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Change Your Mind:
Inaugural Mental Health Festival

 

📅 Date: Saturday, September 10th | 11 AM – 4 PM
📍Viasat Campus: 2456 Town Garden Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92009

Parking Instructions: Change Your Mind Festival takes place at the Viasat Carlsbad Campus. The address listed for Change Your Mind leads to 1 of two parking structures on the same street. Change Your Mind attendees may park in either of the parking structures for free, both of which will be clearly marked on the day of the event. 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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🍃 A FREE DAY OF WELLNESS WORKSHOPS, PANELS, & BREAKOUT PRESENTATIONS

Our hands-on activities offer you the chance to dive into the latest creative frameworks for mental health. You’ll experience a variety of unique self-care methods, as well as a fun, safe place to begin to look past harmful stigmas often associated with these issues. Get valuable and inspiring information from dynamic speakers, local experts, and our very own staff.


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Interfaith Community Services Staff
Boots On The Ground, Hearts In The Field. 

Discover what it's like to be on the frontlines of change.

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Spanish Panel Zulma DiGaudio, PhD
Spanish Panel: Trastornos Comunes del Comportamiento en Diferentes Edades

Common Behavioral Health Disorders at Different Ages

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Hubert Pilloud
Create Your Life Flight Plan

Life Lessons from an Air-Force Top Gun Instructor.

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Dr. Nathan J. Sessoms
Anti-Racist Brain: The Thought Process of Justice

Join Dr. Sessoms in learning more about how we can modify our thought processes to advocate for the society we wish to live in.

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Mitchell Snow
Faith in Action

Using Meaningful Service to Engage Youth, Support Your Community and Retain Your Congregation.

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Josh Roberts
Neurodiversity Gifts

Unpack the Potential of Being Wired Slightly Differently.

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Barbara Sanfilippo
Experience Life and Work in High Definition

Discover how to overcome anxiety, nourish your soul and live a purpose and peace-filled life! 

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Ashley McGuire & Thom Nezbeda
The Power of Belonging

How Our Ability to Connect Creates Healing.

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Shellie Bowman
Impact of Addiction: Exploring Pathways to Recovery

Effective intervention strategies and recovery resources available for the entire family

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🎤 SPEAKERS TO HELP CHANGE THE WAY YOU VIEW YOURSELF AND THE WORLD

Ashley McGuire & Thom Nezbeda: The Power of Belonging – How Our Ability to Connect Creates Healing
Dr. Nathan Sessoms: Anti-Racist Brain – The Thought Process of Justice
Barb Sanfilippo: Experience Life and Work in High Definition
Josh Roberts: Neurodiversity Gifts – Unpack the Potential of Being Wired Slightly Differently
Hubert Pilloud: Create Your Life Flight Plan –Lessons from a Top Gun Instructor
Shellie Bowman: Impact of Addiction: Exploring Pathways to Recovery
Interfaith Panel: Boots on the Ground Hearts in the field
• Elizabeth Hernandez – lead Case Manager -Employment and Economic Development
• Curtis Winfree – GPD Program Manager- Veterans Services
• Yuridia Sebastian – Homeless Prevention Program Manager – Supportive Services – Emergency Services
• Jessica Elliott-Pomerenke – Program Manager -Supportive Services – Social Services
• Mary Ferro – Director Outreach and Education -Development
Spanish Panel: Trastornos Comunes del Comportamiento en Diferentes Edades
• Presenters: Zulma DiGaudio, PsyD, LMFT
• Ingrid Jimenez,  LMFT
• Romelia Gomez, LMFT
• Elsa Herrera, LMFT
• Rosario Salazar, NAMI facilitator in family to family classes

 

 


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Questions: giving@interfaithservices.org  Corporate Sponsorships: Cesar Trejo – ctrejo@interfaithservices.org

This event may change in response to CDC guidance and recommendations. No Pets allowed / Service Animals OK