“Understanding how to effectively support friends and family members with mental illness is essential. This one-hour session is lead by a licensed therapist and includes information on the complications of mental illness, the four dimensions of recovery, and an introductory guide to understanding and developing a recovery plan.
About the instructor: Mary Kate Leister, LMSW, holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Missouri-Columbia. In her career as a therapist and social worker, Mary Kate has worked with people experiencing a broad range of challenges including homelessness, human trafficking, addiction, and mental illness.
Currently she serves as a pediatric social worker and co-chairs an anti-human trafficking task force. Mary Kate is passionate about ending the stigma surrounding mental illnesses and building stronger communities. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, movies, and photography.”
This event is not hosted by One Stop Therapy.