TRAINING AND CONSULTATION
Mindfulness in Art, Movement and Metaphor
Designed and developed 2-day retreat for mental health professionals and practitioners on the effective utilization of Mindfulness during individual and group psychotherapy sessions.
DBT Skills & Mindfulness Training
Ongoing individual, family and group Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Training for children, adolescents and adults.
Crisis Response for Self-Harming Teens
Facilitate trainings for National Crisis Clinic's Teen Link Youth Volunteer Programs on how to utilize DBT skills as a method of stabilizing and assisting teens at risk for suicide and self-injury .
Teen Suicide Prevention / Intervention
YMCA Transitions All-Staff.
Child Sexual Abuse Prevention & Intervention
YMCA Clinical Team.
Expressive Arts for Young Adults in Transition
YMCA Transitions Participant Group (Several art groups and ongoing sessions).
Family Services Intensive Therapeutic Foster Youth Expressive Art Group
Weekly expressive art groups for the YMCA Family Services.
Art With Heart Community Expressive Art Groups
Led community expressive art groups to deepen self awareness and self expression among teens and young adults. Assisted in developing exercises for the new Chill & Spill workbook, and facilitated an Expressive Art Experience for the members of the AWH Board.
Building Effective Clinical Teams
Interactive training on creating more effective clinical teams for the YMCA - FS/MH Family Support Specialist All-Staff meeting .
Vicarious Traumatization and Compassion Fatigue: Self Care for Foster Parents and Professionals Working With Traumatized Youth
Co-designed and facilitated an experiential training for YMCA Therapeutic Foster Parent All-Staff, and Foster Care Conference 2000: Better Skills for Stronger Families.
Creative Self-Exploration Retreat
Creative self-exploration and rejuvenation retreat for mental health and business professionals in the Seattle area.
Team-Building and Creative Problem-Solving
Program design and facilitation for a 2-day YMCA Family Services and Mental Health Annual All-Staff Retreat held at Sleeping Lady in Leavenworth, WA.
Stress Management and Deep Relaxation
Program design and facilitation for YMCA Therapeutic Foster Parent All-Staff Meeting.
Learning How to Quiet the Mind
Program development and weekly Personal Empowerment Program facilitation for Shasta County Women's Refuge, and All-Staff Retreat.
Building High Performance Teams, Communicating for Results, Value and Role Clarification, Empowered Assistant Series Training (EAS), Relaxation and Stress Management, Dealing Effectively with Change and Effective Leadership
Developed and delivered highly specialized interactive national training programs which focus on creating stronger networks of effective communication between support staff, technical staff, managers and executives. Clients include: Microsoft, Intel, Hewlett Packard, General Motors, Associated Packaging Systems, Ernst & Young and YMCA.