Join Apollo co-founder and inventor, Dr. David Rabin, MD, PhD and Dr. Rachel Yehuda PhD as they discuss trauma - how to understand it, live with it, work through it, and find hope in your potential to heal. Dr. Yehuda will walk us through her in-depth knowledge of PTSD and explain how trauma can be passed down through generations. As leaders in trauma-informed care, Dr. Yehuda and Dr. Rabin will delve into the history of the PTSD diagnosis and evolving understanding of how trauma works in our minds and bodies.
Dr. Rabin and Dr. Yehuda will discuss:
- What does trauma mean?
- What are signs of PTSD and what does it do to our bodies?
- How is trauma passed down through generations? Nature vs. Nurture?
- What kind of coping strategies can we use to work through trauma?
- What is the latest in trauma research that most excites you?
- How can technologies like Apollo Neuro help us to heal from trauma?
- Q&A from the audience
About the speakers
Dr. David Rabin, MD, PhD, a board-certified psychiatrist and neuroscientist, is the co-founder & chief innovation officer at Apollo Neuro, the first scientifically-validated wearable system to improve heart rate variability, focus, relaxation, and sleep by delivering gentle layered vibrations to the skin. In addition to his clinical psychiatry practice, Dr. Rabin is also the co-founder & executive director of The Board of Medicine, and a psychedelic clinical researcher currently evaluating the mechanism of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy in treatment-resistant mental illnesses.
Dr. Rachel Yehuda, PhD, is the Director of the Center for the Study of Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma, Director for the Traumatic Stress Studies Division, Vice Chair for Veterans Affairs for the Psychiatry Department and a Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is also the Director of Mental Health at the Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Throughout her career her research has focused on the study of the enduring effects of trauma exposure, particularly PTSD, as well as associations between biological and psychological measures. In 1992 she founded the Specialized Clinical Program for Holocaust Survivors and their families, and spearheaded work on intergenerational trauma and epigenetic transmission. In addition to her scientific accomplishments in the area of trauma and PTSD, Dr. Yehuda teaches pastoral counseling at the Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, and co-authored a volume entitled “A Guide to Jewish Pastoral Counseling” with Dr. Michelle Friedman.
May 27, 2021, 3:00 pm PST / 6:00 pm EST