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Speakers Bureau

Need a speaker for your organization, group or meeting?

Contact either person below and your name will be forwarded to a speaker who will contact you with details. Please note: OCA does not provide an endorsement of any speaker listed in the Speaker's Bureau. 
 Speaker Name
 Area Code
Kelly Bako Younkins, MSEd., LPCC
  • Residential Treatment
  • Multi-systemic Service Collaboration
  • Para & Professional Clinical Staff Development Topics
  • Family Reunification
 Todd Crandell 419
  • Suicide
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
  • Holistic Living
  • Benefits of Exercise to Overcome Addiction & Depression
  • Families Who are Suffering Because of Loved Ones Substance Abuse
  • Troubled Teenagers
  • Alternatives to Traditional Support Group Meetings

Cheryl Eresman

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Sex Therapy
  • Panic Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
 Anita Jackson
  • Multicultural Competencies and Issues
  • Youth Risk Issues
  • AIDS Prevention
  • Stress Issues
  • Professional Issues in School Counseling
 Adrianne Johnson 937 
  • Best practices in counselor education
  • Professional/organizational leadership in counseling
  • Diversity issues in counseling
 Jamie Marich
  • Using Recovery Literature in the Clinical Setting: A Crash Course for Addiction Professionals
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) in the Clinical Treatment Setting: Implications for All Helping Professionals
  • Chemical Dependency and Addiction
  • Is There Really Such a Thing as Sex Addiction
  • Trauma 101
  • Self-Care for the Professional
  • Music and the Recovery Process
  • Assessing Older Adults for Substance Use Disorders: Special Considerations for Clinicians
 Tom Meiring
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Disassociative Disorders
  • Sexual Orientation Issues
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Spirituality
 Brent Richardson
  • 7 Keys to Surviving and Thriving as a Busy Professional
  • Working With Challenging Youth
  • Cutting and Self-Injury
  • DSM 5
  • Stress Management / Self Care
  • Key Considerations When Diagnosing Children and Adults
  • Teacher Self Awareness
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Strategies for Reducing Staff Burnout
  • Keys for Engaging Families
  • Transitioning from Residential
 Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich
  • Counseling Transgender Individuals
  • Gender Transition Counseling for Transsexual Women and Men
  • Career Development of Transgender Individuals
  • Counseling Gender Non Conforming Children
  • Play Therapy and Filial Therapy
  • Career Development and Counseling
 Jean Underfer-Babalis
  • Eating Disorders
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Depression
 Sharon "Eileen" Watters
  •  Military Families/Kids
  • Parenting Issues
  • Parent/School Communication

If you are an OCA member and wish to be included in the Speaker's Bureau, or are looking for a speaker for your upcoming event, please contact Bob Thomas, OCA Executive Director.

Questions or problems with the OCA website can be sent to Bob Thomas, Executive Director at:

OCAExec@gmail.com / 3227 Mountview Road / Columbus OH 43221 / 614.395.3341


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