Monthly Education Meeting

Asks the Doctor

Dr. Thomas Jensen, MD

Thursday, March 19, 2015

7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church Hall
2775 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad

Dr. Jensen has been a practicing psychiatrist for the past 24 years. He graduated summa cum laude from USD with a degree in chemistry in 1982 and from the UCLA School of Medicine in 1986. He completed a pediatric internship and adult psychiatry residency at UCSD and a child psychiatry fellowship at Stanford University. He is board certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). From 1991 until 1999, he ran a private psychiatry practice specializing in psychopharmacology in Maine and held several positions in administrative psychiatry. In 1999, he relocated to San Diego where he is currently engaged in the private practice of psychiatry assisting adults, children and adolescents with both therapy and psychopharmacology with an office in Sorrento Mesa. He is especially esteemed for his work with patients with bipolar disorder.

Dr. Jensen is an assistant clinical professor in the UCSD Department of Psychiatry and medical director of the California Bipolar Foundation. He has received awards from advocacy organizations such as LDA and CHADD. In 2000, he received a Profile in Courage award from the California Psychiatric Association; and Special Presidential Commendation from the APA in recognition of his advocacy for high quality care. He has received Patients’ Choice awards in 2008, 2009 and 2012. He is also the current medical director for the International Bipolar Foundation.

After a short refreshment break, our NAMI family support group will meet in the church library from 8:30—10 pm. The NAMI Connection support group for consumers will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in the parish library before this meeting.

11th Annual San Diego NAMI 5k Walk Run

Join the NAMI North Coastal Beach Walkers for this amazing day with friends and family to raise mental health awareness.

When:  Saturday, May 2, 2015 at NTC Park in Liberty Station
Where:  2455 Cusing Road, San Diego, CA 92106
Time:  8 am – Noon

Click here to the join Beach Walkers today.

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