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Final Speaker in 2013-2014 Distinguished Speaker Series on Tuesday, April 8

Kathleen M. Lawrence, LMFT, is the seventh and final speaker in the 2013-2014 Distinguished Speaker Series sponsored by Cottey College’s Institute for Women’s Leadership and Social Responsibility. She will speak on “Women’s Leadership in Psychology” on Tuesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in the Missouri Recital Hall inside the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts. A reception will follow the address.

Lawrence is a licensed clini­cal psychotherapist in private practice in Richland, Washing­ton. She works with individu­als, couples, and families from a systemic perspective, meaning that she addresses problems that are embedded in a com­plex social system rather than isolated within the individual.

Ms. Lawrence is an owner and trainer/facilitator with Fore­sight Solutions, which hosts seminars and workshops us­ing the Myers-Briggs Personal­ity Inventory. She has been a speaker/facilitator at national conferences on ethics, morals, values, human behavior and personality preferences.

Prior to becoming a psycho­therapist, Ms. Lawrence worked more than 20 years in law and business origination. She attributes her years in law and business as the foundation for making her an effective family and corporate mediator.

The Center for the Arts is on the northeast corner of Austin and Tower streets in Nevada, Missouri.