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Integrate for Life: Connecting the Heart, Mind, Soul, and Body 2018

Cornerstone Vision Counseling & Psychological Services

Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 3:15 PM (EDT)

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Connecting the Heart, Mind, Soul, and Body

A One Day Conference Provided by Area Mental Health Professionals.

The Integrate for Life Conference is designed for individuals and families in our churches and community.  We will teach practical ways to help people find healing and hope as they face the stresses and hurts in their lives and relationships.

We will provide tools to live a more healthy, balanced life spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically.  There will be two main speakers, as well as a variety of workshops to choose from.

7:15-8:00 - Registration

8:00-9:00 - Keynote

9:15-10:15 - 1st Breakout

10:30-11:30 - 2nd Breakout

11:30-12:45 – Lunch

12:45-1:45 – 3rd Breakout

2:00-3:00 – Keynote

3:00-3:15 Closing

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Keynotes:  Dr. Peter Jakacki & Dr. Gregory Sowles

Dr. Jakacki will discuss foundational brain and central nervous system physiology and introduce the concept of personalized treatment of mood and thought processes disorders based upon a person's genetics.  He and Dr. Sowles will discuss various integrative and natural treatments that may be utilized to optimize psychological health, as well as the clinical application of specific genotype testing to various psychological disorders and satiety.  They will address the effects of diet, lifestyle and nutrition on brain and nervous system health which subsequently expands to affect multiple other areas of health.

1. Suicide Prevention Rick Leone, LCSW

2. Breaking out of the bondage of over-control in marital relationships Dr. Robert Heck

3. Same-Sex Attraction/Homosexuality: Walk a Mile in Their Shoes Beth Pictor, LMHCA

4. Same-Sex Attraction/Homosexuality:  A Gracious Response Beth Pictor, LMHCA

5. Boundaries in Relationships Dr. Jerry Davis

6. Nutritional Deficiency: Hype or Reality? Exploring options and utilizing diagnostic tools and
lab testing on Micronutrients, MTHFR, and beyond Dr. Jennifer Nunnally

7. The Dance of Marriage: New Steps to Understanding and Collaboration Nancy Williams, LMHC

8. Making the Connection: Understanding how Social Media is Changing Relationships Dr. Tanner Babb

9. Refreshed or Stressed?- Harnessing awareness to live well in a chaotic world Veronica Brocher, LMHCA

10. Aging, Dementia and Living Forward Dr. Gregory Sowles

11. Brain Health: Moving Beyond Epigenetics of the Integrated-Self into a thriving life. Dr. Gregory Sowles

12. Connecting With Kids: Parenting Towards Secure Attachment Mary Lisa Barta, MS, LMFT

13. Forgiveness: Letting loose the bondage of living a wounded lifestyle Reverend Harold Graham, BS

14. Emotional Freedom Techniques: EFT to Relieve Distress and Trauma Responses Nadine De Santo, Ed.S.

15. Out of the Ashes: How the Holocaust Birthed the Feuerstein Program and its Applications Today Jeanne Zehr

16. Burnout: Under the Broom Tree Don Williams

17. Living Well with Chronic Pain: Susan Reusser LCSW

18. There's NO SUCH THING as a Superman (woman) Cape - How to Really Care for Yourself Catherine Jantzen, MS, LMHC  

SPEAKERS

 Dr. Gregory Sowles

Bio: Dr. Sowles has served as a neuropsychologist for some 25 plus years with the goal of integrating between the fields of psychology and neurology - looking at the intellectual, emotional and physical conditions we view as what goes on in our brain. His early Bible College training was really the very 'Genesis' of his own journey as a health provider. Those experiences revealed that vibrant living comes through our spirituality being integrated into everything we do daily. His presentation will be centered on integrating these truths to help you achieve and maintain vibrancy in your life. 

Workshop #1

Aging, Dementia and Living Forward

As a large part of the US society increases toward older age, people want to maintain their quality of life. As everyone ages and we live longer, the potential for cognitive disorder increases, so maintaining brain health is a growing need. You will be encouraged as this workshop is focused on understanding what impacts your brain health and how to maximize it.

Objectives:     

What are the forms and signs of Dementia?    

Understanding how aging and Dementia are tied together.   

Discovering key ways to maximize brain health and the quality of life.

Workshop #2

Brain Health: Moving Beyond Epigenetics of the Integrated-Self into a thriving life.

Why Epigenetics can reveal how things work inside our amazing cells, the need is to know how to influence those cells to maximize health. Our workshop will focus on how to emerge from cellular, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual chaos into the hope and peace that passes understanding.

