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General Meetings

Presented by: Cheryl Checkers, M.S., LMHC

Thursday, January 28, 2021

6:00-7:30 p.m.

This meeting will be offered virtually.

Description:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for psychosis (CBTp) is a solution-focused, structured intervention indicated for individuals who experience first episode psychosis and those with recurrent or chronic symptoms. This presentation will provide a general overview of CBTp and will discuss specific CBTp treatment tools used to produce significant improvement in psychotic symptomology and distress associated with psychotic symptoms.

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June

Presented by: Dr. Christopher Kye

Thursday, June 24, 2021

6:00-7:30 p.m.

This meeting will be offered virtually.

Description: Post-natal maturational shifts in neural circuitry from a microcircuitry to an inter-areal circuitry perspective, and the developmental expression of psychiatric disorders.  Implications for diagnosis and treatment from a front-line child psychiatrist’s perspective.

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Recordings

Presented by: Jacqui Supplee, Center for Discovery

Thursday, December 3, 2020

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This meeting will be offered virtually.

All Foods Fit: Why and How highlights the dietary breakdown of why our bodies need a variety and balance of all food groups.

Presented by: Elliot S. Glass, MBA MA, representative for Apple Insurance and Financial Services, a local agency for Florida Blue.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

6:00-7:30 p.m.

This meeting will be offered virtually.

Description: Health Insurance 101 will include information on basic concepts and definitions of health insurance such using the Marketplace exchange, in and out of network plans, premiums, deductibles, co-pays, and more. There will be a Q & A following the presentation.

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Presented by: Barry Rosenblum M.A. Certified Life Coach

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

1:00-2:00 p.m.

This meeting will be offered virtually.

This workshop will be an entertaining hands-on experience that will put focus on heightening your listening skills through the medium of improvisation. This workshop will help enhance your listening abilities so that you can tune into the energy and mood of any conversation and use this to create strong cohesive relationships with yourself and others. Participants are encouraged to play but may also feel free to watch.

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Faith Over Fear

Mental Health & the Church

Presented by: Debbie Manigat, M.S.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Description: Debbie Manigat, M.S. is a local mental health advocate, New Song Church Mental Health Ministry Leader, and Family Therapist who hopes to shine light on how mental health professionals and pastors can partner to be a positive change in this area in support of families in need. In this presentation, Debbie will share her research, interventions, and ways churches and clinicians can partner. Her presentation will explore the fear of mental health stigma in the church and provide insight on how families and individuals can focus on holistic care through “soul care”.

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A Harmonious and Healing Intervention

Presented by: Dr. Suzie Duff

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Description: There are so many benefits to spending time in nature. It improves your mood, reduces feelings of stress and anger, and helps you to feel more relaxed and be more active. In this presentation, Dr. Suzie Duff explains how she incorporates nature into her practice as a clinician, integrating therapeutic approaches and natural surroundings. Putting the two together, nature and therapy, enhances the healing process by providing an extra layer of insight and awareness.

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Presented by: Cheryl Checkers

Monday, June 22, 2020

12:00-1:00 p.m.

This meeting will be offered virtually.

Participants will learn to implement multiple stress reduction strategies in order to reduce the level of stress and anxiety they may be experiencing. Techniques of mindfulness, guided imagery, relaxation exercises, among other tools will be taught so that participants can create their own stress reduction plan to immediately incorporate in their daily lives.

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Presented by: Cheryl Checkers

This workshop is now offered virtually. Click to view presentation.

This introductory interactive workshop aims to help participants learn to challenge and change unhelpful thoughts and beliefs and strengthen personal coping strategies. Participants will have the opportunity to identify how their own thought distortions lead to maladaptive behaviors and symptoms of distress.

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