Happy Holidays, Survivors! ♥ | Week of 12/02/22
I. Upcoming Presentations: note date changes
Friday December 2nd at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm PST
Services related to “Getting Back to Work/School!”
Thank you Richard Perez!
714 415 5270
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Friday December 9th at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm PST
Gut & Psychological Syndromes: neurology and nutrition.
Thank you, Sharon & L!
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Presentation Handout with Medial Referrals/Websites/Books: CLICK ME
Saturday December 17th at 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm PST
What is complex PTSD? And how does early trauma relate to my persistent brain injury symptoms (e.g., slowed thinking, memory, depression, anxiety)? Thank you, Patricia Torres LMFT!
Contact information: email@example.com
Complex PTSD Video (3 minutes)
II. How does chronic stress affect the brain??! How we manage now will affect other survivors around us! So, remember, who has an success they’ve had this week??
TED Stress Video (4 minutes)
III. Cognitive fatigue or Neuro fatigue?? Not sure… but have you experienced DECISION FATIGUE?? - thank you Tauri and Kaden!
When deciding where to start first in your schedule? How to start? Where to start? Decisions that can become so overwhelming that you do nothing instead.
Maybe getting more or easily frustrated and annoyed when you try to make too many decisions at the same time?
BRAIN HEALTH EDUCATION:
see all past presentations on our website, CLICK ME
I. Cognitive Rehabilitation Classes Playlist!
To see all of the lecture recordings from Week 1 to Week 11 start below:
Week 1 Video (35 minutes)
REFERRALS & RESOURCES
I. HOAG Mental Health Center
Thank you, Inas!
Now providing FREE in-person & telehealth services! 949 764 6542 - call to register for all groups/classes
Provides services in English, Spanish, and Farsi
Website: CLICK ME
II. Art, Self-Expression, & Brain Injury Resources:
Suannie has been coloring Mandalas & Journaling as a healing tool: CLICK ME
Tracy Teregis, M.S. firstname.lastname@example.org 714-651-8822
Rosie is learning to play the piano, which helps with more complex learning!
See the video below to see how learning an instrument helps your brain (5 minutes)!
Megs uses ORIGAMI to be MINDFUL and to slow down nervous system!
See below video to learn how to make a basic butterfly in 3 minutes!
OTHER TBI SUPPORT
I. Cognitive Rehabilitation Class: WEEK 12 (last module)
Saturday 12/03/22 @ 11 AM to 1 PM PST
Both In-Person (130 W Bastanchury Rd., Fullerton CA)
& Virtual (https://psjhealth.zoom.us/j/3105339940)
We will offer the next 12-weeks of classes in February 2023!! RSVP today =)
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS
IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL MEETINGS
130 West Bastanchury Rd., Fullerton, CA 92833
Tuesday, 11/29/22 @ 4 to 6 PM PST
Wednesday, 12/7/22 @ 8:15 pm PST (PARENTS of BRAIN INJURY group)
If you haven’t already, please complete survey to obtain directly relevant resources from St. Jude Brain Injury Network and other services, then email back to Daniel.Ignacio@stjoe.org (for assistance contact our office at 714 446 5626)
MISSED A MEETING?
Click button below to view all of past newsletters. Also available on our website in the Resources tab.
Best regards and have a fantastic day!
Daniel Ignacio, PhD LMFT CBIS
St. Jude’s Brain Injury Network