representing children and families in the Los Angeles child welfare system and treating patients, he founded Psych-Appeal, the country’s first private mental health insurance law firm in 2011. Since then, Dr. Bendat has helped patients and providers successfully challenge denials of mental health treatment through administrative appeals and impact litigation, recovering millions of dollars in wrongly withheld benefits.

  • We are very pleased to introduce John Kerr as our Alumni Reunion 2016 Keynote Speaker. Mr. Kerr will be speaking on Saturday, October 1, 2016 as part of Reunion weekend (September 30-October 2, 2016).

  • Austen Riggs clinicians presenting at the Division 39 annual meeting.

    The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to have several members of its clinical staff attending and presenting at the American Psychological Association (APA) Division of Psychoanalysis 36th Annual Spring Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, April 6-10, 2016. 

  • Jeremy Ridenour, PsyD is a Fellow in Psychology at the Austen Riggs Center.

    Recently, Jeremy Ridenour, PsyD, a third-year Fellow in the advanced psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychoanalytic studies program within the Erikson Institute of the Austen Riggs Center, was named the recipient of the Early Career Professional award from Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association. 

  • The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to have several members of its clinical staff attending and presenting at the 2016 Society for Personality Assessment (SPA) Convention in Chicago, Illinois. 

  • On January 15, 2016 at Gabriel’s Bar & Restaurant in New York City, Dr. Jane G. Tillman, director of the Erikson Institute of the Austen Riggs Center, hosted an Erikson Scholar reunion dinner.  The event was attended by nine former Erikson Scholars, along with Riggs Medical Director/CEO Dr. Andrew Gerber and former Director of the Erikson Institute Dr. Jerry Fromm. The evening was a chance for the scholars to get together as a group, not only as members of the Riggs Alumni Community, but also as members of a very special community of Erikson Scholars. 

  • The Austen Riggs Center Newsletter (ARC News).

    The Austen Riggs Center recently mailed out the latest edition of its regular newsletter the ARC News, which is published three time annually. Now, for the first time, we’re making a digital version of the ARC News available on our website, along with our past three issues.



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