2019 Conference Presentations

A number of our presenters graciously provided their notes for us to post here. Please do not distribute or reproduce these in any way, they are solely for the continuing educational purposes of those counselors and students who attended the conference.

1b A Principle Centered Approach to Couples Therapy; Donald Gilbert MS, Ph.D., LMHC, BCPC

A Principle Centered Approach to Couples Therapy

1c The Heart of Addiction; Jack Perkins, D.Min, M.Div, LADC

The Heart of Addiction

2a Therapeutic Alliance with Challenging Youth; Casey Baker, EdD, LMHC, RPT, NCC, Nathan Otten, MS, LMHC, Lynn O’Brien, MS, Licensed School Counselor, Hannah Appleseth BA

Therapeutic Alliance

2b Trauma and Addiction; Jennifer D. Gauerke, tLMHC, CADC, CCTP, Cora Drew, LMFT, CADC

Addiction and Trauma presentation

3a Why we Play and what it Means; Susin Bredice, LISW

Why we play and what it means

3c Treatment of Chronic Pain; Carol Hinman, Ph.D., LMHC

Behavioral Tx of Pain

4a Emotionally Intelligent Counseling; Warren Phillips, PhD and Kimberly Phillips, BS

Emotionally Intelligent Counseling MH

4b Helping Couples Overcome Infidelity; Angela Skurtu, M.Ed., LMFT, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist

Overcoming Infidelity


4c Transference in Psychotherapy; Carlos Canales, Psy.D., CGP., SEP; Deana Schuplin, LMHC., IADC.; Michelle Pfeifer, LIMHP

Transference Total

5b Twice Exceptionality; Tracie Self, MA, LMHC, Casey Shulte, BS, Kelvin Mackey, BA

Twice Exceptionality

5c Making the most of your Temporary License; Amy Hawcott, LMFT, Kristten Buttermore, LMHC

Making the Most of Your Temporary License

6b Health at Every Size; Catherine Wilson Gillespie, Ph.D., Corinne Harvey BA

Health at Every Size