Mental Health Kansas City Conference
May 6 - 7, 2021
Conference Information

Envisioning Your Post-COVID Future
Sep. 21, 2020 &
Oct. 19, 2020 &
Nov. 23, 2020 &
Dec. 16, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CT

Registration is Free
Register for September 21, 2020
Register for October 19, 2020
Register for November 23, 2020
Register for December 16, 2020

Steadying the Mind Lunch and Learn Program
November 18, 2020
with Lisa Murphy
12 - 1 PM

Building Healthy Family Relationships Workshop
October 18, 2020
Mental Health Education Conference
Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Minneapolis

Building Healthy Family Relationships Program
October 5, 2020
10 - 11 AM
Fredrikson & Byron, Law Firm, Minneapolis

Pausing To Focus on Parental Stress - NAMI MN
July 30, 2020
Registation Required

Healthy Relationships Podcast - Small Changes, Big Shifts series with Dr. Michelle Robin
July 1, 2020
To hear Debra speaking on wellness practices for 2020

Regrouping and Responding to Our New Reality webinar - Hennepin County
June 17, 2020

Finding Your Best Self webinar - NAMI MN - registration required
June 11, 2020
Register here

NAMI Moments: Supporting Healthy Family Relationships
April 24, 2020
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Pop-Up Parenting Program on Zoom
March 26, 2020

Managing Your Responses to Your Children’s Behavior Webinar
March 19, 2020

Alternatives EAP: Post Divorce Parenting
January 16, 2020

Alternatives EAP: Navigating Family Issues During the Holidays
November 21, 2019

Alternatives EAP: Building and Maintaining Healthy Personal and Professional Boundaries Program
November 7, 2018

Beauty Brands: Hair and Confidence Program
October 1, 2018

Alternatives EAP: Managing Change and Transition
September 28, 2018

Beth Shalom Congregation: Developing Strong Parent-Teacher Relationships
September 21, 2018

Recovery Conference Workshop: Healthy Relationships
August 22, 2018

Speak up Walk: Signs and Warning Signs of Suicidality
August 16, 2018

Gift of Life Program on Healthy Relationships
August 8, 2018

Learning to Navigate the Complexities of Family Relationships - Parenting Program and Book Talk
May 17, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jewish Community Center
5801 W. 115th Street, Overland Park
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Mental Health America of the Heartland
May 16, 2018
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Bringing Parents and Family Members into the Therapy Process
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Mental Health Kansas City Conference/Cerner
May 4, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Presentation on Mental Health in the Workplace, What does it Look like Today?

Building Healthy Families, Priya Program
April 22, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Time Management and Toxic Stress
April 17, 2018
Alternatives EAP
Kansas City, MO

Maintaining Healthy Relationships as We Age
March 5, 2018
Kansas City, MO

Building Healthy Family Relationships
February 22, 2018
Minneapolis, MN

Time Management: Finding Tools for a More Balanced Life
February 15, 2018
Kansas City, MO

Addiction and The Family
February 2, 2018
Cottonwood Springs, Kansas


Small Changes, Big Shifts for our Wisdom series with Dr. Michelle Robin
July 8, 2020

6 Tips to Help Families Get Along During Crisis
April 13, 2020

Read Debra's tips here.

Blended Families and Co-parenting
January 27, 2018

“Co-parenting brings up a whole host of worries and insecurities,” said Minneapolis native Debra Orbuch Grayson, a licensed marriage and family therapist and author of the newly published “Building Family Relationships: A Workbook for Parents and Stepparents.” Click here to read my interview on parenting with the Detroit Free Press.

Bringing Parents into the Therapeutic Process - KCBHP
January 9, 2018

Joys and Challenges of Creating Healthy and Long Lasting Relationships - Girls Night Out
November 8, 2017

Managing Changes and Transitions

This time of year is all about transitions. Routines change, school starts and after school activities and homework begin. Click here to read the full article.

Empower Radio - How to Manage Transition and Change
July 21, 2017

Dealing with change is definitely stressful. No matter what others have you believe, even in wonderful times like having a baby or getting a better job, change is about giving up what's known and adjusting to the new. Dr. Terri talks with therapist Debra Orbuch Grayson, M.S., LMFT, about how to get better at coping with change and transition. Change isn't easy but there are ways to deal with it that can make it feel less scary and stressful.

Managing Stress 101

It is the perfect time to tune-up and learn how to manage stress. Watch my interview on Kansas City Live as I highlight the workshop I'm facilitating at the Jewish Family Services of Kansas.