NYMHCA Speakers Bureau
NYMHCA is proud to provide the following list of presentation topics and presenters as a public service and to promote the expertise of clinical counselors!  Please provide this list to people in your community who plan programs and workshops for various organizations.

If you would like more information for one of the counselors listed below, please contact them directly.

Disclaimer:  NY Mental Health Counselors Association does not examine, determine or warrant the competence of any counselor listed in our Speaker's Bureau.  Use of this directory is wholly voluntary and will not result in any liability against NYMHCA for the speaking services provided by any counselor listed herein.  NYMHCA cannot and does not provide any warranties related to the information contained in or resulting services from a counselor listed in this directory.

If you are a NYMHCA member and would like to join our Speaker's Bureau, please click on the button to the left and fill out our online form, or you can email us and we will send you a brief form to fill out.
HOME
Possible Presentation Topics

Addictions  (1)                                                                                                    Play Therapy with Young Children  (20) 
Peer Mediation  ( 2)                                                                                           Pre-Marital Relationship (21)
Child Advocacy   (3)                                                                                           Professional Counselor Licensure  (22)                                                                                                                                              Raising Resilient Children  (23)
Dissociative Disorder  (4)                                                                                    Relaxation/Stress Reduction  (24)
Anger Management  ( 5)                                                                                    Separation and Divorce  (25)
Assertiveness   (6)                                                                                               Sexual Harassment  (26)
Building Self Esteem   (7)                                                                                  Relationship Issues   (27)
Child Abuse/Sexual Abuse  (8)                                                                           Step Families  (28)
Children of Divorce  (9)                                                                                      Single Parenting (29)
Clergy Sexual Abuse   (10)                                                                                Taking Care of the Caregiver   (30)
Conflict Resolution  (11)                                                                                     Employee Assistance Programs (31)
Dealing With Chronic Illness   (12)                                                                     Counseling Theory and Practice  (32)
Expressive Arts Therapy  (13)                                                                             Self Injury  (33)
Early Childhood Development  (14)       Music Therapy (34) 
Eating Disorders - Treatment/Prevention  (15)            Hypnosis (35)                                                          Healing(16)                                                                                                        Military Mental Health Issues (36)
Gay/Lesbian/Bi-sexual/Transgender Issues  (17)                                                 Domestic  Violence  (37)               
Parenting (18)                                                                                                    Learning Disabilities  (38)
Parent/Child Communication  (19)                                                                     Depression  (39)
                                                                                                                           Anxiety/Panic Disorders  (40)
                                                                                                                           Postpartum Adjustment Issues (41)
                                                                                                                           Bereavement   (42)                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                           
  Speaker's Bureau Members:
     Example:  Mary Jones,NCC
                 XXXX@aol.com
                 Topics:  4, 7, 9
                 County: Nassau

    June Conboy
    juneconboyphd@aol.com
    Topics: 1, 4, 8, 9, 17, 25, 27, 29
    County: Nassau
Aileen Gould
soulful@verizon.net
Topics: 11, 12, 24
County: Nassau

Christie Weidenhamer
ceweidenhamer@gmail.com
Topics: 5, 18, 19
County: Monroe
Charles R. Weber, Ph.D.
crweber1@optonline.net
Topics: 1, 18, 24, 27,
40
County: Nassau
Amy Rubin Morey
AmRMorey@aol.com
Topics: 24, 38, 40
County: Nassau
Peg Cozzi
pegasus@pegcozzi.com
Topics: 24, 30, 6
County: Westchester
  Victoria Mulvey
  vfmulvey@optonline.net
  Topics:  1, 7
  County: Suffolk
Sandra Alice Hope
hopefamily5@juno.com
Topics: 7, 11, 21, 27
County: Monroe
Robert Bleck
jrb269@aol.com
County:  Nassau
Topics:   8


Leah Poplawski
leahp@roadrunner.edu
Topics:  7,9,11,18,20,24,25,28,42
Country:  Erie

Tara Benincasa
tlf0279@gmail.com
Topics: 8, 26
County: Albany

Carol Merle-Fishman
cfishwoman@aol.com
Topics: 18,19,30,41
County: Westchester
Joseph Toles
Ttolesconsulting@aol.com
Topics: 1, 3, 6, 8, 17, 18, 19, 28, 29
County: Suffolk
James B. Puchta
drjpuchta1@earthlink.net
Topics: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 16,
 19, 24, 30, 35, 38, 39, 40
County: Suffolk
Judith Barr
judbarr@judithbarr.com
Topics: 14, (see website)
County: Fairfield
Sonia Hinds
cbps2006@yahoo.com
Topics:  3,5,6,7,8,18,19,20,23,32
County:  Calvert




Dr. John Kukor
johnkukor@aol.com
County: Nassau
Topics:  1, 6, 8, 18, 21, 24
   27, 32, 39



Marjorie Demshock
margiedemshock@aol.com
County:  Suffolk
Topics:  5, 7, 18, 19, 25, 27


Barbara Lewis
B.Lewis1826@verizon.net
Topics: 40
What is a Mental Health Counselor?
Speaker's
Bureau Sign-up
Email NYMHCA





Helen Boersma
hboersma@stjosephsvilla.org
Topics:  15
County:  Monroe
Scott Kraniak
leahmom@juno.com
Topics:  34
County:  Suffolk