Dystonia Support & Advocacy Group of San Diego County Meeting

When:
November 6, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2021-11-06T13:00:00-07:00
2021-11-06T15:00:00-07:00
Where:
Zoom Virtual Meeting
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Martha Murphy
619-582-1961

Join us for our next virtual dystonia support group meeting.
Individuals with all forms of dystonia as well as family and friends are welcome.

Saturday, November 6, 2021
1:00 pm PT – 3:00 pm PT

Guest Speaker:
Arpi Minassian, PhD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Chief, Psychiatry Embedded Services
University of California San Diego Department of Psychiatry

Topic:
Taking Care of your Emotional Health in Peri-Pandemic Times

Dr. Minassian is a clinical psychologist and faculty member at University of California San Diego (UCSD). Her clinical work is with people with acute and chronic medical issues. She is also part of a COVID working group at her hospital. Dr. Minassian received her doctorate from the California School of Professional Psychology-San Diego. She completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training at the UCSD, and joined the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry where she is currently a Clinical Professor. Dr. Minassian is a clinical psychologist and an attending clinician in the UC San Diego Health System. Her clinical area of expertise is consultation-liaison and she serves as Chief of Embedded Services, overseeing psychological services at the Burn Center, the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, the Pain Program, and others. She also serves on the Health System’s Long COVID working group. She is co-Chair of the department’s Diversity Committee and serves on university- and hospital-wide diversity focus groups. Dr. Minassian has a research program that is focused upon understanding the relationship between biology and behavior in mental illness, medical illness, and substance abuse.

We look forward to seeing you.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Martha Murphy at 619-582-1961 or mmurphy582@gmail.com for meeting details.

Group’s website:  www.dystoniaofsandiego.com
Group’s Facebook page:  www.facebook.com/dystoniaofsandiego