SPEAKING

SCHEDULE

October 8th, 2021. Newark, NJ. Mental Health Literacy: Raising Awareness to Provoke Change. Keynote address at the New Jersey School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

October 8th, 2021. Newark, NJ. Moving from Trauma-Informed to Trauma-Component: What School Counselors Need to Know and Do. Breakout session at the New Jersey School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

(Postponed) October 21st, 2021. Hampton Roads, VA. Small Group Counseling Smackdown. Breakout session at the Virginia School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

(Postponed) October 21st, 2021. Hampton Roads, VA. So, You Want to Get a Ph.D.? Breakout session at the Virginia School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

(Postponed) October 22nd, 2021. Hampton Roads, VA. The Virginia Partnership for School Mental Health. Breakout session at the Virginia School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

March 11th, 2021, Boca Raton, FL. Closing the Theory to Practice Gap through Social Justice Leadership. Keynote address at the National Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference.

PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

June 22nd 2021. Virtual. Mental Health Literacy: Raising Awareness to Provoke Change. Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, KY.

April 6th, 2021. Boston, MA. Mental Health Literacy: Raising Awareness to Provoke Change. Keynote address at the Massachusetts School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

March 15th, 2021. Virtual. Strengthening Comprehensive School Counseling Programs: A Statewide Collaborative Effort. Breakout session at the National Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference.

February 20th, 2021. Virtual. Mental Health Literacy: Raising Awareness to Provoke Change. Keynote address for the Nevada School Counselor Association Conference Series.

February 17th, 2021. Virtual. Counseling Techniques to Help Girls Disrupt Relational Aggression. Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, KY.

September 18th, 2020. Virtual. Mental Health Literacy: Raising Awareness to Provoke Change. Keynote address at the Kentucky School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

August 11th, 2020, Virtual. Assessing and addressing student need. Presentation for the Virginia Department of Education Mental Health in Schools Conference.

August 11th, 2020. Virtual. Virtual suggestions for large group counseling. Presentation for the Virginia Department of Education Mental Health in Schools Conference.

August 4th, 2020. Culpeper, VA. Enhancing School-Based Group Counseling. Full-day workshop for Culpeper County Public Schools.

November 15th, 2019. Indianapolis, IN. Suicide, Self-Harm, and Social Media: Helping Students ask for Help. Pre-conference workshop at the Indiana School Counselor Association Conference.

November 14th, 2019. Augusta, GA. Shattering Glass Ceilings: Mentoring our Next Generation of Female Leaders. Georgia School Counselor Association Conference.

November 13th, 2019. Augusta, GA. Suicide, Self-Harm, and Social Media: Helping Students ask for Help. Pre-conference workshop at the Georgia School Counselor Association Conference.

November 5th, 2019. Atlanta, GA. Suicide, Self-Harm, and Social Media: Helping Students ask for Help. Professional development workshop for Fulton County Public Schools.

​October 28th, 2019. Knoxville, TN. Mental Health Literacy: Raising Awareness to Provoke Change. Professional development workshop for Knox County Public Schools.

October 17th, 2019. Hampton, VA. Secondary Small Group Counseling Smackdown. Virginia School Counselor Association Conference.

October 17th, 2019. Hampton, VA. Opening Doors to MTSS. Virginia School Counselor Association Conference.

October 18th, 2019. Hampton, VA. Elementary Small Group Counseling Smackdown. Virginia School Counselor Association Conference.

August 7th, 2019. Roanoke, VA. Mental Health Literacy: Raising Awareness to Provoke Change. Virginia Tech School Counseling Program.

July 2nd, 2019. Boston, MA. Counseling Techniques to Help Girls Disrupt Relational Aggression. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

June 30th, 2019. Boston, MA. Mental Health Literacy: Raising Awareness to Provoke Change. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

April 29th, 2019. Bismarck, ND. Strengthening Sisterhood: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Pre-conference workshop at the North Dakota School Counselor Association Conference.

April 29th, 2019. Bismarck, ND. Self-Harm, Suicide & Social Media: Helping Students Ask for Help. Pre-conference workshop at the North Dakota School Counselor Association Conference.