Objectives:

     Understand how Epigenetics reveals what is going on outside of us.

    Learn how to implement new ways of thinking and talking that impact what is inside us.

     Move from chaos to Peace personally and relationally.

Nadine De Santo, Ed.S.  

"Emotional Freedom Techniques: EFT to Relieve Distress and Trauma Responses"

Nadine DeSanto Ed.S., School Psychologist since 1980, has presented seminars on parenting children with challenging temperament/personality traits and behavior. In the last ten years, she has presented Emotional Freedom Techniques/EFT to school and community counselors, students, mental health workers, first responders, also international groups of psychiatrists and psychologists seeking drug-free interventions for their clients.

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is a drug-free, self-help technique that can relieve anything from minor stress and upset, to panic attacks, debilitating grief, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, migraine headaches, fibromyalgia, and many other emotional and physical pains. Even lifelong issues can be resolved, often very quickly. Learn how to use EFT to relieve extreme sadness, anxiety, phobias, and anger, plus many physical/health issues associated with emotional distress and traumas. All ages, including young children, frequently can get relief from traumatic experiences in minutes rather than months.

Reverend Harold Graham, BS

"Forgiveness: Letting loose the bondage of living a wounded lifestyle."

Rev. Harold Graham bs. Has taught over 5, 000 people and assisted many of them in the process of interpersonal forgiveness over the last twenty-six years.  This seminar will answer four questions; 1. How did I get hurt?  2. Why should I forgive?  3. What is forgiveness?  4.  How do I forgive?   This teaching has assisted many in letting loose the bondage of living a wounded lifestyle.

Rev. Graham is married to Becky for 45 years, a Taylor University grad, ordained in the Missionary Church with fifteen years of service at Fellowship Missionary Church and eight years with  LifeWater Community Church and now is the Chaplain at Pierceton Woods Academy for Lifeline Youth and Family Services. 

Don Williams 

Don Williams

Title: “Under the Broom Tree”

Objectives: Burnout can manifest in various ways in the course of the ministry of the care of souls. Recognizing the signs of burnout, responding to those signs in a healthy manner, and becoming proactive about self-care are three critical components of addressing this common experience. 

 

Biography: Don Williams currently serves as the Senior Pastor of First Missionary Church where he has been for the last five years and is ordained with the Missionary Church USA. Prior to coming to Berne, Don served as Senior Associate Pastor of First Assembly of God Christian Center in Fort Wayne, IN for 20 years. In addition to pastoral ministry, Don has been an adjunct instructor with Taylor University, Southwestern Assemblies of God University, and Sofia Pentecostal Bible College in Sofia, Bulgaria.  A native of Fort Wayne, Don attended Fort Wayne Christian Schools where he graduated in 1981. In 2007, Don received his Doctor of Ministry in Spiritual Formation from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY. Previously he had earned a Master of Divinity from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (1989) and a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies (1985) from Central Bible College, both in Springfield, MO.  Don has been married to his wife Nancy for 32 years, and has three young adult children Landon, Makinsey, and Lyndsie.  Don enjoys outdoor activities such as fly fishing, hunting, and archery. He is an avid coffee drinker, reader, and especially enjoys authors such as Allan W. Eckert, Patrick O’Brian, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Leo Tolstoy among others. He enjoys anything that allows him to spend time relaxing with his family and lives his life grateful for the grace of God.

 

Susan Reusser, LCSW

a. Susan Reusser, LCSW has a BA in Social Work from Oral Roberts University.  She earned her MSW from the University of Kansas in 1986.  Her MSW internship was in family therapy at a satellite of the Menninger Foundation. She has worked with children and families, individuals with addictions, hospital patients, and people with serious mental illness.  She is the former clinical director of Cross Connections, a Christian counseling agency.  Her most recent position was in  Primary Care Mental Health Integration at the VA in Ft. Wayne.  She has a great interest in wellness interaction of the body, mind, and spirit.  She is the wife of a Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and mother to four amazing adults (who have not yet given her any grandchildren).  Susan and her husband, Hugh, have recently retired to the country with Rosco, the recalcitrant mutt and are looking for their next adventure.  

b. Workshop Title: Living Well with Chronic Pain

c. Workshop Abstract/Objectives: The development of pain treatment in the United States,
Different types of pain, The concept of chronic pain as a learned neural pathway, The potential
benefits and costs of pain medication use, Non-pharmacological approaches to pain
management, The role of communication and personal advocacy in pain management, Self-
management for pain reduction and increased quality of life, Personal behaviors and beliefs that
promote or decrease pain and its impact on life

  Mary Lisa Barta, MS, LMFT

"Connecting With Kids: Parenting Towards Secure Attachment"

Mary Lisa Barta had an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Carolina with 16 years of teaching experience before earning her Master’s degree in Counseling from Indiana Fort Wayne in 2008. Mary Lisa provides counseling services to children, couples, and individual adults at CornerstoneVision Counseling and Psychological Services. Mary Lisa and her husband, Don, have four grown children and 14 grandchildren and enjoy time spent with family and friends, and traveling.

