• October 30, 2018 - Stress Management 101, CHI Associates Employee Wellness for First State Investments, NY NY
  • October 12, 2018 - Overcoming Imposter Syndrome, The Adult School of Chatham, NJ
  • October 10, 2018 - Exploring Stress and Trauma, Hudson County Veterans Association Suicide Prevention through American Red Cross Reconnection Workshops, Jersey City NJ
  • October 9, 2018 - Challenging Negative Thinking, BHS Employee Wellness, IntraLinks, NY NY
  • ​​​October 7, 2018 - Emotional Self Care for Moms, Scooch a Mi Chatham, NJ
  • September 12, 2018 - Fitting in Fitness, BHS Employee Wellness, Steve Madden, NY NY
  • September 8, 2018 - Building Resiliency, Chatham Sustainability Fair for Mayor's Wellness Committee, Chatham, NJ
  • July 27, 2018 - Mind Body Connection, BHS Employee Wellness, Maxim for Work Force 1, NY, NY
  • June 20, 2018 - Improving Communication, Eye Bank, NY, NY
  • May 24, 2018 - Inspiring Others: Building a Positive Work Culture, BHS Employee Wellness at Inttra, Parsippany, NJ
  • May 8, 2018 - Increasing Optimism for a Happier, Healthier, More Productive YOU, IntoYellow Project, Short Stories Bookstore, Madison NJ
  • May 8, 2018 - Introduction to Positive Psychology & Increasing Optimism, Madison Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast, Madison, NJ
  • May 4, 2018 - How to Foster a Growth Mindset, Workshop for staff at The School of St. Elizabeth, NJ
  • May 3, 2018 - Lose that Mommy Guilt, Self care for Moms, Scooch A Mi, Chatham NJ
  • ​April 19, 2018 - Overcoming Imposter Syndrome, Center for Women, Livingston NJ
  • April 19, 2018 - Increasing Optimism, Employee Wellness Webinar, Air New Zealand, California
  • April 10, 2018 - Online video Summit, Whine Free Parenting & Mindful Moms with Linda Vettrus-Nichols 
  • March 29, 2018  - Increasing Optimism, The Adult School, Chatham NJ.
  • March 21, 2018 - Building Motivation and Morale in the Workplace, BHS Employee Wellness at Inttra, Parsippany NJ
  • January 29, 2018 - Yale Club NYC, Health and Wellness Event
  • November 16, 2017 - Tis the Season to be Stressed, BHS Employee Wellness at Inttra, Parsippany, NJ
  • October 17th, 2017 - Reclaim Your Inner Power Telesummit with Empowered Fempreneurs
  • October 13, 2017 - Preventing Burnout, BHS Employee Wellness at Soul Cycle, Greenwich St. NY, NY
  • October 12, 19, Nov 2, 2017 - Get Happy, The Science Behind the Smile, The Adult School, Chatham, NJ
  • September 16, 2017 - Get Happy Presentation at Dr. K Wellness Anniversary Day, New Providence, NJ
  • September 14, 2017 - Preventing Burnout, BHS Employee Wellness, Maxim Health at CUNY, NY, NY
  • September 13, 2017 - Teen Resiliency Program, Private event, NJ
  • August 16, 2017 - Resiliency Workshop, BHS Employee Wellness at Inttra, Parsippany, NJ
  • May 23, 2017 - Fill Your BAG Happy, Presentation for Women's Wellness Bookclub meeting, Madison NJ
  • May 17, 2017 - Stress Management Workshop, BHS Employee Wellness, Parsippany, NJ
  • April 27, 2017 - Increasing Optimism Workshop, Int-O Yellow, Optimism Awareness, Madison, NJ
  • Oct 2016 - March 2017 - Babies R Us stores (Paramus & Union) monthly parenting class : Lose that Mommy Guilt 
  • March 7, 2017 - Parent Workshop "Lose That Mommy Guilt", Pediatric Therapeutics, Chatham, NJ
  • March 3, 10, 17 - Get Happy, Science Behind the Smile, The Adult School, Madison, NJ
  • February 2, 2017 - Goal Setting Workshop, Project Community Pride and Madison Area YMCA, Madison NJ
  • January 18, 2017 - Yale Club Heath and Wellness Fair, NYC
  • January 10, 2017 - Get it Done, Reach Your Goals in 2017, The Adult School Madison
  • December 1, 2016 - Increasing Optimism, Community Mental Health Initiative at Madison Area YMCA
  • November 18, 2016 - Resiliency & Stress Management Workshop, Healthy Business Group, NYC
  • November 1, 2016 - Lose That Parent Guilt, Corporate Employee Wellness, Novartis' Working Parents Connection, NJ
  • October 13, 2016 - Building Resiliency,  Livestrong Support Group Madison Area YMCA, Madison, NJ
  • October 7, 14, 21 - Get Happy: The Science Behind the Smile, The Adult School, Madison NJ
  • October 6, 2016 - Science Behind the Smile, Middlesex Community College Mental Health Awareness Day, NJ
  • September 21, 2016 - Corporate Wellness Fair, Miele, Inc. Princeton NJ
  • September 15, 2016 - Building Resilience in Difficult Times, Cancer Support Community of Central NJ
  • September 13, 2016 - Life and Leadership Breakfast with Jill Donahue of EngageRx at PharmaForce2016
  • September 12, 2016 - Increasing Optimism BIG Meeting, Flemington NJ
  • July 19, 2016 - Positive Psychology,  WINK for Women Event, Hawthorne NJ.
  •  July 13, 2016 - Emotional Wellness Stress Management, Employee Wellness Workshop, H.Betti Industries, NJ
  • June 16, 2016 - Increasing Optimism Workshop, Employee Wellness Workshop, NYC
  • May 25, 2016 - Mommy Guilt Workshop,  Mother's Center of Central NJ 
  • May 15, 2016 - Mompreneureal Event at Babies R Us, Union, NJ
