Dr. Rosa Michaelis

Epilepsy Counselor/Counselor Training Consultant

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Professional Training & Experience:

2012 M.D., University Witten/Herdecke
2013 to Present Residency in neurology, Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Herdecke
2014 to present Research fellow University Witten/Herdecke

Memberships and Committee Responsibilities:

Since 2012 co-coordinator of the Special Interest Group “Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions for Epilepsy” American Epilepsy Society (AES)
Since 2013 member of the “Kommission für psychosomatische Epileptologie” Deutsche Gesellschaft für Epilepsie (DGfE)
Since 2014 co-chair of the “Psychobehavioral Therapies for Epilepsy Task Force” International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE)/Therapeutic Committee

Publications:

Michaelis R, Resolving Cognitive Dissonance by Acquisition of Self-organizational Skills May Decrease Drug Resistant Seizures – A Case Report. Epilepsy Behav Case Reports. 2014
Tang V, Michaelis R, Kwan P. Psychobehavioral therapy for epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2014
Michaelis R, Elsas SM, Schonfeld W. Trigger Self-Control and Seizure Arrest in the Andrews/Reiter Approach to Epilepsy: A Retrospective Analysis of Seizure Frequency. Epilepsy Behav. 2012

Selected Presentations:

May 2014 „A Ressource-oriented Psychobehavioral Approach to Epilepsy based on the Workbook “Taking Control of Your Seizures“, Annual Convention of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Epilepsie (DGfE), Bonn, Germany
May 2014 „Review of Psychobehavioral Therapy for Epilepsy“, Annual Convention of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Epilepsie (DGfE), Bonn, Germany
December 2013 “Psychobehavioral Therapy for Epilepsy”, Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society (AES), Washington, DC, USA
November 2012 “A Psychobehavioral Paradigm for the Treatment of Epilepsy”, Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society (AES), San Diego, CA, USA
October 2011 “The Andrews/Reiter Approach to Epilepsy”, Epilepsy Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada

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