C.H.A.R.T. Partnership to discuss stress, anxiety

For the Courier-Post
Posted: May. 14, 2019 6:29 pm

The Northeast Missouri C.H.A.R.T. Partnership meeting on Wednesday, May 15 will feature guest speakers Kallie St. Clair and Holly Griffen. Their presentation will focus on identifying and addressing stress and anxiety.

St. Clair has been a doTERRA Wellness Advocate, learning about and incorporating essential oils in her daily routine, for three years. The physical and emotional benefits experienced and witnessed in others led her to share the power of natural solutions. St. Clair is a born and raised Hannibal native, a fur-baby mama of two dogs, and graduate of University of Central Missouri, where she studied business management. She’s currently getting yoga teacher training through Twisted Juniper Yoga and also serves on the advisory boards for the Northeast Missouri Humane Society and Down Country.

Griffen is the Director of School-Based Mental Health Services at Preferred Family Healthcare

(PFH). She has a Master’s Degree in Art Therapy and a Master’s Degree in Christian Education. Griffen

has 30 years counseling experience primarily working with infant, early childhood, and school-aged

mental health. She is a member and current President of the Missouri Association for Infant and Early

Childhood Mental Health (MOAIMH-EC). She also serves as the PFH’s Senior Leader for Trauma

Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Learning Collaborative and is a Lead for Preferred’s

Trauma Informed Care initiative. Griffen is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She is a Youth Mental

Health First Aid trainer as well.

The C.H.A.R.T. Partnership meets the third Wednesday of each month at Fiddlestiks in Hannibal with lunch at 11:30 a.m. followed by a program and the meeting at noon. Healthcare and social service organizations and leaders throughout Northeast Missouri are encouraged to participate. The Partnership encourages and supports initiatives which enhance the health and vitality of residents of Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls and Shelby counties. The C.H.A.R.T. Partnership serves as a vehicle for regular dialogue among regional health leaders, encouraging a shared understanding of regional health challenges and the emergence of activity designed to enhance the health and wellbeing of residents of the region. For more information about the C.H.A.R.T. Partnership, contact Kallie St. Clair, 2019 Chairperson for the Partnership, at


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