ATW Speaker Series Archives

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The Mental Health Impact of the Pandemic on our Youth, November 17, 2020

Aurelie Clivaz, Marian Lohne, Toni Cassidy, Billy Hetherington

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Mental Health First Aid, October 6, 2020

Natasha Carter, MS

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The Evolution of Sex:Why Men & Women Are The Way They Are, August 2020

Jed Diamond, PhD.

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Covid-19:How to Handle Uncertainty, June 3, 2020

Doris Wier, ORSCC and Suzanne Picetti-Johnson, MS

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Tools for Reducing Stress in Everyday Life, April 9 and May 5, 2020

Karla Downing, RN,CMT and Rik Halsted, L.Ac.

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Domestic Violence: The Perfectly Awful Storm, February 2, 2020

Melinda Clarke,LMFT

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Youth & Drugs: The Slippery Slope, Jan. 14, 2020

Andrea McCullough, MD, Aurelie Clivaz, Buffey Wright Bourassa, Andrew Thomas

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Functional Medicine: The Future of Healthcare, Dec. 3, 2019

Claudia Wenning, ND, FMCHC

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Winter Wellness:Boosting the Immune System, November 5, 2019

Michelle Cummins, L.Ac.

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Moving Beyond Pain Now, October 1, 2019

Lisa Mace, Movement Therapist

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Navigating Difficult Conversations, Sept. 3, 2019

Samuel Senerchia, Somatic Coach

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Working with Habitual Patterns, June 4, 2019

Paul Jacobson, MFT

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Women's Health, May 7, 2019

Monika Rosicka, LM, CPM

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Drug & Alcohol Addiction: A Medical Alternative

Andrea McCullough, MD

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Movers and Shakers: Know Your Muscles!, March 5, 2019

Diane Smalley, L.Ac.

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Cultivating Positivity In Our Relationships, Feb. 5, 2019

Doris Wier, Relationship Coach (ORSCC)

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Autism Basics, Jan. 8, 2019

Michela Figini-Myers, Jan. 8, 2019

Presentation Document: Autism Basics Part 1, Autism Basics Part 2, and Autism Basics Part 3

Dying Consciously: The Greatest Journey, Dec. 4, 2018

Kitty Norris, Empowerment Coach, Officiant, Death Mid-Wife

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Prepare Yourself for Financial Wellness, Nov. 7, 2018

Nicholas Casagrande, EA

Cancelled due to smoke from Butte County Fire

Feel Better Than Ever, Oct. 2, 2018

Shannon Morris, MS, PT and Nutrition Scientist

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Compassionate Communication Skills for a Healthy Family, Sept. 4, 2018

Sam Senerchia

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Lyme & Autoimmune Disease Demystified, June 12, 2018

Anthony Morris, MS, LAc

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Perks of Aging!, May 1, 2018

Carlin Diamond, Life Path Consultant

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Coping with Cancer: Help is Available, April 3, 2018

Karen Oslund, Director of Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County

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Cannabis is Medicine: Changing the Narrative with Education, March 6, 2018

Jude Thilman, Medicinal Cannabis Educator

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Prescription Drug Abuse: A National & Local Epidemic, January 9, 2018

Kyree Klimist, MFT & Buffey Wright, Program Specialist

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Healing Trauma through Art, Dec. 5, 2017

Susan Sweet, MFT, ATR

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Be Prepared, Be Aware, Be Involved! Nov. 14, 2017

Mike Carter, CERT Master Trainer

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Improve Your Health Right Now!  Oct.3, 2017

Claudia Wenning, ND, MA, CNC

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Presentation handouts:Wheel of Self Care, 3 Actions, Green Sauce

Mental Health: Up Close & Personal   Sept. 5, 2017

Jed Diamond,PhD, Tom Allman, Mendocino County Sheriff, Gary Martin, MA

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Presentation handouts: List of Mental Health Resources

Understanding Dementia: Staying Connected June 7, 2017

Alexis Glidewell, LCSW

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Presentation handouts: Alzheimers, Caregiver GuideCommon Feelings

Eight Hours Of Deep Restful Sleep!

Diane Smalley, L.Ac.

