Free Community Lectures
Our Community Lectures are offered FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, or $20 for 2 CECs approved for counselors, art therapists and social workers.
Lectures will be listed in the quarterly class schedules and posted on this site.
COMMUNITY LECTURE, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 6-8pm on SWC Campus
Free and Open to the Public, or $20 for 2 CECs
NAVIGATING THE REALMS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE
Family Violence is a complicated intersection of past traumas, learned behaviors, socio-economic pressures, and attachment responses. Understanding the dynamics and the hurdles of violent conflict allows professionals to deepen compassion while competently evaluating for lethality and need for systemic response. This community discussion will present the many factors that lead to violence within families, how to evaluate the potential for recovery, and when to report to authorities.
Andrea Verswijver, M.A., M.S., LPCC is currently the Violence Response and Resiliency Specialist for Christus St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe. Andrea’s role is to both meet and assist victims/survivors of Domestic violence, Elder Abuse, Child Abuse and Human Trafficking at the hospital as a crisis counselor and to assist in safety planning. In addition, Andrea provides trainings to the hospital staff and associates on Trauma Informed Care, Vicarious Trauma and the Dynamics of Domestic Violence. Must RSVP to email@example.com to reserve a seat. Must be vaccinated to attend and masks required.
BOOK RELEASE AND SIGNING: SEDUCED INTO DARKNESS: TRANSCENDING MY PSYCHIATRIST’S SEXUAL ABUSE
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 6–8pm, SWC CAMPUS,
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC OR $20 FOR 2 CECS
Please join adjunct faculty member and alumna, Carrie T. Ishee, as she discusses her award winning memoir Seduced into Darkness: Transcending my Psychiatrist’s Sexual Abuse. Carrie will share her story of soul shattering betrayal by the therapist she hired in college. Taking legal and ethical action against her doctor, educating the public on such abuse, and finding her voice through art and music allowed Carrie to become a healer who now guides others through underworld journeys. A discussion on the slippery slope of therapeutic boundary violations, the effects of such trauma on victims, and therapeutic recommendations for working with those betrayed by trusted authorities will follow.
Carrie Ishee, M.A., ATR, LPCC, PCC, is an art therapist, clinical counselor and life coach who helps people transform their pain and sorrow into joy, hope and healing. www.carrieishee.com Must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a seat. Must be vaccinated to attend and masks required.
PAST COMMUNITY LECTURES
—Revisiting Leadership as an International Student presented by Magdalena Karlick, M.A., LPCC, ATR-BC
–Astrology for Re-dreaming Ourselves: Love Affairs with Intrapsychic Diversity presented by Jason Holley, M.A., LPCC
–The Complexity of Domestic Violence presented by Andrea Verswijver, M.A., M.A., LMHC
–More Than a Cursory Glance: Particularizing Pornography and Finding Meaning presented by Ginna Clark, PsyD., ATR-BC, LPCC
–Serving American Indian Communities presented by Janet L. Smith, M.S., ATR-Ret.
–Wisdom Rising: Journey into the Mandala of the Empowered Feminine with Lama Tsultrim Allione
–Wilderness Therapy Panel presented by Dr. Ann Filemyr and Dr. Scott Thomas
—Suicide Awareness and Prevention Presented by Erin Doenwald, LMSW and Susan Hayre, LMHC
—Integrating Brain, Body and Heart Intelligence: The Neurobiological Foundations of Therapeutic Practice presented by Tim Burns, M.A.
–Energy Healing: The Latest Scientific Research and the Role of Water in the Process presented by Melinda Connor, Ph.D.
–A Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy: The Basics of Working with Difficult Couples
presented by Lon Rankin, M.A., LPCC
–Authority vs. Power: Creative Leadership from the Inside Out presented by Heather Leigh, M.A., ATR-BC, LCPC
–Objects of Desire and Desiring Subjects: On Sexuality in Psychotherapy presented by Ginna Clark, M.A., ATR-BC, LPCC
–Understanding and Working with Borderline Personality Disorder by Laura Lansrud-Lopez, M.A., ATR-BC, LPAT, LPCC
–Adolescent Substance and Process Abuse by Juan Blea, M.A., LADAC
–Organic Sexuality: From Shame into Mystery by Jason Holley, M.A., LPCC
–Adult ADD/HD: A Problem Unrecognized by Doug Puryear, M.D.
–Dr. Edith Wallace: Her Life, Work and Legacy presented by Karen Stefano, M.A., LPC
–Clinical Intuition, Vito Hemphill, DOC
–The Turning of the Ages: Our Time and Place in Cosmic Cycles of Evolution, Jason Holley, M.A., LPCC
–The Right Time and Place to Heal Trauma, Lee Cartwright, M.A.
–Mindfulness-Based Auricular Acupuncture (MBAA), Dana Moore
–Eyes Made of Soul, Robert Waterman, Ed.D., Lecture and Book Signing
–The “F-Word” Project, Maureen Burdock
–Under a Remarkable Sky:The Birthchart of Southwestern College, Jason Holley, M.A., LMHC:
–Intersubjectivity and the Practice of Therapy, Bill Smythe
–The Biological Drama of Trauma, Lee Cartwright, M.A.
–Cultivating Bridges: Attunement, Interpersonal Neurobiology & Group Process, Kate Cook, M.A., LPCC, TEP
–Vision as a Metaphor for Consciousness, Sam Berne, MD
–Envisioning a New, Healthy Sexuality, Jason Holley, M.A. and Kate Latimer, M.A.
–Transformation Through the Quantum Field, Robert Waterman, Ed.D.