By Vassilia Binensztok, PhD

Public Speaking

Public Speaking by Dr. Vassilia Binensztok

I would love to create a custom presentation for your organization! I am regularly invited for speaking engagements covering a variety of topics on mental health and wellness in the form of professional trainings, informative presentations, and keynote addresses.  I have presented on many topics at local events, academic settings, and national conferences.

Please see a sample list of presentations below.  This is not an exhaustive list of available topics. Please enquire if your desired topic is not listed. Audiences include professionals, organizations, and the general public.

Sample Topics:

For the public:


Self-compassion for wellness

Five senses and mindfulness

For organizations:

Keynote address

Panel presentation

Self-care, wellness, etc.

Guided meditation and relaxation

For therapists:

Social media use for private practice

Recognizing and reporting child maltreatment

Tips for testifying in court

For other professionals (attorneys, physicians, etc.):

Understanding psychological assessment reports

Challenges in co-parenting therapy

Recognizing and reporting child maltreatment

Recent presentations include:

Self-care for everyone: Practical tips for stress management and prevention.; National Alliance for Mental Illness Palm Beach County, Lake Worth, FL.

Welcome to the new office: Managing stress while working from home during COVID-19.; Rotary Club of Wellington, Wellington, FL.

The Power of Self-Compassion: How Positive Self-Talk Transforms our Well-Being.; National Alliance for Mental Illness Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, FL.

Understanding Trauma from a Modern Perspective; Women’s Wellness Conference, Compass Community Center, Lake Worth, FL.

Mental Health Diversity: Meeting of the Minds; Moderator, Panel presentation, Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth, FL.

Reflective Practice and Student Counselors’ Case Conceptualization Skills, Roundtable presentation presented at Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Getting to Know Yourself, Upward Bound Youth Program at Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth, FL.

Worst Case Scenario: Understanding Anxiety and Its Effect on Students, Faculty Development Day presentation at Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth, FL.

Child Maltreatment: Risks, Implications, and Legal Issues; A Training for Helping Professionals, Invited Guest Lecture, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL.

Maintaining the positive: How your outlook can help you weather any storm.; Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

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