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Wed, Aug 26


Virtual Event

Unfiltered: Mental Health

We are living in ‘unprecedented’ times. We decided it was time for some real talk. We have been struggling through this year which has us constantly shaking our heads - and thought you might be too. So we invited some mental health and wellness experts to join us.

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Time & Location

Aug 26, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM CDT

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About the Event

We are living in ‘unprecedented’ times. “I’m ok.”

Masks, Lockdown, Quarantine, Social Distancing. “I’m ok.”

School from home. Work from home. Church from home. Exercise from home. “I’m ok.”

Virtual Meetings. Virtual Events. Virtual Coffees. Virtual Happy Hours. “I’m ok.”

Tensions rising. Vacations cancelled. Marriages crumbling. Depression rampant. “I am NOT ok.”

Cancel culture. Stress mounting. Back to School - or not. Crime and Unemployment rising.

“Definitely NOT ok.”

Digital Women Kansas City invites you to join us in the inaugural edition of our Unfiltered Series. We decided it was time for some real talk. We have been struggling through this year which has us constantly shaking our heads - and thought you might be too. So we invited some mental health and wellness experts to join us on August 26th at 9 am for a cup of virtual coffee. They will share the truth about what they are experiencing in their areas of expertise; how we can stay healthy as the challenges keep mounting; what technology can keep us on a positive track; and there will be time for Q & A too. Register here

Our Team of Experts:

Dr. Samantha Durland, MD

Dr. Samantha Durland is a popular and highly respected, medical doctor-- wife, mother, and celebrated author, based in Lawrence, Kansas. She has been a practicing doctor for twenty years. Dr. Durland is board-certified in anti-aging and regenerative medicine; gaining prominence in the areas of obstetrics and gynecology. She is also fellowship-trained in metabolic and nutritional medicine. Dr. Durland has achieved national acclaim in her ground-breaking approach to helping patients set and achieve their personal wellness goals through functional metabolic evaluation, medical exercise prescription, and dietary consulting based on her patient-centric seven- step model to life-long wellness. Learn more about her ground-breaking philosophy and prescription for wellness- My Simple 7– daily actions to thrive in a strong, healthy and peaceful body at Dr. Durland has written two books, Simple Wellness and Fearless - A Journey In Letting Go, which are currently available on the website for free digital download for a limited time.

Rebecca Sawan, MA, LCPC, NCC

Rebecca holds a Bachelors of Arts in Counseling Psychology and a Master of Arts in Counseling with a focus on marriage, couples, and families.   She is clinically licensed and has been seeing clients since 2014.  She also has specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Rebecca’s areas of practice include issues related to spirituality, trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, affair recovery, betrayal trauma, blended families, self-awareness, loss and grief, and life transitions.  She is a hope focused counselor who works from a family systems perspective.  She believes in a holistic, integrated approach that is centered on the client’s needs and goals.  Rebecca is passionate about her work and loves to help people achieve healing and learn to thrive.

When not working Rebecca loves traveling and going on adventures with her three children. This is what she dreams about in a post pandemic time.

Rebecca is also a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator.

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