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Clark College News and Events

January 7, 2009

For Immediate Release

For additional information: 

Barbara Kerr, Executive Director of
Communications and Marketing Telephone:  360-992-2921



The heralded lecture and discussion series
continues throughout Clark College’s 75th anniversary year


VANCOUVER, Wash. – From addictive behavior to dealing with grief and loss, Clark College’s “Mental Health Mondays” series returns to offer insights and advice on important social issues. 

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

Guest speakers during winter quarter include Stephanie Spak, licensed mental health counselor (LMHC); Cory Bolkan, assistant professor of human development at WSU Vancouver; Dr. William Meek, counselor at WSU Vancouver; Marci McReynolds, adjunct instructor of theater at Clark College and listening coach; Debra T. Freathy of Intercultural Development Inventory, LLC; and Dr. Tim Cook, Clark College professor and counselor.

The dates and subjects for the “Mental Health Mondays” series are as follows:

January 12

Behavior, Addiction and the Brain (DVD presentation and discussion)

Stephanie Spak

January 19

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

No presentation

January 26

Dealing with Grief and Loss

Cory Bolkan

February 2

Psychology of Men

Will Meek

February 9 

Listening – A Great Valentine’s Gift

Marci McReynolds

February 23

Crossing Cultural Boundaries

Debra T. Freathy 

March 2


Dr. Tim Cook

The “Mental Health Mondays” sessions are sponsored by the Clark College Counseling Center. For additional information, call 360-992-2902. 



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