Mary Lisa Barta will be providing parenting strategies that promote a secure attachment and foster personal responsibility in children.  

Catherine Jantzen, MS, LMHC There's NO SUCH THING as a Superman (woman) Cape - How to Really Care for Yourself

As a licensed mental health counselor and owner of Catherine Jantzen, LLC counseling agency based in Fort
Wayne, Cathy is passionate about partnering with struggling people to help them find hope and much-needed
peace as they face life’s challenges. The former administrative director and lead therapist of a non-profit
counseling agency, Catherine holds a master’s degree from the University of Saint Francis in Mental Health
Counseling, and a BS in Audiology and Speech Sciences from Purdue University. She has provided intern
supervision as an adjunct professor at Huntington University. A graduate of Leadership Whitley County, she
is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, and currently heads the education
committee for the Fellowship of Christian Counselors. Catherine has spoken to large audiences at
conferences, provided multiple workshops and seminars to smaller groups, and been interviewed on radio and
television. Her varied range of personal experiences – from the boardroom to the laundry room – has
prepared her to speak frankly and personally to any group. You may find out more about Cathy and Catherine
Jantzen, LLC by going to her website at catherinejantzen.org.

Workshop Title: There's NO SUCH THING as a Superman (woman) Cape - How to Really Care for Yourself . Workshop Objectives: We all wear Superman or Superwoman Capes - some of them are long and full, others of them are shorter and don't get wrapped around us as tightly. Either way, our super capes are a figment of our imagination. While we’d like to believe that we’re invincible, that we can care for others in every way without slowing down, and without consequence, this is a lie. This workshop is designed to help you shed your (non-existent) cape by Identifying the physical and mental/emotional symptoms of over-do, Teaching both the long and short-term effects of poor self-care, Teaching practical ways to care for yourself, This workshop is for those who know they need it the most, and for those who think they need it the least.

Rick Leone, LCSW

Bio:  Fr. Richard V. Leone has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 25 years, as well as a Master Addictions Counselor, a Rapid Resolution Practitioner, and an Anglican priest.  Rick has also been trained in ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) and QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) suicide prevention programs.  He has worked in the areas of Addiction, Hospice, Community Mental Health, and Grief work.  Rick has taught at IPFW, Ivy Tech and was a faculty member at Huntington University.  He currently is the Clinical Director of the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission.  Rick has been married to Diane for 27 years, and together they have five children.

Title of Workshop:  Suicide Prevention

Workshop Objectives: 1. Recognize someone at risk for suicide, 2. Demonstrate increased knowledge of intervention skills, 3. Describe knowledge of referral resources and how to refer to someone to help.

Dr. Robert Heck

Title of Workshop:  Breaking out of the bondage of over-control in marital relationships

 Workshop Objectives:  1) helping the "controlled one" to develop the strength to find their voice and establish boundaries, 2) helping the "controller" to surrender their need for control, 3) understanding the role of anxiety in the development of the over-control dynamic

Beth Pictor, LMHCA

Bio: MA in counseling, LMHCA, LMHC candidate,  Therapist at Crosswinds in Ft. Wayne for 2 years, BS in Therapeutic Recreation, 10 years experience at PBH,  Campus Life Director 3 years,  Public Speaker, providing education regarding SSA, Homosexuality, Gender Identity needs and concerns, and the church response to those with SSA, homosexuals, transgendered and their families,  Married to husband Jeff for 21 years, 2 children Noah 19 and Rachel 16, Passion: Educating the church community regarding the homosexual journey through public speaking; Counseling those who experience same-sex attraction, transgender, and their families/loved ones.

 Workshop Title & Objectives 1:  "Walk a Mile in Their Shoes"- This interactive session will facilitate an understanding of the homosexual struggle and pain. Those who attend will grow in compassion for those who have same-sex attraction as they hear about possible influences of SSA, the SSA spectrum, challenges faced by those who experience SSA, and personal SSA testimony. 

