Back to the Basics: Self-Care and Wellness for Clergy and Leaders

While most people start the new year setting unsustainable resolutions, few truly focus on basic wellness practices for daily nourishment. This webinar encourages viewers to ‘get back to the basics’ and provides a new year’s refresher on sustainable self-care and wellness practices and strategies for clergy and leaders who are always on the go.

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Joselyn Spence, M.Div, LPC, ATR, RYT
Joselyn has a wealth of experience in mental health and community care. As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Art Therapist (ATR), she received advanced education and training to provide trauma-informed services to diverse groups of people of all races, backgrounds, and ages from 3 to 80. She has worked in community agencies, school systems, and psychiatric hospitals working in acute adult mental health and with forensic patients in the prison system. She also has several years of teaching and supervising experience as an adjunct teaching faculty member in two graduate art therapy and counseling programs. Joselyn’s time in seminary furthered her investment in holistic wellness, spiritual care, and mental health care advocacy. As a chaplaincy concentration at the Candler School of Theology, she engaged in multiple research projects on the role of the church and spiritual organizations in holistic wellness and mental health care.

Sarah Serrano, LCSW
Sarah Serrano has over 17 years of experience in the behavioral health field, which encompasses all contributions to mental wellness, including substances and their abuse, behavior, habits, and other external factors. Sarah holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work along with a graduate certificate in Addictions Counseling from Florida International University. She is dually licensed to practice in the states of Florida and Colorado, where she has a thriving virtual private practice called Bienestar Counseling & Education.

Rev. Anita Anglade, LMFT
Rev. Anita Anglade currently resides in Long Island, New York, and is working as a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist. In addition to her private practice, she is also an AAMFT Approved Supervisor and enjoys contributing to the spiritual and professional development of therapists working toward licensure. Anita’s pastoral ministry focuses on caring for the caregivers. Anita is a PhD candidate at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. Anita’s research is focused on decolonizing benevolence assistance by examining the history of the “white savior complex” and how practitioners can build more equitable helping relationships. Anita’s husband is a police officer and retired marine, and she is also passionate about providing care to front-line service workers. Anita is a mother to four young adult children. She enjoys CrossFit exercise and traveling for self-care.