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Thursday, July 28 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Improv for Anxiety ($)

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Presented by the world famous Second City Training Center in Chicago! Join us for this fun, interactive session introducing improvisational concepts and exercises that can be used by people with OCD, family members, and mental health professionals to combat anxiety. Find out why laughter can be the best medicine. Open to all attendees, age 13 and up.
  • $25 additional registration is required.


Mark Pfeffer, MFT

Panic Anxiety Recovery Center
Mark Pfeffer is the director of the Panic/Anxiety Recovery Center (PARC) in Chicago, Illinois. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist in Illinois and California, where he served as the Commissioner of Social Services for the City of Santa Monica. An ADAA member, Mr. Pfeffer is a graduate of The Second City A-E Improvisation Training program, where he cofounded the Improv for Anxiety program in 2011. Mr. Pfeffer has appeared on a... Read More →

Kerry Sheehan

Kerry Sheehan is an arts-based education veteran with more than sixteen years experience in all aspects of management and program development. Prior to Second City, Kerry was the Director of Educational Programs for the Old Town School of Folk Music where she played an instrumental role in the school’s growth. She directed all of the school’s education programs and education outreach activities, and managed the school’s... Read More →

Thursday July 28, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Salon I, 7th Floor