SEQUENCE INSTITUTE for Learning and Education

Often the best learning occurs in the company of others, in a class like setting or a time limited or single offering workshop. Sharing ideas and experiences can create a powerful catalyst for change and deepen the value of what we learn. Listed below are training and educational experiences offered through the Sequence Institute followed by the details of current programs.

For information about current or previous offerings, or to inquire about becoming a Sequence Institute Instructor, please contact  Anchal Khanna, LCMFT, Director of the Sequence Institute. 240-200-5401 ext 711 or



The Sequence Institute of Learning and Education can bring mental health, wellbeing and team building trainings to your organization, thereby fostering a cost-effective way to reach a larger group of people, enhance the skills and wellbeing of your employees, and strengthen your organization. Previous Sequence clients range from government organizations and private sector international companies to  pre-primary schools and health related support groups.

If you would like more information on these trainings including the fees and applicability or want to consider creating something that is unique and customized, please contact :

Kathleen Landers, Executive Director, Sequence  Counseling and Consulting Services at  240-200-5401 ext 4, or  

Anchal Khanna, Director, Sequence Institute of Learning and Education at or at 240-200-5401 (ext 711).

Programs can be customized your needs. Below is a list of current options:

Mindfulness For Your Wellbeing

This program introduces participants to the positive effects of mindfulness on work, attention, relationships and productivity. Facilitators will lead the group into some mindfulness practices that can be realistically and simply applied to our day to day lives. 

Length: 60 - 120 minutes

Mindfulness Practices

Facilitators can come on-site to lead mindfulness practice/s for small to large groups at times that are convenient for the organization. This is a practice and not a didactic training. Can also be offered to specialty groups such as new parents, individuals with health concerns like diabetes, or other groups.

Length: 30, 45, 60 minute options

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches participants to identify, understand and respond to a variety of mental health issues. This course is interactive and is a combination of didactic instruction and active learning modalities like videos, role plays and group exercises.

Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) for Work Groups

Access to our on-line Myers Briggs assessments can be combined with a dynamic workplace presentation where your workforce develops awareness of their individual personality type, while developing better working strategies for creating a productive and constructive workplace. Long considered a cornerstone of workforce development, we combine this MBTI training with fun team-building activities, mindfulness training for stress management, and strategic planning to navigate change or organizational restructuring.



At Sequence we value ongoing learning and professional development highly. Our team of professionals attend weekly training meetings, and have access to our extensive 500+ volume resource library. The skills and experience of our team can be accessed for individual and small group supervision.

Supervision offered by:

Kathleen Landers LCSW-C: Clinical Supervision, Business and Clinical Practice Coaching

Gabriel Chernoff LCSW-C: Clinical Supervision 

(both of the above are certified by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to offer supervision towards clinical licensure)

Anchal Khanna LCMFT: Clinical Supervision

Becky Roth LGSW, CPC: Professional Coaching


The Sequence Institute maintains a 500 plus resource library for the use of the counselors and therapists at Sequence, to enhance their learning and ongoing skill development. These resources are also available for individual supervision, for curriculum development in both professional and lay-person training workshops, and as a resource for our Sequence clients. Our Resource Specialist maintains this library and will work with the Sequence providers to create resource lists as needed. Please contact for any specific requests.



Offered to provide participants with skills and knowledge relevant to specific areas of their lives that are also addressed through our individual therapy, couples therapy and coaching services. Workshops offer the opportunity to learn in a group setting and information is presented in a comprehensive, easy to follow model.

Workshops material is also offered through individual services. Please contact the workshop facilitator to discuss these options.

Leading Well: Experiential Wellness Training for Leaders
Leadership: To be in a position of responsibility for the professional lives of others, to lead an organization towards its mission, helping to guide and grow it. Attend this morning workshop to learn about self-care methods that heal burn-out, prevent conflict and stress, and create a renewed sense of 
purpose and connection to your work. 
Personal Wellness 
This morning workshop will cover the fundamentals of creating a Wellness Plan for yourself, and a call to action to let this be your guide along the path 
of career success. The program includes hands-on training, and ideas and suggestions tailored just for you. 
Workplace Wellness 
This program also addresses promoting wellness in your workplace, providing ideas of how this can be fostered and grown and what you can do to really 
enhance your company for all who have met the call to serve it.
Visit the registration link to see the program agenda, information about location and the presenter, and RSVP for the follow up networking luncheon
Day & Time:
Friday May 25th 9:30am-12pm
Pascale Brady, PCC, CPCC, MBA
240-200-5401 ext 703
Career Starters

This dynamic and interactive 2 hour workshop is a confidence and skill building experience for young adults to craft a strategic and successful entry into the workforce.  Questions get asked and answered, individual circumstances can be addressed, and participants can share ideas and techniques!

