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General Data

Date of Birth: November 1, 1944
Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
Raised in Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Married, two children



Professional Address

30752 Southview Drive, Suite 100
Evergreen, Colorado 80439
Phone: (303) 670-0926
Fax: (303) 670-1191
Email: drjohn@JohnAlstonMD.com
Website: JohnAlstonMD.com



Occupation

Private Practice in Child, Adolescent, Family and Adult Psychiatry since January 11, 1977



 Registration

COLORADO License No. 20548
Issued: January 11, 1977



 Certification

Certification by the AMERICAN BOARD OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY No. 17298
Issued: April 1978

Board Eligible in Child Psychiatry



 Education

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
Graduated June 4, 1967
Bachelor of Science in Preprofessional Studies
Minor: Philosophy

TULANE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Graduated May 31, 1971
Doctor of Medicine

TULANE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Department of Psychiatry and Neurology
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Graduated June 30, 1974
Residency in General Psychiatry

LANGLEY PORTER NEURO-PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
San Francisco, California 94143
Graduated June 30, 1976
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry



 Membership

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY

COLORADO CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC
SOCIETY

ATTACh (ASSOCIATION FOR THE THEORY AND
TREATMENT OF ATTACHMENT DISORDERS OF
CHILDREN)



Professional Affiliations

 Consulting Psychiatrist
THE INSTITUTE FOR ATTACHMENT AND
CHILD DEVELOPMENT
P.O. Box 730
Kittredge, Colorado 80457



 References

 Available upon request



 Awards

Psychiatry-In-Practice Award 2000
One of three recipients worldwide. Based upon submission of case history to international panel of psychiatrists. Award judged on clinical relevance and scientific merit. Sponsored by AstraZeneca. Award presented at 7th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Berlin, Germany
July 1, 2001



 Publications

The Complex Issue of Attachment Disorders
Psychiatric Times
October, 2007, URL:http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/display/article/10168/54326?pageNumber=1

IS IT ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER OR BIPOLAR DISORDER?
Heart to Heart, Newsletter of Colorado Post- Adoption Resource Center
Spring, 2007

Medications & Mental Health
Distributed at Colorado Judicial Conference
, September 2005

Psychiatrist Compares Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder, Bipolar Disorder and Reactive Attachment Disorder.
In Connections, Newsletter of ATTACh
September 2003

While No Medications Specifically Address
Attachment Disorder, Medication Can Augment
the Therapeutic Process by Treating Concurrent Disorders

In Connections, Newsletter of ATTACh
Spring 2003

Bipolar? ADD? RAD? So How Do We Sort Them Out?
In Fostering Families Today, pg. 22-25,
Summer 2002

Remission Of Treatment Resistant Bipolar I Disorder With Quetiapine In An Adolescent
Psychiatry In Practice 2000 International Award-Winnin, Peer Reviewed Case History

Presented as Poster Presentation at 7th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Berlin, Germany
July 2001

Correlation Between Childhood Bipolar I Disorder
And Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disinhibited
Type
in Handbook of Attachment Interventions,
Terry Levy, Ph.D., Editor, Academic Press
Chapter 8, Pages 193-242
January 2000

New Findings in Diagnosis: Correlation Between
Bipolar Disorder and Reactive Attachment Disorder

In Attachments
Newsletter of AttacH
Winter 1995-1996

Attachment Theory: Defining the Problem, Give Them Roots, Then Let Them Fly,
The Attachment Center at Evergreen, Inc.,
Carole McKelvey, Editor, Morris
Publishing, 1995

Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder,
Bipolar I Disorder and Reactive Attachment Disorder

In Psychiatry Times, Oct, 2007 and Handbook of Attachment Interventions, Jan, 2000

Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder vs.
Bipolar I Disorder

Created 1996, with multiple revisions.  In Psychiatry Times, Oct, 2007 and Handbook of Attachment Interventions, Jan, 2000



Educational Programs

“The Road Ahead for Your Pediatric and Adolescent Patients.”

