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April 21, 2023
6:00 pm
8:00 pm

Dara G. Friedman-Wheeler And Jamie Bodenlos: Being The Change

Do you get overwhelmed by all the causes that need your attention? Do you sometimes have trouble knowing where to begin, or how to keep going?

Join us for a conversation and practical tips on how to tune into your values and strengths, utilize your resources, and develop habits to help you manage the many challenges — internal and external — involved in social justice work.

Clinical psychologists and authors Dara Friedman-Wheeler and Jamie Bodenlos share insights from their new book, Being the Change: A Guide for Advocates and Activists on Staying Healthy, Inspired and Driven.

Dara G. Friedman-Wheeler, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in Maryland and research psychologist at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. She is also on the speakers’ faculty of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She conducts workshops on CBT around the country and virtually and has recently begun conducting workshops on “taking care of yourself while taking care of the world” for those doing work in social justice or advocacy fields.

Jamie S. Bodenlos, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in New York and professor of psychological science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. She is a fellow at the Society of Behavioral Medicine. She investigates and publishes in the areas of behavioral medicine, mindfulness and health behaviors. She teaches courses in cognitive behavior therapy, clinical psychology, and behavioral medicine. In addition to scholarship and teaching, Dr. Bodenlos uses CBT techniques in clinical work she does in the community.

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