April 22nd, 2019. Charlottesville, VA. School Counselors and Student Safety. Virginia School Board Association Conference.

April 5th, 2019. Billings, MO. Strengthening Sisterhood: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Keynote address at the Montana School Counselor Association Conference.

April 5th, 2019. Billings, MO. Self-Harm, Suicide & Social Media: Helping Students Ask for Help. Workshop at the Montana School Counselor Association Conference.

March 19th, 2019. Williamsburg, VA. Mental Health Literacy: Raising Awareness to Provoke Change. Keynote address at the VDOE/VDOJ Safe and Supportive Schools Conference.

March 19th, 2019. Williamsburg, VA. Beyond the ACE Study: Recognizing and Responding to Trauma in Schools. Breakout session at the VDOE/VDOJ Safe and Supportive Schools Conference.

March 13th, Palm Beach, FL. Techniques to Help Girls Disrupt Relational Aggression. Assembly and Parent Education at The Benjamin School.

March 11th, 2019. Columbus, OH. Writing Effective Proposals for the Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference. Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference.

March 10th, 2019. Columbus, OH. Teaching RAMP to the Masses: A Collaborative Statewide Effort. Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference.

March 7th, 2019. Chattanooga, TN. An Introduction to Trauma-Informed School Counseling. Professional Development Workshop for Bradley Public Schools. ​

January 28th, 2019. Charlottesville, VA. Techniques to Help Girls Disrupt Relational Aggression. Peabody School.

December 7th, 2018. Chicago, IL. Strengthening Sisterhood: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Workshop for the Illinois School Counselor Association.

December 7th, 2018. Chicago, IL. School Counseling Techniques to Help Adolescent Girls Disrupt Relational Aggression. Workshop for the Illinois School Counselor Association.

October 18th, 2018. Hampton, VA. Shattering Glass Ceilings: Mentoring our Next Generation of Female Leaders. Virginia School Counselor Association Conference.

October 18th, 2018. Hampton, VA. So, you want to get a Ph.D.? Virginia School Counselor Association Conference.

October 17th, 2018. Hampton, VA. School Counseling Leadership Summit. Full day pre-conference session at the Virginia School Counselor Association Conference.

September 24th, 2018. Murfreesboro, TN. Self-Harm, Suicide & Social Media: Helping Students Ask for Help. Tennessee School Counselor and Administrator Leadership Institute. ​

September 23rd, 2018. Murfreesboro, TN. An Introduction to Trauma-Informed School Counseling. Pre-conference session at the Tennessee School Counselor and Administrator Leadership Institute. ​

August 16th, 2018. Richmond, VA. Self-Harm, Suicide & Social Media: Helping Students Ask for Help. Keynote address at the Virginia Mental Health in Schools Annual Conference.

August 16th, 2018. Richmond, VA. Strengthening Sisterhood: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Breakout session at the Virginia Mental Health in Schools Annual Conference.

August 7th - 9th, 2018. Orange County, VA. An Introduction to Trauma-Informed Schools. Orange County Public Schools, Elementary, Middle, and High School Teacher In-Services.

April 19th, 2018. Orange County, VA. An Introduction to Trauma-Sensitive Schools. Orange County Public Schools, School Administrator In-Service.

March 29th, 2018. Orange County, VA. An Introduction to Trauma-Informed School Counseling. Orange County Public Schools, School Counselor In-Service.

March 19th, 2018. New York, NY. Teaching RAMP to the Masses: A Collaborative Statewide Effort. Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference. ​

March 20th, 2018. New York, NY. Using Root Cause Analysis to Disaggregate Data and make SMART Goals Smarter. National Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference.

December 7th, 2017. Charlottesville, VA. Strengthening Sisterhood: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Albemarle County Public Schools In-Service.

November 9th, 2017. Portland, ME. Strengthening Sisterhood: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Keynote Address, Maine School Counselor Association.

November 9th, 2017. Portland, ME. Self-Harm, Suicide & Social Media: Helping Students Ask for Help. Breakout session. Maine School Counselor Association.

​October 30th, 2017. Hunterdon County, NJ. Beyond the Basics: Empowering Youth to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Middle School Assembly and Parent Presentation, Clinton Township Middle School.

