Seeing the Big Picture: Diversity, Inclusion, and You

Demographic projections suggest that our society is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse. How do you identify and capture the value that exists from more multicultural schools, organizations, businesses, and communities? We will explore how individuals can contribute to the creation of more diverse and inclusive environments at the personal and institutional levels. You will learn concepts from the counseling field that will enhance your perspective on diversity, so that your place in the picture comes into focus.

The NAA is delighted to collaborate on this webinar with The Family Institute at Northwestern University. The Family Institute is a behavioral health group practice committed to whole health for individuals, families and couples. Located in Chicago, Evanston, Northbrook and Westchester, The Family Institute is an organization of educators, researchers and therapists partnering with their clients to see change.

Details About the Webinar

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Cost: Free

About the Speaker

Kesha_headshot Kesha Burch '96 MA Kesha Burch is a licensed clinical professional counselor with over twenty years of professional experience as a therapist, advocate, and educator. She is a core faculty member in the Counseling Program at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Ms. Burch received a BA in Psychology from The University of Michigan and an MA in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University. Currently, Ms. Burch is a doctoral candidate in Counselor Education and Supervision at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Ms. Burch balances teaching, research, and clinical practice in her work at The Family Institute. She teaches Ethics, and Human Growth and Development. Her research addresses professional development, supervision, and cultural competence.

As a counselor, Ms. Burch provides compassionate care that assists individuals, couples, and families in finding their way despite oftentimes difficult circumstances. Therapy at its best offers us a new way to see our problems, and a new way of seeing ourselves; hopefully as a stronger and more competent person who is capable of meeting life's challenges. Ms. Burch seeks to empower clients to create change through clarification of values, understanding barriers, and identifying resources to overcome emotional and relational difficulties. Ms. Burch uses an integrative approach, combining the best of several evidenced based clinical practices and techniques, while drawing perspective from depth oriented psychodynamic and relational theories.

Ms. Burch is skilled in addressing a variety of individual, couple, and family concerns. Her interests include health psychology, relationship issues, life transitions, and the intersection of culture and mental health


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