Fordham University presents: Movies for Mental Health (Online)

A virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. All are welcome!

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Fordham University Emergency Medical Services

Fordham University United Student Government


Featured National Resources:

Crisis Text Line
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Trans Lifeline
The Trevor Project
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)
Black Mental Health Alliance


Date:April 23, 2021
Time:2:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Fordham University
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

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Talking about mental health and reducing stigma is really important to addressing these issues. "
-Student Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Visualizing Lies
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Cathy Olivares, LMHC, LPC As a MHC, LPC, I provide aid for the personal healing to those battling the effects of trauma, addictions or mental health conditions, such mood disorders, and overall life stressors. I use a variety of methods including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), interpersonal therapy, mindfulness, stress management, and meditation. Providing a compassionate, direct, and non-judgmental, supportive environment, through their counseling journey.
Dr. Keba M. Rogers, NYS Licensed Psychologist and CEO/Founder Grace, Growth and Greatness Psychological Services Dr. Keba has been an enthusiastic mental health professional for more than 15 years and has assisted children, adolescents, adults, and families in working together effectively in the promotion of their mental, emotional, and social health and well-being. This is accomplished through evidence-based clinical work with clients as well as consultation, collaboration, and training with key stakeholders in their lives, and innovative work with administrative systems to enhance community engagement in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Dr. Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW My clinical training and insight allows me to connect threads of your current problems back to earlier issues that might have gone unresolved. Together working week to week, we'll deal with what is coming up in your life that is causing distress, we’ll process the issues, and we’ll replace your current beliefs with new ones that can help you move forward. I've helped many people of many ages and walks of life find their authentic self and live fully again.
Luz Marina Bueno, LMHC/ Founder of Girasol Mental Health Services I have 20 years of experience providing psychotherapy services to help clients improve their emotional life. During my sessions, you can expect no judgments, only support, understanding, and encouragement to look deeply and compassionately at your self and your issues.
Nneka Symister, LCSW As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), I utilize a wide variety of techniques to assist my clients with the issues that confront them including, but not limited to, Pmads, mood disorders , grief and loss, parenting, and overall life stressors.Some of my methods include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), interpersonal therapy, client centered, mindfulness, stress management, and meditation.
Brooke English, LCSW, RYT Brooke English is a licensed clinical social worker and registered yoga teacher in private practice with over a decade of experience. She specializes in seeing clients who have experienced or witnessed trauma, such as sexual assault or intimate partner violence. Brooke collaborates with her clients using holistic, energy-based somatic techniques to help them feel safe and empowered in their bodies and choices.