October 11th, 2017. Hampton, VA. An Introduction to Trauma-Informed School Counseling. Pre-conference workshop, Virginia School Counselor Association.

September 29th, 2017. Baldwin County, AL. Self-Harm, Suicide & Social Media: Helping Students Ask for Help. Baldwin County Public Schools In-Service.

August 16th, 2017. Charlottesville, VA. School Counseling Techniques to Help Girls Manage Relational Aggression. Charlottesville City Public Schools In-Service.

July 10th, 2017. Denver, CO. Self-Harm, Suicide & Social Media: Helping Students Ask for Help. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

May 5th, 2017. Sioux Falls, SD. Strengthening Sisterhood: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Keynote Address, South Dakota Counselor Association.

May 4th, 2017. Sioux Falls, SD. Counseling Techniques to Help Adolescent Girls Manage Relational Aggression. Pre-conference workshop, South Dakota Counselor Association.

May 4th, 2017. Sioux Falls, SD. An Introduction to Trauma-Informed Counseling for Youth. Pre-conference workshop, South Dakota Counselor Association.

March 10th, 2017. San Diego, CA. Teaching Graduate Students RAMP: A Comprehensive, Collaborative, and Theoretical Approach. Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference.

January 26th, 2017. Charlottesville, VA. The Impact of Teaching Yoga on Student Behavior. Youth-Nex Works-In-Progress Talk. Curry School of Education, University of Virginia.

January 10th, 2017. Charlottesville, VA. Student Notes and Time Tracking: Updates and Pitfalls. Albemarle County Public Schools, School Counselor In-Service.

November 7th, 2016. Charlottesville, VA. Recognizing and Responding to Trauma: An Introduction for School Counselors. University of Virginia Annual School Counseling Summit.

October 14th, 2016. Lawrenceville, NJ. Growing Up Girl: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Keynote Address, New Jersey School Counselor Association.

October 14th, 2016. Lawrenceville, N.J. Recognizing and Responding to Trauma: An Introduction for School Counselors. New Jersey School Counselor Association.

October 7th, 2016. Boise, ID. Growing Up Girl: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Keynote Address, Idaho School Counselor Association

October 7th, 2016. Boise, ID. Self-Harm, Suicide & Social Media: Helping Students Ask for Help. Idaho School Counselor Association

March 10th, 2016. Chattanooga, TN. Perfectly You: Helping Students Develop a Healthy Body Image. Cleveland County Schools.

February 29th, 2016. Athens, GA. Building a Collaborative University/School District ASCA Model Program (RAMP) Cohort. Innovations in School Counselor Education Conference.

February 22nd, 2016. Richmond, VA. What you See isn't What you Get: Eating Disorders, Body Image, and Media Literacy. Keynote Address, University of Richmond, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.

February 16th, 2016. Charlottesville, VA. Connecting the Dots: How School Counseling Leadership, Advocacy, and Excellence Impacts Systemic Change. Keynote Address, University of Virginia, Chi Sigma Iota Initiation Ceremony.

January 6th, 2016. Virginia Beach, VA. Perfectly You: Helping Students Develop a Healthy Body Image. Virginia Beach Public Schools.

November 20th, 2015. Chattanooga, TN. Perfectly You: Helping Students Develop a Healthy Body Image. Hamilton County Public Schools.

October 15th, 2015. Newport News, VA. Self-Harm, Suicide & Social Media: Helping Students Ask for Help. Virginia School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

October 8th, 2015. Philadelphia, PA. Building a Collaborative Counselor Educator/District School Counseling Supervisor Leadership Team. Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors Annual Conference.

September 25th, 2015. San Diego, CA. Growing Up Girl in Today’s Crazy World: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Full-day workshop, San Diego State University.

June 30th, 2015. Phoenix, AZ. Promoting Parental Involvement. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

June 24th, 2015. Virginia Beach, VA. Perfectly You: Helping Students Develop a Healthy Body Image. Virginia Beach Public Schools.

April 22nd, 2015. Louisville KY. Technology Tools for a Comprehensive School Counseling Program. Jefferson County Public Schools. Online Workshop.