 Workshop Title & Objectives 2.: "A Gracious Response"-  During this interactive session, attendees will gain an understanding of the possible needs of those who experience same-sex attraction, and the needs of parents and loved ones of those who have SSA. Those who attend will have the opportunity to process how the church, family, and friends of those with SSA may graciously respond to these needs in biblical love and truth.

Dr. Jerry Davis

 Bio: Dr. Jerry Davis has degrees in Bible, Counselor Education (Masters and Doctorate), he is a 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, and Mental Health Counselor. His current role is Clinical Programs Manager at Parkview Behavioral Health.  He has 35 years of outpatient therapy experience, 23 years of directing graduate counseling programs, teaching and supervising at Indiana Wesleyan University and Huntington University.  Dr. Davis is a frequent presenter at local, regional, and national conferences and frequent presenter/facilitator at marriage retreats and men's conferences.  His research interests include psychodynamic psychotherapy, personality disorders, the integration of Christian faith and counseling, and the practice of the spiritual disciplines.  He has been married for 41 years, has three grown children and 13 grandchildren.

 Workshop Title:  Boundaries in Relationships

Workshop Objectives:  As a result of this seminar participants will: Learn about the concept of boundaries and why it is crucial to relationships, Learn the difference between healthy and unhealthy boundaries, Learn how to set boundaries and practice setting boundaries

   Dr.  Jennifer Nunnally

 Bio: Dr. Jennifer Nunnally, also known as Doc Jen to many, is an accomplished Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified in Clinical Neurology, and specializes in Neurobehavioral Disorders of Childhood, Pediatrics, Functional Nutritional Testing, Craniosacral Therapy, and Sports Medicine.  You may know her from her professional sports involvement with the Central American Games, The Gold Cup, Fort Wayne Freedom, or Fort Wayne Derby Girls, but you may not know that her passion for children brings patients from as far away as Ohio and Michigan to consult and find solutions for children with SPD, ADHD, and ASD Spectrum challenges. Her practice focuses on the trifecta of orthopedic and neurological evaluation and diagnosis, advanced functional nutritional testing/consultation, and functional rehabilitation.  Her office uses cutting edge technology such as full body vibration along with individualized therapy to help customize each child's treatment plan. She also sees many medical referrals weekly for lip tie and tongue tie post-surgical procedure and bodywork, along with other MTHFR related issues.  Dr. Nunnally's journey with Neurobehavioral Disorders began with her son in 2002, when a difficult birth continued with cranial misalignments, ADHD, and special nutritional considerations.  After leaving group practice and start her own practice in 2010, Hoosier Sports & Chiropractic has become one of the premier facilities to aid families in finding solutions to these challenges in northern Indiana. At this conference, Dr. Nunnally will be discussing how to identify nutritional deficiencies and lab testing options to help your family efficiently evaluate the best place to start and navigate your child's nutritional challenges for optimal brain health and body balance.

Workshop Title: Nutritional Deficiency:  Hype or Reality? Exploring options and utilizing diagnostic tools and lab testing on Micronutrients, MTHFR, and beyond.

Workshop Objectives:  1. To understand the role of nutrients and how the body does (or doesn't) process them, their role in mental and physical health, and how to achieve balance/homeostasis, 2. To know where to start and navigate lab testing options, 3. To formulate a nutritional success plan for your child's individual needs and health goals.

 Nancy Williams, LMHC

Bio: Nancy L. Williams is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for Cornerstone Vision Counseling with offices in Fort Wayne and Berne IN. Nancy has practiced as a licensed therapist for families and individuals in the northeast Indiana region for 25 years. She has also served as the director for women’s ministries and support group ministries in her previous role as a staff member of First Assembly of God Christian Center in Fort Wayne, IN. Nancy is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. Along with her work in marriage and family enrichment, Nancy has also been an instructor at the Sofia Pentecostal Bible College, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, and the Indiana School of Ministry of the Indiana District Assemblies of God. In 2012, Nancy founded Core Dynamics, a consulting service for organizations seeking to strengthen the relational and team dynamics their employees and team members. Core Dynamics serves companies, ministries, and organizations throughout the northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. Nancy has been married to her husband Don for thirty-one years and is a mom to three: Landon, 25, Makinsey, 24, and Lyndsie 24.

 Workshop Title: The Dance of Marriage: New Steps to Understanding and Collaboration

 Workshop Objectives: Just like every person has a unique DNA, every relationship does as well. Discover the steps that contribute to a healthy DNA in marriage relationships. This workshop will equip you to address the cycle of fears that often cause couples to engage in what is known as "the fear dance." You'll receive tools that will help you guide couples into learning new steps that promote understanding and a deeper sense of cooperation.

