IN THE SPOTLIGHT
In celebration of National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Spotlight on Our Children
APRIL 24, Saturday at 7pm Pacific / 10pm ET
(APRIL 25, Sunday, 10am Manila)
Thank you so much for joining us in a very meaningful and enriching Spotlight session!
JOY FRANCISCO, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, California, USA
Dr. Joy Francisco specializes in treating mood disorders throughout the lifespan including Depression and Anxiety. Dr. Francisco supports her clients in exploring and reflecting on how behaviors and ways of being can cause suffering. She provides them a space in which vulnerability, mental health, healthy boundaries, and self-compassion are normalized. Her hope is that they will find healing and forgiveness around past hurts and discover the freedom and courage to act from love.
Jhon Cadiz Carandang, MA. Psy, RPsy, CDR
Licensed Psychologist, Manila, Philippines
Jhon worked as a Guidance Counselor, Psychometrician for Pre-school and Primary School for 3 years. He also worked as an Associate Professor in Psychology for 15 years. At present, He is the CEO/Founder of the Carandang Institute (a mental health service provider), working as a part-time Lecturer in Psychology, and a consulting psychologist of Love Institute. Aside from this, He is also a member of various professional organizations like the American Psychological Association, the Japanese Psychological Association, and the Psychological Association of the Philippines.
Joyce Javier, MD, MPH, MS
Pediatrician, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, USC Keck School of Medicine
Dr. Javier is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. She is a primary care pediatrician and physician scientist whose research over the past 16 years has focused on optimizing the well-being of Filipino American youth. Her work has been funded by the National Institute of Health’s Eunice Kennedy National Institute for Child Health and Development and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.