Workshops & Trainings

We offer customized Personal Development & Professional Development workshops, training, seminars and retreats (in half/full/multi-day formats),  on any psycho-social topic designed to meet the needs of individuals, government organizations, corporations, universities, legal, medical and public health communities, non-profits, and foundations.

A menu of our signature personal & professional development programs is listed below; however, we also tailor offerings for your specific needs in terms of content, audience, learning outcomes, and length.

Personal Development Program

Our personal development program seeks to improve awareness, identity, and sense of self, establish purpose, develop knowledge, skills and potential, build human capital, enhance quality of life and contribute to the realization of dreams and aspirations. Sample offerings include:

Live on Purpose: Create Your Extraordinary Life

This personal development workshop is designed to help you find your purpose and develop authentic self-awareness and radical courage to manifest the extraordinary life of your dreams. Through self-examination, process, activities, and coaching, we work with you to find your values and walk-in integrity with them so that you may wake up in the morning knowing you are on the right path. We want you to find your inner happiness. Life is an entirely different experience when you know what guides you. Be mindful. Be conscious. Be deliberate. Feel the fear and do it anyway. Workshop Aims: Get started living a life you love ​Overcome fear & become courageous ​Find yourself and what you were really purposed to do ​Understand what true-life happiness is and become happier Stop seeking approval from the mainstream; avoid the trap of validation and self-doubt ​​Identify and articulate your purpose-driven goals Find and live your purpose in life When: Next series – dates to be announced, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm: runs for 10 weeks every Wednesday night Cost: $50 per session or $500 total. $50 to reserve your seat; 10 – 30 member capacity. Location: 2801 Buford Hwy NE, Suite 195, Atlanta, GA 30329 Facilitators: Dr. Kelly M. Lewis-Arthur

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Women’s Wellness Weekend

Are you worn out and weary? On the verge of exhaustion? Feel like you’re expending all your resources and getting little back in return? This story of exhaustion is real for many women facing the challenge of having to juggle numerous balls of career, school, home, marriage, kids, grandkids, and aging parents. We often put ourselves second to care for everyone else, leaving us feeling depleted. Bring peace and tranquility back into your life, by finally focusing on you.

Cultivate awareness and a deep consciousness of self-love that radiates from within. Join our reinvigorating Women’s Wellness Weekend and get away from it all. Reconnect to yourself and your well-being by participating in relaxing therapeutic activities that give you the rejuvenation and motivation you crave. It’s time!

Retreats are all-inclusive of meals, beverages, snacks, workshops, wellness coaching, mindfulness meditation, and yoga. Specialty services (e.g., Massage) are an additional cost. Escape to a beautiful, serene,

therapeutic retreat location in Georgia and watch your transformation.

Workshop Aims: ​Get more rest Become more mindful Be still and enjoy meditation ​Get Silent (be the silence not the sound) ​Get pampered & Relax ​Raise your consciousness, grow emotionally Find your purpose in life Love on yourself & achieve optimum health ​Connect with other women wanting similar goals

When: Next retreat – dates to be announced, Friday 9 am – Sunday 6 pm; Spring & Fall

Cost: $500-$1,500 per person depending on location and number of participants. Early bird special’s available. $100 to reserve your seat; 20-30 member capacity

Location: To Be Announced

Facilitators: Dr. Kelly M. Lewis-Arthur

Customized: Retreats can be customized for your private group or you can join a scheduled wellness weekend. Call to get your group on the calendar or to add your name to the next retreat waiting list.

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Love Thy Self: Self-Care from Within​​

Stop neglecting yourself Free yourself from self-sabotage. The single most important decision you can make in your life is the one that will affect every other decision you make – the commitment to love and accept yourself. Not doing so can directly affect the quality of your relationships, your work, your faith, your personal time and your future.Get out of your own way!

This personal development workshop is designed to help you find your self-worth and learn how to love yourself from within, not based on the external world. Through self-examination, process, activities and coaching, we’ll work with you to correct feelings of lack and shift your self-perception to one of acceptance and love. We will look at your inner core to find your worth rather than what others have defined for you. You are wonderfully and beautifully made!