Colorado Psychiatrists and Nurse Practitioners

Evergreen, Colorado

November 12, 2008

 

“Striving for Therapeutic Success in Your Patients with Major Depressive Disorder:  Adjunctive Treatment with Abilify”

Colorado Psychiatrists and Nurse Practitioners

Montrose, Colorado

Grand Junction, Colorado

May 29, 2008

 

“Psychiatry Series:  Clinical Insights in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression”

Southwest Colorado Mental Health

Durango, Colorado

May 14, 2008

 

“Psychiatry Series:  Efficacy Considerations in the Treatment of Schizophrenia”

Colorado Psychiatrists and Nurse Practitioners

Durango, Colorado

May 14, 2008

Grand Junction, Colorado

April 24, 2008

 

“Disruptive Behavioral Disorders Associated with Early Life Abuse and Neglect”

CHILD PSYCHIATRY GRAND ROUNDS

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Department of Child Psychiatry

Aurora, Colorado

May 13, 2008

 

“Primary Care Series:  New Insights in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression”

Foresight Family Physicians

Grand Junction, Colorado

April 24, 2008

 

“Psychiatry Series:  Proven Efficacy in Schizophrenia - Highlights”

Colorado Psychiatrists & Nurse Practitioners

Colorado Springs, Colorado

April 8, 2008

 

“Psychiatry Series:  Clinical Insights in the treatment of Bipolar Depression”

Colorado Psychiatrists

Boulder, Colorado

February 25, 2008

 

“Sally:  REAL Bipolar I Disorder:  Manic Symptioms and Weight Gain”

Mental Health Corporation of Denver

Denver, Colorado

November 26, 2007

 

“Medications and Children’s Mental Health”

Alamosa County Human Services Department

Alamosa, Colorado

November 8, 2007

 

“An Important Treatment Option for Schizophrenia”

  • Denver Child Psychiatrists
    Denver, Colorado
    October 23, 2007
  • Mental Health Corporation of Denver
    Denver, Colorado
    October 4, 2007
  • Milagro Community Health
    Las Cruces, New Mexico
    August 2, 2007
  • The Peak Hospital
    Saint Teresa, New Mexico
    August 2, 2007
  • The Center for Mental Health and Montrose Psychiatrists
    Montrose, Colorado
    June 21, 2007
  • Colorado West Mental Health Center
    Grand Junction, Colorado
    June 20, 2007
  • Tucson Psychiatrists and Prescribers
    Tucson, Arizona
    June 12 & 13, 2007

“Larry:  REAL Case Study Vignettes”Mental Health Corporation of DnverDenver, Colorado

June 11, 2007

 

“Differential Diagnoses and Psychotropic Medications”
Keynote Speaker and Daylong Workshops
Colorado Post Adoption Resource Center Conference
Northglenn, Colorado
May 5, 2007

“Psychiatry Series: New Insights in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression”
Colorado Psychiatrists
Morrison, Colorado
March 20, 2007

“A New Option in the Treatment of Schizophrenia”

  • Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Center
    Littleton, Colorado
    February 12, 2007
  • Fort Logan Mental Health Center
    Sheridan, Colorado
    February 9, 2007
  • Colorado Psychiatrists & Mental Health Professionals
    Lakewood, Colorado
    February 8, 2007

“Primary Care Series: New Insights in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression”

  • Dr. Jerry Back
    Golden, Colorado
    May 9, 2007
  • New West Physicians
    Golden, Colorado
    April 27, 2007
  • Colorado Primary Care Physicians
    Greenwood Village, Colorado
    April 24, 2007
  • Village Family Medicine
    Centennial, Colorado
    April 23, 2007
  • Castle Rock Internal Medicine
    Castle Rock, Colorado
    April 20, 2007
  • Foothills Family Practice
    Littleton, Colorado
    March 22, 2007
  • Pinon Family Physicians
    Littleton, Colorado
    March 16, 2007
  • Englewood Family Physicians
    Englewood, Colorado
    February 28, 2007
  • Drs. Rauzi and Smith-Rednick
    Littleton, Colorado
    January 9, 2007
  • Conifer Medical Center
    Conifer, Colorado
    August 21, 2006
  • Conifer Family Medicine
    Conifer, Colorado
    August 7, 2006

“Management of Excessive Sleepiness Associated with Shift Work Sleep Disorder”
Coors Medical Center
Golden, Colorado
July 27, 2006

“Long-Term Management of Bipolar I Disorder: Focus on Lamictal”

  • Mental Health Corporation of Denver
    Denver, Colorado
    September 11, 2006
  • Evergreen Psychiatrists and Mental Health Professionals
    Evergreen, Colorado
    May 17, 2006

