• October 16, 2020, Brainspotting for Therapists, ECPN (Psychotherapy Network), NJ​
  • August 19, 2020, Power of Positive Thinking, FitPros for MLB via zoom
  • July 20, 2020, Compassionate and Effective Communication, Virtru via Fitpros, Webinar
  • July 16, 2020, Reduce Stress and Build Resiliency, American Society of Interior Designers, via zoom
  • June 30, 2020, Resiliency and Self Care, Red Cross webinar
  • June 24, 2020, Self Compassion and Kindness, Morgan Stanley Wellness Wednesday via zoom
  • June 16, 2020, Maintaining Emotional Health, Harvard Business School Alumni Circles via zoom
  • June 3, 2020, Resiliency Self Care, Red Cross for Volunteers and Employees, webinar
  • June 3, 2020, Maintaining Emotional Health During Covid19, Fitpros for Virtru, CA via zoom
  • May 28, 2020, Maintaining Emotional Health During Covid19, Fitpros for Annenberg Foundation, CA via zoom
  • May 20, 2020, Protecting Family Mental Health During COVID19, Ring Central via FitPros, via zoom
  • May 20, 2020, Emotional Wellness and Positivity during Challenging Times, Morgan Stanley Wellness Wednesday via zoom
  • May 14, 2020, Mental Health in the Workplace, Chegg through FitPros, NYC, virtual online class
  • May 13, 2020, Building Resilience, Yale Club, NY Web-Based Video class
  • May 12, 2020, Virtual Wellbeing & Mental Health, Crystal Dynamics via FitPros, EST online
  • May 5, 2020, Protecting Family Mental Health During COVID-19, Chegg via FitPros, NY, virtual online class
  • May 5, 2020, Protecting Family Mental Health During COVID-19, City of Sunnyvale via FitPros, CA, online virtual class
  • April 20, 2020, Emotional Wellness during COVID19, Next Roll via FitPros, CA, virtual online class
  • April 17, 2020, Emotional Wellness during COVID19, online virtual class for The Adult School, Chatham NJ
  • April 16, 2020, Emotional Wellness during COVID19, through FitPros, Arista, CA, virtual online class
  • ​April 16, 2020, Emotional Wellness during COVID19, Employee Wellness Program, Washington DC, Virtual online class
  • April 10, 2020, Trauma resource using Brainspotting, for First Line Medical Staff. Organized by Mindsoother.com via zoom
  • March 31, 2020, Maintaining Emotional Health During COVID19, SKYPE via THE STATION, Chatham, NJ 
  • March 18, 2020, Overcoming Imposter Syndrome. Adult School Chatham done via online video course
  • March 11, 2020, CBT and Mindfulness for Managing Chronic Pain, Chatham Senior Center, NJ
  • ​​​March 3, 2020, Overcoming Imposter Syndrome, Center for Women Job Club, Livingston NJ
  • January 25, 2020, Stress Solutions Resiliency Workshop, Red Cross for the NJ National Guard, Parsippany, NJ
  • December 6, 2019, Introduction to Brainspotting for Therapists, NJAWT (NJ Association of Women Therapists), Livingston, NJ
  • December 4, 2019 Introduction to Positive Psychology,  Chatham Senior Center, NJ
  • ​​​November 8, 2019, Reconnection Workshop for Caregivers of Wounded and Injured Service Members and Veterans, VA Hospital, East Orange NJ
  • November 6, 2019, Neuroscience & Self-Compassionate Stress Managment, Employee Wellness, Yale Club, NY, NY
  • October 16, 2019, Building Resiliency through Neuroscience and Self-Compassion, The Adult School, Chatham, NJ
  • October 14, 2019 & October 15, 2019, Building Resiliency in Difficult Times, Madison Area YMCA Livestrong Support Group, NJ
  • August 20, 2019, Building Resiliency and Emotional Wellness at Work, FitPros, Dataminr NY NY
  • June 11, 2019, Stress & Health, HER Day,  Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, NYC
  • May 10, 2019, Increasing Optimism: Introduction to Positive Psychology, Intoyellow.com, Madison NJ
  • May 8, 2019, "Demystifying" Mental Health, IntoYellow.com program, Madison NJ 
  • April 7, 2019, Communicating Clearly, National Guard Pre-Deployment, Somerset NJ
  • March 30, 2019, You are what you Think, Young Women's Empowerment Seminar, Hands of Life, Garwood NJ
  • March 28, 2019, Overcoming Imposter Syndrome, Center for Women Job Club, Livingston, NJ
  • March 22, 2019, Demystifying Mental Health, The Adult School, Chatham, NJ
  • March 15, 2019, CBT & Mindfulness for Chronic Pain, The Adult School, Chatham NJ
  • March 7, 2019, Overcoming Imposter Syndrome, The Adult School, Chatham, NJ
  • February 28, 2019, Introduction to Positive Psychology, The Adult School, Chatham, NJ
  • January 24, 2019, The Yale Club Health and Wellness Fair, NY NY
  • January 21, 2019, Positive Psychology for Stress Managment, Grant Thornton LLC, NY NY 
  • January 9, 2019, CBT & Mindfulness for the treatment of Chronic Pain, JAG Physical Therapy, Chatham, NJ
  • December 2, 2018, Communicating Clearly, Red Cross Military Reconnection Workshop, Whippany, NJ
  • December 1, 2018, Communicating Clearly, Red Cross Military Reconnection Workshop, Somerset, NJ
  • ​November 14, 2018, Mental Wellbeing During the Holidays, Employee Wellness, Tri-K Industries, Denville, NJ
  • ​October 30, 2018 - Stress Management 101, CHI Associates Employee Wellness for First State Investments, NY NY
  • October 18, 2018 - Introduction to Positive Psychology, The Adult School of Chatham, NJ
  • 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

The Adult School 

 The Adult School of the Chathams, Madison and Florham Park is an independent, nonprofit community education organization. Cara teaches several courses each semester. The following are the upcoming Fall 2020 courses which will all take place at 12noon via zoom. Register through The Adult School Website.


  • September 23: Maintaining Emotional Health
  • September 30: Protecting Family Mental Health in Today’s World 
  • October 7: Increasing Optimism and Resiliency with Positive Psychology
  • October 21: How to foster a Growth Mindset for You and Your Kids (based on Carol Dweck's book Mindset)
  • November 4: Managing Pain with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness

Past and Private Events:

If you would like to schedule a program with your organization or group, click HERE  to learn more about workshops and contact me any time!

Maximize Wellness is launching a monthly web-based wellness workshop series. 

All programs will be from 12-1pm the first Friday of each month from September 2020 to May 2021.

Click HERE or picture above to register!

Topics each month:


  • September 4:  Emotional Health and Wellbeing
  • October 2: Self-Compassion
  • November 6: Effective Communication
  • December 4: Managing Stress over the Holidays
  • January 8: New Year, New Goals
  • February 5: Foster a Growth Mindset
  • March 5: Power of Positive Psychology
  • April 2: Overcome Imposter Syndrome
  • May 7: Demystifying Mental Health

COVID-19 has altered our world. It is now more important than ever to focus attention on emotional and mental health. I am offering zoom webinars designed to meet your specific audience's needs. Click "Workshops" for more information on available programs and reach and I am happy to create something to fit your organization or group's needs. ​Below you will find upcoming workshops you can register to attend. Scroll below to see a list of past and private events. Please feel free to contact me to learn how I can bring a program to you!