March 11th, 2015. Columbia, SC. Beyond Bullying: Media Literacy, Body Image, and Social Advocacy. Assembly at Hammond School.

March 10th, 2015. Columbia, SC. Beyond Body Image: Media Literacy, Leadership, and Social Advocacy. Assembly at Hammond School.

February 26th, 2015. Lexington, KY. Don't Blame Barbie: Helping Girls Develop a Healthy Body Image in an Image Obsessed World. Keynote Address, Kentucky School Counselor Association.

February 26th, 2015. Lexington, KY. Technology Tools for a Comprehensive School Counseling Program. Kentucky School Counselor Association.

January 16th, 2015. Ashland, VA. Technology Tips for a Comprehensive School Counseling Program. Hanover County Public Schools.

February 12th, 2015. Milwaukee, WI. Beyond Body Image: Media Literacy, Leadership, and Activism. Divine Savior Holy Angels High School.

November 13/14th, 2014. Ashland, VA. Smart Supervision: What Professional School Counselors Need to Know. Hanover County Public Schools.

November 3rd, 2014. Chesterfield, VA. Smart Supervision: What Professional School Counselors Need to Know. Chesterfield County Public Schools.

November 3rd, 2014. Chesterfield, VA. Technology Tips for a Comprehensive School Counseling Program. Chesterfield County Public Schools.

October 13th, 2014. Glen Allen, VA. Technology Tips for a Comprehensive School Counseling Program. Henrico County Public Schools.

October 13th, 2014. Glen Allen, VA. Smart Supervision: What Professional School Counselors Need to Know. Henrico County Public Schools.

October 10th, 2014. Birmingham, AL. Teaching Technology to Future School Counselors. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.

October 2nd, 2014. Richmond, VA. Using Technology to Enhance College and Career Readiness. Virginia School Counselor Association.

June 30th, 2014. Orlando, FL. School Counseling Strategies to Help Girls Unlock Their Leadership Potential. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

March 6th, 2014. Lexington, KY. Technology Smackdown. Kentucky School Counselor Association.

March 24th, 2014. Ft. McDowell, AZ. Growing Up Girl: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Keynote Address, Arizona School Counselor Association.

March 24th, 2014. Ft. McDowell, AZ. Technology Smackdown. Arizona School Counselor Association.

April 3rd, 2014. Glendale, AZ. Girls' Night Out. Sunset Ridge School.

February 21st, 2014. Starkville, MS. Growing Up Girl: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Mississippi School Counselor Association.

February 21st, 2014. Starkville, MS. Technology Tools for a Comprehensive School Counseling Program. Mississippi School Counselor Association.

January 24th, 2014. Washington, DC. Talk Early, Talk Often. The Century Council Talk Early Summit.

January 10th, 2014, Columbus, MS. Beating the Body Image Blues. Columbus High School & Columbus Middle School for the Junior Auxiliaries.

January 9th, 2014. Jackson, MS. Girls' Summit. Keynote Address, St. Andrew's Episcopal School.

January 8th, 2014. Jackson, MS. Growing Up Girl in Today's Crazy World. Parent presentation at St. Andrew's Episcopal School.

November 3rd, 2013. Des Moines, IA. Beyond Body Image: Media Literacy, Advocacy and Activism. Keynote Address, Iowa School Counselor Association.

October 4th, 2013. Mobile, AL. Perfectly You: Helping Students Develop a Healthy Body Image. Baldwin County Public Schools.

July 19th, 2013. Charlottesville, VA. Growing Up Girl: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image. Virginia School Counselor Association.

July 1st, 2013. Philadelphia, PA. School Counseling Web 2.0 and Technology Smackdown. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

July 2nd, 2013. Philadelphia, PA. Dispatches from Girl World: School Counseling Strategies to Help Girls Unlock Their Leadership Potential. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

March 4th, 2013. Nashville, TN. Beyond Body Image: Media Literacy, Advocacy and Activism. Tennessee School Counselors & Administrators Leadership Institute.

February 27th, 2013. Raleigh, NC. Women in Leadership. North Carolina State University.

February 7th, 2013. Online Webinar. Girls' Leadership Development and Resources. School Counseling On Air.

