Vic Pantesco, PhD, was on a panel of regional mental health services administrators at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Keene on April 17, presenting to state and local legislators, hospital officials, and other service agency administrators. The panel focused on the current state of mental-health-service need and delivery in the Monadnock region. Joining him on the panel were Phil Wyzik, CEO of Monadnock Family Services; Jackie Mills, director of Behavioral Health Services, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center; Barnes Peterson, director of Counseling Services at the Cheshire County Department of Corrections; and Gary Barnes, CEO of Monadnock Area Psychological Services.
Dr. Pantesco also gave a presentation at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Keene on April 30. The title was “Clinical Hypnosis for Chronic Pain: A Natural Solution for an Unnatural Problem,” a version of a presentation he has given the previous two years at University Counseling Services at UMass Amherst and the Harvard Vanguard Medical Services Group in Boston.