Workshop Aims: Identify why you are neglecting yourself and overcome self-sabotage Correct feelings of lack and shift your self-perception Forgive yourself Identify your worth and how to love yourself Stand in your power Train your mind to be grateful and love your imperfections

When: Next series – dates to be announced, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm: runs for 8 weeks every Thursday night

Cost: $50 per session or $400 total. $50 to reserve your seat; 10 – 30 member capacity.

Location: 2801 Buford Hwy NE, Suite 195, Atlanta, GA 30329

Facilitators: Dr. Kelly M. Lewis-Arthur

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Secrets to Achieving Work-Life Balance

Maintaining your career/academic and personal life can get pretty hectic. Most of us can admit to having our school or work life intrude on our relationships or families and vice versa. Being able to strike a balance between your professional and personal lives can help you become more productive and less likely to burnout. This balancing act takes careful planning and preparation, but it is possible.

In this workshop, we will help you to understand the ways in which having a balance is important. We will help you get back to being you and not always feeling overworked, overwhelmed, and burnt out.

Workshop Aims: Learn how to let go of things Establish boundaries at work and learn how to effectivity say “No” Prioritize your time Be selfish about “me” time Learn how to ask for help/ be open about your needs Understand what really matters

When: Next series – dates to be announced, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm: runs for 8 weeks every Monday night

Cost: $50 per session or $400 total. $50 to reserve your seat; 10 – 30 member capacity.

Location: 2801 Buford Hwy NE, Suite 195, Atlanta GA 30329

Facilitators: Dr. Kelly M. Lewis-Arthur

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Forgiveness: The Secret To Letting Go

Are you trying to let go of past hurts, habits, hang-ups, anger, fear, shame, guilt,regrets but;feeling stuck? Do you want the hurt to stop but not sure how? Pretending like the hurt isn’t there or that it doesn’t bother you anymore won’t solve your problems or make it go away. The biggest roadblock to healing is un-forgiveness.

This personal development workshop is designed to help you finally find your freedom with forgiveness. Through self-examination, process, activities, and coaching, we’ll walk you through a step-by-step process of what forgiveness is, how to use it in emotionally difficult life situations, and how to let go of the rest. Once you can forgive yourself and others, you’ll feel more at peace, more relief, more happiness,and a renewed sense of energy that will change your life. Join us!

Workshop Aims: ​Learn what forgiveness is and is not ​Identify who you need to forgive and why Be honest with yourself and learn how to forgive yourself ​Get past your denial & recognize the hurt Release the emotional pain by writing down your hurt and confessing it aloud to someone you trust Recognize the gift amidst the pain Find gratitude in your life lessons Find peace in your Heart, Mind, Body, and Soul

When: Next series – dates to be announced, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm: runs for 8 weeks every Monday night

Cost: $50 per session or $400;total. $50 to reserve your seat; 10 – 30 member capacity.

Location: 2801 Buford Hwy NE, Suite 195, Atlanta GA 30329

Facilitators: Dr. Kelly M. Lewis-Arthur

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Professional Development Program

Our professional development program seeks to develop the capabilities and capacities of leaders and staff, build and maintain organizational morale, resolve conflict and stress in the workplace, enhance equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), improve effective communication, and attract higher quality and more diverse executive leaders and staff to organizations. Our professional development offerings also aim to improve leader and employee awareness, identity, sense of self, and quality of life, while helping organizations meet their bottom line. Sample offerings include:

Cultivating Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) in the Workplace: Diversity Essentials

Our diversity trainings aim to build knowledge, skills and awareness to overcome implicit and explicit bias, microaggression tools to assist team members for behaving differently. This is important for creating and sustaining change that fosters a more diverse, inclusive, respectful and productive organizational culture.

