6.0 Category A Continuing Education hours for licensure have been applied for through NASW-NH.
Drug use, self mutilation, sexual acting out, panic attacks, truancy, sadness, social isolation and suicidal ideation can all be manifestations of clinical anxiety and depression in adolescent females.
This workshop will address how to differentiate mood disorders from "normal" adolescent moodiness and oppositional behavior. Descriptions of treatment tailored to this developmental period will be explored. This workshop is appropriate for people working in schools, group homes, and other related settings.
Christine Miller, Ed.M., LCMHC, is a psychotherapist in Bedford, NH and has been adjunct faculty at Plymouth State University Graduate School, NHTI, and New England College. She is a clinician with 35+ years of experience in treating women and adolescents in varied settings including schools, juvenile justice, a group home and family planning clinics. Christine specializes in integrating therapeutic tools, tailoring them to the individual and providing short-term, focused and brief psychotherapy.
Christine received her Master of Education from Boston University. She designs and leads day-long workshops for mental health professionals and educators with UNH Professional Development & Training. Her particular interests are the biological basis of behavior and psychopharmacology, anxiety disorders, psychiatric disorders associated with reproduction, and teens/women’s issues.