Confronting problems can be challenging. Heightened emotionality, irrational thinking, impaired judgment, impulsivity, and distorted perceptions interfere with our ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently. Learn strategies for effective problem solving and conflict management with a licensed therapist.
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.