Speaker Services

Cornerstone therapists are passionate about what we do!  We love to speak to the community, raising awareness on current issues and on specific topics that your organization is interested in.  "Ready-to-Go" presentations are listed below. We are also way happy to prepare a presentation tailored to your specific needs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helicopter Parenting 101

Jennifer Vann, LMFT

Learn how to avoid becoming a meme in the parenting game.  Designed for parents of kids aged 2-25, learn what helicopter parenting is really all about and strategies to help you grow and launch thriving kids!  This presentation can be focused on a particular age group or span birth-launch for more diverse groups.

 

 

 

 

How to talk with children about death and illness

​Shirley Shani Ben-Zvi, MFT Intern

One of the questions asked by parents of young children who face loss, death or illness, is "how do I present it to my child?".This interactive presentation will combine some basic foundations for communicating these hard issues to children, as well as a Q & A part.

Parenting in the age of Social Media: Insight into the world of social media and how parents can best support their teen

Edna Abney, LAMFT

Long gone is the age of newspapers, home phone, and USPS as primary means of interacting with other people across the world. The current age of social media can connect millions of people instantly. Although as parents we would often love to throw our children's electronic devices out the window this presentation will challenge you to take a different approach to this new social era. This presentation is designed to provide parents with insight into the captivating world of internet communication, while also providing tips to help support teens in utilizing social media safely and healthily. 

 

Preparing Your Middler: What to know about your 10-15-year-old

Jennifer Vann, LMFT

One of the questions asked by parents of young children who face loss, death or illness, is "how do I present it to my child?".
This interactive presentation will combine some basic foundations for communicating these hard issues to children, as well as a Q & A part.

 

How to support a friend who is grieving

Shirley Shani Ben-Zvi, MFT Intern

When someone close to us is grieving, we often feel sudden awkwardness in the relationship, torn between wanting to give them space and wanting to be there, between wanting to help and our helplessness facing death. This interactive presentation will combine some ideas of how we can support grievers as well as the origin of sudden discomfort in supporting our loved ones.

 

I am Enough: Accepting and Appreciating who you are indivdually in a world of Social Networking

Edna Abney, LAMFT

We could all spend countless hours scrolling Instagram, coveting over celebrity photos and scrutinizing socially unacceptable post. Social media can sometimes become so captivating that we begin to compare our own lives to those we see on our social networks. This presentation is designed to promote individualism and self-compassion in teens who struggle with social media and acceptance. 

Building Strong Families: 6 Characteristics of thriving families 

​Jennifer Vann, LMFT

Parents are often bombarded with an overload of all of the “right” ways to parent when the day to day can seem exhausting.  This uplifting presentation reviews 6 characteristics of successful families all over the world and helps parents turn down the white noise to focus on what really matters in raising a family.  Researched based.

 

 


 


 

Honor and Respect: Dating God's Way 

Calli Cruz, LMFT

Scripture is used throughout the presentation and it challenges teens to consider what it looks like to date from a Christian perspective. 

 

This presentation is geared towards adolescents who are beginning to date.  It’s short so it could be done during a Wednesday night session or I have presented it in Sunday School class. It’s also interactive there’s a quiz and some discussion question. The premise of this this workshop is to assist teens in thinking through how to honor and respect themselves, others, and most importantly God as they begin their dating journey.

 
 
 

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