Karen McGibbon, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist, Life Coach, Author, Educator
Suite#9, Technology Innovation Centre,
University of Technology,
I offer a variety of psycho-educational workshops (3 - 8 hours) and corporate trainings (1-2 hours). Typical venues include health centers, churches, schools, universities and corporations. The current selection includes:
Corporate trainings (1-2 hours)
1.5 hour seminar designed to help participants understand the stress response including causes and symptoms. The seminar will also highlight proven stress management tools. Participants will develop a personalized action plan to manage stress and practice stress reduction techniques.
1.5 hour seminar designed to help participants identify primary time related problems and explore relationship to time. Will also teach alternative theories about time. The second segment of the seminar will be devoted to helping participants clarify priorities and developing a plan to actualize them
1 hour seminar. Participants will assess their own reasons for procrastination and also learn theories about why people procrastinate. Participants will learn specific powerful tools to manage procrastination.
Become a Goal Keeper
1.5 hour seminar which will teach participants the features of achievable goals. Participants will also learn specific strategies to set and reach goals and avoid traps that lead to self-sabotage. Participants will develop a personalized action plan that aligns their goals with their core values.
Cultivate a Positive Attitude
1.5 hour seminar in which participants will define a positive attitude, assess their own current attitude and learn the benefits of having a positive attitude. Participants will learn techniques to cultivate a positive attitude and develop a personalized action plan to maintain a positive attitude.
1.5 hour seminar that will teach participants about different types and causes of depression. Participants will also learn to identify their own triggers for depression. The second half will address primary areas to manage depression including: ways of thinking, activities and behaviors, social support, and self-care strategies. Participants will practice a few techniques during session and leave with a personalized action plan.
Workshops (3-8 hours)
8 hour seminar. Designed to help participants understand what happiness means to them, identify hindrances to happiness and steps to living a happier life. The seminar will also highlight proven happiness tools and how to access important resources. Participants will develop a personalized action plan to increase levels of happiness.
8 hour seminar. Designed to teach participants how to be successful in every area of their life. The seminar is designed to help participants identify areas of their life that they want to improve and then provide tools to master each area. Experiential in structure, covering specific areas including improving communication, relationships, self-discipline.
6 hour seminar. Participants will assess their present health and wellness levels. They will learn about healthy lifestyles and how to improve the health and wellness level of their own lives. Participants will be given specific tools, develop an action plan and be introduced to resources that increase wellness levels.