“Prevention of Seasonal Major Depressive Episodes in Patients with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)”
Dr. Kevin Boyle & Associates
Littleton, Colorado
December 7, 2006

“Bipolar Disorder & Schizophrenia: Focus on Abilify – 2006”
Boulder Psychiatrists
Boulder, Colorado
October 25, 2006

“Provigil: A Comprehensive Clinical Overview”

  • Charles Lackey MD & Associates
    Frisco, Colorado
    October 10, 2006
  • New West Physicians
    Evergreen, Colorado
    September 25, 2006
  • Colorado Medical Psychiatry
    Boulder, Colorado
    August 1, 2006

“Issues in the Management of Major Depressive Disorder”

  • Rocky Mountain Primary Care
    Arvada, Colorado
    July 14, 2006
  • Wheatridge Internal Medicine
    Wheat Ridge, Colorado
    June 19, 2006
  • Arapahoe Peak Health Center
    Evergreen, Colorado
    May 17, 2006

“Correlation Between Mood Disorders and Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disinhibited Type”
Keynote Address
Institute for Attachment & Child Development 10th Annual Conference”
Evergreen, Colorado
June 10, 2006

“Treatment and Long Term Management of Anxiety, Depression and Bipolar I Disorder”
Evergreen Family Medicine
Evergreen, Colorado
April 20, 2006

“Similarities and Differences Between Antidepressant Medications”
Centennial Peaks Hospital
April 18, 2006

“Achieving Remission with Wellbutrin XL in the
Treatment of Adults with Major Depressive Disorders”
Two Teleconferences
Midwest U.S. Primary Care Prescribers
April 13, 2006
April 6, 2006

“Unipolar vs. Bipolar Disorder: Recognition and Differential Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care”
Conifer Medical Center
Conifer, Colorado
April 7, 2006

“Comorbidity of Anxiety and Depressive Disorders:
Issues in Diagnosis and Treatment”
Louisville Primary Care
Louisville, Colorado
March 23, 2006

“Major Depressive Disorder in the Primary Care
Setting”
Internal Medicine Department
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, Colorado
March 8, 2006

“Advances in the Pharmacological Management of
Depression”

  • Primary Care Prescribers
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    February 28, 2006
  • Denver, Colorado
    February 15, 2006
    January 26, 2006

“Updated Therapy for Bipolar Disorder”

  • Evergreen Psychiatrists and Mental Health Professionals
    Evergreen, Colorado
    February 22, 2006
  • Partners in Behavioral Health
    Scottsbluff, Nebraska
    December 6, 2006
  • Panhandle Mental Health
    Scottsbluff, Nebraska
    December 6, 2006
  • Wyoming Behavioral Institute
    Evening Program with Mental Health Professionals
    Casper, Wyoming
    September 22, 2005

“Anything You Ever Wanted to Ask a Psychiatrist
About Mental Health Issues”
Colorado Judicial Conference
Two 75-minute workshops to Colorado judges and
Magistrates
Golden, Colorado
September 20, 2005

“Anything You Ever Wanted to Ask a Psychiatrist
About Medication for Attachment Disordered Children”
17th Annual ATTACh Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
September 17, 2005

“Use of Atypical Antipsychotic Medications in
Bipolar Disorders”

  • Boulder Mental Health Center
    Lafayette, Colorado
    November 1, 2005
  • Casper Mental Health Center
    An Evening Program to Wyoming Prescribers
    Casper, Wyoming
    September 20, 2005
  • North Range Behavioral Health
    Greeley, Colorado
    August 23, 2005
  • Boulder Area Psychiatrists
    Boulder, Colorado
    August 17, 2005
  • Broomfield Area Psychiatrists
    Broomfield, Colorado
    August 3, 2005
  • Boulder Area Psychiatrists
    Boulder, Colorado
    June 28, 2005
  • Southeast Wyoming Mental Health Center
    Cheyenne, Wyoming
    June 23, 2005
  • Northern Colorado/Wyoming Psychiatrists
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    June 23, 2005

“Advances in the Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Depression”

  • Englewood, Colorado
    October 12, 2005
  • Denver, Colorado
    October 11, 2005
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
    September 27, 2005

“Issues in the Management of Depression”

