Church Leaders and Mental Health: Get Your House in Order

Join me in looking at the unique stressors of one of the toughest jobs on the planet (Constant Availability, Isolation and Loneliness, Emotional Labour, Family Life) and how we position ourselves to prevent burn out and fulfill our leadership calling.  I will provide you with solid foundational principles as well as practical tools to protect your mental/emotional health and be your best self in His service!

Exhibit Booth #7

Location

Alberta Room
Saturday, April 27, 2024
1:30 to 2:10 pm

Presenter

SCOTT ARMSTRONG
Registered Psychotherapist

Scott has been a Marriage and Family Therapist practicing since 1993. He completed his undergraduate studies in psychology and his master’s level training in Marriage and Family therapy. As the Executive Director of LifeCare Centres since 2012, Scott provides vision, leadership, and direction to the organization. He is passionate about developing the team at LifeCare to realize and reach their full potential. His desire is to equip them to reach deeply into our surrounding communities with counselling and psychological services of the highest quality and standard.

Scott brings to his leadership position extensive experience from his work in the areas of couple conflict and communication, addictions and compulsions, depression and anxiety disorders, anger management, building emotional/relational life skills, survivors of abuse and trauma, men’s issues, parenting, and family conflict resolution. His experience in the therapeutic arena includes over 25,000 hours of clinical work with individuals, couples, and families.  

Scott is passionate about the privileged opportunity he has in his role as Leader and Director. His daily focus is to be used as God’s instrument for encouragement, challenge, and inspiration to the team he leads at LifeCare. He is committed to building a team that is held to the highest standards of client care and professional treatment within the field of psychotherapy and psychological services.  His role has also afforded him the privilege of providing mental health support and counselling to many surrounding churches, community organizations, and their leadership teams.

Scott also provides seminars, workshops, and conferences in his areas of focus. He is a dynamic and challenging speaker who shares both from his personal and clinical experience when engaging his audience. His talks and presentations are informative and practical. He is very committed to providing his participants with a combination of knowledge, experiential learning, and tools and strategies for application in everyday life.

Scott is passionate about his personal faith journey and embracing the unique blessings and challenges that come with marriage and the launching of three adult children. He makes time for rest and relaxation in the solitude of nature and the joy of music.

Qualifications : Masters of Divinity

Contact

Contact email [email protected] 
website link : www.lifecarecentres.com  

Social media links :
https://www.facebook.com/lifecarecentrespyschservices/ 
https://www.instagram.com/lifecarecentres/