Description of Workshops

Workshop 1: A New Approach to Medically Unexplained Symptoms

Intended for health care professionals. This is a one to three hour interactive lecture/discussion. Subjects reviewed in detail include:

Longer versions of this workshop include the following additional material:

"Dr. Clarke is the most gifted person I have ever met in teaching about stress-related illness and was a remarkably effective speaker at our Palliative Care conference."

Susan W. Tolle, MD, FACP
Cornelia Hayes Stevens Chair
Director, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health & Science University

"Dr. Clarke's presentations on stress illness are as inspiring as they are informative. Most physicians suspect the role of stress in illness but lack the skill to make the connection in a therapeutic way. Dr. Clarke's presentation makes clear and practical some of the most subtle (yet powerful) techniques in medicine."

Erik K. Fromme, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University


Workshop 2: Hidden Stresses and Your Health

Intended for the general public and people without formal medical training. This is an interactive lecture/discussion (1 - 2.5 hours). Topics are reviewed in non-technical language and include:

Powerpoint Files (Annotated) for Workshop 2

Part I: Hidden Stresses and Your Health

Part II: Hidden Stresses and Your Health