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The Wellness Monthly Series with Dr. Brooklyn Washington
August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020
NOTE: This event will be live at Barbara’s Burr Ridge and presented live online, as well. If you prefer to join us online, REGISTER HERE
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Join Dr. Brooklyn Washington each month as she and a guest present the Wellness Series. This month she and Dr. Melissa Salinas will be tackling the topic of stress in the time of Covid-19.
HOW ARE YOU COPING WITH STRESS THESE DAYS?
- August 4 | Coping with Stress in the Time of Covid 19
Check out Chicagoland doctors Brooklyn Washington of Wellness Way, and Dr. Melissa Salinas of AMS Wellness, at a live online health wellness seminar discussing “the new normal” with an emphasis on the roles that stress and anxiety play and how we can cope.
- September 10 | Hope for Your Hormones
- October 8 | Autoimmune: A Different Perspective for Better Results
- November 5 | Cholesterol: More Than Your Heart
- December 3 | Thyroid: The Untold Story
DR. BROOKLYN WASHINGTON
Dr. Brooklyn Washington was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. She is dedicated to helping individuals improve their health. She earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Illinois State University in 2000. She attended the National University of Health Sciences where she earned her doctorate degree in chiropractic medicine in 2010. She is a licensed massage therapist and a certified lymphedema therapist.
Dr. Washington has a passion for working with women and children. Being a mother of three, she understands the struggles of work/life balance, and the importance of incorporating attainable lifestyle changes. She recognizes the rates of which illnesses like diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid, autoimmune, ADHD, depression, and infertility are rising. She wants each patient to understand the “why” and focuses on identifying the root causes of illness. She will use analogies to explain health conditions making it easier for patients to understand and is open to sharing her health struggles which led her to this profession. She welcomes you to join her in “thinking differently” and looks forward to working with you!
GUEST | DR. MELISSA SALINAS
Dr. Melissa Salinas is a clinician who completed her doctorate at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has worked with individuals, ages 3-70, families, parent-child dyads, and couples. Dr. Salinas believes all individuals can benefit from having additional support to help them cope through difficult times in their lives.
In particular, Dr. Salinas has extensive experience working with families, children, and schools when completing both psychological assessments and psycho-educational assessments, which focuses on understanding a child’s strengths and weaknesses within the academic domains covered in school. She has hosted team meetings with teachers, staff, and parents to understand the results of the child’s assessment, helped to provide and implement recommendations and worked with individualized education plans for private schools.
In therapy, Dr. Salinas focuses on the needs of the client(s) ranging from a multitude of difficulties. For children under the age of 5, Dr. Salinas works with a parent-child dyad to focus on the relationship between child and parent in order to address issues included but not limited to behavioral difficulties, trauma, and relationship difficulties. In therapy with individuals older than 5, Dr. Salinas tailors therapy to best address the presenting difficulties. Dr. Salinas is an open, warm, empathetic therapist who understands each individual is impacted by the multiple systems in which they are integrated.