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Welcome! Christian Counseling Professionals of Chicagoland began in January 2011 with over 30 individuals from 17 Christian counseling agencies gathered at Meier Clinics of Wheaton. In this initial meeting, we discussed ways to collaborate and offer mutual training, marketing, and outreach projects. A Steering Committee was formed and meets faithfully each month to create objectives and goals as a unified group of believers.
"Cleaning Up Your Mental MEss: Mental Health Solutions"
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
8:00am - 4:00pm
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Caroline Leaf, PhD
5 CEUs will be available for clinical professionals
Dr. Caroline Leaf is a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist with a Masters and PhD in Communication Pathology and a BSc Logopaedics, specializing in cognitive and metacognitive neuropsychology. Since the early 1980s she has researched the mind-brain connection, the nature of mental health, and the formation of memory. She was one of the first in her field to study how the brain can change (neuroplasticity) with directed mind input.
Dr. Leaf is also the bestselling author of Switch on Your Brain, Think Learn Succeed, Think and Eat Yourself Smart, and many more. She teaches at academic, medical and neuroscience conferences, churches, and to various audiences around the world. She is also part of the mental health initiative in Washington, DC. Dr. Leaf is currently conducting ongoing clinical trials using the 5-step program she developed while in private practice to further demonstrate the effectiveness of mind-directed techniques to help relieve mental ill-health problems such as anxiety, depression and intrusive thoughts
Recap of April 2022 Workshop
We enjoyed a panel discussion training on "Burnout" at our April CCPC workshop from Elizabeth Hulford, DMin., BCC, Brad Kahle, Psy.D., Ken Phillips, MD, and Stephen Wright, MA, LCPC, RDDP. Attendees gained an understanding of what types of burnout there are, a spiritual approach to burnout, and effective tools for decreasing burnout in the workplace.
Recap of October 2021 Conference
We enjoyed a full day of training at our annual CCPC conference from Ron Deal, LMFT, of Family Life on "Therapy for Stepfamilies." Attendees gained an understanding of what is helpful and unhelpful when counseling blended families. A time of encouragement, laughter and dynamic teaching was experienced by all.