  • New West Medical Center
    Golden, Colorado
    November 22, 2005
  • Ralston Valley Family Physicians
    Arvada, Colorado
    November 2, 2005
  • Thornton Family Practice
    Thornton, Colorado
    September 12, 2005
  • Lakewood Family Physicians
    Lakewood, Colorado
    August 19, 2005
  • Colorado Psychiatrists
    Evergreen, Colorado
    August 15, 2005
  • Evergreen Family Medicine
    Evergreen, Colorado
    July 25, 2005
  • Littleton Family Practice
    Littleton, Colorado
    June 24, 2005

“Achieving Remission in Depression: Strategies for the Primary Care Physician”
CME Program
Sponsored by The Center for Medical Knowledge
Colorado Physicians
Denver, Colorado
April 8, 2005

“Advances in the Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Depression”
CME Program
Sponsored by Medical World Conference

  • Pueblo, Colorado
    April 30, 2005
  • Billings, Montana
    April 16, 2005
  • Englewood, Colorado
    March 5, 2005

“Pharmacotherapeutic Advances in the Management of Depression”
CME Program
Sponsored by MED-Knowledge
Colorado Physicians
Denver, Colorado
April 17, 2004

“The Physiology of Neurotransmitters and Long Term Management Strategies”
CME Program
Sponsored by Medical World Conference

  • San Antonio, Texas
    October 17, 2003
  • Phoenix, Arizona
    August 9, 2003

“New Directions in the Management of Bipolar Disorder”
CME Program
Sponsored by Projects in Knowledge

  • Denver, Colorado
    September 18, 2003
  • Phoenix, Arizona
    August 9, 2003

“Intimacy and Depression”
Carson, Merkel & Sharfe

  • Fort Collins, Colorado
    January 28, 2005
  • Family Practice Physicians
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    October 14, 2004

“Issues in the Management of Depression”

  • Denver Physicians
    Denver, Colorado
    January 19, 2005
  • Arapahoe Peak Medical Center
    Evergreen, Colorado
    November 10, 2004
  • Arvada Family Practice Group
    Arvada, Colorado
    October 27, 2004
  • Colorado Springs Physicians
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    October 5, 2004
  • Family Practice Group
    Denver, Colorado
    July 29, 2004
  • Pueblo Family Physicians
    Pueblo, Colorado
    July 8, 2004
  • Casper Family Practice Physicians
    Casper, Wyoming
    July 1, 2004
  • Denver Family Practice Physicians
    Denver, Colorado
    June 30, 2004
  • Pinon Family Medicine
    Littleton, Colorado
    June 23, 2004
  • Denver Family Physicians
    Denver, Colorado
    June 16, 2004
  • Boulder Family Physicians
    Boulder, Colorado
    June 15, 2004
  • Lakewood Family Physicians
    Lakewood, Colorado
    June 8, 2004
  • Arvada Family Physicians
    Arvada, Colorado
    June 4, 2004
  • Lakewood Family Physicians
    Lakewood, Colorado
    May 19, 2004
  • Chafee Family Medicine
    Denver, Colorado
    April 13, 2004
  • Aurora Family Physicians
    Aurora, Colorado
    April 2, 2004
  • Wheatridge Family Physicians
    Wheatridge, Colorado
    March 25, 2004
  • Englewood Family Physicians
    Englewood, Colorado
    March 10, 2004
  • Aurora Family Physicians
    Aurora, Colorado
    March 4, 2004
  • Conifer Family Medicine
    Conifer, Colorado
    March 1, 2004
  • University of Colorado Medical Center
    Psychiatry Residency Program
    Denver, Colorado
    January 22, 2004
  • Columbine Family Practice
    Littleton, Colorado
    December 15, 2003
  • Littleton Family Physicians
    Littleton, Colorado
    December 4, 2003
  • Porter Family Physicians
    Denver, Colorado
    November 21, 2003
  • Pikes Peak Mental Health Center
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    November 19, 2003
  • Aurora Family Physicians
    Aurora, Colorado
    November 18, 2003
  • Castle Rock Family Practice
    Castle Rock, Colorado
    October 21, 2003
  • Evergreen Family Physicians
    Evergreen, Colorado
    October 1, 2003
  • Colorado Springs Family Physicians
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    September 30, 2003
  • Pueblo Family Physicians
    Pueblo, Colorado
    September 11, 2003
  • Denver Family Physicians
    Denver, Colorado
    September 10, 2003
  • Boulder Family Physicians
    Boulder, Colorado
    September 9, 2003
  • Colorado Family Physicians
    Georgetown, Colorado
    August 28, 2003
  • Colorado Springs Pediatric Physicians
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    August 21, 2003
  • Lakewood Family Physicians
    Lakewood, Colorado
    August 18, 2003
  • Phoenix Physicians
    Phoenix, Arizona
    August 8, 2003
    August 7, 2003
  • Briargate Medical Center
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    July 17, 2003
  • Littleton Family Physicians
    Littleton, Colorado
    July 15, 2003
  • Arvada Family Physicians
    Arvada, Colorado
    July 9, 2003
  • Lakewood Family Physicians
    Lakewood, Colorado
    June 26, 2003
  • Littleton Family Physicians
    Littleton, Colorado
    June 25, 2003
  • Evergreen Family Physicians
    Evergreen, Colorado
    June 23, 2003
  • Conifer Family Medicine
    Conifer, Colorado
    June 17, 2003
  • Fort Collins Family Physicians
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    June 10, 2003
  • Broomfield Family Physicians
    Broomfield, Colorado
    May 12, 2003
  • Denver Family Physicians
    Denver, Colorado
    May 7, 2003
    May 1, 2003
  • Aurora Internal Medicine
    Aurora, Colorado
    April 15, 2003
  • Littleton Family Physicians
    Littleton, Colorado
    April 9, 2003
  • Fort Collins Family Physicians
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    March 14, 2003
  • Colorado Springs Family Physicians
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    March 5, 2003
  • Poudre Valley Internal Medicine
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    March 3, 2003

