Competence Issues

Stress and Depression in the Legal Profession

~ Recognizing Depression in Your Colleagues and Yourself
~ Signs and Symptoms You May Not be Aware Of
~ Why Lawyers?
~ Consequences and What to Do

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Pierce, Dr. Barry G.
Barry G. Pierce, M.D.

Dr. Pierce is a psychiatrist in private practice in Santa Rosa, California. He blends 25 years of psychotherapy training and experience into an eclectic style of therapy for people who are anxious or depressed, or who want to grow in their personal and professional lives. He has trained and supervised therapists who have established successful practices. Dr. Pierce is a leading ex-pert in consultation and education in the basic science and use of medications affecting moods, anxiety, and thinking. He regularly provides educational presentations to primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other psychology professionals and currently serves as consultant, educational speaker and clinical investigator for several pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Pierce is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and of the American Academy of Pain Management. He is one of a small number of psychiatrists receiving Board Certification in Administrative Psychiatry by the American Psychiatric Association, and one of a very small number of psychiatrists to be certified as a Master Psychopharmacol-ogist by the Neuroscience Education Institute. Dr. Pierce is certified by the American Board of Forensic Examiners and frequently provides expert witness court testimony. He has been the invited Grand Rounds presenter at many San Francisco area hospitals.

Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018

Time: Check-In: 11:45 am; Presentation: 12:00—1:00 pm

Presenter(s): Barry G. Pierce, M.D.

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory Credit in Competence Issues

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.
Parking for this seminar is ONLY available in the Public Parking Garage at 555 First Street. Do not park in the parking lot at 111 Santa Rosa Avenue.

Registration Fee: $60–SCBA Members; $75–Public;

Student: $20 (The student discount is now available online for SCBA Student Members. Students who are not members of SCBA may utilize the student discount by downloading the registration form and submitting it with proof of current enrollment to the SCBA Offices. For more information on becoming a member of SCBA, please contact Susan Demers at (707) 542-1190 ext. 18.)

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