Psychotherapist Sandra Velarde, will give a talk, in Spanish, on human typology at the next meeting of Charlemos Spanish on Thursday 22 February. Charlemos meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Palette Gallery and Cafe at 2119 Belcourt Avenue in Hillsboro Village. The event is free and open to the public.
Sandra has twenty years of experience practicing individual and group therapy. She is director and owner of Colmenas Psychotherapy Center. She has worked in schools, a police department, and for the Mexican National State Workers Healthcare System. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Masters in Neurolinguistic Programming.
“Sandra can evaluate a person in an instant”, said Charlemos president, Elizabeth Worrell Braswell. “She has anchored a television psychology section, as well as, written a psychology column for a newspaper”, added Braswell. “Her next goal is to write a book.”
Charlemos Spanish is a social conversation group, for all levels of Spanish-speakers, created in December 2006 by the Spanish Committee of Sister Cities of Nashville, a nonprofit organization, founded in 1990, dedicated to the promotion of global understanding through educational, professional and cultural exchanges.
Mayor Bill Purcell is the Honorary Chair for Sister Cities of Nashville.
Charlemos Spanish is for persons who wish to:
* Speak Spanish on a regular basis
* Make bilingual friends
* Learn more about Hispanic culture.
Founding members of Charlemos Spanish include—
* Claudia Villavicencio, Spanish teacher at MBA, Montgomery Bell Academy
* Kim Sorensen, Online Producer at CMT, Country Music Television
* Diana Holland, President of Tango Nashville, and a Hispanic cross-cultural consultant
* Elizabeth Worrell Braswell, online Spanish instructor for Austin Peay State University, president of Charlemos Spanish.
For directions and more information on the gallery go to: http://www.palettegallerycafe.com
For more events in Hispanic Nashville, visit the Hispanic Nashville Datebook.