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.
The Austen Riggs Center has a long history of treating patients who have tried and failed to respond to previous treatment efforts. Early on, Riggs clinicians recognized the importance of so-called “treatment resistant” psychiatric disorders and their associated societal, financial and personal burdens – including death by suicide.
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.
Dr. Amy Taylor talks about why she decided to pursue the Fellowship Program at Austen Riggs.
What happened on April 15, 2013, in the streets on Boston will stay seared in our minds and hearts. At the Austen Riggs Center, our thoughts continue to be with the families and loved ones of those injured, lost, and affected by the bombings at the Boston Marathon.