“Uses of Atypical Antipsychotic Medications
In Special Populations”

  • Psych Care
    Mental Health Professionals
    Greeley, Colorado
    January 19, 2005
  • Colorado West Mental Health Center
    Vail, Colorado
    January 11, 2005
  • Larimer County Mental Health Center
    Loveland, Colorado
    December 15, 2004
  • Evergreen Mental Health Professionals
    Evergreen, Colorado
    December 8, 2004
  • Broomfield Psychiatrists
    Broomfield, Colorado
    November 9, 2004
  • Teleconference Physicians
    Six Rocky Mountain Locations
    September 8, 2004
  • Panhandle Mental Health Center
    Teleconference
    Scottsbluff, Nebraska
    July 21, 2004
  • Boulder Mental Health Professionals
    Boulder, Colorado
    July 19, 2004
  • Houston Psychiatric Group
    Houston, Texas
    May 14, 2004
  • Larimer County Social Service and
    Mental Health Center
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    April 30, 2004
  • Pikes Peak Mental Health Center
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    February 18, 2004
  • Conifer Medical Center
    Conifer, Colorado
    February 3, 2004
  • Monfort Children’s Center
    Greeley, Colorado
    January 8, 2004
  • Larimer Mental Health Center
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    September 23, 2003
  • Casper Mental Health Center
    Teleconference
    Casper, Wyoming
    August 14, 2003
  • Utah Mental Health Center
    Teleconference
    June 9, 2003
  • Devereaux-Cleo Wallace Center
    Westminster, Colorado
    May 21, 2003
    Teleconference
    April 30, 2003
  • Cedar Spring Hospital
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    April 24, 2003
  • Colorado Medical Psychiatric Group
    Boulder, Colorado
    February 26, 2003
  • Jefferson Center for Mental Health
    Lakewood, Colorado
    February 24, 2003
  • Boise Mental Health Professionals
    Boise, Idaho
    February 13, 2003
  • Intermountain Hospital
    Grand Rounds
    Boise Hospital
    Boise, Idaho
    February 13, 2003
  • Idaho Falls Physicians
    Idaho Falls, Idaho
    February 12, 2003
  • Adams County Mental Health Center
    Thornton, Colorado
    January 22, 2003
  • Boulder Mental Health Professionals
    Boulder, Colorado
    January 14, 2003

“Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder
Versus Bipolar Disorder”

