Public Workshops & Lectures
Presenter: Kristene A. Doyle, Ph.D.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
7:00 – 8:30 PM
How many times have we been down this road before? A new year brings hope, commitment, and desire to make some changes in our lives. We start off strong, but often after a short while, we get derailed. It could happen slowly, or sometimes rather fast. We lose sight of our goals and slip back into old, self-defeating habits. This lecture will identify the emotional and practical obstacles to success and highlight strategies to make this year your year! Participants are asked to bring with them a list of their goals for the New Year….More
Presenter: Michael Hickey, Ph.D.
Thursday, February 10, 2015
7:00 – 8:30 PM
Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching and “love is in the air”, and also likely on the mind. This is probably true of most individuals regardless of their relationship status. Valentine’s Day often triggers thoughts and emotions about our romantic lives, but we may be less aware of our own self-care and interest. As the saying goes, “you need to love yourself before you can successfully love someone else.” Participants in this lecture will learn cognitive and behavioral techniques from Rational-Emotive & Cognitive Behavior Therapy (RE&CBT) theory to foster self-acceptance and self-interest. Whether you are single or in a romantic relationship, lack of self-acceptance can lead to a myriad of unhealthy emotions and goal interference. So put the Valentine’s Day blues and/or stress aside and take the opportunity to improve your own well-being by attending this lecture…More