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Lost in Translation: Communicating with your Teenage Daughter (GirlTalk)

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST

Raising Great Girls

Featured Speakers
Julie Larkin, Founder & CEO of GirlTalk
Ana Yrausquin, Mental Health Specialist
Monica Hinderer, LCPC

Willows is proud to welcome Julie Larkin, Ana Yrausquin, and Monica Hinderer of GirlTalk.

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Julie Larkin is the founder and executive director of Girl Talk, a 501(c)3 organization confronting the crisis of self-worth in women. Girl Talk inspires teens, professionals, and moms alike to recognize their inherent dignity and radiate their authentic identity. Julie received her BA in psychology from The Catholic University of America, her masters in business from The Busch School of Business, and is currently pursuing her masters in clinical mental health counseling from Wake Forest University. She hosts the Love, Girl Talk podcast,
was featured on EWTN News Nightly, and speaks regularly on self-worth, entrepreneurship, and mental health. She is a certified practitioner in Motivational Code (MCODE), coach for the
DC Accelerator, and clinical intern for Vita Optimum Counseling & Consulting, practicing therapy under the licensure of Julia Hogan, LCPC.

Ana Yrausquin is a mother, wife, certified life coach, and resident counselor at Sunstone Counseling where she offers online and in person counseling. Ana holds a B.A. in Psychology from the Catholic University of America and a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wake Forest University. Ana is passionate about mental health and has received extensive training in the areas of relationships, anxiety management, self-worth, motivations, and others. She is certified in the Gottmann method of couple’s counseling, she is an MCODE facilitator and is trained in Optimal Work. Her mission is to make mental health relatable and accessible to all. You can follow Ana’s work on Instagram @counselingforwomen. Ana’s writing has been published by the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, the Journal of Public Child Welfare, and Child Trends. She is an occasional contributor to How She Does It: The Professional Woman’s Guide to an Inspired, Intentional, Integrated Life. She is a frequent speaker on topics relating to mental health and work-life balance/integration.

Monica Hinderer is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) who truly believes in the healing and restorative nature of therapy. With a client centered approach, she provides evidence based interventions such as CBT, DBT, mindfulness, and motivational
interviewing to help clients reach their goals. Her specialties include anxiety related disorders, OCD/Scrupulosity, faith/spirituality, motivation/resilience, gender/sex, and addiction. Monica works with adolescents 8-18, adults 18+, families, parents, and schools/churches. Her consulting and coaching are designed to help parents and organizations troubleshoot mental, emotional, and behavioral concerns that may arise.


February 2
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
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