  • University of California School of Medicine
    Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Center
    Child Psychiatry Department
    Grand Rounds
    San Francisco, California
    September 26, 2003
  • Residential Care Center
    Sacramento, California
    September 25, 2003
  • Redding Mental Health Professionals
    Redding, California
    September 24, 2003
  • San Francisco Mental Health Center
    Grand Rounds
    San Francisco, California
    September 24, 2003
  • Wichita Mental Health Center
    Grand Rounds
    July 10, 2003
  • Wichita Mental Health Professionals
    July 11, 2003
    July 10, 2003
  • Hillcrest Medical Center
    Grand Rounds
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    June 13, 2003
  • Tulsa Mental Health Professionals
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    June 12, 2003
  • Kansas City Mental Health Professionals
    April 22, 2003
    April 21, 2003
  • Sedalia Mental Health Professionals
    Sedalia, Missouri
    April 21, 2003

“Correlation Between Childhood Bipolar Disorder
and Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disinhibited Type”

  • Mental Health Center, Grand Rounds
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    August 26, 2004
  • Mental Health Professionals
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    August 26, 2004
  • Santa Fe Mental Health Professionals
    Sante Fe, New Mexico
    August 25, 2004
  • Institute for Attachment and Child Development
    Keynote Address
    Kittredge, Colorado
    July 31, 2004
  • Las Cruces Residential Care Center
    Las Cruces, New Mexico
    May 21, 2004
  • Texas Tech Medical Center
    Department of Psychiatry
    Grand Rounds
    El Paso, Texas
    May 21, 2004
  • El Paso Mental Health Professionals
    El Paso, Texas
    May 20, 2004

“Advances in the Maintenance Treatment of
Bipolar I Disorder”

  • Southwestern Colorado Community Mental Health Center
    Durango, Colorado
    August 5, 2004
  • Physician Groups
    Durango, Colorado
    August 5, 2004
    August 4, 2004
  • Casper Mental Health Center
    Casper, Wyoming
    July 1, 2004
  • Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital
    Department of Psychiatry
    Denver, Colorado
    April 9, 2004

”Issues in the Management of Depression”

  • Vancouver Mental Health Professionals
    Vancouver, Washington
    December 12, 2002
  • Denver Physicians
    Denver, Colorado
    November 19, 2002
  • Colorado Springs Physicians
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    November 13, 2002
  • Windsor Family Physicians
    Windsor, Colorado
    October 22, 2002
  • Kansas City Family Physicians
    Kansas City, Missouri
    October 11, 2002
  • Sedalia Family Physicians
    Sedalia, Missouri
    October 10, 2002
  • Greeley Family Physicians
    Greeley, Colorado
    October 8 & 24, 2002
  • Conifer Family Physicians
    Conifer, Colorado
    August 14, 2002
  • Littleton Family Practice Physicians
    Littleton, Colorado
    July 22, 2002
  • Evergreen Area Physicians
    Evergreen, Colorado
    July 8, 2002

“Uses of Atypical Antipsychotic Medications in
Children and Adolescents”

  • Boulder Child Psychiatrists
    Boulder, Colorado
    January 14, 2003
  • Colorado Psychiatrists
    Morrison, Colorado
    January 9, 2003
  • Utah State Hospital
    Provo, Utah
    Teleconference
    November 21, 2002
  • Colorado Mental Health Professionals
    CME Conference
    Sponsored by Memorial Hospital, Department of Continuing Education
    Englewood, Colorado
    November 2, 2002
  • Wyoming Behavioral Institute
    Teleconference
    September 25, 2002

“Correlation Between Childhood Bipolar I Disorder
and Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disinhibited Type”

  • State Hospital
    Grand Rounds
    Norman, Oklahoma
    October 31, 2002
  • 14th Annual International Conference on Attachment and Bonding
    ATTACh
    Costa Mesa, California
    October 17, 2002
  • PsychCare
    Colorado Psychiatrists and Mental Health Professionals
    Greeley, Colorado
    October 15, 2002
  • Attachment and Bonding Conference
    Houston, Texas
    September 26, 2002

“Introducing New Abilify”

  • Adams County Mental Health Center
    Thornton, Colorado
    January 22, 2003
  • Northern Colorado Mental Health Professionals
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    December 11, 2003

“Psychosocial and Pharmacological Approaches to
Schizophrenia”
Centennial Peaks Hospital
Louisville, Colorado
November 25, 2002

“Primary Care Update: Depression”

  • CME Conference
    Sponsored by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
    Broomfield, Colorado
    December 4, 2002
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
    November 21, 2002
  • Englewood, Colorado
    November 12, 2002

