News Releases

September 11, 2012
For Immediate Release
For additional information: 
Barbara Kerr, APR
Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
Telephone: 360-992-2921


Clark College presents
“Mental Health Mondays”

Dealing with anxiety will be the focus of the first fall lecture
in the heralded discussion series


VANCOUVER, Wash. – From stress and anxiety to helping veterans get help, Clark College’s “Mental Health Mondays” series returns this fall, offering insights on important social issues. 

The series will begin on Oct. 1 when Robert McLellarn, Ph.D., discusses anxiety.  The series will continue throughout the fall, covering a wide array of social issues. 

“Mental Health Mondays” discussions take place from noon to 1 p.m. in the Penguin Student Lounge, located in the college’s Penguin Union Building on Clark’s main campus. All events are free and open to the public.  Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver.  Driving directions and parking maps are available at

The “Mental Health Mondays” sessions are sponsored by the Clark College Counseling and Health Center.  Additional information can be found at

Individuals who need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event should contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services (DSS) Office at (360) 992-2314 or (360) 991-0901 (VP) two weeks prior to the event. The DSS office is located in room 137 in Clark’s Gaiser Hall. 

Mental Health Mondays Discussions – Fall 2012

Oct. 1                  
Robert McLellarn, Ph.D.

Oct. 8                   
ADHD, Aspergers, Social Anxiety                                              
Michael Brooks, Ph.D.

Oct. 29                 
Mindfulness in Therapy                                                               
Robert Anderson, LPC

Nov.  5                 
Learning Challenges and Traumatic Brain Injuries            
Adam Nelson, Ph.D.

Nov. 26                
Anger, Stress and Holidays                                                         
Philip Friberg, J.D.

Dec. 3                  
Seasonal Affective Disorder                                                       
Brian Thompson, Ph.D.