Brian Quinn, LCSW, Ph.D. author of Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health: Bipolar Disorder and The Depression Sourcebook, 2nd ed., is a clinical social worker in private practice in Huntington, New York. He has 30 years of experience in the mental health, substance abuse and employee assistance program fields. Dr. Quinn specializes in working with people with mood disorders and substance abuse.
He earned his Master's Degree in social work at the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. in clinical social work at New York University. Dr. Quinn has a post-graduate certificate in psychoanalytic psychotherapy from Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. He has given seminars on bipolar disorder at hospitals, Smith College School for Social Work, the University of Chicago, the New York State Society for Clinical Social Work, and to thousands of clinicians around the country. Dr. Quinn has appeared on TV on the O'Reilly Factor to discuss childhood depression, on America's Health Network to talk about bipolar disorders and on local news programs on Long Island, New York, to discuss depression. He has been a guest on scores of radio talk shows around the country.
Dr. Quinn mixes humor, interesting anecdotes from his years of work with patients, descriptions of surprising clinical research on mood disorders, discussion of famous people and people in the news who have bipolar disorder, DVD clips and answers to your questions in a lively and entertaining PowerPoint presentation. He guarantees you are going to have some fun, be challenged to think in new ways and learn critical diagnostic and practical treatment information you can use the next day at work.