" Differential Characteristics Between Attention Deficit Disorder and Bipolar I Disorder”
University of Oklahoma School of Medicine
Departments of Adult and Child Psychiatry
Grand Rounds
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
October 31, 2002

“Evaluating and Treating Mood and Attentional
Disorders in Children and Adolescents”

  • Denver Family Physicians
    Denver, Colorado
    November 8, 2002
  • Englewood Pediatric Physicians
    Englewood, Colorado
    July 29, 2002

"Understanding Depression: Matching the
Neurotransmitter to the Patient”

  • CME Program
    Sponsored by Medical World Conferences
    Texas Physicians
    Houston, Texas
    June 22, 2002
  • Southern California Physicians
    Beverly Hills, California
    May 11, 2002
  • Virginia Physicians
    Richmond, Virginia
    April 27, 2002

“White Coat Depression””
CME Program
Aurora Presbyterian Hospital
Aurora, Colorado
June 21, 2002

“Issues in Management of Depression”

  • Fort Collins Area Physicians
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    June 13, 2002
  • Las Vegas and Henderson Area Physicians
    Henderson, Nevada
    May 16, 2002
  • Greeley Area Physicians
    Greeley, Colorado
    May 8, 2002
  • Steamboat Springs Area Physicians
    Steamboat Springs, Colorado
    May 2, 2002
  • Montrose Area Physicians
    Montrose, Colorado
    April 18, 2002
  • Phoenix Area Physicians
    Phoenix, Arizona
    April 13, 2002
  • Evergreen Area Physicians
    Kittredge, Colorado
    April 4, 2002
  • Reno Area Physicians
    Reno, Nevada
    February 27, 2002
  • Denver Area Physicians
    Denver, Colorado
    January 11, 2002

“Uses of Atypical Antipsychotic Medication”

  • Denver Area Psychiatrists
    Denver, Colorado
    April 24, 2002
  • Centennial Peaks Hospital
    Louisville, Colorado
    April 15, 2002
  • Denver Area Psychiatrists
    Lakewood, Colorado
    March 13, 2002

“Correlation Between Childhood Bipolar I Disorder
and Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disinhibited Type”
Weld County Department of Human Services
Greeley, Colorado
February 8, 2002

“Correlation Between Childhood Bipolar I Disorder
and Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disinhibited Type”
Denver Department of Human Services
Denver, Colorado
January 29, 2002

“Clarifying Disorders and Diagnoses”
Family Issues Conference
Colorado Family Court Judges and Magistrates
Annual Meeting
Denver, Colorado
January 25, 2002

“Correlation Between Childhood Bipolar Disorder
and Reactive Attachment Disorder and Medical
Treatment of Behavioral Disorders”
Attachment & Bonding Conference
Sponsored by the University of Nevada Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada
January 7- 8, 2002

Seminar: “Clarifying Disorders and Diagnoses.”
The Mental Health Needs of Children in Foster Care
Colorado Association of Special Advocates Training Conference
Arvada, Colorado
October 20, 2001

“Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder vs. Bipolar I Disorder”
Nevada Psychiatric Association
Las Vegas, Nevada
October 4, 2001

“Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder vs. Bipolar I Disorder”
Montana Family Physicians Association
Billings, Montana
September 28, 2001

“Full Day Workshop: “Effects of Trauma on Children, Differential Diagnosis, Correlation Between Childhood Bipolar Disorder and Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disinhibited Type”
Colorado Foster Parent Association
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
August 24, 2001

“Case History: “Correlation Between Dysthymic Disorder and Reactive Attachment Disorder, Inhibited Type”
Denver Area Child Psychiatrists
August 23, 2001

“Poster Presentation: “Remission Of Treatment Resistant Bipolar I Disorder With Quetiapine In An Adolescent”
7th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
Berlin, Germany
July 4, 2001

“Treating Depression with General Medical Conditions”
Pueblo Area Physicians
Pueblo, Colorado
June 21, 2001

“Treating and Parenting Children with Attachment
Disorder, Mood Disorders and Behavior Problems”
Solano College, Foster Kinship Care
Suisun, California
May 18, 2001

“Use of Atypical Antipsychotic Medications with
Mood Disorders”
Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo
Pueblo, Colorado
April 23, 2001
Devereux Cleo Wallace
April 18, 2001
Jefferson Center for Mental Health
April 3, 2001

