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2018 Teaching Day

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Psychiatric Society of Westchester County, Inc.
Presents Its
2018 Teaching Day

Child Abuse and Mental Health

Saturday – October 13, 2018
8:30am – 1:30pm

“Long-Term Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences”
Presented by: Billye Jones, LCSW

“Trauma in Young Children: A Relational Lens”
Presented by: Jeanette Sawyer Cohen, Ph.D.

“Abuse and Trauma: Controversies and Treatments”
Presented by: Richard Gallagher, M.D.

RSVP to Megan Rogers by telephone: (914) 967-6285 or e-mail


Friday, February 24th, 2017

Psychiatric Society of Westchester County, Inc. and
Bronx District Branch


NO DICE. – Why Hollywood Can’t Get Compulsive Gambling Right

Presented by:

Harvey Roy Greenberg, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University, New York

Upon completion participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the high prevalence of gambling in the U.S.
  • Recognize the phenomenology of pathological gambling.
  • Identify the discrepancy between the disorder and its portrayal in motion pictures.

Royal Palace Restaurant
77 Knollwood Road
White Plains, New York

March 8, 2017
7:00-7:30PM – Registration
7:30-8:30PM – Presentation

RSVP by March 3, 2017
(914) 967-6285 or

NAMI Movie Series “People Say I’m Crazy”

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

NAMI Westchester Presents A Documentary screening of

“People Say I’m Crazy”

Directed by John Cadigan, produced by Academy Award Winner Ira Wohl and Katie Cadigan

February 16, 2017
The Picture House. 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham, NY 10803
Doors open 6:00 p.m. – Screening begins at 6:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion to follow screening with leading professionals in the field of schizophrenia and individuals living in recovery.

Tickets $15 per person
Tickets must be purchased in advance
To purchase tickets go to
by February 12, 2017

“People Say I’m Crazy” is a documentary about schizophrenia made by someone with schizophrenia. This film tells the story of a young man, John Cadigan, who develops schizophrenia at age 21 while attending college. Initially devasted by his diagnosis, John eventually finds appropriate treatment and works his way into recovery, with the help of family and friends. The spotlight is also turned on John’s family as they struggle to understand John’s disease. With courage and love, the family learns how to support John in his efforts to resume living an independent and fulfilling life. To view the trailer, go to: 

30th Annual Legislative Brunch

Friday, November 11th, 2016

The Psychiatric Society of Westchester County
Presents Its

30th Annual Legislative Brunch


Sunday, December 4, 2016
11:00am – 1:30pm

at the

Crown Plaza Hotel
66 Hale Avenue, White Plains, NY
(Parking $2.00 per hour)

Please take advantage of this opportunity to meet with your federal, state and local legislators to discuss issues relevant to the practice of psychiatry and the mental health of our patients.

There is NO CHARGE for Society members and their guests.

Reservations MUST be received by December 2, 2016. Please telephone the Society at (914) 967-6285 or RSVP by e-mail

Clergy Breakfast Friday February 8, 2013

Friday, January 25th, 2013

“Religion & Faith in Preventing Suicide” That is the title of Joe Amato, MD’s talk at this 21st annual Westchester District Branch Clergy Breakfast. As always the format is to bring your favoreite clergy person for a pleasant breakfast and interesting conversation. The event will be held at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center, 275 North Street, Harrison, NY 10528. RSVP


Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

The Process, Presentation and Pathophysiology of Psychological Decompensation

A dinner presentation by John P. Docherty, MD

6pm, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Harrison, NY 10528

Dr. Docherty will discuss the sequence of symptoms that characterize the process of decompensation along with useful pharmacological and psychosocial interventions and future research.

RSVP Megan Rogers (914) 967-6285 or


CPT Coding Seminar: December 5

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Are you ready for the new CPT codes? They go into effect January 1, 2012, so it’s time to bone up!  NYSPA’s Seth Stein will walk you through the intricacies of the new codes. Beware, they aren’t just new numbers, but a whole new approach. Free for PSW members, $250 in advance for non-members (refundable if you join!).  7-9 PM at St. Vincent’s Hospital.  RSVP for limited seats to:  Megan Rogers, Executive Director, (914) 967-6285 or email centraloffice (at)

Teaching Day: Saturday Sept. 29, 2012

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

What Every Psychiatrist Should Know

9:45 am:  Social Media: Risk Management Aspects.  David Cash, JD, PRMS, Inc.

11:00 am:  Coding. New codes for 2013. Seth Stein, Esq., NYSPA Executive Director.

1:30 pm: Maintenance of Certification & Licensure. Edmond Amyot, MD

Crown Plaza Hotel, White Plains. Registration 9:15 am. Free for members. $250 can be applied to 2013 dues for non-members.

RSVP by September 21, 2012– Megan Rogers (914) 767-6285 or

Risk Management: Bronx/Westchester CME

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Wednesday 2/29/2012

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Mario’s Restaurant, 2342 Arthur Avenue, Bronx, NY 10458.  Visit your old Bronx friends once again at Mario’s in the heart of the Bronx’s charming Little Italy district.  For desert, Charles D. Cash, JD, LLM, PRMS Senior Risk Manager will speak on “The Basics of Risk Management in Psychiatric Practice” RSVP to Megan Rogers, 914 967-6285 or  Presented jointly by the Bronx and Westchester District Branches.

Joint Bronx ~ Westchester Meeting March 16

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Once Again, (This time at St. Vincent’s in Westchester) The Bronx DB and the Westchester DB will jointly host a dinner CME meeting. Reconnect with colleagues and take in Dr. Nigel Bark’s talk on “Did Schizophrenia Change the Course of English and American History?” RSVP 967-6285 or email 275 North Street, Harrison, 7:00 PM March 16, 2011.