The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience will present a Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, in Lecture Hall 3, Schwitalla Hall.
Suma Chand, Ph.D., will present “The Suicidal Patient and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.”
Chand is a professor and director of the cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) program in SLU’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience. She is a clinical psychologist specialized in CBT and is involved in the training of psychiatry residents and fellows in CBT and as a SLUCare provider runs CBT clinics for adults and older geriatric adults. Chand is active in professional organizations and serves on the board of directors for the National Social Anxiety Center and is also on the public education committee of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Her research interests are in the areas of CBT for adults and older adults with anxiety, depression, sleep problems and maladaptive perfectionism.