In response to Vice President Joe Biden's meeting with representatives from the video gaming industry on violent video games and violent acts, Dr. Young shares his thoughts on the topic in a recent interview with WWJ.
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Dr. Young Appears on Fox 2 News and discusses ADHD.Watch the Video
Kathy Tessmar, LMSW, explores conjoint therapy as an essential therapeutic tool. A patient’s symptoms will, inevitably, impact the members of his or her support system. For this reason, it is often important to involve loved ones in the therapeutic process in order to increase awareness and compassion. Family or marital therapy can also help to fortify the relationships and assist in the creation of a home environment that is conducive to positive change and reduction of psychological/psychiatric symptoms.Watch the Video
Judy Redmond, MA, LPC, discusses RCBM’s Substance Abuse Treatment Program, which may include assessment; pharmacotherapy; family or couples therapy; and individual therapy in order to address addictive disorders or behaviors and restore full and healthy functioning.Watch the Video
Joel L. Young, M.D., discusses RCBM’s Treatment-Resistant Depression services. In cases where patients have tried several treatment modalities for their depression and found little or no relief, their depression may be classified as “treatment-resistant.” At RCBM, we address Treatment-Resistant Depression in several ways, including assessment of the patient to ensure that the diagnosis is accurate and that co-morbid diagnoses have not been missed; and working with the patient and their family to explore other treatment methods, including Electro-Convulsive Therapy, Vagus Nerve Stimulation, or Transcranial Magnetic stimulation.Watch the Video
Joel L. Young, M.D. is a board certified forensic psychiatrist. Dr. Young has testified in many criminal and civil court cases and has offered testimony as an expert witness.
The Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine utilizes a team approach (with Dr. Young as primary clinician) in offering the following forensic services:
Comprehensive Custody Evaluations.
AD/HD and other Psychiatric Issues in the Workplace.
Custody and Divorce Disputes.
Here, our clinical research staff discusses what clinical research is, the various opportunities offered at RCBM, and benefits of participating in a clinical trial at RCBM. Currently recruiting trials vary but current and past trials include: depression, bipolar disorder, AD/HD, anxiety, schizophrenia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease, among others. Each of our clinical research coordinators are also licensed therapists.Watch the Video
Karen Donoughe, M.S., M.A., L.P.C., Director of Adult Assessment at RCBM, discusses our psychological assessment services. Psychological assessment is an integral part of our treatment model at RCBM. It can be undertaken for many different purposes, including seeking diagnostic clarification; assessing intelligence, functioning, memory and cognition; exploring career interests and aptitudes; or establishing a diagnosis to support the acquisition of accommodations for school or standardized tests.Watch the Video
RCBM’s approaches to treating behavioral health disorders in our younger patients. RCBM clinicians work closely with parents, teachers and school counselors in order to achieve optimal outcomes with our child and adolescent patients.Watch the Video
Aging adults present with unique needs, including: coping with physical illness; loss of mobility and memory; adjusting to retirement; grieving loved ones; financial issues, and decisions about living environments. Here, Marie McMahon, M.S.W., discusses the importance of effective and compassionate treatment for older adults and their families.Watch the Video
Kathy Pritchard, M.A., L.P.C. discusses the school advocacy services offered at RCBM. Kathy’s many years as a school counselor in elementary, middle and high school settings have given her expertise in addressing mental health concerns within the academic setting. School advocacy plans are tailored to the individual student and created with the involvement of the family and school.Watch the Video
Mindy Layne Young, M.S.W., J.D. discusses Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which is the most empirically validated therapeutic technique. CBT is used by all RCBM clinicians, and is designed to challenge patients’ distorted thoughts in order to help them create a healthier view of their world. CBT is most commonly utilized in patients with anxiety, depression, and self-esteem issues.Watch the Video
RCBM is committed to the nurse practitioner model. We are often asked what a nurse practitioner is and what NP’s are qualified to do within behavioral health services. Here, Yvonne Stumpf, MSN, RN, CS, NP, discusses what a nurse practitioner is and how psychiatric nurse practitioners are qualified to provide both therapy and medication management services across the spectrum of behavioral health concerns.Watch the Video
For more than a decade, The Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine has been a leader in the treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Jaime Saal, M.A., L.P.C., discusses RCBM’s comprehensive approach to treating AD/HD, which may include the combination of pharmacotherapy with coaching or counseling in order to address AD/HD symptoms, including inattention, distractibility, procrastination, disorganization, and lack of follow-through, among others.Watch the Video
Joel L. Young, M.D., Medical Director and Founder of the Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine, provides an overview of RCBM.Watch the Video
RCBM is currently involved in clinical trials on the following research topics: