PRESS RELEASES

Visit McLean Hospital at the Health & Fitness Expo

June 27 and June 28 at the Hynes Expo Center, Boston

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 27, 2009

CONTACT:
Adriana Bobinchock
abobinchock@partners.org
617.855.2110

Belmont, MA - McLean Hospital will provide free and confidential mood and memory screenings, hands-on demonstrations about brain research and tutorials on how yoga can help relieve stress and anxiety during this year's Partners HealthCare/Channel 7 Health & Fitness Expo. The two-day event will be held Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.

Health & Fitness Expo
James Ellison, M.D.

Dr. James Ellison, M.D.
(Flash video link)

Stephanie C. Licata, Ph.D.

Dr. Stephanie C. Licata, Ph.D.
(Flash video link)

In addition to exciting demonstrations, McLean Hospital clinicians Daniel Shapiro, PhD, and Carol Kauffman, PhD, will participate in engaging conversations on the Partners HealthCare physicians stage.

Shapiro, a staff psychologist for McLean Hospital, founder and director of the Harvard International Negotiation Program and associate director of the world-renowned Harvard Negotiation Project, will use his expertise in negotiations to provide the audience with "The 5 Keys to a Fit Relationship." Shapiro's discussion will be on Saturday, June 27 at 4:15 pm.

Kauffman, founding director of the Coaching Institute at McLean Hospital, will teach the audience to use positive psychology to achieve goals in their personal and professional lives. Kauffman will appear on stage on Sunday, June 28 at 4:15 pm.

For more information on this year's Health & Fitness Expo, visit www.bostonhealthexpo.com.

McLean Hospital is the largest psychiatric clinical care, teaching and research facility of Harvard Medical School, an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of Partners HealthCare. For more information about McLean Hospital, visit www.mclean.harvard.edu.

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