February 4th, 2013. Boca Raton, FL. Beyond Bullying: Media Literacy, Advocacy, and Social Change. Saint Andrew's School.

November 8th, 2012. Greensboro, NC. Dispatches from Girl World. School Counseling Strategies to Help Girls Unlock Their Leadership Potential. North Carolina School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

November 4th, 2012. Osage Beach, MO. Beyond Body Image: Media Literacy, Advocacy and Activism. Keynote address, Missouri School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

October 16th, 2012. Raleigh, NC. Guest Speaker, Miss Representation documentary screening at North Carolina State University.

June 25th, 2012. Minneapolis, MN. School Counseling Web 2.0 and Technology Smackdown. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

June 24th, 2012. Minneapolis, MN. Beyond Body Image. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

May 17th, 2012. Arlington, VA. Beyond Body Image: Media Literacy, Advocacy and Activism. Bishop O'Connell High School Assembly.

March 15th, 2012. Newport News, VA. Tech Savvy School Counselors. Virginia School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

March 14th, 2012. Newport News, VA. Beyond Body Image. Virginia School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

March 6th, 2012. Online Webinar. Empowering, Motivating & Inspiring Girls through Group Work. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

March 5th, 2012. Richmond, VA. Beyond Body Image. Keynote address, Virginia Commonwealth University.

March 2nd, 2012. Raleigh, NC. Beyond Body Image. North Carolina School Counselor Association Drive in Workshop.

February 22nd, 2012. Online Webinar. Female Bullying: Solutions for Response & Prevention. Progressive Business Audio Conferences.

February 9th, 2012. Gastonia, NC. Tech Savvy School Counselors: Using Technology to Enhance Your School Counseling Program. Gaston County Public Schools.

January 12th, 2012. Cary, NC. Tech Savvy School Counselor Series: Finding Resourceful Resources. Wake County Public School System.

December 6th, 2011. Cary, NC. Tech Savvy School Counselor Series: Google: More than a Search Engine. Wake County Public School System.

November 15th, 2011. Cary, NC. Tech Savvy School Counselor Series: Social Media. Wake County Public School System.

November 3rd, 2011. Emporia, KS. Beyond Body Image. Keynote address, Kansas School Counselors Association Annual Conference.

October 27th, 2011. Cary, NC. Tech Savvy School Counselor Series: Building a Website. Wake County Public School System.

August 22nd, 2011. Cary, NC. Technology Tools for a Comprehensive School Counseling Program. Wake County Public School System.

June 25th, 2011. Seattle, WA. Using the Internet to Perk Up Your School Counseling Program. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

June 26th, 2011. Seattle, WA. Beyond Body Image. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

June 27th, 2011. Seattle, WA. Girls In Real Life Situations: Empowering, Motivating, and Inspiring Girls Through Group Work. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference. Seattle, WA.

April 30th, 2011. Memphis, TN. Made Up & Branded. Keynote address, National Association of Junior Auxiliaries National Conference.

March 8th, 2011. Chattanooga, TN. Perfectly You. Helping Students Develop a Healthy Body Image. Lee University.

March 16th, 2011. Online Webinar. Body Image & Media Literacy. Progressive Business Audio Conferences.

January 31st, 2011. Raleigh, NC. Relational Aggression 101: What Teachers Need to Know. North Carolina State University.

January 11th, 2011. Cary, NC. Beating the Body Image Blues. St. Michael’s School.

January 25th & 26th, 2010. Beyond Body Image. Renfrew Center.

December 6th, 2010. Apex, NC. Beyond Body Image. National Charity League, Inc.

November 4th, 2010. Greensboro, NC. Using the Internet to Enhance Your School Counseling Program. North Carolina School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

October 29th, 2010. Raleigh, NC. Media Literacy. Lady of Lourdes School, Assembly to Middle School Girls.

October 21st, 2010. Online Webinar. Relational Bullying in Your School. Progressive Business Audio Conferences.

September 18th, 2010. Fredericksburg, VA. Growing Up Girl. Keynote address, Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region.

