Bipolar Disorders: Diagnosis, Medical Treatment, and Expected Outcomes - Counseling & Therapy Services - The Juniper Center

Bipolar Disorders: Diagnosis, Medical Treatment, and Expected Outcomes

About the Presentation:

Have you ever sought to have a better understanding in properly diagnosing your clients with Bipolar Disorders, and how to also diagnose those with subtypes?

Have you had instances where you were not confident about the possibility of optimal Medication Treatments for those clients with Bipolar Disorders?

Have you ever wanted to know how to best work collaboratively toward ensuring optimal clinical outcomes for these clients, and what to expect with and without Medication as part of the Treatment Plan?

You will learn all that and more in this course!



  • Learn why your clients are prescribed so many medications for Bipolar Disorders.
  • Come to know why most should almost never be prescribed an antidepressant.
  • Learn how to work more efficiently and effectively with your prescriber toward better treatment outcomes for your clients.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Richard Shapiro, now providing treatment in Chicago, is a graduate of Harvard College and Cornell University Medical school. After completing his residency training at Harvard Medical School and Cambridge hospital, he practiced general psychiatry in Boston and the San Francisco Bay Area. He has specialized in medical management and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, and the diagnosis and care of adults and adolescents living with chronic mental illness. Dr. Shapiro has been board certified in both Adult and Forensic Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as well as serving on the teaching faculty of Harvard and Stanford medical schools. He was also the Chief Psychiatrist of the Center for Survivors of Torture in San Jose, California. Dr. Shapiro has researched treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and published his findings on the results on eye-tracking studies in the field. He has presented on schizophrenia as well as obsessive compulsive disorder at the American Psychiatric Association. A pioneer in the field of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), Dr. Shapiro was the founder of Golden Gate TMS. He has extensive clinical experience in the field of TMS and has been educating the medical community on its use for the treatment of mental illness.

Registration/Payment Process:

You have the choice of enrolling in the webinar to receive CEUs for $15 (1.5 CEUs) or the Free version.*

We provide an easy, 1-step registration process for our Live Webinars. This process will enable you to register and pay at the same time using our CEU Online School platform. If you chose to purchase the webinar, you can do so through PayPal or Credit/Debit card, however when registering you will initially need to choose PayPal and at the login screen, scroll down to choose “Pay via credit/debit care.” After you register you will receive a welcome email from CEU Online confirming you are enrolled in the course and containing the link to join.

We will also send a reminder email 24 hours before the live webinar that will include the link and instructions for joining the webinar. Please be sure to check your trash/spam/clutter inboxes for emails coming from the Juniper Center to ensure you receive the link to join the webinar.

Please select the appropriate “Register Now” button to register for the September 16 event.


The Juniper Center is licensed to provide CEUs in the State of Illinois for Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage and Family Therapists.

*The FREE version and PAID Version for only $15 for 1.5 CEUs are available for registration through the September 16 event. You will have access to a recorded version after the event with your registration before September 16. Register now to take advantage of the free or discounted rate. The course will continue to be available for purchase after September 17 for $35 for 1.5 CEUs at


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