Irvine Valley College Presents: Movies for Mental Health

A free workshop featuring food, winning short films about mental health, and a community and campus resource panel with Q&A.


Date:April 18, 2019
Time:5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Irvine Valley College
5500 Irvine Center Dr
Irvine, CA 92618 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

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98% of students felt that the workshop created awareness of mental health issues
93% of students reported that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental illness
90% of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being
“Creative and supportive look at mental health. "
-Student Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

A Short Film About Anxiety
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Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission The MHSOAC provides vision and leadership, in collaboration with clients, their family members, and underserved communities, to ensure Californians understand mental health is essential to overall health. MHSOAC holds public mental health systems accountable, provides oversight for eliminating disparities; promotes wellness, recovery and resiliency; and ensures positive outcomes for individuals living with serious mental illness and their families.
Alternative Options Alternative Options Counseling Center is a full service mental health and outpatient rehabilitation treatment facility. They offer intensive outpatient programs and partial hospitalization, serving both adults and adolescents, for substance abuse, mental health, and eating disorders. They have 3 locations in Orange County and Los Angeles County and are in network with most insurance providers. Complimentary assessments or consultations are available.
Dr. Foojan Zeine Dr. Foojan Zeine is an international speaker, psychotherapist, life coach, and the author of Life Reset – The Awareness Path to Create the Life You Want. She has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She practices in Beverly Hills and Irvine & Woodland Hills offices and online. Her expertise is in intimate relations and addictive behaviors and has extensive experience treating depression, anxiety, traumas, and domestic violence.
Annie Brogger
As a licensed clinician of 16 years, it is Annie's joy to create a safe therapeutic space that fosters healing and wholeness. Her work is geared towards helping women and men who have the desire to make sense of their lives, and understand and heal from pain and hurt. She helps clients who are suffering from depression, anxiety, or the wounds of trauma; helping people to put the ‘puzzle pieces’ of life back together. The work she does encourages living a full life with intention, purpose, meaning, and a clear direction for the future.
Dr. Seda Terzyan Dr. Seda Terzyan is a licensed clinical neuropsychological (PSY 29251) with a specialization in treating and evaluating co-occurring cognitive, health, and psychological problems. She has extensive experience treating trauma, PTSD, and anxiety disorders. She is the Found of Perspectives Psychological Services. She accepts various insurance carriers and her model of care is to provide people with affordable and quality access to mental health treatment. Moreover, unlike what so frequently occurs in our healthcare systems, Dr. Terzyan is keen on identifying and treating underlying cases, rather than just suppressing symptoms.
Sibylle Georgianna Dr. Sibylle Georgianna, Clinical Psychologist, is the CEO of The Leadership Practice and its affiliate, Sexual Health of Orange County, CA. She is passionate to equip individuals, families, and organizations with tools to generate holistic health in their personal and professional lives. Dr. Sibylle is also an Assistant Professor at Vanguard University’s Masters of Organizational Psychology Program, where she teaches Graduate classes on research and statistical decision making in organizations as well as diversity.
Chao-Ying Wang "Whatever You Might Be Going Through, There Is Help!" Chao-Ying is a psychology and psychoanalyst with offices in Irvine and Rowland Heights where she provides individual, couple and family therapy to adults and children through consultation, crisis intervention, short-term and long-term psychotherapy or psychoanalysis. Her multi-cultural background and language capabilities (English, Mandarin Chinese, and Korean) enables her to work with diverse populations.
Julie Chin, LMFT Julie is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who helps individuals, couples and families overcome life's difficulties, as she sees them as opportunities for healing and growth. Her areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship problems.
Nadia Abou-Seda Nadia Abou-Seda is a trauma expert with ten years of rich experience supporting diverse individuals with a variety of mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, grief, addiction and relationship issues. She works as the Associate Professional Clinical Counselor at the OMID Multicultural Institute for Development.