Workshops and Speaking Engagements

2017-present  Presenter. Wellness workshop series, teaches tips and practical exercises to help restore health and refine wellness goals. Participants practice and learn tools from different meditation traditions and other complementary modalities. Evolution Medicine, New York, NY

2017   Presenter. Core Concepts in Addiction Psychiatry, Center for Optimal Living training for Integrated Harm Reduction Psychotherapy Certificate Program, New York, NY

2016   Presenter. Core Concepts in Addiction Psychiatry, Center for Optimal Living training for Integrated Harm Reduction Psychotherapy Certificate Program, New York, NY

2014     Presenter. Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention: an Integrative Treatment for Addictions. Rutgers University,  Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Newark, NJ.

2013    Presenter.  A Non-pharmacologic Approach to Treating Insomnia in Substance Abusers.  NYUMC, Bellevue Hospital, Addiction Psychiatry Grand Rounds, New York, NY.

2013     Presenter. Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention: An Integrative Treatment for Addictions. Weil Cornell Medical College, Center for Integrative Medicine Noon Conference, New York, NY.

2013     Didactics for Columbia University Medical Students on interviewing skills in addiction psychiatry. Addiction Institute, Roosevelt Hospital, NY

2013    Presenter. In service, an Integrative Approach to Insomnia. Bellevue Hospital, NYU Medical Center, NY.

2012     Presenter. Using Integrative Medicine to Reduce Opiate use Among Patients with Acute or Chronic Pain. St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, New York, NY.

2012    Presenter.  Healing Pain with Integrative Medicine. 7th Annual Conference of the Addiction Institute of New York on Pain and Addiction, Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY.

2012     Symposium Chair and Presenter: Recent Advances in Telepsychiatry. Success Stories in Telepsychiatry: Medical Setting Consultation, Clinical Trials Research and Military Applications. 165th Annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Philadelphia, PA.

2012     Faculty Presenter. A Review of Stimulants: Cocaine and Amphetamines.  American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Annual Board Review Course, Nashville, TN.

2012     Workshop Chair and Presenter.  Healing Pain with Integrative Medicine.   Institute for Psychiatric Services, New York, NY.   

2011-2013   Multiple didactics for St Luke's-Roosevelt psychiatry residents on psychopharmacology, addiction psychiatry, St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, NY.

2011 Presenter. Research on the applications of emergency psychiatry telemedicine, and the barriers and benefits of initiating telepsychiatry service between two St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Programs (CPEP). American Association of Technology in Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii.

2011 Workshop Chair and Presenter.  Nuts and bolts of telepsychiatry. Charting the next frontier in psychiatry: the applications, barriers, and impact of telepsychiatry on mental health care.  164th Annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association,  Honolulu, HI.

2011 Workshop Presenter. Two Women. Addiction in Film; the year of co-morbid psychiatric Diagnoses. AAAP annual meeting, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Publications

Essentials of Addiction Chapter 71: Spirituality in the Recovery Process, Summary Author: Sonya Lazarevic, Marc Galanter

Pocket guide to Addiction Assessment and Treatment: Ed: Levounis P, Zerbo E, Aggarwal R.  Chapter 23 Diet and Exercise: Lazarevic S and Zaphris A.