“Stop the Insanity: Parenting and Treating
Children with Attachment Disorders”
Keynote Address and full-day workshops
Heal the Hearts Foundation
Riverside, California
March 26, 2001

Participation in Panel Discussion
“Sharing For Success”
A Collaboration Conference about Children with
Special Needs”
Denver, Colorado
March 10, 2001

“Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder vs.
Bipolar I Disorder”
Denver Area Physicians
February 8, 2001

“Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder vs.
Bipolar I Disorder”
Grand Rounds
Medical Center of Aurora
December 1, 2000

“Use of Atypical Antipsychotic Medications with
Mood Disorders”
Mental Health Corporation of Denver
October 9, 2000
Mental Health Corporation of Denver
April 13, 2000

“Depression: Beyond Stereotype and Stigma”
CME Activity for Psychiatrists
Sponsored by Projects in Knowledge
Laguna Niguel, California
February 19, 2000
Las Vegas, Nevada
February 16, 2000
Santa Barbara, California
January 12, 2000

“Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder vs.
Bipolar I Disorder”
Ft. Logan Mental Health Center
Denver, Colorado
November 17, 1999

“Correlation Between Childhood Bipolar I Disorder
And Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disinhibited
Type”
11th Annual International Conference on
Attachment and Bonding
ATTACh
Alexandria, Virginia
October 1, 1999

“Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder vs.
Childhood Bipolar I Disorder”
Grand Rounds
Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo
Pueblo, Colorado
September 22, 1999

“How Could This Happen?”
Presentation to Evergreen High School Student Body following Columbine High School Tragedy
Evergreen, Colorado
April 26, 1999

“Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder vs.
Childhood Bipolar I Disorder”
Grand Rounds
Oklahoma State Psychiatric Hospital
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
April 8, 1999

Grand Rounds
University of Oklahoma School of Medicine,
Department of Psychiatry
Tulsa, Oklahoma
April 7, 1999

“Correlation Between Childhood Bipolar I Disorder
And Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disinhibited
Type”
Colorado Association of Marital and Family
Therapists
November 6, 1998

“Use of Atypical Antipsychotic Medications in Mood Disorders”
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Regional Office
Springfield, Missouri
October 8, 1998
“Depression and Sexual Dysfunction”
Ft. Logan Mental Health Center
Denver, Colorado
June 19, 1998

“Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder vs.
Bipolar I Disorder and the Use of Atypical Antipsychotic Medications”
Southwestern Colorado Community Mental Health Center
Durango, Colorado
March 4, 1998

“Psychiatric Assessment, Differential Diagnosis and
Treatment in Attachment Disorder: Diagnosis and
Treatment Conference” sponsored by
Attachment Disorder Support and Resource
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
April 18-19, 1997

“Characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder vs.
Bipolar I Disorder”
Denver area Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists,
Pediatricians and Neurologists
Denver, Colorado
December 15, 1996

“Diagnosis and Treatment of Anxiety and Depressive Disorders”
FHP Primary Care Physicians
Denver, Colorado
November 12 & 20, 1996

“Correlation Between Bipolar I Disorder and Reactive Attachment Disorder”
International Conference on Attachment and Bonding
ATTACh
Lakewood, Colorado
October 18, 1996

“Mood Disorders of Children and Adolescents”, Keynote Address, Colorado School Nurses Association Annual Meeting
Copper Mountain, Colorado
May 18, 1996
Hundreds of sponsored programs to physician groups focusing on Attachment, Attention and Mood Disorders, Differential Diagnosis, Disruptive Behavioral Disorders and Psychopharmacology.
Sponsors included:
Abbott Laboratories, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Forest Pharmaceuticals, Incorporated, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen Pharmaceutica, Incorporated, Eli Lilly and Company, Parke-Davis, Pfizer, Incorporated, and Wyeth Laboratories

Guest Host for 12 appearances on KOA Radio,
Andrea Van Steenhouse Show and KTLK Radio,
Audrey Brode Show, mental health call-in talk shows
January 1991 to December 1994



Professional Interests

Psychiatric Evaluations

Psychopharmacology

Educational Presentation

Second Opinions

Disruptive Behavioral and Mood Disorders

Attachment Issues

Attention Deficit Disorder

Developmental Disorders