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Exercise as a New Habit! April 4, 2017

Neil Davis, RN

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Break the Childhood Obesity Cycle March 7, 2017

Heather Criss, Public Health Educator

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The Healing Power of Conflicts, February 7, 2017

Doris Wier,Certified Relationship Coach

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Dreams:Uncovering Their Meaning in Your Life, Jan, 3, 2017

Wolfgang Ronnefeldt, MA

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Working Through Loss & Grief, December 6, 2016

Roland Hulstein, MSW

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Presentation handouts:Themes,Responses,Myths about Grief

Diabetes: Management & Prevention with Food, November 1, 2016

Annie Frassinello, RD

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Presentation handouts: Dr. Gregor's Daily Dozen

Chronic Pain: Beyond Pills & Potions, October 4, 2016

Brenda Flynn Clark, LCSW

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From Traumatized Youth to Thriving Youth, Sept. 6, 2016

Aurelie Clivaz, BA and Carter Grissom

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Presentation handout:Ways to Support Resilience in Youth

Qi Gong for Good Health and Double Happiness, June 7, 2016

Ross Lake, L.Ac.

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​​Understanding Dementia Behavior, May 3, 2016

​Alexis Glidewell, LCSW, Family Consultant

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Presentation handouts:Communication Strategies, Tips for Interacting and Principles for Communication

Planting a Spring Garden, April 5, 2016

Commonwealth Gardeners

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Small Steps to Healthy Living, March 1, 2016
Sid Garza-Hillman, Writer, Speaker, Health Coach

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Send Yourself a Valentine, Feb. 2, 2016
Diane Smalley, L.Ac.

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Presentation handouts: Sugar Effects on Organs and General Info

Begin Again . . . It's a New Year!, Jan. 5, 2016

Carol Goldberg, CPCC

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Learn the 5 Stages of Love, Dec. 1, 2015

Jed Diamond, Ph.D., LFMC

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The Road to Success is Always Under Construction, Nov. 6, 2015

Margie Handley, President Frank R. Howard Foundation.

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Need Relief? Therapeutic Bodywork can Help!, Oct. 6, 2015

Karla Downing, RN, iRest/Yoga Nidra Teacher, Higher Brain Living Facilitator

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Raising a Healthier Generation: Community-based Solutions, September 1, 2015

Tarney Sheldon, NCO Staff Member

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"BEAT THE ODDS: Improve Men's Health", June 2, 2015

Jed Diamond, PhD, LFMC

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Building Community by Sharing Healthy Harvest Resources, May 5

April Cunningham, NCO Food System Program

Presentation Handouts: Strawberry Vinaigrette and Watermelon Popsicles.

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Making the Healthier Choice the Easier Choice: The community responds to the influence of

Alcohol & Drugs, April 7, 2015

Area youth moderated by Tina Tyler-O'Shea, MCHHS, PHPPU.

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FRESH, FAST & FRUGAL: "Stretching a Chicken", March 3, 2015

Annie Waters, BS, Food Science & Nutrition

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Heart Health & Wellness, February 3, 2014

David Ploss, MD, FACC, MBA

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Women's Health: Villains and Heroines, Perils and Schemes, January 6, 2015

Kimberly Faucher, MD

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Stress and the Holidays, December 2, 2014

Doris Wier, ORSCC

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Healthy Aging, November 4, 2014

Michael Medvin, MD, HMH Emergency Room

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Keeping Our Dogs & Cats Healthy, October 7, 2014

​Chana Eisenstein, D.V.M.

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STOP THE TRAIN, Diabetes Prevention Tools, September 2, 2014

​Annie Dogali, HMH RD

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Exercise Across Your Lifespan, August 5, 2014

Odessa McHart, PT, DPT, OCS

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Wired Kids, July 1, 2014

Carla Longchamp, MD, Family Practice Baechtel Creek Medical Clinic

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Why Men Never Remember and Women Never Forget, June 3, 2014

Jed Diamond, PhD, LFMC

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Tools for Optimal Wellness, May 20, 2014: Lael Fraser, LMFT

Presentation Handout: "Ways to Self-Soothe" and "Uprooting Irrational Beliefs and Self Talk".

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Your Immune System . . . the Key to Maintaining Good Health, May 5, 2014

Robert Gitlin, DO

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Learn the ABC's of Reducing Stress, April 15, 2014g

Doreen Blumenfeld, CHT

Presentation Handout: "Decrease Chronic Stress" and "Stop Acute Stress".

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Addictions . . . Treatment . . . Recovery 101, April 1, 2014

Leslie Kirkpatrick, CACS

Presentation Handout: "Definition of Addiction," "Definition of Recovery and Guiding Principles of Recovery."

Eating for a Happy Belly, March 18, 2014

Diane Smalley, LAc, Herbal Medicine Practitioner

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Wellness from the Inside Out, March 14, 2014

HMH Executive Chef Kyle Evans and Anne Frassinello, RD

Presentation Handout: "Vegetarian Starter Kit".

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