Topic: Managing screens and technology with your teens in the current times
with Adriana Balentine, MSW, LCSW, CACII, EMDR & Ryan Dawson, MA, LPC
Adriana Balentine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Colorado, a level two certified addiction counselor (CACII) and is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She has over a decade of experience working in a variety of settings giving her a diverse background. She has worked in crisis settings such as hospitals, out patient community mental health centers, substance abuse facilities, as well as residential treatment and public school settings. Adriana is currently in private practice and is the founder and clinical lead at the Strength In Motion and wellness center. She utilizes holistic approaches to wellness and has created programs for people to engage in healing though movement, somatic psychotherapy, dance movement therapy as well as therapeutic yoga and mindfulness as a part of their treatment. Strength in Motion has a significant emphasis on tweens, teensand their families.
Ryan Dawson is committed to helping youth, families and adults thrive in an increasingly competitive and tech-dependent culture. He studied psychology at the University of Washington to learn the best of what the West has to offer. In order to more fully develop his approach, he moved to beautiful Boulder Colorado to study Eastern philosophical and psychological approaches at Naropa University. It is from this background that he is able to offer both the modern technique to deal with healing on a biological level and ancient wisdom to guide life approaches that has stood the test of centuries.
When: October 10th 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Where: Boulder JCC