Sat, May 20|
The Neighborhood Place
From Surviving to Thriving: Empowering Mental Health, Recovery and Wellness
Time & Location
May 20, 2023, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
The Neighborhood Place , 3014 Rivas St, San Antonio, TX 78228, USA
About the event
"Surviving to Thriving: A Conference, Empowering Mental Health, Recovery and Wellness" is a transformative event that prioritizes mental health and wellness. This conference is geared towards equipping participants with the necessary knowledge and resources to transition from a state of mere survival to thriving. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from mental health experts, share their experiences, and connect with others who are on the path to recovery and wellness. Through engaging and informative sessions, participants will learn about the latest research and best practices in mental health care, as well as practical tools and resources to promote healing and well-being. The conference will include a captivating keynote speaker, panel on workplace burnout and informative breakout sessions. Participants will leave the conference feeling empowered, inspired, and equipped with practical strategies to enhance their mental health and well-being.
Please read the informaiton below and decide which breakout session is best suitable for you:
Exploring the Mind-Body Connection: A Somatic Healing Breakout Session
During this somatic healing breakout session, participants will learn about the mind-body connection, how emotions can be stored in the body, and how somatic healing can be used to promote physical and emotional well-being. Participants will engage in various activities, such as guided meditations, breathing exercises, body awareness exercises, and movement. These activities are designed to help participants connect with their bodies and release physical tension, emotional blockages, and trauma.
Self Exploration Through Art Intervention Breakout Session
During this self-exploration through art intervention breakout session, participants will engage in a “ SoulCollage® ” art-making activity designed to help them explore their emotions, thoughts, and experiences. SoulCollage® is an expressive arts practice done individually or in community. Founded by Seena B. Frost, the method develops creativity and intuition, encourages self-discovery, and provides personal guidance. The art therapist leading the session will encourage participants to reconnect with their inner selves and regain a sense of purpose and meaning. This can be particularly helpful for individuals experiencing burnout, who may feel disconnected from their work, relationships, and personal goals.
Identify & Overcome: Strategies for Burnout Recovery
During this strategy for burnout breakout session, participants will learn practical strategies to identify and overcome burnout, including mindfulness techniques, self-care planning, and resilience building. Participants will gain an understanding of the signs and symptoms of burnout and its impact on mental, emotional, and physical health. Through interactive activities and discussions, participants will leave with a personalized self-care plan and resilience plan, empowering them to prioritize their well-being and prevent future burnout.
LENS Neurofeedback is a type of therapy that uses gentle electromagnetic signals to help regulate the brain's activity. By doing this, it can help improve symptoms related to conditions like anxiety, depression, ADHD, and traumatic brain injury.
During this LENS Neurofeedback breakout session, a certified professional will place small sensors on your head to measure your brain's electrical activity. Then, they will use a device to send gentle signals to your brain that help it regulate itself. The treatment is painless and doesn't involve any needles or invasive procedures.
LENS Neurofeedback is a safe and effective way to improve symptoms related to various conditions, and it can be a helpful addition to traditional medical care.
FREE -General Admission$0.00