Organizing Committee Members Series of - th International Conference on Psychiatry and Mental Health Conferences
Guek Nee Ke
Guek Nee Ke (Biography)
Dr Ke Guek Nee is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. Her research focus is on preventive measures of problematic internet usage, cyber wellness, organizational psychology, coaching psychology and leadership. With her passion for research, she had secured numerous research grants from national and international funding agencies. In addition, her research works are also covered by the news media and other media platforms. Recently she published a book entitled Ã¢â‚¬ËœCyber Wellness: Internet addiction and prevention. A guide for practitionersÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ and developed the Positive Emotion-Resilience-Coping efficacy (PERCE) Model for COVID19 pandemic.
Guek Nee Ke (Research Area)
Problematic internet usage, cyber wellness, organizational psychology, coaching psychology and leadership.
Southern Federal University
Sam Vaknin (Biography)
Sam Vaknin is the author of Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited as well as many other books and ebooks about topics in psychology, relationships, philosophy, economics, international affairs, and award-winning short fiction. He is Visiting Professor of Psychology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Professor of Finance and Psychology in CIAPS (Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies). He was the Editor-in-Chief of Global Politician and served as a columnist for Central Europe Review, PopMatters, eBookWeb , and Bellaonline, and as a United Press International (UPI) Senior Business Correspondent. He was the editor of mental health and Central East Europe categories in The Open Directory and Suite 101. His YouTube channels garnered 20,000,000 views and 85,000 subscribers.
Sam Vaknin (Research Area)
University of Salerno
Felice Corona (Biography)
Associate Professor of Education and Special Pedagogy of the University of Salerno, President of the Teaching Council in Education Sciences for Inclusion and Wellness (SFIB), director of the specialization course in Education and Psychopedagogy for students with autistic disorder in the Department of Human Sciences, Philosophy and Education of the University of Salerno. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â«Autism InsightÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â», Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â«Journal of Experimental NeuroscienceÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â», Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â«Rehabilitation Process and OutcomeÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â» and Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â«Annals of Neurosciences - Official Journal of the Indian Academy of NeurosciencesÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â». His recent scientific production deals with the issue of special educational needs with a transdisciplinary approach, which integrates the contributions of medical sciences, neurosciences and technosciences to the heritage of educational and didactic research.
Felice Corona (Research Area)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, M.C.A.P., A.D.C.
Nova Southeastern University
Lidia Martinez (Biography)
Dr. Lidia Martinez earned her Ph.D. from Nova Southeastern University in 2004. Her credentials include Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Qualified Supervisor, and Master Level Addiction Professional (MCAP). She is also an Alcohol and Drug counselor with the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She is also part time core faculty in the online Mental Health Therapy and Addiction Education Programs at The Center for Psychological Studies, Nova Southeastern University. For more than 20 years, she worked to bring a holistic approach to treatment, combining a broad array of evidence-based therapeutic strategies in collaboration with the medical components for wellness. Her specialties include working in the areas of anxiety disorders, parenting challenges, obesity and weight loss, addictions, adjustment issues, and trauma. She enjoys seeing her patients flourish and maintain their goals as they incorporate new insights and strategies learned on their therapeutic journey that help to grow their resilience. She offers innovative services through text, phone, video, or online chat sessions as part of her telemedicine platform.
Lidia Martinez (Research Area)
Mental health, Women and mental health, children, and adolescents and mental health, Addiction
Oscar L. Hernandez
American Board of Internal Medicine
Michigan State University
Oscar L. Hernandez (Biography)
Dr. Oscar Hernandez finished post-doctoral training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Michigan State University. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics and has been in private practice for over 30 years in Miami, Florida, USA. He has passed the Certifying Examination of the American Board of Obesity Medicine and is the founder of Florida Bariatrics and Nutrition. He practices primary care and obesity medicine helping thousands of patients who suffer from cardiometabolic illness and his work has been featured on the documentary ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œ600 Pound MomÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â on Discovery Channel, ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œRace Against TimeÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â on TLC, and ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œFat CityÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â on Discovery Life. He is the host of the weekly ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œHealth TalksÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â program on 90.9 FM (USA). His background as a private practitioner in primary care provides an excellent example of how collaboration between primary care physicians and psychiatrists can be achieved in a community setting.
Oscar L. Hernandez (Research Area)
Primary Care, Eating disorder
Canadian Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
Andrew Sofin (Biography)
Andrew is a Registered Marriage & Family Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist., a thÃƒÂ©rapeute conjugal et familial (licensed Quebec), and a Clinical Fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. He is the Clinical Director of Couples Retreat at Ocean Coral and has a private practice in Montreal, Canada. Andrew completed graduate studies at Antioch University (USA), specializing in couple and family therapy. His previous professional experience includes many years working in hospitals, residential programs, and private practice in Boston, Massachusetts. He is currently the president of the Canadian Association for Marriage & Family Therapy.
Andrew Sofin (Research Area)
ISPA Instituto UniversitÃƒÂ¡rio
Alexandra Ferreira-Valente (Biography)
Alexandra Ferreira-Valente is a clinical psychologist and post-doc at the William James Center for Research. Alexandra was granted an FCT grant to pursue her research interests in cross-cultural research and in chronic pain. Her post-doctoral research project is hosted both by the William James Center for Research, ISPA - IU and by the University of Washington, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She holds 99 publications in her field of study.
Alexandra Ferreira-Valente (Research Area)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Cross-Cultural Psychology Pain Perception