Wellness Wednesdays Interactive Webinar Series

Wellness Wednesdays is a structured, bi-monthly webinar series focused on enhancing professional and personal wellness through the joy of medicine offered for free and scheduled on a Wednesday during the typical lunch hour, 12:15-1:00 p.m..

Participants will start each session with a brief overview of the discussion topic and then be led through a practical exercise that will help you learn through self-exploration and personal awareness. Each participant will have the opportunity to share their own insight at the end of the 45-minute program and make connections with their peers who are interested in wellness and professional satisfaction.

Webinar Series Schedule and Registration

Date Discussion Topic (register for a session by clicking the title)
April 18
12:15-1:00 p.m.
How to Approach a Peer Who is in Need of Help
June 20
12:15-1:00 p.m.
Exploring Tools and Resources for Overcoming Burnout
August 22
12:15-1:00 p.m.
How to Deal with Negative Criticism
October 17
12:15-1:00 p.m.
Coping with the Emotional Impact of Adverse Patient Outcomes
December 12
12:15-1:00 p.m.
Reframing Perspective: Harnessing the Power of Giving Others the Benefit of the Doubt

The series is moderated by licensed clinical counselor Nelson H. Heise, MA, MS, PCC-S, LICDC-CS, clinical director of the Ohio Physicians Health Program (OPHP).

The following archived webinars with additional resources can be found on the Wellness Wednesdays archive page:

For more information about the webinar series, please contact Deputy Executive Vice President Kate Mahler, CAE, or call 800.742.7327.


About Our Moderator

Nelson H. Heise, MA, MS, PCC-S, LICDC-CS, brings over 13 years of experience in the mental and behavioral health arena. Having first joined the OPHP in 2014, Mr. Heise serves as OPHP’s clinical director. His duties include facilitation and oversight of activities involved in participant monitoring and compliance. He is responsible for processing all intake calls and coordinating appropriate assessment, treatment, or community referrals. He supervises all daily clinical activities as well as the monitoring and advocacy program services. He has significant knowledge of addiction and the 12-step recovery program. Mr. Heise received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from Ohio University, Athens, OH. He is a graduate of the Hazelden Graduate School, Center City, MN, where he received his Master’s Degree in addictions counseling. He also has a Masters of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University, Minneapolis, MN. Mr. Heise is a licensed independent chemical dependency counselor as well as a licensed professional clinical counselor.