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January 8 at 11:00 am - 12:30 PM
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January 8 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Join if you want to set healthier boundaries in your life, which helps maintain good relationships while feeling authentic to our own values

So many of us have difficulty setting clear boundaries with difficult people or situations. This workshop will help develop skills that help you identify and acknowledge your needs; break old, unhealthy patterns of putting your needs on hold; and will address the fear of rejection and disappointing others that keeps us from speaking our inner truth. Join us if you want to set healthier boundaries in your life — which helps maintain good relationships — while feeling authentic to our own values and intentions. Lives and relationships can be transformed when we are finally able to state our needs with clarity and compassion.

This program is presented by Alison Issen and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About the Presenter:  

Alison C. Issen has a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from the University of Central Florida, and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, as well as a Registered Nurse. Alison recently retired as the outpatient counselor at Orlando Health/UFHealth Cancer Center. For several years, Alison coordinated the Sage-ing Center, a program that encourages and supports adults of all ages, and particularly those in the second half of life, to inventory, evaluate, and intentionally plan a life of purpose, learning, fulfillment, and community service. Alison brought this comprehensive program to the hospice several years ago and developed Hospice of the Comforter’s Quality of Life Education Program. Alison has taught psychology at the college level and has worked in the field of health and wellness for over 35 years, including over 10 years as a hospice nurse and counselor. Her specialty areas include stress management, grief and loss, end-of-life, aging and relationship issues, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy, and Positive Psychology. Beyond her professional life, Alison is an “extreme gardener,” volunteers at a local animal shelter, and performs with local singing and theatre groups.

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