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BASS

A Conference for Northern California Churches
March 7-9, 2019
Hosted at Redwood Chapel
19300 Redwood Rd.
Castro Valley, CA

BASS Convention Presenter: Colleen Lam Nguyen

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Colleen Lam Nguyen
Colleen Lam Nguyen

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Christian Psychotherapy Services
San Francisco, CA
415-763-8072
colleen.mft@gmail.com
www.sfchristiancounseling.com
www.colleenlamnguyen.com

Colleen currently practices as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in San Francisco and San Carlos. She is affiliated with Christian Psychotherapy Services and One Life Counseling Center. Her experience includes working with individuals, couples, children and their families in private practice, school settings, and a community agency that serves survivors of domestic violence. In addition to practicing therapy, Colleen enjoys giving workshops and seminars on various emotional health topics. She resides in the Bay Area with her husband and children.





2018 Workshops

Asian: Great Expectations: How Academic and Professional Competency Can Lead to Anxiety and Depression

3/2/2018

Setting goals for success can be a great life skill. However, often the expectations of academic and professional competency can often lead to unbridled stress, anxiety and depression. In this workshop, we will explore the causes and identify skills that attendees can use to help themselves and others to manage, cope, and navigate through our culture's great expectations.

Asian: The Secrets of Communicating with Adult Children

3/2/2018

As children become adults, the dynamic between parents and children shift. It can often be filled with difficult emotions and be confusing or even frustrating. This workshop will address effective communication and various tools to use during this life chapter. Interactive discussion included.

2017 Workshops

Asian: Decoding Teenage Stress

3/4/2017

We will identify causes of stress and also identify skills that parents and ministry workers can bring with them to help teens manage, cope, and navigate through the stress in the adolescent years.

2016 Workshops

Asian: The Many Faces of Depression

3/5/2016

Depression can look different from one person to the next depending on age and gender. This workshop will identify symptoms of depression in children, teens, and adults through the life span. Interactive discussion included. Co-presented with Alex Wang, PhD


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Asian: Caregivers of Depression

3/5/2016

This workshop will explore the needs of caregivers and ministry workers as they seek to care for the children, spouses, and seniors who suffer from depression. Interactive discussion included. Co-presented with Alex Wang, Phd


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2015 Workshops

Asian: Emotions of a Teen: Decoding Depression

3/7/2015

The teenage years can be a complex time filled with changes and emotions. This workshop is designed to help parents and youth workers understand the different emotional changes that occur during adolescence with a particular focus on how to identify signs and symptoms of depression in teens and practical resources to help with managing and coping.

2014 Workshops

Asian: Navigating the Fear of College Admissions

3/7/2014

An honest conversation with youth workers and parents about the reality of fear and stress in the lives of college-bound high school teens and their parents.


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Marriage & Families: Nourishing Family Connections in the Bay Area

3/7/2014

The Bay Area has a unique culture that can strain the intimate connections of one's family life. This workshop will provide insight on how to thrive as a family in a fast-paced culture by learning how to stay emotionally and relationally connected to those you love throughout the different stages of a family's growth.


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2013 Workshops

Marriage & Families: Family Life in the Bay Area

3/8/2013

The Bay Area has a unique culture that can strain the intimate connections of one's family life. This workshop will provide insight on how to survive and THRIVE as a family in a fast-paced culture by learning how to stay emotionally and relationally connected to those you love. Practical tools for ministry leaders to implement with the families in their congregation.


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