Ms. Mary Ellen Psaltis Nutrition/Wellness Olympia, WA


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  • Certified Nutrition & Wellness Consultant
  • Senior nutrition specialist
  • Food and lifestyles writer

Thursday Courses
Th501 - What’s Disrupting Your Health?
Time: 10 - 11 AM
Room: GWCC,
Type: General    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

How can you eat well and be fit when there’s work, family, stress and life happening? Take a few moments to re-examine the hours you have and consider ways to smooth out issues that clog up your days. Even making small shifts in your behaviors and thoughts can reap long-term rewards. Take home a few tips for the kitchen and your life.

Friday Courses
Fr506 - Add Up Your Numbers
Time: 11 AM - 12 PM
Room: GWCC,
Type: General    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Is there a way to quantify well-being with numbers? How many vegetables do you really need each day? How do you get enough fiber into your eating? Are you aware of the added sugars you eat? Does it all matter? We will have fun, look at our numbers and strategize next steps. It is important to know where you are in order to move ahead. Shape your trajectory for a life of quality and quantity.

Fr507 - Aging with Power
Time: 1 - 2 PM
Room: GWCC,
Type: General    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Getting older with desirable health and energy is no accident. Your life is a constant reflection of your daily patterns. Food, lifestyle choices and brain health are all pieces of your individual puzzle. Remind yourself and learn strategies that engender reliance for sailing through life’s disruptions with calm and confidence.

Saturday Courses
Sa290 - Problem Parents? No Problem!
Time: 1 - 4 PM
Room: GWCC,
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Note: This course is co-presented by Mary Ellen Psaltis, BPh Are you among those who think that parents are the problem in a dental office? Do you get frustrated in trying to understand their style of behavior or their communication skills? In this informative program you will learn to identify parent's hidden agendas, why they behave in different ways and some shortcut clues to dealing effectively with them. These simple, but remarkably effective skills will enhance your communications when presenting treatment plans, scheduling appointments or teaching oral hygiene techniques.  Learning Objectives:

• Understand how to identify the “Question behind the Question.”

• Appreciate the effectiveness of different styles of communication and behavior.

• Learn the powerful shortcut clues to better communication with parents.