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An Overview of Psychiatry in Sports

When: 11/13/2017
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Where: 11400 W. Olympic Blvd., #660
Los Angeles, California  90064
United States
Contact: Sari Shepphird, Ph.D.

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Date and Time:  Monday, November 13, 2017; 12:00 Noon (Space is Limited!)

Location:  The office of Neevon Esmaili, M.D. (see parking details below)

11400 W. Olympic blvd suite 660

Los Angeles CA 90064

Topic:  Sport Psychiatry: An Overview of issues and Interventions

A general survey of the treatment and assessment of common psychiatric disorders in the athlete (depression, anxiety, ADHD, doping, substance abuse)

Speaker and Bio:  Neevon Esmaili, M.D.

Neevon Esmaili, MD holds two board certifications in Adult Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. After completing medical school at the State University of New York Downstate Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Dr. Esmaili completed training in Adult Psychiatry at the University of Southern California, where he earned the resident research award and was a graduate education committee representative involved in shaping curriculum. He completed his fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harbor-University of California Los Angeles, where he was named Chief Fellow.


Dr. Esmaili works with a wide range of cases, with special interests in sports psychiatry, psychosomatics (mind-body mental health), and ADHD.


Learn about Dr. Esmaili and his group practice at:  https://www.mentalfitnessclinic.com


Parking Information:



**Entrance to building is on Purdue ave, from Olympic ave,  walk towards Tennessee ave, past Il Moro Restaurant, entrance is near a fountain. (Do not enter building on Olympic).


Parking: Frequently available 2 hour meter parking on Purdue ave (where building entrance is) and Tennessee ave (cross street parallel to Olympic blvd). 


1 hr meter parking found on Olympic blvd. 


There are also 2 parking lots on Purdue ave: 


Lot directly across the street from office (2216 S Purdue): rates are $3.50 per 30 min with a daily maximum of $10.50. 


Lot immediately next to office (Executive Tower): rates are $2.45 each 15 minutes with a $17.15 daily maximum. 


SPACE IS LIMITED SO PLEASE RSVP: and direct any questions to Dr. Sari Shepphird at drshepp@msn.com



SIG meetings are open to all LACPA members. 


"The opinions of presenters at informal forums, such as Special Interest Groups (SIGs) or club meetings, and their approach to psychological issues and interventions do not represent a formal endorsement of any position by the Los Angeles County Psychological Association or its members.  The opinions, ideas, and concepts expressed are purely those of the presenter."

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