July 4th, 2010. Boston, MA. Growing Up Girl. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

June 17th, 2010. Daytona Beach, FL. Salvaging Sisterhood. Volusia County Public Schools.

May 15th, 2010. Wake Forest, NC. Beating the Body Image Blues. Triangle YMCA Youth Leadership Conference.

June 2nd, 2010. Online Webinar. Body Image & Self Esteem: Do's & Don'ts for Helping Your Students. Progressive Business Audio Conferences.

April 30th, 2010. Mobile, AL. Salvaging Sisterhood. National Association of Junior Auxiliaries National Conference.

April 7th, 2010. Chapel Hill, NC. Body Image. Pi Beta Phi Sorority. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

March 25th, 2010. Phoenix, AZ. Growing Up Girl in Today's Crazy World. Arizona School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

March 18th, 2010. Cary, NC. Salvaging Sisterhood. St. Micheal's School.

February 9th, 2010. Online Webinar. Relational Bullying in Your School. Progressive Business Audio Conferences.

February 13th, 2010. Raleigh, NC. Perfectly You! G.I.R.L.S. Summit, sponsored by The Triangle YMCA.

November 5th, 2009. Greensboro, NC. Perfectly You: Helping Students Develop a Healthy Body Image. North Carolina School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

September 28th, 2009. Orlando, FL. Salvaging Sisterhood. Windermere Preparatory School. Faculty/Staff Presentation, Parent Workshop.

August 6th, 2009. Chattanooga, TN. Perfectly You: Helping Students Develop a Healthy Body Image. National Center for Youth Issues National Summit.

July 22nd, 2009. Online Audio Conference. Relational Bullying in Your School. Progressive Business Audio Conferences.

June 29th, 2009. Dallas, TX. Made Up & Branded. Body Image, The Media, and the Impact on Youth. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

May 30th, 2009. Sioux Falls, SD. Growing Up Girl in Today's Crazy World. South Dakota School Counselor Association.

April 28th, 2009. Raleigh, NC. Salvaging Sisterhood. Carnage Middle School.

April 16th, 2009. Cary, NC. Body Image, The Media, and the Impact on Youth. Cary Family YMCA.

March 12th, 2009. Richmond, VA. Salvaging Sisterhood. Keynote address, Bully Free Virginia.

March 6th, 2009. Lexington, KY. Made Up & Branded. Body Image, The Media, and the Impact on Youth. Kentucky School Counselor Association Conference.

February 23rd, 2009. Atlanta, GA. Salvaging Sisterhood & Beating the Body Image Blues. Student Assistance Professionals Association of Georgia.

February 10th, 2009. Huntsville, AL. Salvaging Sisterhood. Huntsville Public Schools.

January 9th, 2009. Cary, NC. Growing Up Girl in Today's Crazy World. Wake County Public School System.

November 22nd, 2008. Wilson, NC. Current Adolescent Sex Trends and the School Counselor’s Role in Prevention. Wilson County Public Schools.

November 11th, 2008. Raleigh, NC. Perfectly You: Body Image. Workshop with Middle School Girls. Triangle YMCA’s Inaugural G.I.R.L.S. Summit.

November 6th, 2008. Greensboro, NC. Made Up & Branded: Body Image, the Media, and the Impact on Youth. North Carolina School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

October 24th, 2008. Orlando, FL. Growing Up Girl in Today's Crazy World. Florida School Counselor Association Conference.

October 9th, 2009. Raleigh, NC. Salvaging Sisterhood. Ravenscroft School Faculty Presentation.

September 28th, 2008. Nashville, TN. Beating the Body Image Blues. Tennessee Healthy Choices for Youth Conference.

August 13th, 2008. Wilson, NC. Growing Up Girl in Today's Crazy World. School Counselor Professional Development Workshop.

June 28th, 2008. Atlanta, GA. Growing Up Girl in Today's Crazy World. The American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

June 21st, 2008. Orlando, FL. Beating the Body Image Blues. The National Conference on Mean Girls and Relational Aggression.

June 20th, 2008. Orlando, FL. Salvaging Sisterhood. The National Conference on Mean Girls and Relational Aggression.

April 17th, 2008. Cary, NC. Salvaging Sisterhood. Cary Family YMCA.

