NAPO Los Angeles Chapter October Virtual Meeting

  • 2021-10-25
  • 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Virtual Meeting


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NAPO Los Angeles Chapter
October Virtual Meeting

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Monday, October 25, 2021
6:15 - 8:30 PM PST

"I just don't know what to say..."

Recognizing, Supporting and Responding to Clients experiencing Grief & Loss with Confidence and Compassion

Presented By:

Laura Kellison Wallace, MSW

In this seminar, grief and loss coach/counselor, Laura Wallace, MSW will help participants with a basic understanding of the grief as a result of a major loss, change or transition. She will:

  1. Present the obvious, and not so obvious, ways grief can manifest in behavior, emotions & actions
  2.  Share strategies to acknowledge and address the sadness, fear, grief and frustration with skill and confidence
  3. Discuss the real-world challenges to develop & maintain healthy boundaries professionally, while still demonstrating genuine compassion and kindness personally.

 Laura Kellison Wallace, MSW

Laura Kellison Wallace graduated from Smith College in 1988 and received her master’s degree in Social Work from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1995.  She is a social worker, trainer, coach, counselor, and consultant for issues relating to when Life and Work Collide, (aka, Work-Life Integration). With over 25 years of experience working with individuals, families, and groups, she has developed specific expertise in Balance, Transitions, Grief and Change. 

She has developed over 75 original personal and professional seminars and groups and completed well-over 300 hours of formal training. Laura was She was the Work/Family Program Manager at UNC-Chapel Hill, and then the Senior Manager of Work/Life & Employee Assistance Programs at SAS (HQ in Cary, NC for 13 years until 2013. 

For the last 8 years, she has worked as a small business consultant, trainer, and coach as well as in her private practice. She loves leading workshops and coaching individuals and groups. She lives in Chapel Hill with her husband Daniel and crazy dog Maddie.

Mentor of the Month

Leslie Haber, Organizational Therapist ® 
Professional Organizer & CEO, An Organized Life

Leslie Haber has been a professional organizer since 1993 and an active member of NAPO since 2007.  Leslie first served on the LA Chapter Board as the Director of Professional Development, where, for three board terms, she created and produced the chapter’s monthly meetings and worked with the NAPO Education Committee creating and producing seminars and training events.   Over the years, she has also held the position of Associate Member Director, Director at Large, and served two terms as chapter President.

Leslie brings her collective capabilities from past work to her present position as a Professional Organizer, notably her production work for large-scale special events, as well as serving in varied directorships at some of Los Angeles’ top hotels and venues.   Additionally, she has extensive executive-level administrative skills and experience.

She specializes in work with people who are chronically disorganized, in addition to working with those who have hoarding issues and/or attention deficit and OCD disorders. 

A client’s’ psychologist coined Leslie the “Organizational Therapist®,” which she trademarked to further brand her unique and holistic approach to working with and coaching clients.   She has mentored many NAPO PO’s over her 24 years as a NAPO member.  Leslie considers her fellow chapter members her extended “professional family,” and she can’t wait until it is safe enough to once again hold in person chapter meetings!

  • Free for chapter members; no need to register!

  • Visitors are invited for $20. Click black button to register. 

  • The Zoom link will be sent via email 24 hours prior and an hour before the meeting.

Stay Safe and Stay Well!

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