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    Public Speaking and Virtual Presentations

    If you are you looking for a dynamic and inspirational speaker for your parent, student or professional group, you’ve come to the right place. As an experienced and highly sought after public speaker, I am available to present in Dallas or the city of your choice on a variety of topics related to teens, mental health and parenting. Knowing that each audience is unique, I will customize each presentation to meet the special needs and goals of your group.

    Since 2013 I have done over a 100 public speaking engagements to a diverse group of audiences. Please scroll down to see the extensive list of topics on which I can present and view a handful of the presentations I’ve done this past year. For a more extensive list of my public speaking engagement or to schedule me for your next conference, workshop, parent program, student assembly or community event, please call or email me to inquire about fees, availability, and programming,

    I look forward to hearing from you.

    Topics for Parent Audiences:

    • Affluence and Entitlement
    • Anxiety
    • Body Image & Self Esteem
    • Healthy Teen Relationships
    • Helicopter Parenting – “Loving Our Children TOO Much”
    • Mental Health
    • Mother-Daughter Bond
    • Parent-Child Communication
    • Resilience
    • Self Care
    • Sexual Health
    • Social Media
    • Stress Management and Mindfulness
    • Suicide Prevention
    • Transition to High School
    • Transition to Middle School

    Counselor and Teacher Workshops and Trainings:

    • Anxiety
    • Body Image and Self Esteem
    • Bullying
    • Depression
    • Mental Health
    • Self Care
    • Sexual Health
    • Social Media
    • Suicide Prevention

    Topics for Students

    • Anxiety
    • Body Image and Self Esteem
    • Bullying
    • Communication
    • Healthy Teen Relationships
    • Mental Health Conversations
    • Peer Pressure
    • Problem Solving and Decision Making
    • Prom Safety
    • Sexual Health
    • Social Media
    • Stress Management
    • Suicide Prevention
    • Suicide Prevention
    • Transition to High School
    • Transition to Middle School

    Audio and Video Presentation links

    3/27/20
    Video Interview with Jacquelyn Ekern, LPC, Founder and President of Eating Disorder Hope
    http://www.eatingdisorderhope.com/
    Supporting the recent publication of By Their Side by Lara Lyn Bell
    Video interview link: https://youtu.be/PYBYpnmQTh4

    3/2/20
    Podcast: Divorce Done Well
    Episode 21
    Podcast link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-21-there-one-where-we-bring-actual-expert-on/id1460610694?i=1000467574098

    11/16/17
    “The Digital Mask – Sexting and Cyberbullying”
    One Life Radio
    Live radio broadcast on 1190 AM iHeart Radio
    Click the link below to listen to my segment beginning at 39:40:
    https://www.oneliferadio.com/nov-16th-2017-vaccines-autism-cyber-bullying

    Speaking Engagements

    11/19/20 (Virtual)
    “Raising Resilient Children in Trying Times”
    Sparks Elementary PTA

    10/28/20 (Virtual)
    “Is This Normal: Knowing When Your Child Is In Crisis”
    YMSL

    10/25/20 (Virtual)
    “You’ve Got This! Breaking Free from Anxiety and Worry” (Ticktocker meeting)
    Texas Sage NCL- Houston

    10/23/20
    “Self Care Isn’t Selfish”
    Oakhill Academy Staff Meeting

    10/19/20 (Virtual)
    Difficult Conversations
    YMSL

    10/18/20 (Virtual)
    “Managing Anxiety In the Face of Our New Normal” (Joint Meeting)
    Cherry Blossom NCL Chapter (N. Virginia)

    10/8/20 (Virtual)
    “Fostering Resilience at Every Age”
    Conference Presenter – National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference

    9/15/20 (Virtual)
    “Stress Free Renetry”
    HPISD MIS/HPMS PTA

    9/10/20 (Virtual)
    “Anxiety in the Face of Our New Normal”(Patroness meeting)
    Texas Sage NCL – Houston

    8/26/20 (Virtual)
    Mother-Daughter Bond
    Flower Mound NCL

    8/23/20 (Virtual)
    Mother-Daughter Bond
    Frisco NCL

    8/12/20
    Social media

    6/4/20
    Webinar with Knowing Up – Sami Halvorsen
    Anxious Parents Raising Anxious Teens

    2/21/20
    Keynote Speaker
    “Fostering Resilience in High-Risk Youth”
    TACSAP

    2/19/20
    “Roots to Grow Wings to Fly”
    YMSL Flower Mound

    2/14/20
    “Fostering Resilience In a Privileged Culture”
    Accenture Corporation (POWER)

    1/27/20
    “Raising Resilient Children to Maximize Success and Happiness”
    Prairie Creek Elementary

    1/14/20
    “Raising Children to Excel In a Privileged Culture”
    Bledsoe Elementary

    12/10/19
    “Holiday Stress and Self-Care”
    Executive Women’s International

    10/28/19
    “Finding the Right Words – Having Difficult Mental Health Conversations with People You Care About”
    Southern Methodist University Delta Delta Delta Sorority

    10/25/19
    Teacher In-Service Training
    “Using Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom”
    Lakehill Preparatory

    10/24/19
    “Difficult and Shame-Free Sexual Health Conversations with Our Children”
    Greenhill School

    10/23/19
    “Empathy and Boundaries”
    Lakehill Preparatory

    10/20/19
    “Teen Friendships – The Golden Rule”
    National Charity League (NCL) – Park Cities Chapter

    10/16/19
    Keynote Speaker
    University of Texas at Dallas
    Disability Awareness Summit
    “Finding the Right Words – Conversations Around Mental Health”

    10/7/19
    “Finding the Right Words – Having Difficult Mental Health Conversations With People You Care About”
    Southern Methodist University Chi Omega Sorority

    9/10/19
    “The Cost of Compassion”
    Changes McKinney

    9/7/19
    “Self Care is Not Selfish”
    Just Breathe Anxiety Workshop

    4/23/19
    “Self Harm’
    Lakehill Preparatory School

    4/16/19
    “Raising Children to Excel In a Privileged Culture”
    Heritage Middle School PTA

    3/28/19
    “Roots to Grow Wings to Fly”
    Shelton Senior Lunch (Parents and Students)

    3/24/19
    “Relationship Goals”
    NCL Heart of Dallas (Ticktockers)

    1/22/19
    KEYNOTE SPEAKER
    “Learning to Fly – Positive Parenting Tools to Enrich the Parent-Child Relationship”
    Allen ISD Parent University