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FREE Workshop – Helping Your Child Through Divorce
Sep 10, 2016

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Free Workshop Series:

Helping Your Child Through Divorce:

How to Help Children Adjust and Cope when Divorce Happens

September 10, 2016

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  • Is your child having difficulties coping with divorce?
  • Does your child feel like he or she is stuck in the middle of the divorce?
  • Are you having conflict with the other parent?

Join Dr. Selkin as he leads an interactive and educational workshop that is intended to help you learn more about divorce and how it can impact children.

Children may experience a range of emotions when dealing with the divorce of their parents. This workshop will focus on practical skills that you can implement to help your children adjust more effectively with divorce.

Who is this workshop for?
Anyone—but especially parents of children of all ages, along with caregivers and professionals working with children whose parents are going through divorce.

When is the workshop? 
Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Where is the workshop being held? 
Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders
4600 Linton Blvd
Delray Beach, FL

Cost?
The workshop is FREE. Space is limited so please RSVP early to ensure a seat is available.


Please fill out the form below to register for this FREE workshop.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

To RSVP please fill out the form above or contact the staff at The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.

If you have questions about the workshop, contact Dr. Jesse Selkin or call 561-496-1094.


About the Presenter

Dr. Jesse Selkin, is a Post Doctorate Fellow, who treats adolescents and adults with anxiety disorders including panic attacks, obsessions and compulsions, excessive worrying, and agoraphobia both in person and via videoconference. Dr. Selkin also treats self-esteem issues related to depression, bipolar disorder, and relationship issues.

Dr. Selkin received his doctorate in clinical psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Los Angeles campus. He has had previous clinical experience which includes working in community mental health centers, residential programs for substance abuse, and group outpatient practice. He is bilingual and works with both English and Spanish-speaking patients of all ages.

He frequently conducts presentations and workshops within the community and has presented on various topics dealing with children—including school refusal, social anxiety, and excessive worrying. He has also presented on “Cyber-Bullying for Students” and in Los Angeles on “Leadership” and “Self-Motivation.”

Dr. Selkin believes in tailoring his therapeutic approach to fit each individual and situation. He has extensive training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which is the best-supported and most effective treatment for children and adolescents who have experienced trauma that causes emotional and behavioral problems. He also has been trained in Seeking Safety and Motivational Interviewing, which are evidence-based practices that relate to trauma and substance abuse.

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Adolescents Stand Up To Bullying Group:
Begins August 30, 2016

anti bullying group counseling for teens in Delray Beach, FL

Adolescent Stand-Up to Bullying Group

standuptobullying.jpgWednesdays 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

To register, please call (561) 496-1094

Group Leader: Jesse Selkin, Psy.D. The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders

  • Is your child being bullied?
  • Has your child been bullied in the past?
  • Does your child feel isolated?
  • Is your child having difficulty coping with emotions?

Join Dr. Selkin as he facilitates this interactive and unique group for boys and girls ages 10-15 who will learn various ways of coping, tips for standing up to bullying, help support one another in a safe environment, and skills to move forward with his or her dreams in life!

Your child will learn how to cope with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Self-esteem issues

When is the group beginning? 
Group will be held Wednesdays from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm beginning Wednesday, August 30, 2016

Where is the workshop being held? 
The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders
4600 Linton Blvd, Suite 320, Delray Beach, FL 33445
(561) 496-1094

Who is it open to?
The workshop is open to adolescents aged 10-15

What is the cost?
$75 per group session. Each interested child will undergo a 25 minute screening session with Dr. Selkin in advance for $50.

If you have questions please email Dr. Selkin or contact the staff at The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.

To register, please call (561) 496-1094


About the Presenter

Dr Jesse SelkinDr. Jesse Selkin, is a Post Doctorate Fellow, who treats adolescents and adults with anxiety disorders including panic attacks, obsessions and compulsions, excessive worrying, and agoraphobia both in person and via videoconference. Dr. Selkin also treats self-esteem issues related to depression, bipolar disorder, and relationship issues.

Dr. Selkin received his doctorate in clinical psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Los Angeles campus. He has had previous clinical experience which includes working in community mental health centers, residential programs for substance abuse, and group outpatient practice. He is bilingual and works with both English and Spanish-speaking patients of all ages.

He frequently conducts presentations and workshops within the community and has presented on various topics dealing with children—including school refusal, social anxiety, and excessive worrying. He has also presented on “Cyber-Bullying for Students” and in Los Angeles on “Leadership” and “Self-Motivation.”

Dr. Selkin believes in tailoring his therapeutic approach to fit each individual and situation. He has extensive training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which is the best-supported and most effective treatment for children and adolescents who have experienced trauma that causes emotional and behavioral problems. He also has been trained in Seeking Safety and Motivational Interviewing, which are evidence-based practices that relate to trauma and substance abuse.

