Merritt Benz:

Kansas City Oasis“ Creating Connection: How Vulnerability and Empathy Create Healthy Commitment”

Kansas City Oasis “Self Compassion: A Safe Place to Land when Shit Hits the Fan”

Camp Encourage Keynote Speaker “I Am Enough Project”

Sporting Kansas City “Fair Play: Bullying and Building Teams Where Everyone Counts”

Open Table “Addiction and Faith: Leaning Into Discomfort”

Jacob’s Well Church “Reframing the Fall: Finding Hope in Disconnection

Jacob’s Well Church “Emotionally Responsive Parenting: Managing Difficult Behaviors Through Connection”

Hickman Mills School District/Crittendon Treatment Center “Trauma and Attachment: Best Predictors for Creating Safe and Successful Learning Environments”

Grief Support Network “Anticipatory Grief: Understanding Death and Loss Before It Happens”

Missouri Association of Marriage and Family Therapy “Best Practices for Facilitating Successful Groups”

90.1 KKFI Guest Speaker “Art Speaks: Creativity as a Therapeutic Process”