Friday, 22. March 2019, The Cognitive Clinic, Fresh Findings Friday with The Cognitive Clinic

from 22. March 2019 - 9:00 till 12:00

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Every 4th Friday of the month, The Cognitive Clinic will host a 3 hour workshop open to professionals and members of the community, to educate, empower, and engage the mind.
This month's workshop will be Building Emotional Resilience
As a nation we have faced many traumatic events over the last few years.  Turn on the news and you will be bombarded with all sorts of horrible news. Sometimes it seems that as soon as we recover from one another hits us. Then we can add any personal stressor or life changing events. This builds up and builds up until you find yourself struggling to manage your day to day life.  This cycle of stress and trauma leaves you overwhelmed, exhausted, on edge, and desperate for relief. What you need is the ability to pull on resources to help you heal and cope.
There has been much research done recently on resourcing and its ability to heal.  Resourcing has been used to help communities of people build resilience especially in times of need.
In this workshop you will learn how to discover those resources within yourself as well as how to call upon them at times of need. Additionally, you will learn how to develop these resources with your children to help them build emotional resilience.
 CEUS are available to Licensed Counselors and Social Workers. The fee is $30 for 3 hours. 
 
About the Presenter: Carla Carter, Ed.D., LCPC, CMPC, EMDR Certified Dr. Carter began her career working in education. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education from Northern Illinois University. She furthered her education at National Louis University by earning her first Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Carter went on to earn her Doctorate in Education and System Reform from Loyola University in Chicago. Upon deciding to change careers, she attended Adler School of Professional Psychology and earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Sport Psychology. Dr. Carla Carter works with individuals dealing with a variety of issues such as depression, trauma, anxiety, and adjusting to new life circumstances. She specializes in helping those struggling with compulsive overeating as well as those struggling to overcome traumatic events. She finds that the combination of CBT, EMDR, and mindfulness techniques provide her clients with the tools needed to overcome the obstacles in their life. As a sports psychology consultant, she works with coaches, athletes, and parents to overcome barriers that they may be experiencing while involved in sport. Either as a team or individual, mental skills help clients gain an edge in their sport as well as in their everyday life
For more information, please call Eva at 708-586-9050 or eva@thecognitiveclinic.com

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