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Spirituality in Children: A Source of Resilience

November 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm



This talk will explore the meaning and the sources for resilience. Dr. White will attempt to contrast religiosity and spirituality, and show how they can be major sources for developing resilience in children and adolescents. Storytelling and fairy tales will be discussed as means of shaping the child’s spiritual being, and how they can be used as tools in helping children develop a coherent understanding of the world and find answers to existential questions. We will also touch on the child’s need for magic and the relationship between magic beliefs and spirituality.

1.5 CEUs offered for LPC, LMFT, LCSW, and Clinical Psychologist.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning.  Due to video filming, late attendees will be asked to view the presentation in the Green Room.


Daniela White, MD

Daniela White, MD finished her residency in Adult Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine in 2000 and continued her training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the same institution till 2002. During her training, she served as Chief Resident at Baylor Clinic in 2000 and Chief Fellow Resident in the Fellowship Program in 2002.

She received her Diploma in Psychodynamic Therapy after she completed the two year training program at the Houston Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute between 2000 and 2002. Currently she is Board Certified in both Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.In 2002 she started her Private Outpatient Clinic (currently named Midtown Psychiatry and TMS Center) while she also worked as the director of the Child and Adolescent Inpatient unit at the Intracare Psychiatric Hospital in Houston,Texas.

In 2011 she became certified in TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy) a noninvasive, outpatient therapy cleared by FDA as an innovative treatment for Major Depressive Disorder resistant to medication therapy and for patients that encounter side effects from the traditionally used pharmacological agents.

In 2013 she received her training in NLP (Neurolinguistic Programing) as a motivational coach and NLP practitioner, preceding her certification as a Master NLP practitioner.

Her practice’s established goal is to help patients achieve mental wellness through an integrative approach. Highly trained in pharmacology, pharmacodynamic therapy, neurolinguistic programming, she attempts to guide patients to make changes in their internal perception of the environment (through coaching, therapy and medication) as well as in the environment itself (changes in diet, exercise level, interpersonal communication).

Dr. Daniela White is well known in the Houston Psychiatric Community and collaborates with several therapists, social workers, psychologists and nutritionists to provide a complex treatment.



November 14, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Houston, TX 77056 United States
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