Topics covered: Acceptance and Respect Accommodation of Beliefs Building Awareness, Knowledge & Skills Ethnic and Cultural Differences Gender Equality Physical and Mental Disabilities Generation Gaps Language and Communication Making the Changes

Goals/Objectives: Facilitate positive intergroup interaction Reduce prejudice and discrimination Increase feelings of inclusivity Build awareness, knowledge and skills Learn how to work together more effectively

Impact: • Lower turnover; higher retention • Higher innovation and better effects on organizational performance • Increase productivity and creativity due • Increased focus on work and less on what keeps Team members separated • Employees feel more respected, cared for and are more present and engaged • More ease in working together to reach your business goals • Problems are solved much quicker when there is a larger pool of diverse team members ready to jump into action • Teams work together seamlessly

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Unconscious Bias in the Workplace​​

Our unconscious bias training is designed to expose you and your team to unconscious biases, provide tools to adjust automatic patterns of thinking, and ultimately reduce and eliminate discriminatory behaviors. A critical component of unconscious bias training is creating awareness for implicit bias. We want to help your understanding of bias so that you can have the most intentionality when dealing with biases in the workplace.

Topics covered: The impact of cultural differences What is unconscious vs. cultural bias How bias is formed in our unconscious How bias affects the workplace Strategies for recognizing and disrupting unconscious and cultural bias Value of confronting bias in the workplace Whose responsibility is it to adapt? Overcoming the fear of saying the wrong thing The stages of personal change that must occur to formalize an intercultural mindset Making the Changes

Goals/Objectives: Recognize own biases Increase exposure to biases Establish diverse role models Develop foundational understanding of 3 kids of Bias: unconscious, cultural, systems Build understanding of how biases are formed in our unconscious Understand why it is important to not be biased Discuss strategies for recognizing and disrupting the unconscious and cultural bias Increase feelings of inclusivity Build awareness, knowledge, and skill development Learn how to work together more effectively

Impact: • Lower turnover; higher retention • Higher innovation and better effects on organizational performance • increase in productivity and creativity due to the focus on work and less on what keeps team members separated • Employees feel more respected, cared for and are more present and engaged • More ease in working together to reach your business goals • problems are solved much quicker when there is a larger pool of diverse team members ready to jump into action • Teams work together seamlessly.

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​Cross-Cultural Psychology & Effective Communication Skills

Understanding cross-cultural communication is important for any organization that has a diverse workforce or plans on conducting global business. This type of communication involves an understanding of how people from different cultures speak, communicate, and perceive the world around them.

In this workshop, we will help to increase your team’s cultural knowledge so that when dealing with people of different cultures you will all understand why or how you may do things. We want to help you understand different people and their cultures, no matter how different they are from you and be able to adapt to these different cultures and cultural norms to improve your business.

Topics covered: Cultural Influence on behaviors High and Low context cultures: intercultural communication of Association, Interaction, Territoriality, Temporality, Learning Keeping language simple How to be empathetic to other cultures How to create a better understanding to strengthen tolerance, understanding, empathy, and acceptability of people, who may be different than you

Goals/Objectives: Develop more respect and support for cultural groups different from you Develop a deeper respectful for communication differences across cultures Understand the changes, similarities, and differences, amongst various societal norms Understand different ways of communicating effectively across cultures Explore universal emotions and behaviors among different cultures and societies Work on developing a more global world view

Impact: • Lower turnover; higher retention • Higher innovation and better effects on organizational performance • Employees feel more respected, cared for and are more present and engaged • More ease in working together to reach your business goals • Teams work together more seamlessly • Drive workplace success • Improve intercultural communication in the workplace

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Cultural Sensitivity in Psychiatric Treatment​

Culturally sensitive therapy emphasizes the therapist’sunderstanding and sensitivity to a client’s background, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, ability, and belief system. It is crucial in today’s growing global environment that therapists incorporate cultural sensitivity into their work to avoid potential harm to clients and staff and to respect their unique differences in opinions, values, and attitudes.

As a therapist, it is very important that you expand your cultural knowledge to be able to help people from diverse backgrounds. In this workshop, we will work to expand your knowledge and learning about things that you may have never thought about before in the therapy room and help you to develop cultural sensitivity.

