recorded webinar

Navigating Your Path to Success - Q&A

Navigating Your Path to Success - Q&A
Wednesday, February 07, 2024 1:00 pm
- 2:00 pm ET

Join us for an insightful Q&A partnership between ADAA and Psi Chi, where we connected students and early career professionals with seasoned mental health professionals. Our panel of experts shared their experiences, insights, and impact in the field of mental health. This session provided a platform for participants to delve into their career paths, expertise, and how they drive positive change through their work. 

This webinar is not eligible for CEs.

Presented in Partnership with Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology.

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Presenter(s) Biography

Elizabeth DuPont Spencer LCSW-C


Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, LCSW-C, is a licensed clinical social worker, ADAA Clinical Fellow, Board-approved supervisor, and trainer. She is a graduate of Columbia University. She earned the Clinician Outreach Award (2012) and the Clinician of Distinction (2017) from ADAA. She has co-authored several books, including "CBT for Anxiety: A Step-by-Step Training Manual for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry and OCD" with her Anxiety Training business partner, Kimberly Morrow LCSW.  


Jill M. Emanuele, PhD - ADAA Board Member


Jill M. Emanuele, PhD, is the Vice-President, Clinical Training and Senior Psychologist at the Child Mind Institute, and is a member of its executive and leadership teams.  She has a breadth of experience in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents, and young adults with mood disorders, as well as the spectrum of psychiatric disorders, has expertise in evidence-based treatments, including CBT, DBT, and mindfulness-based interventions.  

Furthermore, Dr. Emanuele has experience in global work through clinical implementation initiatives, and has provided training and education on a variety of topics through clinical supervision, academic and conference presentations, and through media work.  Dr. Emanuele is also an ADAA board member and Secretary of the board’s executive committee.  


Michelle Patriquin, PhD, ABPP - ADAA Board Member

Michelle Patriquin, PhD, ABPP - ADAA Board Member

Dr. Michelle Patriquin is the Director of Research and a Senior Psychologist at The Menninger Clinic and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. She is a board certified and licensed psychologist. She has authored over 170 publications and presentations, and her research is funded by multiple federal and foundation grants. She proudly leads a large, diverse team of faculty and staff to improve the outcomes for patients receiving treatment in intensive mental health settings.


Steve Strakowski, MD - ADAA Journal Editor-in-Chief, Ex-officio Board Member

Steve Strakowski, MD

Stephen M. Strakowski, MD, is the Professor and Vice Chair, Research of Psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM). He also serves as Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Vice President, Regional Mental Health at the Dell Medical School, University of Texas in Austin. Previously he served as Vice Dean for Research at Dell Medical School and the University of Cincinnati; at the latter, he also served as Senior Vice President of Strategy. He is the Treasurer for the National Network of Depression Centers, and Director of Strategy for the American Brain Coalition. Dr. Strakowski graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a BSE in 1984 and alpha omega alpha from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine with an MD in 1988. He completed his residency training at McLean Hospital/Harvard University School of Medicine in 1992. Upon completing residency, he moved to the University of Cincinnati where he remained for 24 years until moving to the University of Texas, and more recently IUSM. Dr. Strakowski is an internationally recognized and trusted expert in the study and treatment of bipolar and other mood disorders. His research group has been a world leader studying the treatment, outcomes and neurobiology of these conditions. He also leads work to improve racial equity in psychiatry and the delivery of mental health services. He is recognized as a Best Doctor® and by US News and World Report® as a Top 1% Psychiatrist. He maintains an active clinical practice and research career. 

“I am honored to be named the founding Editor-in-Chief of the new ADAA Journal of Mood and Anxiety Disorders. With the support of our wonderful organization, and the expertise, passion and compassion of our members, I believe we are ideally positioned to create and build a journal that will have impact not only in publications but in the lives of the people we serve. I am very much looking forward to working together as a team to achieve this vision.”

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