2016 Conference

Creating Healthy Connection

When: Friday, September 30th, 2016 from 6-9 pm
Where: Collins Hall at First United Methodist Church Portland Address: 1838 SW Jefferson St, Portland, OR 97201


Trisha Wilson, MA, MFT 

Bio:Trisha has a Master’s Degree in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling from George Fox University.  A passion for healthy living with a focus on creating stronger connections for couples and families.

2BZ4 Connection: Tips for Connecting in a Busy World

The demands and distractions of our fast paced world can rob us of the greatest resource and purpose in life: our connection with the people we love most.  Come explore and experience ideas that will change the way you think about connection and strengthen the bonds in your most prized relationships.



Brent Cichoski, MA, LPC

Bio: Brent Cichoski is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in private practice in Hillsboro, Oregon. He is the program director of YouthSTAR , an adolescent pornography addiction recovery program (www.lifestaroregon.com). He also facilitates LifeSTAR recovery groups for adults who struggle with compulsive sexual behaviors.  He received his education from Brigham Young University and his graduate education from George Fox University.  He is a member of SASH (Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health).  Recently, Brent started his training with Patrick Carnes and associates towards becoming a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist.

Protecting Teens from Unhealthy Sexualization by Fostering Healthy Connection 

As a parent, it can be difficult to connect and communicate with your teen. This presentation will help parents connect with their teen in a way that will help foster healthy intimacy in future relationships, Parents will learn how to share experiences instead of compel and force dialogue.

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