  • May 9, 2016 - Lose that Mommy Guilt Workshop Long Hill Mom's Club Meeting, NJ
  • May 6, 2016 - Mother's Day Interactive Chat, book signing at Short Stories Community Bookstore, Madison, NJ
  • May 5, 2016 - Increasing Optimism,  Bar Method, Madison, NJ
  • April 2016 - Three week Adult School Course: Get Happy, The Science Behind the Smile
  • April 30th, 2016 -  Babies R Us Fashion Show and Vendor Fair Bridgewater NJ
  • April 6th, 2016 - Lose that Mother Guilt, Mother's of Preschoolers (MOPS) Meeting, Summit NJ
  • February 22, 2016 - Increasing Optimism, BIG Meeting Red Bank NJ
  • January 27, 2016 - Increasing Optimism, St Barnabas Diabetes Education Group, NJ
  • January 26, 2016 - Goal Setting Workshop, BIG Livingston, NJ
  • January 21, 2016 - Goal Setting Workshop, BIG Bernardsville, NJ
  • January 20, 2016 - Yale Club Health Fair
  • December 10, 2015 - Goal Setting for New Year Workshop, Springfield Chiropractic Center
  • December 2, 2015 - Increasing Optimism Workshop, BIG Chester Gladstone NJ
  • November 5, 2015 - BP Corporate Health and Wellness Fair at BP
  • October 22, 2015 - Building Resilience in Difficult Times, Cancer Support Community of Central NJ
  • October 12, 2015 - Increasing Optimism,Madison NJ Chamber of Commerce Meeting, NJ
  • October 2015 - Three week Adult School Course, Get Happy: The Science Behind the Smile
  • September 21, 2015 -  Mindful Family Sanity Saver Event at The Squirrel & The Bee, Millburn, NJ
  • July 28, 2015 -  Increasing Optimism Workshop, Employee Wellness Yale Club of NYC
  • July 23, 2015 - Increasing Optimism Workshop, MONDO Summit, NJ
  • July 23, 2015 -  Optimism Workshop, Mothers and More Meeting, The Connection, Summit NJ
  • June 18, 2015 - Increasing Optimism Workshop, B.I.G. Morristown, NJ
  • April 30, 2015 -  Increasing Optimism Workshop, YMCA of Madison, NJ
  • April 23, 2015 - Increasing Optimism Workshop, ERA Real Estate Wellness Challenge Speaker Program, NJ
  • April 8, 2015 -  Increasing Optimism Workshop, Mountainside Schools Parent Education Night
  • March 26, 2015 - Increasing Optimism, The Adult School of Chatham, Madison & Florham Park
  • March 18, 2015 -  Increasing Optimism, BIG Bernardsville,  NJ
  • March 12, 2015 - Optimism Workshop, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Chatham NJ
  • January 26, 2015 -  Goal Setting Workshop, St. Barnabas Diabetes Education Program, Livingston, NJ
  • December 4, 2014 - Optimism Workshop,  The Adult School Madison, NJ
  • December 4, 2014 - Increasing Optimism Workshop, BIG Montville, NJ
  • November 18, 2014 -  Increasing Optimism Workshop, Madison Adult School, NJ
  • October 9, 2014 - Increasing Optimism, Lakeland Hills YMCA, Mountain Lakes, NJ
  • October 7, 2014 - Increasing Optimism Workshop, NCJW, Livingston NJ
  • October 6, 2014 -  Increasing Optimism Workshop, Livingston Adult School, NJ
  • July 11, 2014 -  Mpwr10 Workshop, Madison NJ BIG meeting
  • June 24, 2014 -  Increasing Optimism Workshop,  BIG Livingston, NCJW, NJ
  • June 19, 2014 -  Increasing Optimism Workshop, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Employee Health Conference
  • June 4, 2014 - Optimism Workshop for Parents, Hands of Life Martial Arts Studio, Garwood, NJ
  • June 4, 2014 - Optimism Workshop for Employees of Morristown Oncology & Integrative Medicine, Morristown, NJ
  • April 22, 2014 - Increasing Optimism Workshop, St. Barnabas Ambulatory Center Diabetes Education Program, Livingston, NJ
  • April 3, 2014 -  Increasing Optimism Workshop, College of St Elizabeth - Anti Bullying month program, Madison, NJ
  • February 20, 2014 - Increasing Optimism Workshop, Whole Foods Lunch N Learn, Madison NJ

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​​Authentic Leadership: Avoid Burnout & being "Perfect Patty"

(Imposter Syndrome)
​Date & time: November 14th  5:30PM - 7:00PM EST  Quest Diagnostics  1901Sulphur SpringsRoad Baltimore, MD 
Program will focus on Women in Leadership for the Baltimore Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA). 
Program rescheduled from August: Contact me for more information on the rescheduled date/time.


CBT & Mindfulness for Chronic Pain

December 5, 2018, Wednesday 7pm at JAG in Chatham. Free workshop brought to you by JAG Physical Therapy about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness and how it can be used to help manage chronic pain and injuries. Reduce the negative psychological impact, anger and frustration of managing day to day with pain.

Contact me for more information or to register.


Fall 2018 Adult School Course - Introduction to Positive Psychology

​I will be offering the following courses as part of the Adult School of the Chathams, Madison, Florham Park. Register at the Adult School Website HERE. All courses have a maximum of 10 participants and are being held at Maximize Wellness office, 10 Fairmount Avenue. 

Get Happy: Science behind the Smile, Thursday October 18th, 7pm -8:30pm

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