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Workshop discussion: Love When You Least Expect It – Roni Beth Tower
February 11 @ 14 h 30 min - 16 h 30 min
About the discussion leader
Roni Beth Tower is the author of the award-winning memoir, Miracle at Midlife: A Transatlantic Romance. She publishes regularly on PsychologyToday.com at “Life, Refracted”, and on her personal blog, Love is Real. Her most recent essay, describing life on a peniche in the center of Paris, was featured in BonjourParis.com. Many of her other popular and scientific articles are described on her website, www.miracleatmidlife.com. Dr. Tower earned a BA in Religion at Barnard and a PhD in clinical psychology at Yale. She was a Research Affiliate in Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale Medical School, where she studied aging and married couples. She practiced as a clinical psychologist for over thirty years, taught at Yale and at Columbia Teachers College, was President of the American Association for the Study of Mental Imagery, and served on the boards of Yale Alumni Fund and Connecticut Psychological Association. Currently she volunteers for Yale, the American Red Cross, and the Surrogate Decision Making Committee of the State of New York Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities. Her specialty as a psychologist was close relationships.