Today, I was intent on being a part of our 11am Advanced Life Coaching Group with Marilyn Jhung at the West Central Mental Health Center, (WCMHC), in Los Angeles, California. Because I am staying in Orange County, California, in order to achieve this task today, I first needed to take three buses in Orange County to … Continue reading Interested vs. COMMITTED – A Real Life Tale
Los Angeles, California Today in our Advanced Life Coaching group at the West Central Mental Health Center, Marlynn, our group's facilitator, gifted us an amazing piece by Jeff Foster, entitled, "The Right Place For Life." The short piece was exactly what I needed to help me accept the circumstances of my own now, here, where I … Continue reading Here. Now. The Right Place For Life…
Recently I was asked a seemingly simple question by my therapist Marlyn, and the question was, "Who is Don West, Jr.?" She challenged me not to recite my resume or LinkedIn profile, she was asking me to tell her about the actual person, the man, how it is that I view myself. It immediately hit … Continue reading Who is Don West, Jr.? and The Myth of Sisyphus
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On May 23, 2017, the West Central Mental Health Center ("WCMHC") celebrated Mental Health Awareness Month with a Re-Grand Opening Celebration for the clinic's Wellness Center. As a part of the program, five clients of the Center offered the stories of their personal mental health journies and how the Center helped them achieve their personal … Continue reading WCMHC’s Wellness Center – Client Success Stories Panel – May 23, 2017
What: Empowering Black Families and Communities Through Resiliency, Restoration and Reconnection When: Thursday, February 9, 2017 Registration Deadline: Friday, January 27, 2017 Where: Los Angeles Airport Sheraton Gateway, 6101 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046 Keynote Speakers: Michael Eric Dyson, Ph.D. and Joy DeGruy, Ph.D. 11:15-12:30 Break-Out Panel - They Said, I Say Panelist: … Continue reading 2017 African-American Mental Health Conference