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FREE Workshop – Sleeping Well: Improve Your Sleep Without Medication
Aug 27, 2016

get better sleep and rest without medication

Free Workshop Series:

Sleeping Well: Improve Your Sleep Without Medication

August 27, 2016

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  • Does it take more than 30 minutes for you to fall asleep?
  • Do you have trouble staying asleep throughout the night, and find yourself frustrated when you can’t fall back asleep?
  • Do you feel too dependent on medication in order to get a restful night’s sleep?

Dr. Joseph Brand will lead this one-hour educational seminar for adults who regularly struggle with getting quality sleep. Attendees of this seminar can expect to learn the following:

  • Why sleep difficulties like insomnia start, and are then so hard to break.
  • The short- and long-term benefits of evidence-based, BEHAVIORAL (non-medication) strategies for improving your sleep.
  • How to practice these evidence-based strategies on a regular basis to form healthier sleep habits and improve sleep quality and satisfaction.

Who is this workshop for?
All adults, ages 18 and up.

When is the workshop? 
Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Where is the workshop being held? 
4600 Linton Blvd
Delray Beach, FL

Cost?
The workshop is FREE. Adults only, ages 18 and up. Space is limited so please RSVP early to ensure a seat is available.


Please fill out the form below to register for this FREE workshop.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

To RSVP please fill out the form above or contact the staff at The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.

If you have questions about the workshop, contact Dr. Joseph Brand or call 561-496-1094.


About the Presenter

Dr. Joseph Brand is a post-doctoral fellow who specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, insomnia depression, trauma, OCD, and related disorders, such as hoarding, skin-picking, and trichotillomania for children, adolescents, and adults.

He utilizes an empathic approach to form strong therapeutic alliances and to work collaboratively with patients. Dr. Brand provides both individual and group psychotherapy. He also works closely with families of patients when appropriate.

Dr. Brand employs cognitive-behavioral interventions (CBT) for the treatment of anxiety, insomnia, and mood disorders. He has extensive training in exposure-based therapies, including exposure and response prevention (ERP), cognitive therapies, habit-reversal therapies, and mindfulness-based therapies.

Dr. Brand received his Ph.D. from Fordham University in the clinical psychology program. He completed his predoctoral internship at Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City. His previous clinical experience includes working in public hospitals, VA hospitals, and outpatient clinics, including the OCD and Related Disorders Program at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Dr. Brand has extensive experience providing CBT in a variety of settings, including home visits, off-site visits, and via videoconference (i.e., Skype, FaceTime). He has published work on the effectiveness of teleconference and videoconference psychotherapy, as well as obstacles to successful treatment using CBT.

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FREE Workshop – 7 Steps Towards Emotional Strength:
Aug 20, 2016

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Free Workshop Series:

7 Steps Towards Emotional Strength

August 20, 2016

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  • Life brings challenges for everyone; you can equip yourself with tools and habits that help you enjoy life to its fullest, and prepare you to overcome life’s obstacles in a confident and healthy way
  • Come and join us during this one-day hands-on interactive workshop

Dr. Blanco-Oilar will lead an interactive and hands-on workshop for those who are interested in learning specific tools to build resilience.

Facing challenges in life is unavoidable, but feeling equipped to handle those challenges is something you can learn and put into practice now. You will learn how to work with emotions, build healthy habits, navigate conflict in relationships, and live your life mindfully. Come join us and increase your ability to live your life to your fullest potential!

You are not alone. There is help available.

Presented by: Dr. Christiane Blanco-Oilar, Licensed Psychologist, The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.

When is the workshop? 
Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Where is the workshop being held? 
4600 Linton Blvd
Delray Beach, FL

Cost?
The workshop is FREE. Adults only please. Space is limited so RSVP early to ensure a seat is available.


Please fill out the form below to register for this FREE workshop.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

To RSVP please fill out the form above or contact the staff at The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.

If you have questions about the workshop, contact Dr. Blanco-Oilar or call 561-496-1094.


About the Presenter

Dr. Christiane Blanco-Oilar is a licensed psychologist who graduated from the University of Oregon where she received a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology in 2008. She was the proud recipient of a Dissertation Award from the American Psychological Association.

For almost 15 years, Dr. Blanco-Oilar has specialized in treating adults in diverse settings including university counseling centers, hospitals, nursing homes and in private practice.

While she is a generalist helping clients with wide ranging concerns, Dr. Blanco-Oilar’s area of specialty is helping clients heal form recent or past trauma. She leads the Trauma and Resiliency Program at The Center for Anxiety and Mood Disorders.

Dr. Blanco-Oilar tailors her treatment to each client’s unique needs utilizing different psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and mindfulness-based interventions.

