Selected Media

2016

Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Alliance Concrete Ceiling event (Poughkeepsie Journal, Omega Institute)

Dr Somjee received the Media Award from Mental Health American of Dutchess County

‘Managing Organizational Stress and Leadership’, New York State Psychological Association’s Leadership Institute

‘Stress Management = Disease Management’, Dutchess – Ulster American Heart Associations Go Red Better U Challenge.

2015

Six Habits of Positive People’ for FastCompany

‘Managing Individual and Organizational Stress’ for Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Dutchess Program

2014

‘Maintaining Peak Performance When Growing a Small Business’ for ExpertBeacon

‘Stress Management = Disease Management’, Dutchess – Ulster American Heart Associations Go Red Better U Challenge.

‘Managing Individual and Organizational Stress’ for Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Dutchess Program

2013

‘Improve Health and Wellbeing with the Biopsychosocial Approach’ for ExpertBeacon

‘Managing Individual and Organizational Stress’ for Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Dutchess Program

‘Manage Organizational Stress to Improve Morale and Productivity’ for ExpertBeacon

‘Stress Management = Disease Management’, Dutchess – Ulster American Heart Associations Go Red Better U Challenge.

‘Health Care Reform: Overview and the Future of Psychology’, Rockland County Psychological Association

‘Health Care Reform: Overview and the Future of Psychology’, Hudson Valley Psychological Association

‘Stress Management as Disease Management’ American Heart Association’s 2012-2013 Dutchess-Ulster Go Red Luncheon

2012

‘Psychological Health & Heart Disease’ Dutchess-Ulster American Heart Association’s Go Red Better U Challenge

‘Integrative Healthcare.’ Brooklyn Psychological Association

‘Mindful Health: Next Steps in Managing Chronic Illness’, New York State Psychological Association’s Legislative Event at NYS Capitol Legislative Rotunda

‘Mindful Health’, First Dutchess-Ulster American Heart Association’s Go Red Better U Challenge

‘Three Financial Fights Couples Have and the Three Fixes’, Creditcards.com

‘Encouraging Patient Rx Compliance’, Medical Office Today

2011

‘Reducing Stress On Medical Practice Staff’, Physician’s Money Digest

2009

‘Health Psychology and Cardiovascular Disease’, New York State Psychological Association (Podcast)

‘Health Psychology and Cardiovascular Disease’, 2009 Go Red for Women Luncheon

2008

‘Heal Thyself’, American Chiropractic Association (Contributor to article on maintaining a small business while managing personal and organizational stress).

‘Feeding your sorrows: Emotional eating and weight loss’, American Chiropractic Association

2007

‘Home Alone’, OfLikeMinds (Contributor to article on decreasing social anxiety).

‘Work Zone: There is such a thing as good stress, and experts call it ‘eustress’’, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘Pulling Back the Curtain on Stage Fright’, MSNBC.com

Heart Insight Magazine -An American Heart Association publication (Contributor to article on how to increase medication adherence)

‘Inter-cultural Relationships: Can They Work?’, NPR’s show ‘Tell Me More’

‘To Hug or Not to Hug. Meet the Parents East/West Style’, East West Magazine

2006

‘Psychosocial Contributers to Heart Disease’, 24th Annual Heart Education Day (American Heart Association)

Chronic Pain Workshop: The Mind/Body Connection’, Arlington YogaWorks

‘Psychosocial Tools for Chronic Pain: The Mind/Body Connection’, Arlington YogaWorks

‘A Hovering Cloud: The Facts and Myths of Depression’, Hindu Samaj Temple

2005

‘Prejudice in the Workplace’, Hudson Valley Psychological Association