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Mary Jo Rapini experiences in psychotherapy have been diverse. Mary Jo was a counselor at Houston Child Guidance Center and at the Child Resource and Information Service. After ten years in Houston, she moved to Lubbock, Texas, for nine years. Mary Jo was an active volunteer for Contact Lubbock, training volunteers and monitoring a crisis line. In Lubbock, she was also active in oncology counseling, leading several cancer support groups and counseling at the University Medical Center.

Mary Jo is a frequent speaker at meetings for a variety of organizations. Lecture topics have included psychological issues of breast cancer, intimacy and sexual issues for the cardiac patient, sexuality of the working woman, stress avoidance tactics, loving yourself and marriage survivorship. She was a major participant in a symposium for young girls dealing with body image and helping girls become strong women. (More...)

Janine Sherman RN-C, MSN is a popular presenter on mother-daughter issues. She is actively involved with physicians, nurses and other health-care professionals as well as daughters, daughters' friends, and teens in general. (More...)







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