She is also trained and certified EMDR therapist—certified by the EMDR International Association. EMDR is an evidence-based cutting edge treatment for trauma. Dr. Blanco-Oilar provides her psychological services, including EMDR, in English or Spanish, both with native fluency and depending on the preferences of the patient.

Dr. Blanco-Oilar is a member of the American Psychological Association, and the Florida Psychological Association. She is licensed to practice in Florida as well as in Illinois.

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Free New Mother Informational Workshop:
July 30, 2016

free workshop for new mothers

Free Workshop Series:

New Mother Informational Session

July 30, 2016

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  • Are you feeling sad, anxious and/or depressed?
  • Are you feeling more irritable than usual?
  • Are you having a hard time bonding with your baby?
  • Are you having trouble sleeping/eating?
  • Do you feel out of control?
  • Do you have thoughts you feel you cannot control?
  • Are you worried about being a good mother?

You are not alone. There is help available.

Whether you are going through stress, adjustment to parenting, “baby blues,” pregnancy or post-partum depression/anxiety, or something else entirely—we are here for you.

Presented by: Dr. Christiane Blanco-Oilar, The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders and in collaboration with the Boca Pediatric Group.

Join Dr. Blanco-Oilar as she leads an interactive and educational workshop to help new moms learn practical techniques to reduce anxiety and stress that is a common experience amongst new mothers.

This workshop will focus on the nature of anxiety and stress, the process of adjusting to parenting, understanding depression and how new parents can help alleviate their anxiety.

When is the workshop? 
Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Where is the workshop being held? 
5458 Town Center Road, Suite #20
Boca Raton, FL

Cost?
The workshop is FREE but space is limited so please RSVP early to ensure a seat is available.


Please fill out the form below to register for this FREE workshop.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

To RSVP please fill out the form above or contact the staff at The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.

If you have questions about the workshop, contact Dr. Blanco-Oilar or call 561-496-1094.


About the Presenter

Dr. Christiane Blanco-Oilar is a licensed psychologist who graduated from the University of Oregon where she received a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology in 2008. She was the proud recipient of a Dissertation Award from the American Psychological Association.

For almost 15 years, Dr. Blanco-Oilar has specialized in treating adults in diverse settings including university counseling centers, hospitals, nursing homes and in private practice.

While she is a generalist helping clients with wide ranging concerns, Dr. Blanco-Oilar’s area of specialty is helping clients heal form recent or past trauma. Dr. Blanco-Oilar tailors her treatment to each client’s unique needs utilizing different psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and mindfulness-based interventions.

She is also trained and certified EMDR therapist—certified by the EMDR International Association. EMDR is an evidence-based cutting edge treatment for trauma. Dr. Blanco-Oilar provides her psychological services, including EMDR, in English or Spanish, both with native fluency and depending on the preferences of the patient.

Dr. Blanco-Oilar is a member of the American Psychological Association, and the Florida Psychological Association. She is licensed to practice in Florida as well as in Illinois.

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Girls 6-Week Life and Social Skills Group:
Begins July 26, 2016

Girls Life and Social Skills Group

Helping children acquire the foundational skills for success in social relationships

To register, please call (561) 496-1094

Age: Girls ages 10 to 14

Date and Time: Tuesdays from 4:45-5:45 P.M. beginning July 26th

Location: 4600 Linton Blvd. Suite 320, Delray Beach, Florida 33445

Cost: $600 for six week series including parent intake
Sessions will occur on a weekly basis for six weeks. A parent intake is required for participation.

Groups will help your child to:

  • Foster successful peer relationships
  • Develop and improve self-monitoring skills
  • Improve frustration tolerance
  • Increase social understanding
  • Improve perspective taking
  • Enhance self-esteem
  • Reduce anxiety related to social functioning
  • Develop and improve problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

Why are child social skills important?

Social skills are the foundation for getting along with others and having a well-rounded, successful child. From family and peer relationships to getting along at work or school, social skills are an essential part of life. Training in social skills can help your child to navigate social situations with a greater confidence.

Groups will focus on learning to initiate and maintain conversations with peers, increase self confidence in various social environments and gain a greater understanding about the verbal and nonverbal behaviors involved in social interaction.

To register, please call (561) 496-1094


About the Presenter

Ryan-JosephDr. Ryan Seidman is a licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in the treatment of children, young adults, parents, and their families. Her primary focus is on social and emotional concerns, developmental disabilities, employment and school-related difficulties, and behavioral challenges. She utilizes various modalities to treat each client’s unique needs including individual counseling, behavioral interventions, social skills training, family therapy, parent education and training, and group therapy. Dr. Seidman has provided consultative services to a variety of school personnel and medical professionals throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Moreover, she has extensive experience conducting developmental, psychoeducational, neuropsychological and psychological evaluations.

