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Focus on Wellness Speaker Series

a water lily floatingThis free speaker series brings mental health, career and wellness topics free to the community by licensed clinicians at Eddins Counseling Group. Each month features a unique topic on the second Thursday of the month from 7-8:00pm at our Houston Heights location, 5225 Katy Freeway, Suite 103, Houston, TX 77007.

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Speaker Calendar:

  • 9/12/2019: Insomnia: Restoring Restful Sleep – Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep, or cause you to wake up too early and not be able to get back to sleep. In this talk, you will learn about factors that contribute to insomnia and strategies to improve your sleep. -facilitated by Rachel Eddins 
  • 10/10/2019: Co-Parenting in the Midst of Divorce– Divorce is difficult and painful and when children are involved can become a traumatic experience. This is especially true if parents are unable to effectively work together as co-parents. It’s a challenge to step outside of your pain and work alongside your former partner to continue to raise your children together, apart; however, it is not impossible. With some tips and things to watch out for, you and your ex can effectively co-parent your children and give them the love and support they need through a difficult family transition. – facilitated by Randi Waller
  • 11/14/2019: Helping Your Anxious Teen-Being a teenager with anxiety is challenging and knowing how to best support them as a parent can make a huge difference. Teenagers are exposed to the harshness and comparisons of social media, body image, changing family dynamics, academic pressure, school shootings, etc. In this talk, you will learn what to look for to identify if your teen is struggling with anxiety and ways to help them manage it. – facilitated by Holly Lark
  • 12/12/2019: The Mind-Body Connection– The Mind-Body approach to overall health focuses on the interaction between mind and body and the powerful ways in which you can participate in bringing balance and harmony to your busy stressful life. There is a lifelong connection between our physical health and our mental health. Mind-body focused skills provides you with a foundation to understand this connection and to learn how to take care of yourself and have a more meaningful, fulfilled and relaxed life.  – facilitated by Suzanne Kamfar
  • 1/9/2020: Maximizing your LinkedIn Profile– Learn how to maximize your LinkedIn profile to attract employers and recruiters, effectively create, expand, and maintain your network, and utilize LinkedIn’s job search database to find your next position. – facilitated by Andrew Tessmer
  • 2/13/2020: Post-Partum Stress & How to Cope– Understand the differences between postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, and postpartum OCD. Demystify thoughts of harm as you learn to identify them as inherently unwanted and intrusive. Finally, we will explore ways to manage and cope with these common but treatable conditions. – facilitated by Kristen Gallien
  • 3/12/2020: Understanding Trauma and Its Impact on Your Body– Trauma lives in the body and can stay trapped causing many emotional and physical issues. Learn more about how trauma shows up in the body and how to help the body release trauma and relieve emotional and physical pain. – facilitated by Becky Reiter
  • 4/9/2020: Strategies for Effective Communication in Relationships– facilitated by Jenet Dove
  • 5/14/2020: Tools for Managing Anxiety Related Intrusive & Obsessive Thoughts– facilitated by Sarah Soto
  • 6/11/2020: Helping Teens Regulate Intense or Overwhelming Emotions– facilitated by Vanessa Guidry
  • 7/9/2020: Establishing Healthy Boundaries in Relationships– facilitated by Joan Mullinax
  • 8/13/2020: The Emotional & Physical Impact of Trauma & How to Heal– facilitated by Steven Serrano
  • 9/10/2020: Manage Emotional Reactions to Increase Connection and Get Your Needs Met– facilitated by Alexandra Marshall
  • 10/15/2020: How to Find Balance When Trying to Have it All: A Mom’s Guide to Thriving versus SurvivingYou are enough. You are doing your best. Are these messages you wish you could incorporate into your inner dialogue? Do you lie awake at night thinking you should have done more with your family or kids? This workshop will help you re-frame your thinking about the time you have to give and become more present in the precious moments you have. – facilitated by Tamara Clarkson
  • 11/12/2020: Combatting Your Inner Critic and Living a Life of Self-Compassion – facilitated by Greta Bellinger
  • 12/10/2020: How To Navigate and Manipulate Stress Using BBW A workshop focusing on Bodywork, Breathwork, and Behavioral Activation Work for Working Moms. – facilitated by Crystal Walter

Due to space limitations, please RSVP in advance. Space is limited to the first 24 participants to RSVP.

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