Facing Imposter Syndrome: Providing Mental Health Tools for Practitioners, Students, and Firms - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)
Recorded On: 10/27/2023
Imposter syndrome is an ever-present topic that is gaining prominence on a global scale. This session is curated for the landscape architecture profession to identify the causes of imposter syndrome and provide tools to help mitigate its impacts on students and practitioners.
- Learn how to embrace the student role in their education process.
- Discover tools to ask for specific clarification and parameters to identify satisfactory work.
- Explore how to mitigate imposter syndrome on a firm-wide scale.
- Learn the importance of communication and ongoing conversations around imposter syndrome to protect the mental health and well-being of others.
Maci Nelson, ASLA
The Landscape Nerd Podcast
Maci Nelson is a landscape designer, educator, and podcaster based in Cleveland, Ohio. She is dedicated to introducing diverse voices into the field of landscape architecture. Since 2020 she has hosted and produced The Landscape Nerd Podcast. Through this platform, she investigates the intersection of landscape architecture and pop culture to help the public find a connection to the landscape architecture profession. She uses social media as a part of her practice to demonstrate how storytelling communicates design intent and processes. Her multimedia practice has now become a globally streamed and viewed resource for thousands of students and young professionals.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Black Tie Therapy
The son of a Black man raised in Texas and a Thai woman who immigrated to America, Myron Nelson knows what it’s like to feel differently from the people around you. Myron has spent the last decade trying to understand his own depression and help others overcome theirs. He owns a private psychotherapy practice in Chicago, Black Tie Therapy, which focuses on treating the overlap between race and depression. He founded a consulting company, The Middle Path Consulting, that helps minority therapists improve their clinical skills and grow their businesses. Myron also writes a blog for Psychology Today on depression.
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