Dr. Seidman graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and then went on to earn her Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She has worked in a variety of settings including private practice, non-profit agencies, community mental health centers, substance abuse rehabilitation facilites, schools, university clinics, and hospitals.

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Boys 6-Week Life and Social Skills Group:
Begins July 27, 2016

Boys Life and Social Skills Group

Helping children acquire the foundational skills for success in social relationships

To register, please call (561) 496-1094

Age: Boys ages 10 to 14

Date and Time: Wednesdays from 4:45-5:45 P.M. beginning July 27th

Location: 4600 Linton Blvd. Suite 320, Delray Beach, Florida 33445

Cost: $600 for six week series including parent intake
Sessions will occur on a weekly basis for six weeks. A parent intake is required for participation.

Groups will help your child to:

  • Foster successful peer relationships
  • Develop and improve self-monitoring skills
  • Improve frustration tolerance
  • Increase social understanding
  • Improve perspective taking
  • Enhance self-esteem
  • Reduce anxiety related to social functioning
  • Develop and improve problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

Why are child social skills important?

Social skills are the foundation for getting along with others and having a well-rounded, successful child. From family and peer relationships to getting along at work or school, social skills are an essential part of life. Training in social skills can help your child to navigate social situations with a greater confidence.

Groups will focus on learning to initiate and maintain conversations with peers, increase self confidence in various social environments and gain a greater understanding about the verbal and nonverbal behaviors involved in social interaction.

To register, please call (561) 496-1094


About the Presenter

Ryan-JosephDr. Ryan Seidman is a licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in the treatment of children, young adults, parents, and their families. Her primary focus is on social and emotional concerns, developmental disabilities, employment and school-related difficulties, and behavioral challenges. She utilizes various modalities to treat each client’s unique needs including individual counseling, behavioral interventions, social skills training, family therapy, parent education and training, and group therapy. Dr. Seidman has provided consultative services to a variety of school personnel and medical professionals throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Moreover, she has extensive experience conducting developmental, psychoeducational, neuropsychological and psychological evaluations.

Dr. Seidman graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and then went on to earn her Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She has worked in a variety of settings including private practice, non-profit agencies, community mental health centers, substance abuse rehabilitation facilites, schools, university clinics, and hospitals.

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Free Childhood Anxiety Workshop:
June 25, 2016

free anxiety workshop on childhood anxiety

Free Workshop Series:

Why is my child so anxious?

How to help your child cope with anxiety at school and home

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Presented by: Jesse Selkin, Psy.D. The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders

  • Is your child experiencing anxiety at home or at school?
  • Are you having difficulties helping your child cope with his or her anxiety?
  • Is your child worrying excessively about certain situations or activities?
  • Is your child’s anxiety turning into physical symptoms?

Join Dr. Selkin as he leads an interactive and educational workshop that is intended to help you learn practical techniques to reduce anxiety in your children. Children may experience excessive anxiety and unfortunately, with anxiety rates increasing in our society, it is sometimes difficult to effectively manage worries and anxious thoughts.

This workshop will focus on the nature of anxiety in children and adolescents, signs of anxiety that parents can look for, and how parents can help alleviate their children’s anxiety.

When is the workshop? 
Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. -11:00 A.M.

Where is the workshop being held? 
The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders
4600 Linton Blvd, Suite 320, Delray Beach, FL 33445
(561) 496-1094

Who is it open to?
The workshop is geared towards parents and caregivers, but everyone is welcome to attend!


Please fill out the form below to register for this FREE workshop.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

If you have questions please email Dr. Selkin or contact the staff at The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.


About the Presenter

Dr Jesse SelkinDr. Jesse Selkin, is a Post Doctorate Fellow, who treats adolescents and adults with anxiety disorders including panic attacks, obsessions and compulsions, excessive worrying, and agoraphobia both in person and via videoconference. Dr. Selkin also treats self-esteem issues related to depression, bipolar disorder, and relationship issues.

Dr. Selkin received his doctorate in clinical psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Los Angeles campus. He has had previous clinical experience which includes working in community mental health centers, residential programs for substance abuse, and group outpatient practice. He is bilingual and works with both English and Spanish-speaking patients of all ages.

He frequently conducts presentations and workshops within the community and has presented on various topics dealing with children—including school refusal, social anxiety, and excessive worrying. He has also presented on “Cyber-Bullying for Students” and in Los Angeles on “Leadership” and “Self-Motivation.” He has also been featured on the Experts Speak podcast on the subject of infidelity.

Dr. Selkin believes in tailoring his therapeutic approach to fit each individual and situation. He has extensive training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which is the best-supported and most effective treatment for children and adolescents who have experienced trauma that causes emotional and behavioral problems. He also has been trained in Seeking Safety and Motivational Interviewing, which are evidence-based practices that relate to trauma and substance abuse.

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