Upcoming Building Hope Seminars

2017 Seminars

October 12, 2017 at 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Getting More Than “Good”: Strategies to Encourage Meaningful Discussion with Kids

Laura M. Frey, Ph.D., LMFT Assistant Professor, Couple and Family Therapy
Kent School of Social Work
University of Louisville

Second Presbyterian Church
Room 251, 3701 Old Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40207
(I-71 to Zorn Avenue to left on Brownsboro Road/US 42
To left on Pennington Lane to 3701 Old Brownsboro Road)


  1. Participants will understand the role of open communication in fostering healthy parent-child relationships
  2. Participants will learn strategies for maintaining open communication with children and adolescents

“Many people wonder at what age it’s appropriate to discuss sensitive topics with their children. Keeping the lines of communication open are important for ensuring kids get accurate information and that they’ll reach out to us when issues arise.” - Laura M. Frey, Ph.D., LMFT

November 9, 2017 at 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Depression 2017: Finding the Best Treatment for Each Person

John Greden, MD,

Rachel Upjohn Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Michigan

Executive Director, University of Michigan Depression Center 

“Personalized medicine” is an overused but essential concept. “The right treatment for the right person at the right time” is the only way to attain and maintain wellness for most of those struggling with depressive and bipolar illnesses.

…..John F. Greden, M.D.

117 Payne Street
Louisville, KY


  1. To understand that “one size treatment will never fit all,” and the aim is to develop personalized, precision treatments for each depressed person.
  2. To summarize the progress that is being made to find the “best treatment for each person.
  3. To understand the steps that may be required to attain and maintain the goal of lifetime wellness.


“Building Hope” community presentation series……free and open to the public