International Bipolar Foundation and Practical Recovery will host a free mental health event on Of Mind and Men: Mental Health, Addiction and Hope, with keynote speaker, Dr. Tom Jensen and moderator, Dr. Tom Horvath. Following the keynote presentation, we will have a panel discuss with Dr. Tom Jensen, Dr. Tom Horvath and Enoch.
Dr. Tom Jensen graduated Summa Cum Laude from UCSD with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. After obtaining his degree in Medicine from UCLA, Jensen did his residency at UCSD followed by a Child Psychiatry fellowship at Stanford University. Throughout his career, Dr. Jensen was a department chair, has written several medical articles, has been interviewed by news and radio, spoken to over 100 different organizations, was President of the San Diego Chapter of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, held positions as both assistant and associate professor and has received several awards including the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Distinguished Fellow and a Special Presidential Commendation from the APA.
Tom Horvath, Ph.D., a board certified clinical psychologist (ABPP), earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland, and a Ph.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology at San Diego. After serving as an active duty Navy psychologist, in 1985 he founded Practical Recovery, which offers a self-empowering alternative to 12-step addiction treatment, including residential treatment, sober living, and outpatient services. Dr. Horvath is a past president and fellow of the San Diego Psychological Association, past president of the Society of Addiction Psychology (Division 50) of the American Psychological Association, the long-standing president of SMART Recovery, and a board member of Moderation Management and Faces and Voices of Recovery. He is author of Sex, Drugs, Gambling & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions, and a co-author (with Beck, Liese, and Newman) of the forthcoming Cognitive Therapy of Addiction (2nd ed.).
Enoch K. is a returning undergraduate student majoring in psychology, with a deep personal interest in the human condition. After many years of observing both the challenges and consequences surrounding personal, behavioral, and emotional struggles, a decision was reached to begin a journey of self-discovery, recovery, and understanding. In 2012 Enoch was introduced to Dr. Tom Horvath and his staff at Practical Recovery. By developing strategies in understanding the causes of behavior, Enoch has gained new insights, perceptions, and methods for understanding challenges surrounding both Bipolar II disorder, and in developing a cognitive, mindful, personally empowered approach to living. Enoch is currently continuing his undergraduate degree in psychology, a departure from a career of over 15 years within the Information Technology Industry. He hopes to continue his exploration into the benefits of mindfulness, and the development of objective perspectives to influence both his personal life, and provide opportunities to become a proponent for developing behaviors that can lead to productive, positive life experiences for those who may face similar challenges.
Join us for an evening of education and awareness concerning men’s mental health and addiction issues.
Janssen R&D, LLC
3210 Merryfield Row San Diego, CA 92121
Event and Parking are free
Networking and refreshments: 5:30-6:30 PM
Lecture will begin at 6:30 PM, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.
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