General Articles and Interviews

Featuring Riggs staff, including trade publications, videos, magazine and newspaper articles.

Kate Gallagher, PhD, Fellow in Psychology at the Austen Riggs Center

An interview with Kate Gallagher, PhD, a Fellow and member of the Riggs clinical staff who has researched and published on issues related to sexual assault.

Exploring psychotic spectrum disorders with Jane G. Tillman, PhD, ABPP, Evelyn Stefansson Nef Director of the Erikson Institute for Education and Research of the Austen Riggs Center and member of the Riggs clinical staff.

David Mintz, MD

David Mintz, MD, staff psychiatrist at the Austen Riggs Center, discusses bipolar disorder and its treatment at Riggs, a psychiatric hospital with an open setting. 

E. Virginia Demos, EdD, Staff Psychologist

E. Virginia Demos, EdD, former Austen Riggs Center staff psychologist, discusses trauma and its treatment at Riggs, a psychiatric hospital with an open setting.

A Patient's Perspective

The purpose of A Patient's Perspective is to portray a patient’s experience of treatment at the Austen Riggs Center. 

Jane Tillman, PhD, ABPP, Director of the Erikson Institute for Education and Research

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

Amy Taylor, PhD, talks about the full-time four-year Fellowship Program at Austen Riggs.

Austen Riggs Medical Office Building

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. 

John P. Muller, PhD, Staff Psychologist

John Muller, PhD, a staff psychologist at Riggs, 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

Terry Owens-Gilbert, senior admissions coordinator, explains the admissions process at Austen Riggs.



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