595 Market St, 2nd floor
San Francisco, California 94105

Our society is in the midst of an emotional meltdown. People are restless, volatile, their tempers about to blow. Thirty-five million people have been prescribed Prozac in the last decade.

We deserve relief. In Judith Orloff' MD's New York Times bestseller Emotional Freedom. Liberate Yourself From Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life (March 2, 2009, Harmony ), UCLA psychiatrist Dr. Judith Orloff presents new solutions for dealing with stress as conventional coping mechanisms aren't holding up in this tumultuous economy.

Emotional Freedom a guidebook to remain calm and brave in our times. Dr. Orloff can touch on practical solutions from her book and discuss:

*** Emotional wealth in difficult times--how to stay resilient and positive

***"Debt depression" is a new term that has arisen in the financial crises. It refers to increased depression from being in debt.

*** How to harness your biology and turn off your biological stress response

*** How to deal with negative people

***How to emotionally support your family and grow closer

Judith Orloff MD, an assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry at UCLA and is author New York Times Bestseller Emotional Freedom: Liberate Yourself from Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life (Harmony Books, 2009). She is a graduate of USC School of Medicine and the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. Dr. Orloff synthesizes the pearls of traditional medicine with cutting edge knowledge of complementary medicine. Her insights create a new convergence of healing paths for our stressed-out world. Dr. Orloff is a national lecturer, having presented at the American Psychiatric Association, UCSF School of Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, UCLA Pediatric Pain Clinic and more. For information visit www.drjudithorloff.com

Students: $7; General: $15.

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