Topics covered: Why to focus on culture in Psychiatric Treatment Cultural Stressors & Identities Importance of Building Cultural Awareness, Knowledge and Skills Culturally Sensitive Treatment Benefits of Cultural Sensitivity Risks of Cultural Insensitivity

Goals/Objectives: Understand the Culturally sensitive Clinical Interview Understand culturally related stressors due to cultural context and background How to prevent stereotypes, microaggressions, and implicit/explicit bias Facilitate positive therapeutic interaction Reduce prejudice and discrimination Increase feelings of inclusivity Build awareness, knowledge and skill development

Impact: • Lower turnover; higher retention in therapeutic caseload • Understand clients better • Do less harm to clients • Develop approaches that are highly adaptive to cultural relativity • Better respect for different cultures • Become more culturally sensitive • Grow a diverse caseload and increase the bottom line

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Racially & Ethnically Affirmative Counseling and Therapy

Racially and Ethnically Affirmative counseling calls for preparation and careful action. Therapy can help to increase awareness, study, learn, discuss, plan, and act more efficiently regarding racial and ethnic diversity.

In this workshop, we will work together to start to develop an understanding of why race and ethnicity is important by bringing awareness to the forefront.

Topics covered: Why race and ethnicity are important areas of focus in Counseling Understanding racial and ethnic microaggressions in the Therapy Room Understanding cultural mistrust Challenges different racial and ethnic groups face How to culturally affirmative in counseling

Goals/Objectives: Identify themes in the lives of racially and ethnically diverse individuals and families Identify the unique experience of counselling racially & ethnically diverse individuals and families Explore the impact of racial and ethnic stereotypes and expectations on identities and relationships from an intersectional perspective Identify risks, vulnerabilities and the complexities of double consciousness throughout the lifespan Acquire strategies for engaging and supporting identity formation and help clients navigate ambivalence Avoiding a colorblind approach

Impact: • Lower turnover rates in therapeutic caseload • Do less harm to clients • Better understanding your clients • Become more racially and ethnically aware • Become more sensitive to different races and ethnic groups • Grow a diverse caseload and increase the bottom line

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Unity is Strength; The Power of Team Building

The success of most organizations depends on the ability of individuals to build effective teams. To effectively build teams, it is important to improve productivity and motivation. Taking employees out of the office to go do activities (e.g., team dinners, trust exercises, skill-building, building trust, creating open-door policies, cultivating open communication etc.), for example, helps groups break down political and personal barriers, eliminate distractions, and have fun during team building.

Through this workshop we will show you why team building is important and help you to understand how to most effectively build your team while taping into possible hidden potential that your team has that you can use to best benefit your company/organization. Having a powerful team is a vital part of any business/organization. Unity is strength and we can help you and your team build yours.

Workshop Aims: Help employees feel valued Learn how to communicate and collaborate more effectively Build trust Cultivate creative freedom Learn more about your colleagues

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Victorious Leaders: Keys to Highly Successful Leadership Development

Strong leaders need the ability to inspire, influence, listen, and encourage the people around them. To effectively lead a team, it is important to have the confidence and management skills in order to gain respect and trust from your team.

This workshop will allow you to learn and refine leadership skills. We will help to show you the positive effects of having great leaders and how they can improve the culture and engagement that will boost your company. This workshop will provide you with the skills to build resiliency, encourage contributions, be assertive, create accountability, cultivate communication, and adapt in difficult situations.

Workshop Aims: Learn to listen Taking responsibility Be open to suggestions Communication Enact change

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Program Evaluation Essentials

Program evaluation consists of finding systematic approached to analyze a program and account for its effectiveness, accuracy, and usefulness. We want to help you make sure that your program is the most successful that it can be.

In this workshop, we will help you to understand evaluation essential for how to create the best programs to help your company/organization be the most effective it can be. By judging factors such as feasibility, ethics, productiveness, and overall strength. We will map out an understanding of your program in order to visualize the key components that will drive proficiency and effectiveness. We will also help to identify what you need to do to conduct an evaluation so that you can improve any aspects of your program that may need more attention.

Workshop Aims: Define stakeholders Focus the design of your evaluation Gather Evidence Draw conclusions Present findings

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