March 14, 2016

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine kicks off new educational series: ‘Brain Matters’

brain imageDAYTON, OHIO—Wright State Physicians Family Medicine is kicking off a new educational series, “Brain Matters,” beginning in April. The new series will focus on building individual resilience with attention given to factors regarding sleep, exercise, diet, anger management and healthy relationships.

The series is free and open to the public. The first session, “Brain Matters: Common Thought Tendencies and How to Manage Them,” will be Thursday, April 14, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in Classroom 1 on the second floor of the Wright State Physicians Health Center (725 University Blvd.) on the campus of Wright State University.
The speaker is Paul Hershberger, Ph.D., a clinical health psychologist. He is a professor of family medicine and director of behavioral science for the Family Medicine Residency Program at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. His clinical practice includes psychotherapy, consultation and coaching.

Hershberger will lead a discussion in how to manage common thought tendencies. He will address negative emotions, bias, negative thoughts and adaptive explanations.

To register for the event, contact Elizabeth McCarter at or (937) 245-7213.


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