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WEBINAR and NEW SERIES: Adventurous Living, with REBT expert Ed Garcia, MA, CSW
Part 1 The Adventurous Person: Emotions and Challenges with more in the series to follow
By: SMART Recovery
Mr. Garcia describes life as a never ending series of events. The adventure is not only in the events we encounter, but it is even more in the manner in which we perceive them.” Initial discussion will focus on “The Adventurous Person: Emotions and Challenges.”
Among many achievements, Mr. Garcia has an extensive and diversified background in the field of human behavior. He holds both an undergraduate and graduate degree from New York University. His post graduate work was conducted at the Institute for Advanced Study in Rational Emotive Therapy, where Mr. Garcia worked extensively with Dr. Albert Ellis, one of the nation's top Cognitive/Behavior Psychologists, whose work is represented in the SMART Recovery program. Upon completion of his four year internship, he became a Fellow of the Institute and was appointed Co-Director of Clinical Training there, a position he held for five years until his move to Atlanta, GA, where he currently resides.
Mr. Garcia developed and appeared in a five hour TV presentation for WPBS entitled Developing Emotional Muscle. He has hosted two webinar series for SMART Recovery® Online, podcasts available, at: www.smartrecovery.libsyn.com, and is a highly popular speaker both within and beyond the SMART community.
As part of his own adventurous living, he is a world adventure traveler, a sculptor, photographer, and currently does volunteer work at The Fernbank Museum of Natural History with their exotic animals including snakes, lizards, and tarantulas.
Mr. Garcia Future discussion topics, dates and times to be announced, will include:
Adventures with Your Senses: Being Aware and Mindful
Intimate Adventures: Close Associations
Creative Adventures: Going Outside of the Box
Fantasy and Imaginative Adventures: Imagination Unleashed
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