BSF October 2018 CE Workshop Faculty

Biobehavioral Considerations in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Headache Disorders
  • A clinical guide to advances in diagnosis and management of migraine, cluster, tension-type headaches, and atypical variants
  • Includes a discussion of essential issues in psychopharmacology for BF/NF and other healthcare professionals
Orlando, Florida - October 27 - 28, 2018

Steven M. Baskin PhD is co-director of Behavioral Medicine Services at The New England Institute for Neurology and Headache in Stamford, CT and is an attending psychologist at Greenwich Hospital of Yale-New Haven Health. He is also a medical (prescribing) psychologist at Crescent City Headache and Neurology in New Orleans. He had previously founded the Behavioral Medicine Service at the New England Center for Headache. Dr. Baskin is a past-president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB) and is a current member of the Board of Directors of the Headache Cooperative of New England (HCNE). He is also the Educational Director for the Annual Fall HCNE Boston Headache Symposium. He is a past board member of the American Headache Society and an Associate Editor of the journal, Headache. Dr. Baskin lectures frequently at national and international meetings and has published extensively on primary headache disorders, most recently on comorbid psychiatric factors that may chronify migraine and complicate treatment.

Mark S. Schwartz, PhD is on the Emeritus Staff of the Mayo Clinic since retiring after 37 years on the staffs of Mayo Clinic Rochester and Mayo Clinic Florida. He chaired the section of Psychology at MCF from 1988 until his retirement in 2004. He is past Chairperson of the BCIA Board 1981-1983, on the BCIA Board from 1981 to 1986, and was President of the Biofeedback Society of America (now AAPB) in 1987. He was Speaker of the General Assembly of the National Commission for Health Certifying Agencies 1982 to 1985. Dr. Schwartz is Board Certified by the BCIA, a Diplomate in Clinical Sexology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Assessment Psychology. He edited and wrote parts of Biofeedback: A Practitioner’s Guide (Guilford Press) (1987) and the 2nd Edition (1995). He co-edited and wrote parts of the 3rd Edition (2003) and 4th Edition (2016) with Frank Andrasik, PhD. He was an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the U. of North Florida from 2005 through 2010, and a Visiting Professor at UNF from 2012 to 2014. Dr. Schwartz is a pioneer in the field of applied psychophysiology and biofeedback and a long-time member of the Biofeedback Society of Florida. He is now in private practice at his home office in Jacksonville.