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“Facing a New Year and a Changing World Together” Community Forum to be Held at Austen Riggs Center
Stockbridge, MA – December 14, 2016 – The Erikson Institute of the Austen Riggs Center is pleased to present “Facing a New Year and a Changing World Together” – a Community Forum, free and open to the public – on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at the Austen Riggs Center.
This is an opportunity to gather as a community to understand how the changing political and social context affects individuals, groups, and organizations in our local area. Finding a way to build partnerships and work together for the common good may be one way to move forward together. We invite community leaders and citizens to come have a conversation together.
Facilitators for this event will include:
Jane G. Tillman, PhD – Director of the Erikson Institute
Donna Elmendorf, PhD – Director of the Therapeutic Community Program
Andrew J. Gerber, MD, PhD – Medical Director/CEO
Those interested in attending should RSVP by Thursday, January 5, 2017 to Erikson Institute Program and Community Outreach Manager Lee Watroba at:  931.5284 / Lee.Watroba@austenriggs.net.
For additional details, visit: www.austenriggs.org/events.
About the Austen Riggs Center
Austen Riggs Center, a leading psychiatric hospital and residential treatment program, has been serving adults since 1919. Within a completely open setting, patients are provided immersion in an intensive treatment milieu that emphasizes respectful engagement. Individual psychodynamic psychotherapy is provided four times a week by doctors on staff.
The Austen Riggs Center is located in Stockbridge, MA. For more information about its services, please call  298.5511 or  517.4447 or visit www.austenriggs.org.
About the Erikson Institute
The Erikson Institute of the Austen Riggs Center promotes education and research in psychodynamic thought and treatment, often in partnership with a range of disciplines, and brings a clinically-informed, psychosocial perspective to societal problems. www.austenriggs.org/erikson-institute.