I am Available for your Speaking Needs

Conference Speaker

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Corporate Professional Speaker

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Workshop Facilitator

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Trainer

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Expert Roundtable/Discussion Facilitator or Leader

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Most Requested Topics but not Limited to...

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Cultural Diversity

Acquire and increase cultural knowledge; Understanding each other's cultural differences and similarities; Facilitating healthy relationship amongst diverse individuals; Workplace Diversity

Wellness

Coping Strategies and Skills development; Self-Care Strategies; Stress Management at home, work, school; Time Management; The Power of Positive Thinking

Crisis Response/Intervention

Crisis Management; Trauma Response; Crisis Intervention; Overcoming Adversity 

Immigration and Refugee Concerns

Stress Management; Mental Health Awareness; Adjustment to new country 

Specialized topics

Sexual Harassment/Sexual Assault; Domestic Violence; Eating Disorder; Trauma; Behavioral Modifications; Teens; Elderly Adults, Anger Management; Domestic Violence; Self-Confidence: Believing in Yourself; Self-Esteem: You are Enough

Counseling and Clinical Supervision Topics

Ethical Considerations; Counseling Skills; Theoretical Orientation;  Wellness; Self-Care; 

Audience Feedback

Spirited Speaker

  

"Dr. Lotes Nelson is a spirited speaker who engages participants every minute of her presentations. She carries a dynamic quality that brings out enriched discussions of various topics important and vital to Mental Health Counseling. Her passion for the profession of counseling is unbound and her leadership in creating social change in a growing profession is seen throughout her presentation style. With confidence I would not only recommend but encourage individuals if given the opportunity to attend a presentation by Dr. Nelson. It is time well spent."  - Dr. E.J.

Inviting, Informative, Engaging

  

"I have had the absolute pleasure of observing and participating in several of Dr. Nelson's presentations.  First and foremost, she has the best icebreakers for her participants.  She is consistent with cutting any anxiety in the room by warmly engaging her audience with self-care related ice breaker fun.  Dr. Nelson is always prepared with tremendously useful handouts for her participants that they can utilize in their professional practice.  As a participant and observer, handouts are so useful and I can add to my library of professional practice.  Dr. Nelson's presentation is inviting, informative, and engaging each and every time.  She brings consistency in her gift of presenting with an abundance of knowledge in her field in various counseling related topics.  I know I will learn, stay focused, and engage myself when Dr. Nelson is presenting.  She is a natural leader and presenter.  Dr. Nelson's presentations are notable in our field and highly respected among our counseling peers."  -Dr. P.L.

Strong Ethics and Expertise

"Dr. Nelson is an active member in the local, regional, and national level for the mental health field. She has a strong dedication and expertise in presenting, educating, and mentoring professionals on social justice and oppression.  Dr. Nelson also advocates for the future of the counseling profession by presenting on current counselor education topics. By modeling strong ethics, collegiality, and compassion for others, she stands out as a true professional in the field. It has been my honor and privilege to call Dr. Nelson my colleague and friend." -Dr. D.C. 

Insightful

"Great presentation.  I appreciated the time Dr. Nelson took to discuss the process of immigration and the implication of migration.  It was an insightful experience learning about the trauma, resiliency, and importance of community involvement when working with immigrant and refugee populations." -K.J.

Dynamic

" I have been going to workshops and company meetings for years, and have not been impressed by anyone more than Dr. Lotes Nelson.  She is thorough, engaging, and has the great ability to keep things interesting and moving forward.  Highly recommend Dr. Nelson!" -A.L

Interactive

"The speaker was very interactive and offered helpful strategies and approaches with the topic at hand.  I appreciated the creative structure of the presentation. It allowed for the audience to personally and professionally connect with the topic and speaker."  -T.W.

2019 Select Professional Activities

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Panelist - Legacies and Lifetimes: A Counselor-Focused Explorations of Civil Rights Era Atlanta

National Board for Certified Counselors 

Bridging the Gap Symposium

Eliminating Mental Health Disparities

Atlanta, GA

May 2019

Ethical Non-Monogamy and the Intersection of Sexual Orientation in Early and Middle Adulthood

National Board for Certified Counselors 

Bridging the Gap Symposium

Eliminating Mental Health Disparities

Atlanta, GA

May 2019

Helping Unaccompanied Minors and their Families

National Board for Certified Counselors 

Bridging the Gap Symposium

Eliminating Mental Health Disparities

Atlanta, GA

May 2019

Supporting Students without Getting

Southern New Hampshire University

May 2019

Manchester, NH

Managing Expectations, Classrooms, and Gatekeeping in Online Counselor Education

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Seattle, WA

October 2019

Engaging Students in the Online Environment

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Seattle, WA

October 2019