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Alumni Spring Renewal


"Master Your Mindset & Prevent Anxiety: Self-monitoring strategies for peace of mind"

Presented by Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D.



Stress. Worry. Panic. Overwhelm. We talk about these things all the time, but we don’t always call them what they really are: anxiety. Anxiety and anxiety-related illnesses are the single biggest problem we struggle with as Americans. We are living in an age of information overload – there is no greater time than now to self-monitor.

In Master Your Mindset & Prevent Anxiety, we will talk about the mechanics of anxiety and the neurobiology and neuroanatomy of our minds. Simply put, we will learn the nuts and bolts of our brains. Presented at a very high level, the goal is for a greater understanding of what our minds are doing, as well as what they do remarkably well and without effort. Then we will spend the majority of our time discussing what happens when they don’t function like they are designed to or when we misuse them. There is actually a large set of data/research and personal experience that have given us a vast range of methods to effectively thwart worry and stress. Here’s where you are important: I don’t know you and the world doesn’t care about you (nothing personal), so you have to take what you know about yourself and try some of the things that have worked for others.

Ultimately, our minds are pattern-making machines. How are you using yours?

Dr. Kevin GillilandAbout Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D.

Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D., is an expert in mental health, depression, and addiction. After working for more than two decades in health care as a clinical psychologist, Kevin became a pioneer of outpatient treatment as the CEO and executive director of Innovation360 (i360), a treatment center for alcohol and drug addiction, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, family therapy and life development. In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of Innovation360, which include staff management, program development, and coordinating client care with outside therapists and physicians, Kevin also works with individuals and couples seeking to improve their family and marriage relationships. His debut book, “Struggle Well, Live Well: 60 Ways to Navigate Life’s Good, Bad, and In-Between,” tackles Kevin’s approach on life, which aligns with his approach and advice for friends, family and clients. It serves as a roadmap to navigating through life’s inevitable struggles and how to overcome the simplest of obstacles, such as work/life balance, to heavier issues, such as mental illness or addiction.

Deadline for Registration or Refund is April 27, 2018.

Space Is Limited

Lunch and snacks will be provided.

We will complete the Alumni Spring Renewal with Gentle Yoga, facilitated by Sierra Tucson Alumni Coordinator Alison Broderick. Please dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat or towel.

*Discounted room rates are available for Sierra Tucson Alumni. Call 203-967-2222 or visit the Hilton Stamford Hotel website. Code for discount is 3038484.

Contact: Alison Broderick, Alumni Coordinator
Telephone:  520-336-7061
Email: Alison.Broderick@SierraTucson.com

Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Date: May 5, 2018

Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
1 First Stamford Place
Stamford, CT 06902
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