A Digital Wellness Training: Practicing Intentional Technology and Self-Care
About the Presenters
Havi Wolfson Hall
is a Licensed Psychotherapist. In 2000, Havi received a Double Masters Degree from USC School of Social Work and Hebrew Union College Jewish Communal Services. Havi's clinical training has been in the area of early childhood development, adolescence and young adulthood, as well as parenting. Over the last twenty years Havi has treated individuals, couples, families, and groups in agency settings and in her private practice. Havi created Health-E-Connections; a resource that helps her clients navigate the World Wide Web while creating and maintaining healthy relationships online and finding a healthy balance with their use of technology. Havi is particularly concerned with important issues facing our children today and has collaborated with various communities to promote early intervention and awareness around coming of age struggles in a technological world.
Nina Claire Hersher
is the Executive Director of the Digital Wellness Collective and owner and founder of Nourishing Habits™. Hersher holds her Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis with an individualized degree in Digital Culture and Program Development. Hersher is an international speaker, certified Oasis in the Overwhelm Facilitator and meditation teacher. Hersher’s background in mental health and wellness programming led to her specialization in digital wellness consulting and coaching. Hersher has extensively researched norms on connectivity in the 21st century and how technology is reconceptualizing human development. Hersher views digital wellness as the intersection of technology and mental health and believes that because this is such a new field, we have a collective, ethical responsibility to research it, documenting everything from presenting problems to proposed solutions.