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Enjoy the Wellness Symposium Online!

Thursday and Friday, June 4 & 5, 2020

All workshops will be offered LIVE ONLINE

Thursday, June 4th 

Morning Session:  Self- Compassion in the Time of COVID

Presented by Jen Miesch, Ph.D. and Kristin Stewart Yates, Ph.D.
Thursday, June 4th 
8:30-11:45 (15 minute break)
3 CE Hours, $45

Join us as we explore the inner resource of self-compassion to navigate the difficult time of living through a pandemic. We will discuss and practice self-compassion exercises that can help us as we care for ourselves and others. 

Afternoon Session: P.E.A.C.E. - Compassionate Conversations to Enhance Awareness and Resilience 

Presented by Jordan Wixom, LCPC, William Lane, Jr., LPC, & Camille Frank, LPC
Thursday, June 4th
1:00-4:15 (15 minute break)
3 CE Hours, $45

Attendees will participate in compassionate conversations that enhance awareness of self and others' cultural identity and resilience. Attendees will learn and use helpful resources for exploring cultural identity and implement the P.E.A.C.E. Discussion Model. Presenters will help attendees examine the potential impact of such conversations on self, peers, clients, and organizations. 

Morning Session Presenter Biographies

Afternoon Session Presenter Biographies


 Friday, June 5th


Morning Session: Steps for Ethical Personality Disorder Diagnosis and Intervention

Presented by Cameron Staley, Ph.D.
Friday, June 5th
8:00-12:15 (15 minute break)
4 CE Ethics Hours, $60

This workshop will guide practitioners through the history, ethical standards, and steps for compassionate personality disorder diagnosis. Participants will explore their personal reactions to diagnosis, discuss reasons when (and when not) to diagnose, and practice diagnosing personality disorders using examples from cinema. Lastly, the workshop will review models for conceptualizing and effectively working with personality disorder traits in therapy. 

Afternoon Session: Introduction to EMDR

Presented by Soni Myers, LCPC
Friday, June 5th
2 CE Hours, $30

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an increasingly popular and evidence based therapeutic approach with applications across a variety of clinical populations. This presentation will provide mental health and related professionals with an orientation to EMDR. This is not a full training course, rather it is intended to provide an introduction for those who are curious to know more and/or are contemplating pursuing full training. 

Morning Session Presenter Biography

Afternoon Session Presenter Biography


Registration Information

To register for a workshop please click on the following link. You will be provided with the option to register for an individual workshop or for a full day and will be directed to payment.

Individuals who are not interested in obtaining CE credits are welcome to attend all workshops free of charge. If planning on attending without earning CE credits, please register by clicking the "NO CE Credits Free Registration" button.