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Jesse Viner

About Jesse Viner

Jesse Viner, MD, Executive Medical Director of Yellowbrick, is a recognized expert in the treatment of eating disorders, difficulties resulting from trauma and abuse, and bipolar disorder, Dr. Viner has three decades of experience applying the knowledge of psychiatry and psychoanalysis to the challenge of creating meaningful and pragmatically effective treatment programs. Dr. Viner has served as Director of Adult Psychiatry Inpatient Services for Northwestern University Medical School; Medical Director of Four Winds Chicago and Director of University Behavioral Health. He is on the faculty of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Dr. Viner is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Connect with Dr. Jesse Viner on Google+.

Psychiatric Treatment of Emerging Adults: Collaboration is the Key to Success

Young people caught in the psychological maelstrom that so often characterizes the years between 18 and 30 are undergoing the most significant period of neurological change the brain will hopefully ever see. Barring the ravages of stroke and dementia, the brains of emerging adults will never see as much reorganization. The brains of the young are in as much flux as their lives: choosing careers, romantic partners, and learning the ins-and-outs of 21st century adulthood molds the brain, utilizing the heights of neuroplasticity to become whatever is practiced and demanded of it. Continue reading Psychiatric Treatment of Emerging Adults: Collaboration is the Key to Success