Aug. 20 – Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence.The Science and Practice of Presence with Dr. Daniel Siegel

A Conversation with Dr. Daniel Siegel hosted by Dr. Lisa Firestone – In this Webinar, Dr. Dan Siegel will offer an in-depth look at the science that underlies meditation’s effectiveness. The presentation will teach viewers how to harness the power of the principle “where attention goes, neural firing flows, and neural connection grows.” Siegel reveals how developing…

 

Sep. 17 – Crisis Response Planning for Suicidal Patients: An Introduction

A widely-used strategy for managing acute suicide risk is the contract for safety, also known as the no-suicide contract. Despite its widespread use across mental health and medical settings, accumulating consensus is that this approach may be ineffective. Alternative strategies such as crisis response planning or the related safety planning intervention have therefore been proposed….

 

Sep. 25 – Live Through This: ​​​​​​Using True Stories to Help Stop Suicide

A FREE Webinar with Dese’Rae L. Stage and Dr. Lisa Firestone   Join Dese’Rae L. Stage,  photographer, writer, suicide awareness activist, and the creator behind the groundbreaking project Live Through This in a free one-hour Webinar to discuss the many faces of suicide, in order to decrease stigma and promote healing. Desa’Rae’s work takes true stories of suicide attempt survivors out…

 

Oct. 23 – An Introduction to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and What You Can Do About It

This 90-minute Webinar with Dr. Lisa Firestone will introduce mental health professionals and individuals who struggle or know someone who may struggle with OCD to: What causes OCD The manifestations of OCD that are not often recognized The way OCD operates and the serious impact it has on people’s lives The most effective treatments for…

 

Nov. 13 – Healing from Trauma

In this 90-minute Webinar, Dr. Lisa Firestone will focus in on tools, techniques, and treatments for recovering from trauma. Her presentation will include: Introduction to psychological first aid, which can be used in or following a crisis Description of the use of creating a coherent narrative as a method to resolve trauma Toolkit of techniques…

 

Dec. 4 – How To Be More Loving

Learn common barriers that get in the way of lasting love and effective strategies to achieve closeness.   Most people believe they want love in their life, but most also face challenges that lead them to stop engaging in loving actions. The feelings between couples diminish when they stop treating each other as separate people, with…

 

Jan. 22 – The Psychological Effects of Emotional Hunger

This Webinar with Dr. Lisa Firestone will help individuals and therapists make sense of the serious psychological consequences of emotional hunger and will clarify the confusion between what might look like love from real, nurturing love. This distinction helps a person to understand and make sense of the impact of having an emotionally hungry parent…

 

Feb. 12 – Finding Healthy and Satisfying Sexuality Through Self-acceptance

How self-acceptance and understanding can lead to healthier, more fulfilling sexuality Sexuality is an important part of one’s identity, yet people often feel turned on themselves in relation to sex. While a person’s sexuality is unique to the individual, there are many ways that people struggle with their sexuality that are highly common but rarely…