Therapy Thursday

We provide education & functional skills to shift workplace dynamics to include acceptance for mental health in work environments, including individual & group needs & support from and between leadership.

Apex Consulting

Jessi Wild and Kelli Payne of Apex Consulting are licensed clinicians working to create bigger impact through group training, addressing mental health in the workplace to improve career satisfaction and improved job performance.

Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

Session 1 | 9:00am - 10:00am

We provide education & functional skills to shift workplace dynamics to include acceptance for mental health in work environments, including individual & group needs & support from and between leadership.

An experimental exploration on the parts of a healer/helper that often get lost or neglected along the way

Ashley Hampton

Ashley is the Co-founder and Clinical Director of Hampton House Counseling, a counseling practice dedicated to serving individuals from the LGBTQIA* and BIPOC community.

Returning Home, Remembering Pieces of You

Session 2 | 10:15am - 11:15am

An experimental exploration on the parts of a healer/helper that often get lost or neglected along the way

The Meet & Greet is an opportunity for you to have one-on-one time with a Summit Presenter/Day 7 Provider and discuss the field of Self-Care highlighted that day.

Day 7 Presenters

Do you have personal questions about Self-Care? Ask the experts!

With your in-person ticket purchase, you receive access to sign up for our Day 7 Provider Meet and Greet!*

*Meet and Greet sessions are first come, first serve

Meet & Greet 1

11:20am - 11:50am

The Meet & Greet is an opportunity for you to have one-on-one time with a Summit Presenter/Day 7 Provider and discuss the field of Self-Care highlighted that day.

Providing care and services to people in our communities is complex work that often takes a toll on us as individuals and on our organizations. This session will discuss possible impacts of stress and trauma related to our work and the subsequent importance of self-care. Participants will explore individualized self-care practices, the ways that they may mitigate the effects of trauma exposure, and their contextual limitations.

Maria Michonski (she/her)

Maria Michonski is the newest member of the training team at the Sexual Assault Center, and specializes in areas of training related to: prevention in LGBTQIA+ communities, prevention and substance use, prevention in higher education settings, and prevention in religious communities, while enjoying all of our training content areas, including provider self-care, vicarious trauma, 101 trainings, etc. She was born and raised in the Nashville area, and has a Master’s in Divinity from Vanderbilt Divinity School.

Exploring Vicarious Trauma & Self-Care

Session 3 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Providing care and services to people in our communities is complex work that often takes a toll on us as individuals and on our organizations. This session will discuss possible impacts of stress and trauma related to our work and the subsequent importance of self-care. Participants will explore individualized self-care practices, the ways that they may mitigate the effects of trauma exposure, and their contextual limitations.

We will learn some simple practical tools to manage personal media/phone/screens. We will discuss deep work and how creative, productive, meaningful work is beneficial to mental health. And we will explore the importance of digital boundaries on quality of life, work and relationships.

Jenny Black

Jenny is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has received training in trauma, brainspotting, solution-focused therapy, emotionally focused therapy, art therapy and internal family systems.

Media Stress, Burnout and Trauma

Session 4 | 2:15pm - 3:15pm

We will learn some simple practical tools to manage personal media/phone/screens. We will discuss deep work and how creative, productive, meaningful work is beneficial to mental health. And we will explore the importance of digital boundaries on quality of life, work and relationships.

The Meet & Greet is an opportunity for you to have one-on-one time with a Summit Presenter/Day 7 Provider and discuss the field of Self-Care highlighted that day.

Day 7 Presenters

Do you have personal questions about Self-Care? Ask the experts!

With your in-person ticket purchase, you receive access to sign up for our Day 7 Provider Meet and Greet!*

*Meet and Greet sessions are first come, first serve

Meet & Greet 2

3:20pm - 3:50pm

The Meet & Greet is an opportunity for you to have one-on-one time with a Summit Presenter/Day 7 Provider and discuss the field of Self-Care highlighted that day.