Upcoming Events

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Stinking Thinking:
How Changing Our Thoughts Changes Our Lives

By K’dee Crews, Ph.D.

Tuesday, June 18 at 6:00 pm (PDT)

“I’m so stupid… I can’t do anything right… I can’t stand this… I’m a failure…” Sound familiar? These are a few of many thoughts we tell ourselves every single day. Although seemingly innocent,  these thoughts are not just thoughts, they are lies that significantly impact our mental health and lives. Join us in this webinar to learn the top 10 lies we tell ourselves (cognitive distortions), unmask the main culprit behind these lies, and be equipped to challenge and change the lies! We will also be utilizing a unique Christian perspective that further equips us to fight these lies.

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Navigating Grief and Embracing Healing

By Alicia Patterson, Grief Coach

 May 21. 2024

One cannot get through life without pain. . . What we can do is choose how to use the pain life presents to us.  Bernie S. Siegel

Living means losing. There are so many good things in life, but there is always change, and with change comes loss.  The normal and natural response to loss is grief. When we think of grief we often think of death. But 40 different losses have been identified besides death. These losses are often unexpected and unwanted. How do we survive? This presentation is offered to provide tools, renew hope, and help you progress on your healing journey.

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You Have to Want To:
Breaking the Cycle of Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain 

By Adina Verrett, PT

April 25, 2024

Chronic pain can feel like an endless cycle, but recovery starts with one simple yet powerful act: your choice. This webinar is about the transformative power of your own decision to conquer pain. You hold the key. Your body can improve if you arm it with new knowledge and a fresh mindset. This webinar explores how to think differently about yourself, your body, and pain so you feel empowered to break free. The path to recovery begins when you choose to take the first step.

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I’m brOKen

By Amanda Anguish, LMFT

March 28, 2024

In this webinar Amanda Anguish, LMFT shares the common but not-so-obvious symptoms of anxiety and depression. This webinar will give a better understanding of depression and anxiety, as well as share ways we can manage and even eliminate our symptoms.

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The Restriction of Addiction: How Addiction Interferes with Emotional Healing

By K’dee Crews, Ph.D

March 21, 2024

There’s an epidemic. No, not COVID-19, an epidemic of addiction. If you don’t think this applies to you, think again. Addictions can include both substances and behaviors like overeating, media, overwork, online shopping, and others. Join this webinar to learn more about addictions: what they are, how they may be getting in the way of improving your mental health, and practical steps to overcome addictions!

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Journey Through Change: Navigating the Stages for Health and Purpose

By Mariola Porras, Life and Health Coach

March 14, 2024

Explore the transformative power of change in this engaging health talk. Learn how to navigate the stages of change with resilience and grace, as you embrace new beginnings for improved well-being and fulfillment.

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Introduction to Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in Kids

By Krystin Henley, LMFT

March 5, 2024

This webinar will help us better understand Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and how it relates to children. We will learn how children’s developing brains affect their EQ and gain strategies to help engage their growing emotional intelligence. Krystin will  also introduce us to some fun and engaging resources to help us teach EQ to the children in our lives, and maybe improve our own EQ as well!

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Making and Keeping Friends

Making and Keeping Friends

By Jennifer Jill Schwirzer, LPC, EdD

February 2024

The time-honored tradition of friendship is more essential to human flourishing than many realize. In this workshop you’ll learn the complimentary skills of making friends and keeping them. You’ll also learn how to exercise wisdom in the choosing of friends and managing conflict and difficulty in established friendships. Finally, we’ll cover the unfortunate reality of betrayal and how to minimize the damage it causes to us and others.

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Motivation and Discipline: What’s the Difference?

By Gladys Camacho, CPC

January 2024

Motivation and discipline are fundamental elements in the journey of personal growth, each contributing to overcoming life’s obstacles. This webinar explores the experiences of a teenage mother and tumor survivor, to uncover profound insights into how the synergy of these two drives can transform an individual into an unstoppable force.

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Forgiveness

Embracing the Power of Forgiveness: Nurturing Mental Health This Christmas

By Charinette Gamboa, PMHNP-BC

December 2023

During the holiday season, forgiveness takes on a profound significance in promoting mental health and overall well-being. The act of forgiveness involves letting go of resentment, anger, or any negative emotions towards others, and finding peace that this world cannot give. Although forgiveness can be a challenging and personal journey, it offers numerous benefits for our mental health, especially when practiced during the holidays.

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Meaning, Purpose and Mental Health

By Don Mackintosh, BSN, Mdiv

November 2023

Research indicates that “lack of purpose is not just a symptom of depression, it can cause depression.” If lack of purpose can cause depression, then finding purpose in life is an important step in the healing process. But where do we look to find meaning and purpose? And then, what are some ways to maintain purpose?  Join Don Mackintosh as he shares insights from his own experiences and from the Bible.

