Since 2007, Dr. Alisha Brosse, Associate Director of the Sutherland Bipolar Center, has been offering free live lectures on bipolar disorder that educate clients, their family and friends, and anyone interested in the illness. Now those teachings are available to anyone interested in learning more.
The Sutherland Seminar Series is an 8-part audio download recorded in front of a live audience, filled with engaging topics related to bipolar disorder. The speaker, Dr. Alisha Brosse, is a licensed clinical psychologist with almost 15 years of experience treating clients diagnosed with the illness. She covers a wide range of subjects that are applicable, practical, and rooted in evidence-based research and proven treatment. The recordings are primarily designed for adults with a bipolar disorder, their family and friends who want to support and understand them, mental health professionals, and anyone who wants to better comprehend the complications, challenges and implications of the illness.
Topics include: diagnosis; the effects of substance use; self-management tools like mood charts and regular daily routines; sleep; psychotherapy; pharmacotherapy; how relationships are affected by bipolar disorder; and wellness and relapse prevention.
You can purchase one, some or all of the series. Most sessions include an accompanying handout.
$10/session or $80 for the entire set. You can make your purchase by clicking here.
Get more information on each topic, and listen to a 3-minute audio sample (scroll to the very bottom of the page) by clicking here.
Close to 12 hours of information you can't get anywhere, with details that no therapist or psychiatrist has time to convey in therapy sessions. Hundreds of people who have attended this live lecture series have gained invaluable insights into this challenging illness. You can benefit from the Sutherland Seminar Series, too!