The Riggs Blog
The Riggs blog is a mix of news about clinical work, research and educational activities from the Austen Riggs Center, as well as a source for information beyond our walls that we find interesting and thought-provoking.
Part of the rich history of the Austen Riggs Center is the impact and work of Erik Erikson. We also have his spouse, Joan Erikson, to thank for making a lasting and meaningful impact on our treatment model and on the patients who benefit from being at the Center.
The Atlantic Magazine references the work of Dr. David Mintz in this month's article "Lost in Medication."
Following a national search, Jane Tillman, Ph.D. has been selected as the next Evelyn Stefansson Nef Director of the Erikson Institute for Education and Research.
During the opening ceremony of the American Psychological Association's Division 39 Spring meeting, Marilyn Charles, Ph.D. was honored by receiving the annual leadership award. This award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions "to the advancement of psychoanalytic psychology as a discipline and practice.