Organizing Committee Members - Psychiatry 2020
Dr. Amita Srivastava(Biography)
Dr. Amita Srivastava has obtained her Doctoral Degree at the age of 42, from H.N.B.Garhwal University, Uttarakhand, India and Postdoctoral studies from Agra University, Institute of Home Science, U.P., India and H.N.B.Garhwal University, School of Science, Uttarakhand, India. Presently she is holding the post of Principal, Methodist Girls Post Graduate. College, Roorkee, U.K., India. She has published 8 Research papers in reputed journals and presented several papers in National seminars & conferences. Dr. Amita Srivastava is a Supervisor of twenty Dissertation theses. She is also serving as a reviewer for Allied journals-18-141 and a counselor associated with SRM Medicity Hospital, Roorkee
Dr. Amita Srivastava(Research Area)
The Trauma and Healing Foundation
Experienced Owner with a demonstrated history of working in the health wellness and fitness industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Grief Counseling, Adolescent Therapy, Trauma Therapy, and Family Therapy. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Bachelor's degree focused in Human Services, Masters in MFT from Hope International University
Carol Adkisson(Research Area)
Trauma, Mental Health
University of Massachusetts
Carroy (Cuf) Ferguson has his Ph.D. in Psychology from Boston College. He is a tenured Full Professor, Former Dean, and currently Human Service Program Director and Human Service Internship Coordinator at University of Massachusetts-Boston. In 2006, he made history by becoming the first African American President of the Association for Humanistic Psychology and is currently in that role again. He is an Author of books and articles; a Clinical Practitioner; Associate Editor of Journal of Humanistic Psychology; and Co-founder of two visionary organizations (Associates in Human Understanding; Interculture, Inc.). His forthcoming book is titled, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Living in Synchronicity: A Prequel to Evolving the Human Race GameÃ¢â‚¬Â.
Carroy Ferguson(Research Area)
Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Dr. Lamees Khorshid serves as an international speaker and renown expert in the areas of health, wellness, and happiness. She is a leader in the field of Health Psychology and Performance Psychology. She coaches individuals, families, executive leaders, and top athletes across the country. Dr. Khorshid has given speaking events to fortune 500 companies, top hospitals, and various organizations. She holds a doctorate in both Clinical and Health Psychology, and board certifications in Biofeedback, Neurofeedback, and Medical Hypnosis. She completed her Health Psychology postdoctoral residency at the Cleveland Clinic, a world leader in medical excellence.
Lamees Khorshid(Research Area)
Biofeedback, Neurofeedback, and medical Hypnosis
Versilia General Hospital
Mario Di Fiorino(Biography)
At the age of 36 years Psychiatrist in chief, since 1992 in the Psychiatric Department of Versilia (Tuscany). Since 1989 he has been contract lecturer in the post graduated school of Psychiatry at the University of Brescia, in the Forensic Psychiatry in the University of Modena, and at the University of Pisa until the direction of Giovanni Cassano. He has published many articles and books on dissociation, behaviour therapy, temperament. In March 2002 he founded with Maria Luisa Figueira the association Bridging Eastern and Western Psychiatry, encouraging the cultural and scientific exchange between Eastern and Western psychiatrists.
Mario Di Fiorino(Research Area)
Mental Manipulation, Violence, and Dissociative Disorders
Deputy Chair of NMHS Community Advisory Council
Member WA Recovery College Expert Panel
Phoebe Kingston is a mental health professional working in several roles in Western Australia (WA) including; peer support, professional speaking, several representative/advisory/advocacy roles, Board member for Recovery Rocks Community IncÃ¢â‚¬â„¢, member of an Open Dialogue Model for WA Working Party, Deputy Chair of the Community Advisory Council and Project Lead for Position Statements for the Community Advisory Council (CAC). Phoebe has been involved in several ground-breaking and innovative projects and initiatives in WA including the Increasing Membership Participation Advocacy & Co-design/production Training Project with the Western Australian Association Mental Health. In 2016 Phoebe completed the first and only tertiary Lived Experience Educator Unit in Australia at Curtin University, WA. In early 2018 she was appointed to the WA Recovery College Model Expert Panel where sheÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s overseeing development of the draft model of service for WAÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s first recovery college network, reporting to the Minister via the Mental Health Commission WA.
Phoebe Kingston(Research Area)
Mental Health & Positive Psychology
Mental Health Division
A visionary and dynamic mature professional who has the ability to look beyond the thin veneer of the sameness; and is able to command a panoramic view of the organization, its mandate, scope of services, its abilities and the specific areas of improvement, and working in the best ethos of safe, ethical and professional bounds of clinical practice drive towards clinical superiority within the realistic budgetary and resource constraints Excellent strategic leadership and management skills flourishing in a complex healthcare organization, able to drive motivation and continual sustained and sustainable performance improvement with in a highly diverse medical workforce through â€˜Trophic Cascadeâ€™ impetus.
Sohail Qureshi(Research Area)
Senior Consultant Psychologist
American Wellness Center
Dr. Martin Kramar(Biography)
I am a consultant psychologist, and have practiced in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. I completed my studies in the United States over the period of 11 years and this includes my undergraduate, Masters, and Doctoral degrees. My Ph.D. in General Psychology was received from CaliforniaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s NorthCentral University (2008) after earning my masterÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Degree in Holistic Psychology at VirginiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Atlantic University (2004). I use a broad spectrum of approaches in diagnosing and treating patients who may have a variety of psychological issues. Since establishing my Dubai consultancy eight years ago, my experiences confirm that the best way to diagnose and treat patients is by combining modern science and traditional holistic methods. In my psychotherapy services, I use Mindfulness Cognitive Behavioural Therapy consultation together with Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Biofeedback, a method that is a recipe of scientific and holistic medicine
Dr. Martin Kramar(Research Area)
Diagnose and treat patients by combining modern science and traditional holistic methods
Song YAN is a Professor of Psychology at the Jacobs University Bremen, Germany, and is a member of the Research Center â€œCoWell: Cognition and Decision, Values & Well Beingâ€. She has expertise in cross-cultural research of psychological behaviors and processes. Her work has focused on how cultures differ in their concepts and beliefs regarding happiness, and how the perception of happiness or Subjective Well-Being (SWB) is shaped by cultural traditions. Song Yan has given various lectures and presentations on the theme of the psychology of happiness. She has acted as a consultant to companies and organizations utilizing happiness as a leadership concept.
Song Yan(Research Area)
Leadership, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, International (cross-cultural) management.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wai kwong Tang(Biography)
Professor WK Tang was appointed to professor in the Department of Psychiatry, the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2011. His main research areas are Addictions and Neuropsychiatry in Stroke. Professor Tang has published over 100 papers in renowned journals, and has also contributed to the peer review of 40 journals. He has secured over 20 major competitive research grants. He has served the editorial boards of five scientific journals. He was also a recipient of the Young Researcher Award in 2007, awarded by the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Wai kwong Tang(Research Area)