Advanced Recovery Systems Continuing Education Event October

Advanced Recovery Systems invites you to join us for our monthly educational and networking event.
About this Event

3 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.

1. Power Therapies – Beyond Talk Therapy

- Presented by: Rosario Ortigao MA


2. Power Tools for Integrative Psychotherapy

- Presented by: Kate Cohen-Posey MS LMHC LMFT

- Objectives: Apply advances in brain research that externalizes distress, creates pathways to inner strengths and regulate stressful neurochemicals.

3. Cutting Edge Techniques: Emotional Freedom Techniques training (EFT) for Clinicians -

- Presented by: Ruth Stern LMHC

- Objectives: To teach a powerful method that promotes body healing and eliminates blocks to successes and healing

About the Speakers:

Rosario Ortigao is a Florida licensed mental health counselor and holds certifications as a National Counselor, Masters Addictions Counselor and National Board Certified Hypnotherapist. She is an expert in Brainspotting, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and distance counseling, and received her Master of Arts in mental health counseling from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Rosario’s international education and training spans 40 years and includes studies in Lisbon, Portugal, and London.

Rosario’s Florida-based private practice focuses on psychotherapy, treating patients from children to elderly, with locations in Winter Park and Ormond. Her clinical experience began in 1987 at The Center for Drug-Free Living.

Rosario provides monthly presentations, training sessions, webinars, and health fairs with various organizations, including Aetna, Cigna, Value Options and Valencia State College. She was a member of Turning Point of Central Florida, Inc., from 2013 to 2017 and previously held positions in the Central Florida Marriage and Family Therapy Association, the Central Florida Mental Health Counselors Association and the Mental Health Association of Central Florida. Her personal and professional goals include growth as a counselor and trainer for other mental health professionals, plus expanding her skills in psychotherapy, healing, writing and public speaking.

Kate Cohen-Posey MS LMHC LMFT has 40 years of clinical experience and is the director of Lakeland Counseling Services in Florida. Her books include Empowering Dialogues Within. She is the creator of two psychotherapy tools: The Handy Brain Model and Brain Change Cards. Her popular workshop Brain Switch: Apply Polyvagal and Memory Reconsolidation Theories with Parts Work, Somatic, and Mindful Approaches is offered through PESI for 2 CEs: Case examples of her brain based approach can be found on the FB group: Picture Gazing for your Brain.

Ruth Stern, Transformational Business Coach- My passion is to coach Conscious Entrepreneurs who have a mission to serve and make a difference but who struggle to make the income they desire. I show you how to create a 6 figure income, attract your ideal clients while doing the work you love. I show you how to be empowered by releasing the limiting beliefs that hold you back from success; combining powerful strategies with cutting-edge mindset techniques.

Lunch will be provided.

**Please note: Attendees will need to contact their governing body in order to have credits applied. Priority seating is reserved for individuals receiving Continuing Education Credit.**

Advanced Recovery Systems has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6874). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Advanced Recovery Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


October 18


10:00 am - 02:00 pm

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