The LPC Psychology Department and Psychology Club present
Tom Wootton - a special presentation
Mr. Wootton is a nationally known speaker who uses humor and hope, gained from his own experiences living with bipolar disorder, to illustrate insights about how to gain control over mental challenges. His mission is to help people with mental conditions shift their thinking and behavior so that they can lead extraordinary lives.
The author of “The Bipolar Advantage" (2005) and “The Depression Advantage” (2007), Wootton is a important advocate for change in the mental health field.
The Las Positas College Department of Psychology regularly presents world-renowned speakers and events for students and Tri-Valley residents. A frequent Las Positas College visitor was the late Kim Peek, the super-savant who inspired the Oscar winning film, “Rain Man,” starring Dustin Hoffman. Other past speakers have included “The Father of Modern Sleep Science,” Dr. William Dement; Dr. John Ratey, bestselling author and associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School; world-renowned neuroscientist and expert on stress, Stanford University Professor Robert Sapolsky, and Dr. Temple Grandin regarded as the world's most accomplished and best-known adult with autism who was recently portrayed in an award-winning HBO movie.
Date: October 3, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM
Tickets: On sale at the LPC Bookstore, Bldg. 1300
Location: Large Lecture Hall, Room 2420
Las Positas College, Livermore, CA