General Articles and Interviews

General Articles and Interviews

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Jane G. Tillman, PhD, ABPP, Director of the Erikson Institute for Education and Research talks about the Fellowship program at the Austen Riggs Center.


The Austen Riggs Center was featured on the television program, Innovations, hosted by award winning actor Ed Begley, Jr., with an initial airing in August 2014 on the Discovery Channel. 


Riggs’ staff psychologist John Muller, Ph.D. reflects on the meaning of the open setting at Riggs, the implications it has for treatment, both for patients and staff, and the importance of maintaining the open setting for the benefit of the treatment.


Terry Owens - Gilbert, Admissions Coordinator, explains the admissions process at Austen Riggs.


Spencer Biel, Psy.D. describes his Fellowship experience at Austen Riggs.


The Austen Riggs Center was featured on the thought leadership program shown on APA TV at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting in May.


We like to think of Riggs as the place where “treatment resistant” patients become people taking charge of their lives. But what is this notion of treatment resistance and what does it mean?


The last two decades marked incredible advances in the neurobiological sciences. Psychiatric residents must master an increasingly complex body of neurobiology and psychopharmacology, prompting greater focus on the teaching of these and related fields.


Erik Erikson made significant contributions to a broad range of disciplines, but the application of his theories to clinical practice has not received proper recognition.


Psychiatry has benefited from an increasingly evidence-based perspective and a proliferation of safer, more tolerable, and perhaps more effective treatments during the last two years.



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