well•ness. /welnis/. Noun-the quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort.
AVAC strives to enrich all areas of your lifestyle, not just physical. For decades, our wellness programs have done exactly that through education, social events, trips, mindful meditation and more. Enter our newest program, free of charge, which highlights hand-picked local experts on topics we feel will enrich your life. Nutrition, travel, spine health, raising children, healthy aging—the topic and speaker will be unique each time. Our Free Wellness Series occurs once a month on a Tuesday evening in the AVAC Conference Room. Come join us and be well.
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Achieving and Maintaining Mental FitnessTuesday, July 7 | 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Do you actively exercise your brain?
Dr. Mark Steinberg will talk about mental fitness: What it is and how to become more mentally fit to function better and enjoy life more. He will explain the principles of mental fitness, stress reduction, and how to get your mind and body working better together. Dr. Steinberg will describe how the principles of physical training apply to mental fitness training, and he will show how technologies can help provide better sleep, focus, emotional balance, recovery and relief from trauma.
Mark Steinberg, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist with offices in Los Gatos and San Francisco, California. He specializes in clinical, educational, and neuropsychology and has over 40 years of experience. He uses drug-free traditional therapies, as well as the latest in EEG Neurofeedback and Voice Technology to heal and eliminate emotional, behavioral and learning difficulties with children, adolescents, and adults.
Voted Best Therapist by Bay Area Parent Magazine readers, Dr. Steinberg is also the author of the popular books, Living Intact: Challenge and Choice in Tough Times, ADD: The 20-Hour Solution (co-authored with Siegfried Othmer), Staying Madly in Love with Your Spouse: Guide to a Happier Marriage, and Confessions of a Maverick Mind, as well as many articles and professional publications. Dr. Steinberg has made numerous TV appearances on ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, and locally on KRON. Consulted as a medical expert by NBC, he has won local and statewide awards. He has taught graduate school at Cal State University, Northridge and National University.