Boston Leadership Forum

Past event: Thursday, January 20, 2011

Understanding Self Control

Dr. Kevin Majeres, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern

Dr. Kevin Majeres

Advances in the Psychology of Temperance

The past thirty years have seen significant advances in psychological treatments for emotional disorders, particularly in an approach called cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). This approach is now starting to be applied to the broader issue of addictive behaviors—that is, any costly behavior that a person engages in because of cravings.

This talk will focus on self-control in all areas of our lives from sexual behaviors to other appetites and desires. The principles are equally applicable to anxiety, anger, and a host of other conditions.

The aim of this talk is to help refine us as men and to assist us in guiding our children in areas where they might struggle.

The Leadership Forum was established nine years ago by a group of downtown Boston professionals as a way to encourage men to live unity of life, integrating their faith into their professional, family and social lives.

The Leadership Forum takes its inspiration from the documents of the Second Vatican Council and from the writings of Popes Benedict XVI and John Paul II and of St. Josemaria Escriva, the Founder of Opus Dei. This talk is the third of the Leadership Forum’s ninth season. To learn more, please visit our website:

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About the Speaker

Dr. Kevin Majeres is a graduate of the University of Dallas, and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where he completed his residency in psychiatry. He continues to be a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern, where he once conducted bipolar disorder research and worked as an attending physician in charge of the Psychiatric Emergency Room at Parkland Hospital. He is a certified affiliate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, a member of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapists, and a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His private practice is now located in Harvard Square.

He has spoken frequently to both medical and non-medical audiences about cognitive-behavioral therapy, classical virtue theory, and Thomistic psychology.

Details

When: Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:30 - 8:45AM
Where: Putnam Investments, One Post Office Square, 2cnd Floor DIRECTIONS
Cost: $10 With Contintental Breakfast
Contact: TCasey@BostonLeadershipForum.com or PBuckley@BostonLeadershipForum.com

About the Leadership Forum

The Leadership Forum was established twelve years ago by a group of downtown Boston professionals as a way to encourage men to live unity of life, integrating their faith into their professional, family and social lives.

The Leadership Forum takes its inspiration from documents of the Second Vatican Council, the writings of Pope John Paul II and St. Josemaria Escriva, the Founder of Opus Dei. The Leadership Forum is in its twelth season.

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