UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION, SELF-HARM, & SUICIDE | October 26, 2019 | 8am to 4pm

Seminar speaker: Mr. Alain Dizon and Ptr. Archie dela Cruz

Registration Fee: 400.00

Early Bird Registration Promo: P300.00 (until Oct 11, 2019)


About the Seminar/Workshop:

Deepen your understanding about depression, self-harm, and suicide. There's much more to these than what you read online or what you see on screen. They are real and might cost the life of someone you love or care about.


CSM partners with accredited speakers/resident counselors from Amara Counseling and Training Center, Mr. Alain Dizon and Ptr. Archie Dela Cruz, to shed light on these matters.


Recommended For:

This seminar is especially recommended to pastors, counselors, teachers, cell group leaders, parents, and guardians.


Topics on Understanding Depression by Mr. Alain Dizon

I. Types of Depression
II. Causes of Depression
III. Treatments for Depression
IV. Managing Depression


Topics on Understanding Self-Harm and Suicide by Ptr. Archie Dela Cruz

I. Prevention
II. Intervention

About the Speakers:

ALAIN DIZON is a Resident Counselor and Training Department Head of Amara Counseling & Training Center in which he cofounded in 2015. He is a Certified Facilitator & Trainer for HIV Channels of Hope of WorldVision International for 11 years now.

He finished his Masters Degree in Pastoral Counseling at Asian Theological Seminary in 2015 and acquired his license or Registered Guidance Counselor in the same year. Alain also teaches Mental Health such as Understanding Depression, Trauma, Stress Management, Sexuality, Addiction, Sexual Abuse & Servant Leadership.

Currently, he is finishing up his doctorate degree in Clinical Christian Counseling focusing on Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at Asia Graduate School of Theology.



PASTOR ARCHIE M. DELA CRUZ is a Resident Counselor of AMARA Center for Counseling and Training and the Associate Pastor at the Christian Gospel Church in Caloocan. He is also a Counselor and Project Implementer of Compassion Philippines - Bagong Barrio Chapter while being an on-call Counselor-on-Air at DWAY Care FM Radio in Legaspi City and a Spiritual Consultant at the Meralco Balintawak Power Plant. He is a graduate of BSBA Marketing Management at PSBA Manila in 2001 and pursued his Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling at the Asian Theological Seminary in 2015. He is also a Music Minister at Kalawili Singers.


Understanding Depression, Self-Harm, and Suicide



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