  Dr. Tanner Babb

 Bio: Dr. Tanner Babb, LMFTA, teaches in the undergraduate department of psychology as well as in the Huntington University Graduate School.  Dr. Babb also serves as the Associate Academic Dean at Huntington University. Before teaching, he worked for the Bowen Center in Huntington, Ind. for three years as a child and adolescent case manager and as a marriage and family therapist. Tanner earned his B.A. degree in psychology from Huntington University and his M.S. degree in Education with a focus in marriage and family therapy at Indiana University. He earned his Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision at the University of Toledo. He is also a licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate.

Workshop Title: Making the Connection: Understanding how Social Media is Changing Relationships

 Workshop Abstract/Objectives: This presentation will educate participants on common social media usage in relationships, technology addiction, ethics in the use of social media, and how technology affects brain development.  This presentation will help participants consider the ethical use of technology in practice and principle.  Participants will also learn how to gain appropriate perspective of their own use of technology and how to help others learn to use social media and other technology appropriately in the context of life and relationships.  Three Objectives: Participants will learn how to apply ethical decision-making models to the use of social media and become aware of common ethical issues in the use of social media, Participants will develop a schema for technology addiction, Participants will gain an understanding for how the use of technology can impact brain development and relationships

  Veronica Brocher, LMHCA

 Bio: Veronica (Roni) Brocher, MA, LMHCA is a counselor at Catherine Jantzen, LLC.  She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate, specializing in anxiety for adolescents and adults.  She graduated from Huntington University in 2016, after her career as a stay at home mom raising her six children.  Roni is passionate about education and growth, for herself and those she works with.  You will often find her outside: hiking, kayaking, grilling, or reading.

Workshop Title: Refreshed or Stressed?- Harnessing awareness to live well in a chaotic world

Workshop Objectives: Define stress/optimal stress, Recognize and assess the stress, Use C.A.L.M. to develop a healthy, balanced lifestyle

 

 

Jeanne Zehr, Ph.D.

Jeanne Zehr, Ph.D. has served American public schools since 1975 in many roles: as a special education teacher, kindergarten teacher, gifted and talented educator, resource teacher, technology teacher, and even an art instructor for students with multiple handicaps. From 1995-2009, she dedicated her energies to improving the achievement of students in Title I schools, where poverty levels are high, and completed her service to public education as the Assistant Superintendent for East Allen County Schools. She is a master international trainer for Feuerstein’s Instrumental Enrichment. The foundation of Feuerstein’s systems is the belief in the human capacity for cognitive growth. She received training at ICELP International Conferences in England (2003) and the Netherlands (2004). Her doctorate in Educational Leadership at Indiana State University researched the topic of changing teacher belief systems through I.E. training.  She is currently the founder and director of The MINDCAP Center in Fort Wayne with a team of staff to serve children and adults who wish to receive personalized programs to improve cognition based upon the Feuerstein method. As an Authorized Feuerstein Training Center, she continues to provide high quality professional development to teachers, social workers, counselors, therapists, and parents.

 


 

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Emmanuel Community Church
12222 US Highway 24 West
Fort Wayne, IN 46814

Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 3:15 PM (EDT)


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Cornerstone Vision Counseling & Psychological Services

The CornerstoneVision team is a group of caring professionals providing a wide range of counseling and psychological services. The CornerstoneVision team serves people of all ages. We help with premarital and married couples, families, single parents, teens and children in all of life's twists and turns. CornerstoneVision, in addition, provides psychological assessments and behavior management services. During life’s difficulties, you can count on the staff at CornerstoneVision to help you develop new skills and attitudes that will assist you in exploring new opportunities in your life.

                                                   

The Fellowship of Christian Counselors exists to provide support, encourage fellowship, and enhance education for  Christian healing professionals. From its beginnings in 2004, FCC founders recognized the importance of providing Christian fellowship for healing professionals in the mental health field. When the initial planning committee met, the intent was to offer an opportunity for Christian counselors to meet, learn, and pray together.  "As we spoke to Christian counselors in the community, it became clear that they were looking for support in these areas.  We recognized the power we shared through our relationship with Christ to face the challenges of our profession." Today, the Fellowship of Christian Counselors has expanded its membership to provide opportunities for learning, fellowship, peer supervision and prayer support to counselors, pastors, and healing professionals in the helping field.

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