Webinar "Managing Anxiety: The Amygdala Hippocampus Connection" Presented by John A. “Jay” Faber, MD - Wednesday, August 18, 2021 5:30 pm Pacific
This presentation will discuss new findings on anxiety and its relation to the amygdala/hippocampal connection. From a functional perspective, there will be an in-depth discussion on the neuroanatomy of the hippocampus, amygdala, and how it relates to other organ systems leading to anxiety. Along with assessment, holistic and medical treatments will be discussed with an integrative focus specifically applied to a complex anxious patient.
· Understand the gross and microanatomy of the Amygdala.
· Learn Medical and Wholistic Treatments to Address Anxiety.
· Learn novel psychotherapeutic approaches to address the anxious patient.
This webinar will be presented by John A. “Jay” Faber, MD, Psychiatrist with Amen Clinics, Costa Mesa, California.
Dr. Faber is a clinical and forensic double board-certified psychiatrist with more than three decades of experience in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry and Pharmacological Management, treating patients in clinical private practices in Colorado, California and Georgia. Currently he is on the medical staff at the Amen Clinics in Encino, CA.
In addition to his psychiatric education, Dr. Faber has taken an avid scientific interest in the
mind-body connection and how to holistically care for both entities. From this passion, Dr.
Faber has become board certified in metabolic medicine by the American Academy of Anti-
Aging Medicine. Furthermore, he is currently working on his master’s degree in Integrative
Medicine at George Washington University. With this additional knowledge, Dr. Faber has been
able to address hormonal, toxic, inflammatory, metabolic, and immunologic conditions of the
brain as well as other body systems.
Through diverse therapies including vitamins, minerals, supplements, traditional Eastern
Medicine, and medications, Dr. Faber holistically treats his patients in a manner that promotes
optimal change. Bright, eager, visionary, and always looking for cutting edge treatments, Dr.
Faber connects with his patients at a level that delivers hope, resilience, and inspiration. Such
an approach fosters the values of health, vitality, and well-being.
Dr. Faber is double Board Certified in Child /Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry by the American
Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at
University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., and an MD from the University of Minnesota. Dr.
Faber completed his Residency in Adult Psychiatry, and went on to receive a Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Harbor UCLA Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Faber
completed a Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at USC Institute of Psychiatry and Law in 1995.
Dr. Faber is a member of the American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association
and American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.