Upcoming events

    • Friday, April 19, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Program Information: 

    Title: The Power of Mindfulness: Utilizing Mindfulness to Support Children and Families in Therapy

    Presenter: Whitney Lake, M.A., LMHC, NCC

    Date: April 19, 2024

    In Person Event!!

    Event Location:

    Winter Park Community Center

    721 W. New England Ave.

    Winter Park, FL 32789

    9:00 am - 10:30 am

    (Announcements, networking) 9:00 - 9:30 am

    (Presentation) 9:30 - 10:30 am

    Presentation Summary: This presentation will support participants in learning about the benefits of mindfulness in the therapeutic setting when working with children and families. Participants will be able to identify how mindfulness can support the emotional, social, and mental development of children. During the presentation, participants will learn and practice techniques and strategies they can utilize with children and families.

    Learning Objectives: 

    1. Participants will learn a minimum of three facts about mindfulness and how mindfulness can be utilized in the therapeutic setting when working with children and families.
    2. Participants will learn a minimum of three ways mindfulness can support children’s mental, emotional, and social development.
    3. Participants will learn and practice a minimum of three mindfulness-based techniques they can utilize with children and families in therapy.

    Speaker Bio:  Whitney Lake graduated from Rollins College in 2018 with her degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and certificate in Family and Couples studies. Since graduating she has worked with children, adults, and families in various mental health programs and settings including the Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, school settings, community mental health settings, and private practice. In addition, Whitney is also an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Rollins College. She specializes in working with children ages 4 and up, trauma, and the LGBTQIA+ community and is EMDR trained and Adoption Competent. Whitney is a “lifelong learner” who continues to engage in educational opportunities to grow personally and professionally. She enjoys supporting both her clients and students in helping them reach their goals and re-claim their personal power.

    • Saturday, April 27, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
    Join us and NAMI Greater Orlando for our second community service event of the year as we walk for “Mental Health for All” at the NAMIWalks on April 27th. NAMI hosts the NamiWalks to raise awareness and support those in need! Register to be part of our team and help make a difference by donating to the cause. Let's walk together for a brighter tomorrow.

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