Available virtually or in-person at Doorways (limit of 10 in-person to ensure social distancing, please RSVP).
Presentation led by Aviya Bensky, LAC. Aviya is the Clinical Lead for
one of our DBT Skills IOPs and has experience with family issues, trauma, and adolescents who deal with life through self-injury and suicidal thoughts.
In this workshop Aviya will be presenting red flags to be aware of in your teens that may indicate self-harm behavior or suicidal risk. She will discuss ways to manage extra stress and ways to help your Teen cope during the holidays.
Need a place to talk about drug use? Are you looking for support and ways to have fun without using drugs? We welcome every teen to join us weekly for conversation, education and support regarding drugs of abuse. This is a “no judgment zone” and a safe environment geared towards real talk with real people. For more info click here.
March’s Parenting Workshop will focus on substances of abuse and how they affect teen brain development.
Presentation Led by Lindsey Millenbaugh, LPC
Lindsey is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over ten years experience working with adolescents and young adults struggling with substance use disorders.
RSVP is not required, however, much appreciated. 602.997.2880
February’s Parenting workshop is a deeper look into Mindfulness and other skills of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). We will explore skills to help you as parents in Emotional Regulation, Distress Tolerance, and Effective Interpersonal Relationships. Come learn what we’re teaching kids at Doorways so you can use these “de-stressors” to help yourself live well in 2020!
Presentation Led by Marian Humphries, LPC
Marian is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Marian is involved in Doorways DBT Skills IOP where she teaches skills to teens in a creative and effective manner. She will lead you in learning strategies to reduce anxiety, gain control of your emotions, improve sleep, learn breathing techniques and self-regulation skills. These can benefit you, and you can teach them to your teen!
RSVP is not required, however, much appreciated! 602.997.2880
“Help! My teen is stressed, anxious and/or showing OCD tendencies.”
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders of adolescence. Different kinds of anxiety affect young people at different times in development.
- Nearly one in three adolescents (31.9%) will meet criteria for an anxiety disorder by the age of 18.
Join us on December 9th at 5:30pm at Doorways to learn more about tools and strategies to support your teen during this time in their life. The one hour workshop will be led by Megan Schwallie, MSW, LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She specializes in treating OCD and anxiety disorders as well as frequently co-occurring conditions such as Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors, Tourette Syndrome, and other tic disorders. Megan received her Masters in Social Work from the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago in 2009. She has completed substantial post-graduate training in her areas of expertise with the International OCD Foundation, the Trichotillomania Learning Center, and the Tourette Association of America.
September’s Parenting Workshop will educate parents about Mindfulness. By focusing our attention on the present moment, mindfulness counteracts rumination and worrying…Research has shown that mindfulness helps us reduce anxiety and depression and it enables us to distance ourselves from our thoughts and feelings, with out labeling them as good or bad.
Presentation Led by Marian Humphries, LPC
Marian is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Marian is involved in Doorways DBT Skills IOP where she teaches skills to teens in a creative and effective manner. She will lead you in learning strategies to reduce anxiety, gain control of your emotions, improve sleep, learn breathing techniques and self regulation skills. These can benefit you, and you can teach them to your teen!
RSVP is not required, however, much appreciated! 602.997.2880 https://www.facebook.com/events/364594391107593/
June 3rd, 5:30pm @ Doorways
Presentation Led by Jan Hamilton, MS, PMHNP-BC, CEDS
Jan is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner specializing in Adolescent and Young Adult psychiatric care, founder of Doorways, committed to adolescents and family health.
The June parenting workshop will educate parent about brain development by discussing what’s “normal” and what could indicate a mental health issue that needs treatment with counseling or medication.
May 6th – 5:30pm-6:30pm at Doorways
What is the balance between feeding our kids “healthy” choices and teaching them it’s okay to enjoy foods with less nutritional density?
Orthorexia is the term used to define the obsession with healthy eating. Come discuss ways to encourage your kids to make good choices without creating food rules that can lead to a harmful preoccupation with food”.
Led by Bethany Dario, MPH, RDN, Registered Dietitian
Bethany Dario is a Registered Dietitian who graduated from Bluffton University majoring in Food and Nutrition with a concentration in Dietetics. She completed a clinical internship with The Cleveland Clinic and completed a Master of Public Health at Grand Canyon University. She has had specialized training in eating disorders and has treated anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Bethany has lead body image groups for the department of Psychology and sororities within Greek Life at The University of Texas at Austin.