NEW YEAR'S BREAKFAST
Title: "Passion Ignited"
Presenter: Cortina Louis, Ph.D., LMHC-QS, LPC,CSE
Date & Time: Friday, January 20, 2023 - 8:30-11:30 am
CEU credit(s) available: 1 (Approved by the Florida 491 Board)
Location: Citrus Club
255 S. Orange Avenue, Suite 1800, Orlando, 32801
*Pre-Registration Is Required*
Please pre-register early (recommended by January 13, 2023) to help us provide an accurate headcount to the venue.
MHCCF will not be offering the Hybrid modality (In-Person + Virtual) for this live event.
Why do you do what you do? How often do you reflect on the reasons you entered the field? For that reason, this training has been created to celebrate, empower, and remind healers, clinicians, and counselors of their reason why. It is easy to become overwhelmed as a healer of the heart and mind. As a result, we often forget or ignore the extinguished fire of passion that once burned bright within. Therapists need encouragement too. This training will empower clinicians to go from rest to reset, rediscover their why, and refocus on how we move forward as empowered and inspired healers. Are you ready to reignite your fire? If so, this session is just for you.
Attendees will be able to:
Participants of this training will understand what it means to Shift from rest to reactivation.
Participants of this training will Evaluate and Re-align authentic goals and values.
Participants of this training will be able to Define personal power and use it to leverage professional power.
Participants of this training will be able to Identify three ways to maintain resilience and decrease burnout
Participants of this training will Develop self-compassion as part of the counselor passion ignition plan (PIP)
Participants of this training will Measure the current level of passion and implement strategies to increase the level of enthusiasm relating to the field.
Participants of this training will Remember the “WHY” of what they do and ways to maintain their passion.
Dr. Cortina Louis, Ph.D., LMHC, LPC, CSE, aka The Girlfriend Therapist™ is licensed in Florida, Georgia, Texas, & Wisconsin. Cortina is an EMDR-trained Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She is also an International Life Coach, Best Selling Author, Motivational Strategist, and Mentor who motivates people to win in every area of their life. Cortina completed both her Master's in Mental Health Counseling and her Bachelor's in Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, she obtained a Ph.D. in Clinical Sexology, and she also holds a certificate in Women's Entrepreneurship which she received from Cornell University. Cortina started her career in sexual health education and overall wellness over 20 years ago. She has been providing professional counseling services since 2009, and she is the current MHCCF President.
Empowering individuals to become and be better individuals is a deeply held passion of hers. This passion was the springboard that caused her to launch Boundless Living Coaching, Counseling, & Consulting, a counseling and consulting firm aimed at helping individuals, organizations, and companies thrive and function at optimum potential. Since 2010, she has focused her attention and efforts on the field of inspiring change. As The Girlfriend Therapist™, she helps to dispel the myths of what it means to see a therapist. In 2020, she began to focus on social injustice and racially related issues that impact mental health and wellness. Because of this, she developed The NOIR Center for Intuitive Health & Counseling.
Cortina has received numerous awards and has been recognized by professional peers, colleagues, and community organizations for her positive work with her patients, clients, and community. Her experience ranges from providing individual counseling sessions to speaking on conference stages in front of large audiences. Be it big or small; she motivates all. Cortina's therapeutic specialties include sex therapy, race-based trauma/stress, relationships, transitional challenges, and mood disturbances.
As the creative developer and visionary of The W.O.W. Effect®, she bridges the gap between people just living life. She helps them become individuals who can experience life on a deeper level. Cortina is a two-time cancer (Lymphoma) survivor and Lupus warrior; she has dedicated her life to helping individuals heal, motivating others, and encouraging clients to live as authentically as possible. She is an advocate for change and an activist in her own right. Having to fight for her life in ways many people would not understand, Cortina serves as a light to those who might be in dark, dull, or dim places. Her bubbly, outgoing personality makes it easy for anyone to connect with her and feel her genuineness and commitment to seeing and showing people how to win. Her motto is iWin|iWon|iWOW, which is something she encourages others to do as well.
Citrus Club: 255 S Orange Avenue,
Suite 1800, Orlando, 32801
Parking will be validated.