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Culture of Well Being: Learning to Manage Stress, Boundaries, and Anxiety

Culture of Well Being: Learning to Manage Stress, Boundaries, and Anxiety

Date(s) - 03/30/2021
6:00 pm

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Arab American Cultural Center

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About this Event

Join us for a session with Andrea Haidar to speak of anxiety and stress and ways we can cultivate strength, support, and wellbeing for ourselves and others in our community.

Andrea Haidar is a licensed clinical social worker and a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her work is focused on increasing the accessibility of mental health services within culturally diverse communities and she is particularly interested in trauma-informed care and mindfulness. Andrea’s research interests are informed by her applied experience working with immigrants, refugees in the U.S. and in Jordan, and individuals from racial and ethnic minority backgrounds. She previously worked as a therapist at the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN), providing services in English, Spanish, and Arabic. Andrea holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Chicago, where she also completed her undergraduate studies in sociology. Andrea is a recipient of national awards including the Truman Scholarship, the Fulbright Scholarship, and the Critical Language Scholarship.

Event is co-sponsored by the Honors College

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