Free Parent Workshop! Topic: When Healthy Eating becomes Unhealthy

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. 

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Free Parent Workshop! Current Drug Trends affecting our Kids

Topic: Current Drug Trends affecting our Kids
Speaker: Jason Klarer, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor

-What are some common drugs your kids might be exposed to?
-Is Marijuana really harmless?
-How could you tell if there is a drug problem with your kid?

Jason is a licensed counselor who specializes in substance abuse issues, mood disorders, co-occurring disorders (dual diagnosis), and faith based counseling. He received his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Arizona University and went on to work for the Phoenix Rescue Mission- treating individuals who struggle with addiction and poverty. Jason has significant knowledge and experience of recovery and formerly oversaw the various recovery ministries of Vineyard Church North Phoenix. Jason uses a Person Centered Theory approach which incorporates CBT, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing. When not working, Jason enjoys playing basketball with his son, reading, and serving the homeless population.

Free Parent Workshop – Self-Esteem, Social Media & Teenagers

February’s Doorways Parenting Workshop will be focusing on Self-Esteem and your teenagers.  We will explore the current effects social media is having on our kids.  How does what they watch, subscribe to and give hours to affect their precious self-esteem? And what can we, as parents, do to encourage a true and right perspective on their self-perception and worth?
Join us!
Monday, February 4th from 5:30pm-6:30pm at Doorways for this Free workshop!

Our parenting workshops are FREE, informative, lively and will leave you knowing you are not alone in this journey of raising teenagers.

This workshop will be led by:

Jason Ellis, MA-Pastoral Services
Behavioral Health Paraprofessional

Jason has spent the last 30 years in youth ministry in Arizona and Oregon. He has a heart for young people and families and longs to see them living life to the fullest. He spends time in the outdoors as often as possible, has a recent growing love of pickleball and makes amazing pizza in his wood fired pizza oven at home.

Jason is married, has 3 kids and is currently enrolled in the MFT program at the Phoenix extension of the Fuller campus. Jason has spent the last three decades working with teenagers and raising three of his own.

The workshop is free, but seats are limited.

Text 602-999-8389 to confirm your attendance.

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Free Parent Workshop: How to Communicate With Your Teen

Do you feel like it’s difficult to communicate with your teen? 

Do they roll their eyes, or give you an attitude whenever you try to talk to them? 

Is it hard to be on the same page and have a dialog without anger or frustration being in charge? 

Do you want to improve the quality of your ability to discuss things with your teen? Then join us for a free parent workshop on How to Communicate with Your Teen.

This workshop will be led by:

Jason Ellis, MA-Pastoral Services
Behavioral Health Paraprofessional

Jason has spent the last 30 years in youth ministry in Arizona and Oregon. He has a heart for young people and families and longs to see them living life to the fullest. He spends time in the outdoors as often as possible, has a recent growing love of pickleball and makes amazing pizza in his wood fired pizza oven at home. 

Jason is married, has 3 kids and is currently enrolled in the MFT program at the Phoenix extension of the Fuller campus. Jason has spent the last three decades working with teenagers and raising three of his own.

The workshop is free, but seats are limited. 

Text 602-999-8389 to confirm your attendance.

Doorways Now Accepting New Patients in Intensive Outpatient Programs

A Note from Jan, Founder of Doorways:

 

I am excited to let you know that we are now accepting new patients for our Intensive Outpatient Programs at Doorways!

These programs are highly successful as they offer an intensive, therapeutic approach to meet the individual’s needs.

We are also contracted with Blue Cross Blue Shield and United Behavioral Healthcare for our IOP’s. 

If you know anyone who may benefit from one of our specialty IOP programs listed below or would like to register, please give us a call at (602) 997-2880. We would love to help!

IOP

Sam Lample Presents at the 45th Annual Southwestern School for Behavioral Health Studies

978200f0009e4de2ada8172dd480fdddThe 45th Annual Southwestern School (SWS) for Behavioral Health Studies conference will once again be held at Loews Ventana Canyon, August 18 – 22, 2013, in Tucson, Arizona.

This year’s theme is: Embracing Recovery and Wellness –Where Hope Stems from Within.

August 18, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Southwestern School for Behavioral Health Studies

7000 North Resort Drive

Tucson,AZ 85750

This interactive demonstration of action methods will allow attendees to witness, practice, and experience strength-based structures that capitalize on clients’ strengths to put recovery and wellness into action.

This is one of the many spectacular sessions offered at the 45th Annual Southwestern School for Behavioral Health Studies. A great way to get your continuing education in the splendor of the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson.

 

Sam Lample will present on Trauma, Relational Intimacy and Eating Disorders: A New Look at an Old Problem at the 45th Annual Southwestern School (SWS) for Behavioral Health Studies conference. 

Session 1

The first session will offer an alternative definition of trauma before describing the five key elements of createdness that become wounded when traumatic events occur.  This will lead into a discussion of relational intimacy and its connection to eating disorders before the session ends.

Session 2

The second session will briefly summarize the previous session before spending the majority of the time exploring the intricacies between eating disorders and relational intimacy. Some time will also be dedicated to recognize the biological components of eating disorders by highlighting the role of the insula in body image distortion.

Objectives

  1. Learners will be able to understand the predictable impact of trauma on one’s sense of self.
  2. Attendees will be able to explain how eating disorders create a false sense of relational intimacy.
  3. Participants will be quipped with effective therapeutic strategies to restore relational intimacy.

 

Doorways to Host CEU Opportunity

Doorways Arizona, in conjunction with The Meadows, is hosting a CEU opportunity.

Mindful Awareness of Attachment: Fostering Emotion Regulation and Resiliency in Trauma Recovery will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013 from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Space is limited! RSVP by March 29, 2013 to Trina Harper at 602-997-2880 or info@doorwaysarizona.com.

Meadows and Doorways April5-2013 CE Presentation Dr Caldwell

Doorways LLC, Hosts Tissues for Teens Donation Drive to Benefit Crisis Pregnancy Center of Greater Phoenix

Doorways LLC, Hosts Tissues for Teens Donation Drive to Benefit Crisis Pregnancy Center of Greater Phoenix

Doorways LLC, a counseling clinic in Phoenix that specializes in working with adolescents, teens and young adults, is inviting the community to join them in a charity donation drive to help the Crisis Pregnancy Center of Phoenix.

Crisis Pregnancy Center has a “wish list” of much needed items and at the top of their wish list are boxes of tissues because they go through them like crazy! That’s why Doorway is hosting the “Tissues for Teens” donation drive through June 1st, 2012.

The community can help Crisis Pregnancy Center by dropping off donations of new boxes of facial tissues to the Doorways clinic located at 1825 E. Northern Ave. Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85020.  The tissues will be distributed to Crisis Pregnancy Center during the first week in June.  For directions or any other information go to http://www.doorwaysarizona.com, or call 602.997.2880.

The Crisis Pregnancy Centers of Greater Phoenix, Inc. (CPC) was founded in 1982 with the vision of serving the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of women and families who are in crisis because of an unplanned pregnancy.