David M. Reiss, M.D.
Practicing psychiatrist for 25 years, specializing in “front-line” adult and adolescent psychiatric care. Recognized internationally for expertise in character and personality dynamics. Performed more than 10,000 psychiatric evaluations; evaluated and treated patients from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, from every occupational field. Numerous invited lectures and publications in academic journals and newsletters on understanding the significance of character and personality traits in regards to business organizations, personal development, medical and mental health treatment, socio-political systems, and sports / entertainment industries.
Information for persons and families (and therapists) dealing with grief, trauma and tragedy
- From a presentation given at Newtown Youth and Family Services
- Reactions to Trauma and Tragedy
- Acute Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Previously Traumatized People
- A helpful outline from the National Association of School Psychologists
Recent and Upcoming Engagements:
Speaking at "Gladiators of the 21st Century", Thomas Jefferson Law School, San Diego
"TRAUMA and EMOTIONAL STRESS in CONTACT SPORTS: Psychological and Interpersonal Costs" (with Zach Smith, M.D. and Adam "Scrap Iron" Pearce)
San Diego November 10th
September 6, 2012 at Santa Clara University
"What is the Proper Role of Sports in Higher Education?"
Presented by the Institute of Sports Law and Ethics
June 6-8, 2012 - New York University; Kimmel Center for University Life;
60 Washington Square South, New York, NY
Co-Sponsored by: The New York University Silver School of Social Work
“Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural, Historical and Societal Motivations”
Thursday June 7, 2012 (Room 805)
Co-presenting with Elliott Epstein, J.D. (Author, “Lucifer’s Child”)
The High-Profile Child Abuse Case: A Societal Tsunami (E.E.) /
Trauma, Tragedy, Mental Illness and Psychiatry: Interactions
with the Media, Legal System and the Fabric of Society (D.M.R.)
Attending: Sports Lawyers Association Annual Meeting
(Re: Workers Compensation issues; Sports Wellness Programs)
Society for Exploration of Psychotherapeutic Integration
Evanston, IL May 18-20
"Applying Psychotherapeutic Research to Acute Inpatient Psychiatry: Opportunities and Pitfalls"
Chairing seminar; also presenting: Mark A. Schecter, M.D.; Zach Smith, M.D.
Cauliflower Alley Club Reunion
Las Vegas, NV April 16-18, 2012
Chaired Panel Discussion: “Dealing with Bumps [Stress] Outside the Ring”
With Lauri Thompson, Esq.; Angelina Altishin, Al Burke, Rock Riddle
Please support efforts of Angelina "Little Egypt" Altishin
Seminar: “Character Development: Knowing and Using Your Own Hidden Personality Traits” with Vance Nevada and Greg Mosorkak
Interim Medical Director
Providence Behavioral Medicine Hospital, Holyoke, MA
November 1, 2011 – February 29, 2012
Cauliflower Alley Club
April 19-20, 2011 Las Vegas, NV Gold Coast Hotel
"Seminars on the Psychology of Athlete/Fan Interactions"
"Psychological Reaction of Fans to Heels, Babyfaces and 'Turns'"
The Sixth World Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health and Prevention of Mental and Behavioral Disorders
November 17-19, 2010 in Washington, DC
Mental health is a critical issue for individuals, families, schools, communities, and governments around the world. This conference will address the pervasive and enduring inequalities that affect the mental health of millions of people, in both rich and poor countries.
Join David M. Reiss, M.D. on 11/18 from 3:45PM to 5:15PM for the following presentation:
International Society for the Psychological Treatment of the Schizophrenias and Other Psychoses
March 27, 2011 January 23, 2011 December 12 2010 in Cambridge MA