Film Forum and Friday Night Guest Lecture This Week at the Austen Riggs Center



Stockbridge, MA – October 10, 2017 – The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to announce two FREE upcoming events:

  • FILM FORUM: Thursday, October 12 at 7:15 p.m. – The theme for this fall’s series is What the Vampire Tells Us About Ourselves. A discussion following the film will be led by Dr. David Mintz. For film titles and more information, please call 413.298.5519 ext. 5615.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT GUEST LECTURE: Friday, October 13, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. “Health, Happiness, and the Study of Lives Through Time: 80 Years of Lessons from the Harvard Study of Adult Development” with Marc Schulz, PhD.

Marc Schulz, PhD, is Chair and Professor of Psychology and Rachel C. Hale Professor in Sciences and Mathematics at Bryn Mawr College.  A clinical psychologist, he is also the Director of Bryn Mawr’s Clinical Developmental Psychology Program.  He is co-editor of two books: Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development (Oxford University Press, 2012) and Strengthening Couple Relationships for Optimal Child Development: Lessons from Research and Intervention (American Psychological Association, 2010); co-principle investigator for two major National Institute on Aging studies; and senior research scientist for the Study of Adult Development Project based at Harvard University.

The Fright Night Guest Lecture is designed for mental health professionals, including psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers, with no regular registration fee, and is held in the large conference room of the Medical Office Building at the Austen Riggs Center, located at 25 Main Street in Stockbridge, MA. Continuing education credits will be offered.

View a complete schedule of Friday Night Guest Lectures for 2017-18.

For a complete listing of upcoming events at the Austen Riggs Center, visit: www.austenriggs.org/conferences.

About the Austen Riggs Center

Austen Riggs Center, a leading psychiatric hospital and residential treatment program, has been serving adults since 1919. Within a completely open setting, patients are provided immersion in an intensive treatment milieu that emphasizes respectful engagement. Individual psychodynamic psychotherapy is provided four times a week by doctors on staff. The Erikson Institute for Education and Research of the Austen Riggs Center studies individuals in their social contexts through research, training, education, and outreach programs in the local community and beyond.

The Austen Riggs Center is located in Stockbridge, MA. For more information about its services, please call 413.298.5511 or 800.517.4447 or visit www.austenriggs.org.