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Training & Consultation


Enliven Psychotherapy offers training and consultation for schools, mental health organizations, residential and day treatment centers, religious organizations, artistic organizations, and professional conferences. 

Topics include...

• Safe and Supportive School Environments
     - Addressing peer aggression (bullying)
     - Managing faculty conflict
     - Managing student conflict
     - Recovering from community trauma/grief

• Adolescent Development
     - Addressing chemical misuse in adolescents 
     - Engaging with at-risk adolescents 
     - Supporting healthy sexuality in adolescents                  

• Trauma-Informed Care  
     - Utilizing creative arts therapies
     - Applying trauma treatments for persons with disabilities
     - Exploring animal assisted therapy techniques 

• Intersection of the Arts and Mental Health
     - Cultivating safe and supportive artistic environments
     - Incorporating mental health themes into artistic endeavors 
     - Integrating persons with disabilities into artistic endeavors  

• Chemical Misuse in Adolescents
• Chemical Misuse in Adolescents
"How do you tame a wild bull? You give it a full pasture."          ~ Unknown
Organizations served...

• Mayo Clinic Regional Arts Symposium (Rochester, MN)             
• North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (San Diego, CA)               
• International Fragile X Conference (San Antonio, TX)
• Catholic Charities (St. Cloud, MN)                     
• Adler Graduate School (Richfield, MN)            
• Saint Paul Public Schools                                       
• North Dakota Juvenile Justice Conference (Grand Forks, ND)
• PFLAG Conference (St. Paul, MN)
• youthrive (St. Paul, MN)                                     
• St. John's Lutheran Church (Northfield, MN)  
• Minnesota Council of Child Caring Agencies (St. Cloud, MN)
• Omegon of Minnesota (Minnetonka, MN)      
• Scott County Education District of Minnesota
• Artistry Theater                                                   
• School Nurse Organization of Minnesota 
• Invigorate Life Counseling   
• Gaia Democratic School                             
• The American Association of University Women
• Intermediate School District 287                     
• Youth Intervention Programs Association                              
• Jewish Family & Children's Service of Minneapolis
• Headway Day Treatment                                  
• Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health 
• mnAdopt                                                     
• Minnesota Association for Marriage and Family Therapy 
• History Theater of Minnesota           
• Midwest Family Equality Conference 
• Wilder Foundation                          
• Mentoring Partnerships of Minnesota 
• The Link                                  
• Temple Israel (Minneapolis, MN)                    
• Minnesota Alliance for Youth Conference                                                                              
• Opportunity Neighborhood                              
• St. Paul Jewish Community Center
• Highview Alternative School         
• University of Minnesota - Duluth 
• Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (Rochester, MN)
• Sabes Jewish Community Center (St. Louis Park, MN)
"We are all connected; To each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe atomically."          ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
           
Testimonials

"Excellent presentation! He did a great job of handling difficult questions and comments from the audience."

"Great material! Great film! Awesome speaker!"

"He was amazing. Really informative, made me think, and I feel empowered to do this work in the future."

"So powerful! It helped me to understand what is happening inside of me right now."

"Very poignant and effective in reflecting information about adolescence 
and mental illness."

"A unique presentation and discussion that invokes a lot of great 
thoughts and different ways of thinking about what we think we know about teens, mental health, and diagnoses."

"Best presentation at this whole conference."

"Loved the [educational] film! Nice to hear the teen perspective. Information was 
presented in a new, non-traditional, and different way."

"Very interesting presentation. Was able to think about things at 
a new and creative perspective."

"It totally hit on the head of what my students are like."
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