This workshop covers:

  • Strengths and Values Assessments with discussion of career path exploration

  • Volunteering and Internship opportunities to build subject area credibility and networks

  • Resume and cover letter writing guidelines and tips

  • LinkedIn profiles and other uses of social media for networking

  • Other successful networking strategies, including tips for "Introverts"

  • How to create opportunities through "informational Interviewing" 

  • Interviewing techniques and tips

  • Negotiation strategies for accepting a job offer

  • Skills for declining a job offer that keep future options open

  • Entry level positions worth considering



This workshop is intended for young adults and recent graduates who are establishing their professional goals and new to their professional field. The facilitator is Michele Pulaski, MA, NCC. To learn more about Michele visit:

During the workshop the presenter shares trends in the current workforce, and teaches best practices for job searching that are great for the young adult motivated to develop their professional image and start out their career on the right track.


Register by clicking the "Register Online" button.



Day & Time:
Friday May 18th 11-1 pm
Michele Pulaski, MA, NCC
Workforce ReEntry: Career Planning for A Smooth Transition

Does the sequence of your success include a career restart? Get ready with this 1.5  hour workshop.

A great career jump-start for anyone in a mid-career transition or re-entering the workforce. Designed for mid career professionals, and at the cost of a single career coaching session, all the key elements of a successful career re-boot are reviewed. Scheduled during the week, this morning workshop reviews and discusses how to handle gaps in your resume, and identifying and connecting your transferable skills. Target your most effective networking strategy,discuss resume and LinkedIn development and review, trends in the current workforce, and best practices for job searching. 

This workshop is facilitated by Becky Roth, MSW, LGSW, CPC. To learn more about Becky visit:

Register by clicking the "Register Online" Tab






Day & Time:
Monday morning, April 23rd 10:30-12
Becky Roth, MSW, LGSW, Certified Professional Coach
240-200-5401 ext 700
Bringing Baby Home

A research based, nationally regarded program for couples new to parenting and/or parents expecting their first child. This program is designed by renowned couples' therapists John and Julie Gottman of the Gottman Institute,

At Sequence these programs are facilitated by expert couples' therapists and our certified Gottman Facilitator team of Kathleen Landers, LCSW-C,  Gabriel Chernoff, LCSW-C  and Anchal Khanna, LCMFT. Please visit our website staff page to view their bios and learn more about each facilitator:

This hands on couples workshop provides written material to keep, a chance for discussion with the facilitators and other parents, and the carefully thought out curriculum covering issues in detail. A comprehensive and evidence-based program, participation prepares couples to become successful as parents while they strengthen their relationship as a couple.

The program is offered throughout the year 2 hour topic based seminars, couples may attend one or ongoing seminars. 

Sequence also offers the material through private family therapy sessions. Offered in two to six 90 minutes sessions, scheduled as day or evening appointments, couples apply the techniques of the Gottman Method to their relationship, while covering the below listed themes of the Bringing Baby Home program to prepare and adapt to parenthood. These sessions are billed at a reduced couples therapy rate and are insurance reimburseable. Offered by any of the Gottman Educators,  please contact the provider directly to schedule therapy sessions or call 240-200-5401 ext 1.


Transition to Parenthood

Managing Stress and Conflict Resolution

Emotional Communication and Children

Making the Magic Last


Additional details, dates and fees available by clicking on the registration link.

Day & Time:
Offering in 2 hour and 6 hour seminars or as parent coaching to couples in 90 minute sessions
Listed on the registration site
Gabriel Chernoff, LCSW-C, Anchal Khanna LCMFT, Kathleen Landers LCSW-C ,
240-200-5401 ext 3
Focus On The Federal Government: Job Searching

Are you curious about finding  a job in the Federal Government? Not sure what departments are hiring, or how to apply? Are your private sector skills transferable, or do you need specific training?

Spend 2 hours with Lex Levin, MA, CFRW, learning about positions within the federal government while getting many of your questions answered.

A former federal government employee with the State Department, and now Career Coach and professional resume writer (certified federal government resume writer) to learn the nuts and bolts of job seeking within the federal government. 

What You Will Learn:

  • The divisions and departments within the federal government, and which ones are still hiring.

  • Where you can look for current openings.

  • How networking works in finding a federal government position.

  • How your private sector position/skills can transfer

  • Understand level and grade in federal government positions.

  • Learn how applications and resumes work when applying for a position in the federal government.

  • Q & A Session.






Day & Time:
Registration for Next Session and More Details
Lex Levin, MA, CFRW
240-200-5401 ext. 708