Presentation on 9/20/11: Understanding the Needs of Each Child, Working with Families Who Have Children with Special/Mental Health Needs

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Dear Pastor, Children’s Ministry Director, Children’s Pastor, Child Care Workers:


Invites You to a


Understanding the Needs of Each Child

Working with Families Who Have Children with Special/Mental Health Needs

Presenter: Elizabeth Abidoye, Psy.D.

When: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 11:30AM to 1:00 PM

Where: 1100 Sanchez Street in Noe Valley, San Francisco

Directions to CPS:

Who: Pastors, spouses, child care workers, support staff, & lay leaders

What: Enjoy a casual lunch

Meet the CPS Staff & other ministry leaders

Engage in discussion on supporting children and families

Topic Specifics:

Overview of childhood mental health disorders

Approach to providing mental health services to children and families

Guidance on how to make a referral for mental health services for a child/family in my congregation

Tips on talking to children & families

RSVP by Friday 9/16/11 by calling (415) 764-0252 or

(Please note: There was a typo in our mailing but the correct email address is

Introducing a New Member of Our CPS Team: Elizabeth Abidoye, Psy.D.

Dr. Elizabeth Abidoye received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University-Chicago.  She specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families and also has experience in working with individual adults.

Dr. Abidoye has worked with individuals from diverse backgrounds, who are struggling with many different issues.  Some of her areas of specialty include abuse and trauma, peer/relational issues, school difficulties, anxiety, depression, self-esteem/body image, and play/expressive therapy.

Dr. Abidoye also provides psychological testing services, which can be utilized alone or in conjunction with therapy.  More specifically, she specializes in psychological testing for children and adolescents, including psycho-educational testing to aid in identifying individual strengths and weaknesses in order to assist in helping children succeed academically to the best of their ability.

Dr. Abidoye is married and together with her husband belong to a church community in San Francisco.

Thank you and hope to see you then.


Christian Psychotherapy Services

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