Free Community Education Series

Expert discussion of:

  • Mental Health
  • Substance use disorders
  • Treatment and strategies for coping


Presented by Lindner Center of HOPE clinicians.

Sponsored by Lindner Center of HOPE with the support
of Manor House.

Third Wednesday of every other month beginning in February 2021
from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at:

Manor House
7440 Mason-Montgomery Rd.
Mason, OH 45040


Virtual Option *by way of virtual platform provided by:





Register below under each series you would like to attend.  If any have questions, you can contact Pricila Gran at (513) 536-0318 or email [email protected].

2021 Monthly Calendar Series

February 17, 2021

What is OCD and How is It Treated?”

Jennifer B. Wilcox, PsyD, Staff Psychologist, Lindner Center of HOPE

Participants will:

  1. Develop a basic understanding of what is and is not OCD
  2. Learn about various OCD subtypes/presentations
  3. Learn about the treatment options for OCD

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April 21, 2021 

Traumatic Stress and Substance Use: A Complex Relationship

Presenter:    Chris Tuell, Ed.D., Clinical Director of Addiction Services

Participants will:

  1. Identify how trauma is a risk factor for substance abuse.
  2. Identify how substance abuse is a risk factor for trauma.
  3. Identify treatment strategies for the co-occurrence trauma and substance abuse patient.

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June 16, 2021

Aspergers Syndrome and OCD: Preventing Misdiagnosis

Laurie Little, Psy.D., Director of Therapeutic Services, Residential and Lindsey Conover PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, OCD and Anxiety Team

  1. Describe the similarities between Aspergers Syndrome and OCD
  2. Identify the key differences between Aspergers Syndrome and OCD
  3. Summarize the key differences in how to best treat each condition

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August 18, 2021

Healing Invisible Wounds in a Pandemic

Nelson F Rodriguez, M.D., FAPA, DABPN

  1. Identify the emerging mental health crisis related to the COVID19 pandemic.
  2. Discuss the COVID19 illness and emerging treatment or management approaches.
  3. Describe ways to promote resilience and healing from the effects of the pandemic.

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October 20, 2021

Anxiety Management

Megan Schrantz, Ed.D, LPCC, Lindner Center of HOPE Child, Adolescent, and Adult Therapist

  1. Develop a greater understanding of the useful roles that anxiety plays in our lives.
  2. Identify how the anxiety experience can shift from helpful to harmful.
  3. Learn how changes in behavior and thinking can improve our ability to manage harmful anxiety.

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December 15, 2021

Family Boundaries: The ties that bind for better or worse

Jennifer Farley, Psy.D., Lindner Center of HOPE, Child and Adolescent Psychologist and Clinical Director of Neuropsychology

  1. Learn characteristics of varying types of family boundaries (e.g., loose/enmeshed, rigid & healthy)
  2. Be able to identify consequences of the different types of boundaries
  3. Learn about strategies to enhance family boundaries

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