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Social Anxiety, Highly Sensitive People (HSP) and the “Empath”

By Amanda Anguish, LMFT

October 2023

Social Anxiety is on the rise, especially among young people, and with it a lot of burdens and symptoms. How do we help those we care about who suffer with this anxiety disorder.  More and more people are also identifying as empaths, but what does that mean? Together, we will learn the differences between social anxiety, HSP, and empath.

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The Dual Road of Sleep and Mental Health

By Dr. Melissa Garcia, Psychologist

September 2023

Ever been cranky or forgetful, or down and stressed out due to lack of sleep? What about something more severe? Can sleep problems lead to or exacerbate mental disorders such as depression and anxiety? In this talk we will explore the relationship of sleep to mental health and show how depression and anxiety can lead to sleep problems. We will also briefly explore some of the more natural remedies to address these issues.

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The Importance of Connection

By Karla Velasco, Life Coach

August 2023

People are innately social creatures, which means connection is important for our survival and well-being. Knowing how to connect with others may be challenging due to lack of social skills, poor experiences or past trauma, and mental health problems. Fortunately, building connections is a skill that can be learned. Join us for this webinar to explore why connection matters, identify barriers, and “how to” ideas to enhance our experience in making connections.

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Negative Relationships

Identifying and Breaking Negative Relationship Cycles

By Laura Parra, LMFT

July 2023

Healthy relationships are important for good mental health. In this webinar we will discuss how our attachment style affects our relationships. We will learn about primary and secondary emotions and the role these play in our interactions with others. Finally, we will learn a new way to communicate our needs and to resolve conflicts with our loved ones.

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Pain

The Healing Mindset: How your thinking affects your pain

By Adina Verrett Myles, PT

June 2023

Chronic joint and muscle pain getting you down? In this webinar you will discover the powerful link between your mind and pain levels and learn the mindset needed for a pain-free body.

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Brain Health and Nutrition: Use your fork to protect your brain

By Timaree Hagenburger, MPH, RDN, LD/N, EP-c

May 2023

Are you unknowingly putting your most valuable asset in jeopardy? Learn about changes seen in the brain as dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease develops and assess which habits may be increasing your risk for suffering from these devastating conditions. Discover simple and practical ways to protect your brain with your fork.

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Service

Continued Growth Through Acts of Service

By Tanner Sharp, Lifestyle Coach

April 2023

In our journey towards mental wellness, we sometimes find ourselves in a “stagnant period”. This webinar shares practical ideas of how to ensure continued growth through incorporating acts of service.

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Piggy Bank

Recession Rumors Got You Anxious?: Simple Money Moves to Reduce Your Financial Stress

Alistair Huong, Financial Planner
March 2023

This webinar tackles the practical things we can do right now to weather a potential economic downturn. It covers how to put our personal finances on solid footing,  how to reduce financial stress, and how to achieve greater financial freedom.

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Introduction to Mental Health First Aid

Denise Kavenik, certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor
February 2023

In order to help those we love, it’s important we learn how to recognize and respond to people in a mental health crisis. This webinar will give you foundational principles and steps to follow to help someone in need.

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Thinking

The ABC’s of Thinking

Amanda Anguish, LMFT
January 2023

Thinking. It’s something we all do but most of has haven’t been taught how to do it properly. In this webinar YOU will learn the right way to think.

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The 3 Shifts to Conquering Success Over Sabotage

Kimberly Rackham, Health and Mental Fitness Coach
December 2022

Let go of self sabotage and create a life of success with the power of positive intelligence.

In this webinar you will discover how to identify the triggers that cause self sabotage, learn principles to accept the saboteurs, and understand how to apply simple steps to let go and allow our saboteurs to create a life of success.
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Eating

Depression, Happiness, and the Gut-Brain Connection

Chad Kreuzer, Speaker/Educator
November 17, 2022

Mental health is strongly affected by our environment and lifestyle choices. How we spend our time, how much sleep we get, what we feed our body, etc.  all contribute to the health of our mind. In this webinar we will delve into the research on how our diet can negatively or positively impact our levels of happiness, depression, anger and stress.

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Grief Support

Being There: How to Support Those Who Are Grieving

With Alicia Patterson, Grief Educator

October 18, 2022

Most of us struggle with what to say or do when someone dies. So, we often say or do nothing.  We aren’t taught how to respond to this most normal and predictable experience in life, death. In this webinar, Alicia will teach us how to support those who are grieving. What helps? What Doesn’t?  You can avoid those awkward situations and learn how to “show up” and support those who are hurting.

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Burnout

Burnout: The New Mental Health Syndrome

With Mariola Porras

September 15, 2022

If your mind and body feel overwhelmed for a significant period of time, you could be experiencing burnout. Burnout has recently been recognized by the medical community as a mental health syndrome affecting the lives of millions of people. Learn how to identify burnout and ways to prevent it from occurring in the future as you get your life back!

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Deception Betrayal

Deception & Betrayal: Hope to Overcome

With Krystin Henley, LMFT

August 25, 2022

This webinar addresses how we can overcome unwanted or problematic sexual behaviors. Engaging in unhealthy sexual behaviors like porn and lust can harm you and severely impacts the family system. Krystin helps us identify psychological patterns of harm that often accompany compulsive, problematic or unwanted sexual behavior and address steps for restoration. She also shares practical ways to seek sobriety.