April 2nd & 3rd, 2008. Palm Beach, FL. Growing Up Girl in Today's Crazy World. The Benjamin School.

February 2nd, 2008. Raleigh, NC. Sugar & Spice? Educators - Think Twice! St. Raphael Catholic School Staff Development Training.

November 30th, 2007. Greenville, NC. Salvaging Sisterhood. Eastern Area Health Education Services.

October 25th, 2008. Greensboro, NC. Girls in Real Life Situations (G.I.R.L.S.). North Carolina School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

June 26th, 2007. Denver, CO. Salvaging Sisterhood. American School Counselor Association National Conference.

July 9th, 2007. Gloucester, VA. Sugar & Spice? Educators - Think Twice! Gloucester County Public Schools.

June 13th, 2007. Indianapolis, IN. Beating the Body Image Blues. Midwest Healthy Choices for Youth Conference.

May 8th, 2007. Cary, NC. Sugar & Spice? Parents - Think Twice! St. Michaels School.

February 27th, 2007. Cary, NC. Single Parents of Teenagers, Dinner and Discussion. Cary Family YMCA.

January 19th, 2007. Cary, NC. Battling the Body Image Blues. Cary Family YMCA.

December 7th, 2006. Cary, NC. Queen Bee Mom's and Kingpin Dads Book Club Discussion. Cary Family YMCA.

November 2nd, 2006. Greensboro, NC. Sugar & Spice? Counselors - Think Twice! North Carolina School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

October 11th, 2006. Cary, NC. Battling the Body Image Blues. Cary Family YMCA.

October 3rd, 2006. Arlington, VA. Sugar & Spice? Parents - Think Twice! Arlington County Public Schools.

October 4th, 2006. Arlington, VA. Sugar & Spice? Educators - Think Twice! Arlington County Public Schools.

June 26th, 2006. Chicago, IL. Salvaging Sisterhood. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

June 28th, 2006. Cary, NC. Queen Bees & Wannabees Book Club Discussion. Cary Family YMCA.

May & June, 2006. Cary, NC. Sugar & Spice? Parents - Think Twice! Cary Family YMCA.

March, 2006. Durham, NC. Mean Girls: Strategies and Resources in Identifying and Helping Relationally Aggressive Girls and Empowering Their Victims. Developmental Resources Professional Seminar.

March, 2006. Richmond, VA. Mean Girls: Strategies and Resources in Identifying and Helping Relationally Aggressive Girls and Empowering Their Victims. Developmental Resources Professional Seminar.

November, 2005. Portsmouth, VA. Salvaging Sisterhood: Creative Strategies to Reduce Female Relational Aggression. Virginia Counselor Association Annual Conference.

October, 2005. Greensboro, NC. Relational Aggression: A Whole School Approach to Help Reduce Violence among Girls. North Carolina School Counselor Association Annual Conference.

July, 2005. Charlottesville, VA. Relational Aggression: A Whole School Approach to Help Reduce Violence among Girls. Virginia School Counselor Association Summer Academy.

March, 2005. Falls Church, VA. Salvaging Sisterhood: Creative Strategies to Reduce Female Relational Aggression. Virginia Association for Specialists in Group Work Group-A-Rama Conference.

April, 2005. Portsmouth, VA. Ground Zero: Building a Comprehensive School Counseling Program. Virginia School Counselors Association Annual Conference.

November, 2004. Roanoke, VA. Professional Involvement: Utilizing ASCA’s Resources. Virginia Counselor Association Annual Conference.

October, 2004. Fairfax, VA. Get Involved! Utilizing School Counseling Professional Resources. George Mason University.

June, 2004. Reno, NV. Preparing for the Trenches: A Sharing Session for Graduate Students. American School Counselor Association Conference.

March - May 2004. Great Falls, VA. Chicks and Cliques: Raising Awareness to Provoke Change. Spring Hill Elementary School.

March, 2004. Charlottesville, VA. Preparing for the Trenches: A Sharing Session for Graduate Students. Virginia School Counselors Association Annual Conference.

February, 2004. Williamsburg, VA. Phat or Fat? How to Recognize Red Flags in a Weight-Obsessed Society. Virginia Counselors Graduate Student Association Conference.

