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  • The Austen Riggs Center provides intensive psychodynamic psychotherapy in a voluntary, open, and non-coercive community.

    The Austen Riggs Center has been recognized as a “Best Hospital” for 2017-18 by U.S. News & World Report, ranking #9 in Psychiatry nationwide. Noteworthy among the top group of psychiatry honorees for its small size and integrated approach, the Austen Riggs Center is a therapeutic community, open psychiatric hospital, and center for education and research, promoting resilience and self-direction in adults (18+) with complex psychiatric problems.

  • Austen Riggs Center clinicians Drs. Eric Plakun and Jane G. Tillman speak about the impact of suicide on clinicians. 

  • Andrew J. Gerber, MD, PhD, is the CEO/Medical Director of the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, MA.

    Austen Riggs Center Medical Director/CEO Dr. Andrew J. Gerber gives a preview of his upcoming TEDxBerkshires talk, “Mindcraft: The Evolution of Precision Psychiatry.”

  • David Mintz, MD presents at the APA meeting

    Later this month, Riggs clinicians will be presenting in San Diego, CA, at the 2017 Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry (AAPDP) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Riggs will also be exhibiting at the APA annual meeting.

  • Erin Seery, MD, 2015 PsychSign Presenter

    Psychiatry Fellow Dr. Erin Seery talks about one of the unique benefits the Austen Riggs Center offers its Fellows: support for two years of personal analysis.

  • Heather Forouhar Graff, MD, is a psychiatry Fellow in psychoanalytic studies at the Austen Riggs Center.

    Psychiatry Fellow Dr. Heather Forouhar Graff speaks about the unique approach to prescribing Fellows learn – psychodynamic psychopharmacology – during their training at Riggs.

  • Spring 2017 issue of Austen Riggs Center, ARC News, featuring articles on three strategic initiatives: clinical systems, neural mediators of psychotherapeutic change, and human development.

    Spring 2017 issue of Austen Riggs Center, ARC News, featuring articles on three strategic initiatives: clinical systems, neural mediators of psychotherapeutic change, and human development.

  • Austen Riggs Staff Psychiatrist Elizabeth Weinberg, MD, and Research Psychologist Katie Lewis, PhD, respond to a Scientific American article about suicide risk assessment.

    In their recently published Scientific American article “Suicide Risk Assessment Doesn’t Work,” Declan Murray and Patrick Devitt note the limitations of using risk factors in assessing suicide risk and address a significant problem in mental health. We agree with the conclusion that over-reliance on formulaic assessment can interfere with real engagement with patients. We cannot agree, however, that the best recommended practice is to send suicidal patients home with the reassurance that statistically they are likely to stay alive "no matter what we do."

  • The Austen Riggs Neural Mediators of Psychotherapeutic Change Strategic Initiative will use new neuroimaging hardware and software technologies to better understand both the brain and the mind in mental illness

    Austen Riggs Center Medical Director/CEO Andrew J. Gerber, MD, PhD, talks about the Neural Mediators of Psychotherapeutic Change strategic initiative taking form at Riggs. 

  • David Mintz, MD, Team Leader/Staff Psychiatrist at the Austen Riggs Center.

    Austen Riggs Center staff psychiatrist David Mintz, MD, talks about the Psychodynamic Psychopharmacology strategic initiative taking form at Riggs. 

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