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Manic Two faces

Feeling Manic? Don’t Panic!

With Dr. K’dee Elsen

July 26, 2022

If you experience mania or know someone who does, this webinar is for you. You’ll learn what mania is (and is not), symptoms and causes, treatment options, and most importantly, practical skills to prevent and/or manage mania to live your best life.

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Reshaping Your Environment: The Inner and Outer Work

With Life Coaches Steve Seay and Tanner Sharp

June 21, 2022

Having healthy relationships and strong connection with others is vital for our health and happiness. But how do we create these healthy relationships? How do we change our unhealthy ones?  In this webinar we will learn how to effectively change our environment by learning to love, accept and connect with ourselves and then with others. We will explore how to invite positive relationships into our lives and set healthy limits with negative relationships. If you’re looking to rebuild or strengthen your relationships with healthy people, then join us for this free webinar.

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TOXIC Food

Toxic Food, Toxic Mood: the hidden plague of glyphosate

With Shama Stock, MPH, RD 
May 10, 2022

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup, the most commonly used weed-killer [herbicide] in the world. There is growing evidence that glyphosate is a major factor in several debilitating diseases. The manufacturers tell us that this substance kills weeds and leaves humans alone, but is that the truth? Find out the science behind the smokescreen and what you can do to protect the health of you and your loved ones.

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The Power of Nutrition for Mental Health & Wellness

with Dr. Jay Sutliffe, Ph.D, RD
April 14, 2022

In this webinar we will review the current research and practical application approaches to utilize our plates for successfully strengthening and maintaining a healthy state of mind and body.

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Depression

Anxiety and Depression—Treatments That Work

With Jennifer Schwirzer, LPC, EdD 
March 8, 2022

In this webinar we review the best therapeutic approaches for the two most common mental health disorders, breaking them down into simple, easy-to-follow steps.   To many, a diagnosis of depression feels like a life sentence or a characterological failure. The truth is, in most cases depression is a solvable problem. Watch this webinar to learn simple and effective ways to treat depression and anxiety.

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Building Intimacy

Building Intimacy

With Amanda Anguish, LMFT
February 8, 2022

Do you ever feel lonely even among family and friends? Do you long to have better relationships? Did you know there is actually a scientific formula for attracting and building healthier and closer relationships? Together, we will learn what it takes to have and look for in others to build the kind of relationships that even help us live longer.

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How to Set Goals and Reach Them!

With Alix Zeline, Life Coach
January 25, 2022

How many of you are already slacking on the goals you set for 2022? You had the right intentions, but somehow missed the mark on the follow through & execution. They say insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results. Tune into this webinar to break the cycle of goal breaking and learn better ways of goal making!

This webinar will cover:

  • How to be SMART about your goals
  • Setting yourself up for success
  • Progression vs Perfection
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The Truth About Setting Boundaries: Common myths about setting boundaries in everyday life

With Miriam Feese, LCSW  

October 19, 2021 

How do you set healthy boundaries and still be kind and loving? In this webinar we will discuss common myths about setting boundaries, including:

  • Boundaries are selfish
  • Christian’s shouldn’t say “no” to helping anyone
  • Setting a boundary is mean and will hurt the other person
  • If I feel guilty, then setting the boundary is wrong
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Stressed Woman

How to Befriend Stress
With Dr. Daniel Binus, MD

With Dr. Daniel Binus, MD
Tuesday, September 21 at 6:00 pm (PST)

If you’re like most people your level of stress has increased in the past year. Is stress bad for us? How does this added stress affect our health, especially our mental health? What can we do to manage our stress in a healthy way? Dr. Binus will address all these questions and much more in this webinar.

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Happy Man

Emotional Intelligence: The Key Ingredient to Living Your Best Life

Join Dr. K’dee Elsen, Ph.D as she delves into the subject of Emotional Intelligence. What is Emotional Intelligence? Why is Emotional Intelligence so important? How can we improve our EQ—with a special emphasis on managing your emotions.

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Buried to Bloom

In this webinar Christy Christopher shares her personal struggle with depression and anxiety and how she was able to find hope again. She teaches practical ways to develop positive thoughts and to discover the joy in living again.

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Intimate Betrayal Part 2: How to cope and heal from betrayal trauma

Part two of  our series on betrayal trauma, this webinar addresses the healing process for victims of betrayal. Krystin shares the stages of recovery, tools to help in the healing process, and strategies to support someone in trauma.

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Intimate Betrayal Part 1: What is betrayal trauma and how does it harm?

Krystin Henley, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, explains relational trauma and its effect on individuals and the family system, discusses the stages of recovery and shares helpful tools and resources.

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Coaching for Mental Health Recovery

Join life and health coaches Maria Porras and Steve Seay as they share practical strategies on how to find and maintain the motivation to create the life you envision today.

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