Bob Van Oosterhout

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About Bob (...What about Bob?)
Anger and Impulse Control
Anxiety, Depression, PTSD
Behavioral Health Integration with Primary Care
Bring Truth to Fear: We CAN Work Together
Hard Times Cafe Model of Empowerment
Links to Videos for Online Stress Management at LCC
Managing Chronic Pain and Headaches
Mental Health
Moral Philosophy
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Practical Psychology: What Works and Makes Sense
Problem Solving - Responding Effectively to Problems
Slow Down and Lighten Up
Spiritual Writing
Stress Management
What Works
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Comments, Suggestions, Discussion


Literature Review
Review and summarize academic and popular literature and media related to understanding the essential core principles of fear and truth.

Content Review Team
Review and revise essential core principles and how to effectively present them based on experience and new information.

Planning Team
Develop, review and adapt overall direction and strategies for the project.

Administrative Coordinator
Coordinate administrative activities, including record keeping, communication with members, scheduling meetings and activities, identifying opportunities, etc.

NEAR-TERM NEEDS (in the next few weeks)

Outreach Team
Connect with future members and partners.

Talk to voters to obtain information, inform project development, test and revise training concepts, and form a foundation for developing a system to facilitate finding common ground.

Website Developer


Video production

Podcast production    

Social Media Coordinators

LONG-TERM NEEDS (in the next few months)
Team facilitators
Facilitate, coordinate and provide training to support the self-managing team process

Develop apps and programs to implement project

Develop short fiction, songs, children’s stories, short plays etc. to share content with a broad audience)

Provide training for schools, community groups and interested persons.  Develop online training platform.

Community Outreach Team
Develop partnerships with community organizations, give presentations to community groups.

I envision a flat management structure made up of self-managing teams similar to that described in the book, “Reinventing Organizations” and used at the Hard Times Café.

Please send an email to describing your interests and providing contact informatiion and availability