February 2004. Fairfax, VA. Don’t Reinvent the Wheel! Utilizing ASCA’s Resources. George Mason University.

November, 2003. Williamsburg, VA. Adolescent Sex Trends: The School Counselor’s Role in Dealing with a New Generation of Youth. Virginia Counselors Association Annual Conference.

September, 2003. Fairfax, VA. A New World of Bullying. Invited presenter at Luther Jackson Middle School Teacher In-Service.

March, 2003. Falls Church, VA. Oh No She Did Not! Keeping the Peace within Relationally Aggressive Girls. Virginia Association for Specialists in Group Work Group-A-Rama Conference.

March, 2003. Fairfax, VA. Keeping it Real: Teenage Violence Prevention. Future Professional Middle School Girls’ Conference.

February 2003. Williamsburg, VA. Current Adolescent Sex Trends and the School Counselor’s Role in Prevention. Virginia Counselors Graduate Student Association Conference.

February, 2002. Fairfax, VA. Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating. George Mason University.

SPEAKING TOPICS

Mental Health Literacy: Raising Awareness to Provoke Change (keynote, half-day workshop, or breakout session)

Enhancing School-Based Group Counseling (half-day workshop or breakout session)

Strengthening Sisterhood: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image (keynote, half-day workshop, full-day workshop, or breakout session)

Moving from Trauma-Informed to Trauma-Component: What School Counselors Need to Know and Do. (half-day workshop or breakout session)

Counseling Techniques to Help Adolescent Girls Manage Relational Aggression (half-day workshop or breakout session)

CLIENT LIST

American School Counselor Association

Arizona School Counselor Association

Arlington County Public Schools, Arlington, VA.

Baldwin County Public Schools, Mobile, AL.

Bishop O'Connell High School, Arlington, VA.

Bully Free Virginia, Richmond, VA.

Clinton Township Middle School, Clinton, NJ.

Columbus High School, Columbus, MS.

Columbus Middle School, Columbus, MS.

Culpeper County Public Schools, Culpeper, VA.

Divine Savior Holy Angels High School, Milwaukee, WI.

Eastern Area Mental Health Services, Greenville, NC.

Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, KY.

Florida School Counselor Association, Orlando, FL.

Fulton County Public Schools, Atlanta, GA.

Gaston County Public Schools, Gastonia, NC.

Georgia School Counselor Association

Gloucester County Public Schools, Gloucester, VA.

Hammond School, Columbia, SC

Huntsville Public Schools, Huntsville, AL.

Idaho School Counselor Association

Illinois School Counselor Association

​Indiana School Counselor Association

Iowa School Counselor Association

Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville, KY.

Kansas School Counselor Association

Kentucky School Counselor Association

Knox County Public Schools, Knoxville, TN.

Lady of Lourdes School, Raleigh, NC.

Maine School Counselor Association

Massachusetts School Counselor Association

Mississippi School Counselor Association

Missouri School Counselor Association

Montana School Counselor Association

Nevada School Counselor Association

North Dakota School Counselor Association

National Association of Junior Auxiliaries

National Center for Youth Issues, Chattanooga, TN.

New Jersey School Counselor Association

North Carolina School Counselor Association

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

Orange County Public Schools, Orange, VA.

Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, NC.

Saint Andrew’s School, Boca Raton, FL.

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

South Dakota Counselor Association

St. Andrew’s School, Jackson, MS.

St. Michael’s School, Cary, NC.

St. Raphael’s Catholic School, Raleigh, NC.

Student Assistance Professionals Association

Tennessee School Counselor Association

The Benjamin School, North Palm Beach, FL.

The Century Council Talk, Arlington, VA.

The Community Foundation, Fredericksburg, VA.

Triangle YMCA, Wake Forest, NC.

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

University of Richmond, Richmond, VA.

Virginia Beach Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA.

Virginia Department of Education, Richmond, VA.

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Virginia School Counselor Association

Virginia Tech

Volusia County Public Schools, Daytona Beach, FL.

Wilson County Public Schools, Wilson, NC.

Windermere Preparatory School, Orlando, FL.