Virtual Conference | May 4th-5th,2023
Shades of Wellness: Celebrating the Basics While Inviting Differences and Innovation to the Field
Dr. Paula Langford
Dr. Paula S. Langford is a a native Baltimorean. She earned her Master of social work degree from the University of Maryland. She was the first African American Roman Catholic female to earn a master's and doctorate from Howard University School of Divinity. She is the clinical director of The Healing Institute in Baltimore County, Maryland, and a global certified Brainspotting therapist and consultant. She provide community-based and organizational workshops and training in the US and Sénégal, West Africa. In 2020 she became a registered therapist for the NFLPA.
Day 2 Session 4A: Healing Our Communities from the Inside Out Using Brainspotting Therapy
This workshop will cover fundamental neuroscience and brain functioning and the impact of trauma on the brain. The primary focus will be to explain Brainspotting Neuroexperiential Therapy as an effective integration of traditional talk therapy to address depression, anxiety, sports, and other trauma-related symptoms. The workshop will also dive deeper into incorporating healing strategies in discussing mental and behavioral health programs and improving staff well-being and retention.
ClinicianFest By The Numbers
ClinicianFest is a 503c organization. Proceeds from ClinicianFest are used to fund the co-pays of those in need of mental health services but unable to afford such services in their entirety. We partner with over 216 vendors, agencies, private practitioners, and community support programs to support aid in communities with scarce mental healthcare access and resources. To date, we have assisted over 1100 clients in getting the care and aid they need on their journey.