Understanding why people experience things differently can help to ease tension & increase acceptance.
Discuss the stages of emotional response, the stages of the caregiving experience, and learn how to respond and cope in this one-hour session 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.