Parent Education Series
Building & Supporting Successful Students
Blessed and Stressed? Stress Management and Time Management for Successful Students
Prosper ISD is an incredible community filled with close-knit families, involved parents, and talented children who lead very full lives. However, the other side of this gift is that our children, and often times our entire families, are just as stressed as they are blessed. This presentation aims to offer helpful information on successfully handling the stressors that affect our kids at school, at home, in their peer groups, online, and in our community. Our focus is for parents to have a voice to ask questions, share concerns, find solutions to issues that we are all struggling with, and connect with other parents who are having similar experiences. Please join Ardis Lo, LPC-S, RPT-S, CTMH and Sarah Feuerbacher, Ph.D., LCSW-S for our first presentation presented to you by the Prosper Parent Education Committee and Prosper ISD.
Wednesday, Oct. 27th, 6:30-8pm
605 East 7th Street
This presentation will be recorded and uploaded to the the website for those who are not able to attend in-person.
RSVPs are enabled for this event.
About our Presenters
Ardis Lo, MS, LPC-S, RPT-S, CTMH
Ardis is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor and Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider. She earned her Master of Science degree in Counseling from Southern Methodist University with specialty training in Play Therapy, Activity Therapy, Child Parent Relationship Training, Group Therapy, and Geriatrics. Ardis is currently working on obtaining Certification in Death and Grief Studies, as well as Certification as an End of Life Doula. Ardis has companioned people courageously seeking counseling for various life, family and mental health challenges from tiny tots to those with age spots. Ardis has worked with the adolescent populations in Frisco and Prosper ISD; grieving children and families with Journey of Hope, Camp Sol, and Camp Erin; end of life support with hospice; community support following hurricane Harvey, tornadoes in North Texas and suicide response support in the local community. Prior to counseling, Ardis dedicated eight years to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County while staying home with her young children.
Ardis believes people are capable of change and growth when provided the opportunity of an accepting space to share their story and their perspective in order to gain insight and support through the challenges in their life. Ardis offers people of all ages a compassionate, warm presence as she walks alongside them n their path of seeking and discovery. Ardis’s energy and care for people is felt in her genuine presence offered.
Outside of counseling, you will find Ardis playing outside in nature either with a dog or attempting to pet any dog she meets. Ardis and her husband of eighteen years have two adventurous and kindhearted teenagers, two gerbils and one geriatric dog, Louie (who has been promised to live his last years as the only dog of the home). Ardis and her family love to explore life through gifts of experience and traveling near and far.
Sarah Feuerbacher, Ph.D., LCSW-S
Sarah earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work, Master of Social Work with a specialization in clinical practice with children and families, and Doctorate of Philosophy in Educational Psychology specializing in Gifted and Talented Education from Baylor University. Dr. Feuerbacher is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Supervisor, Practical Parent Education Certified Parent Educator, and State of Texas Parent Mediator/Facilitator. Dr. Feuerbacher has worked as a helping professional in the mental health field in numerous capacities, including private practices, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, hospital settings, faith-based clinics, program evaluation, administration and grant writing, in addition to many years teaching in academia, ranging from elementary-age children to adult learners in higher education. For many years, Dr. Feuerbacher was employed full-time by Southern Methodist University as Clinic Director of the Family Counseling Center and Associate Faculty in the Graduate Department of Dispute Resolution and Counseling. In 2018, Dr. Feuerbacher decided to serve her own community full-time, where she sees children, individuals, couples, families and groups at her counseling practice, Counseling CARE Prosper. Dr. Feuerbacher’s clinical focus and public speaking specializations are in the areas of using holistic approaches in working with diverse individuals to overcome personal, relational, or environmental challenges by identifying and empowering their innate strengths using a multiple-intelligences approach, as well as utilizing intrapersonal and environmental systems that can create successful goals, positive relationships, and healthy lifestyles. Dr. Feuerbacher enjoys serving on several boards in the field and her local community, and she spends countless hours coaching youth sports teams. Her most special time is spent playing with her family, and running gives her sanity.