DECEMBER 9, 2017
The misuse of and addiction to opioids, including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, has become a serious national crisis. This seminar will provide valuable information about this type of drug abuse and how to help clients navigate through this long term battle.
Presenter: Anne Marie Lynch, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Director, The Aviary Recovery Center
JANUARY 13, 2018
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. ~Plato
Gain knowledge about this structured, theoretically based approach to therapy and how it can be utilized to help children learn to communicate with others, express feelings, modify behavior, develop problem-solving skills, and learn a variety of ways of relating to others.
Presenter: Brenda Bryant,Ed.D, LPC, Registered Play Therapist
Private Practitioner, Adjunct Professor, Lindenwood University
FEBRUARY 10, 2018
In 1965, "Three Approaches to Psychotherapy" more commonly known as "The Gloria Films" was released, capturing three famous psychotherapists demonstrating their individual theoretical approaches with the same client. As a takeoff on this idea, this seminar consists of a live demonstration: one therapist using three theories with the same client. Be an eyewitness to how theory becomes actual practice!
Presenter: Jeanie Kirk, MA, LPC
Private Practitioner, Adjunct Faculty, Lindenwood University
MARCH 10, 2018
Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) is a structured approach to couples therapy that focuses on attachment and bonding to help couples understand their relationships better. This seminar will introduce you to the tenets of EFT that are based on scientific studies of adult love and bonding, and will aid you in using them to help couples resolve conflict and build closer, more connected relationships.
Presenter: Linda Hermann, LPC, NCC Private Practitioner, The Marriage & Family Institute
APRIL 14, 2018
Measuring client outcomes is extremely important in this current environment of needing to demonstrate effectiveness of interventions to insurance companies and clients. However, many counselors feel at a loss as to how to measure and document these outcomes. This workshop will examine the use of different assessment scales including personality assessments to identify client needs. Additionally, several methodologies will be presented that counselors can use to measure and demonstrate client outcomes. Participants will leave with tools they can immediately apply to their practices.
Presenter: Brian Sheble, Ph.D-ABD, LPC, NCC School Psychologist, Private Practice Counselor
MAY 12, 2018
In therapy, sex may still be an uncomfortable topic for many clients and even therapists to talk about. This seminar will introduce you to ways to assess, diagnosis, and treat sex-related issues and give you more knowledge of the ins and outs of Sex Therapy.
Presenter: Molly Eames, MA, LPC
JUNE 9, 2018
Losing someone or something you love can be very painful and overwhelming. Clients face extreme sadness along with other surprising emotions such as shock, anger, and guilt. Learn how you can help your clients through these intense emotions while keeping yourself centered in the process.
Presenter: Stacey Remley, LPC
Baue Center for Hope & Healing
JULY 14, 2018
Many people believe that porn addiction and sex addiction are the same thing but this isn't necessarily true. While there are a few similarities, these addictions can be quite different and not as interchangeable as many people consider them to be. This seminar will help participants gain knowledge about these unique addictions and offer tips for treatment protocols.
Presenter: Nathan Lundin LPC, CSAT Certified Sex Addiction Therapist