Mental Health Education Series

Mental Health Education Series
Meeting at 7 pm on the 4th Tuesday of the month in Room 158

July 28 Topic: “Fear and Trembling: An Anxiety Management Workshop” with featured guest speakers:

Thomas Barker M.S., LCMHC-A, NCC
Tom received his Master’s of Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He completed his clinical internship in Wake Forest University’s College Counseling Center. He completed his Bachelor’s degree from UNC Chapel Hill, double majoring in Communications and Psychology. In practice, Tom focuses on co-creating a space in which clients feel heard and comfortable working on themselves. This is intended to stand in opposition to the many forces in society that discourage listening and ferment chaos in our lives. Tom works with college students, adults, and adolescents. He is particularly interested in working with persons with physical disabilities/chronic illness. His therapeutic style draws from Person-Centered, Adlerian, ACT, DBT, CBT, and Narrative theories. Tom is experienced working with depression/anxiety, trauma, career concerns, relationship issues, grief/loss, cultural concerns, and adjustment disorders.

Dr. Sharon Adams, D. Min, M.S., LCMHC
Sharon received her Associate of Arts Degree from Sandhills Community College. She earned her Bachelors of Art from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sharon completed her Master of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Drew University School of Theology. She received her Master of Science In Rehabilitation Counseling degree from Winston Salem State University in 2015. Sharon works with adults, adolescents and couples, and persons with disabilities. anxiety, depression, ADHD, career concerns, relationship issues, cultural concerns, and grief and loss. She has experience in school-based therapy, In-home intensive (Team Lead), and Family-Centered Therapy.

Elizabeth Minton M.A., LCSW-A
Liz Minton, M.A., LCSW-A received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University. She went on to earn her Master’s degree in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington. Liz has a background in providing case management for individuals with IDD, Crisis Intervention, and working with children on the autism spectrum in a school setting. Liz currently works with children, teens, and adults. Her primary areas of specialty include anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorder, and ADHD. Additionally, due to her time working with a crisis intervention team Liz has experience working with individuals with severe depression and suicidal ideation.

April 26 – Healthy Boundaries: What do boundaries have to do with Mental Health?
May 24 – Stigma & Shame
June 28 – Bipolar
July 26 – Anxiety
August 23 – Power of Empathetic Listening with Jennie Hopper
September 27 – Addiction: The Addictive Brain and How it Works
October – Depression

January 24 – Eating Disorders
February 28 – PTSD
March 28 – Suicide
April 25 – Childhood & Adolescent Mental Health Issues

Visit the Hope for Minds & Hearts group page to learn about more opportunities for connection and education.


Jul 26, 2022


7:00 pm


Room 158
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