Keynote Address Title: The Foundations of Dialogue: A Client-Centered Approach
We all know that building rapport and establishing dialogue is a necessary ingredient in counseling, but what is it made out of? It is often assumed that clinicians just know intuitively what that looks like, but often we don’t. In this keynote address, Barry Litt breaks down dialogue to its elemental components and reveals the universal foundations of dialogue and trust.
Barry Litt received his Masters degree in Family Therapy in Philadelphia where he studied contextual therapy with is founder, Ivan Boszormenyi-Nagy. Barry is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant. He has authored three chapters in as many books plus a journal article on the integration of EMDR with couples and family therapy, has presented workshops at numerous conferences and provided many workshop trainings to international audiences. Barry is dedicated to advancements in theoretical integration and technical innovation in EMDR therapy.
Telehealth Practice 4 CEUs This workshop provides the clinical requirements for a telehealth certification.
Presenter: Raymond Barrett, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH, MS
Raymond Barrett, has extensively provided telemental health counseling services in private practice, for facilities, and for an EAP program. Both as a practitioner and trainer, his aim is to fill every knowledge gap as it arises in the telemental health profession, and that his training allows for immediate implementation. Ray has developed several courses on telemental health and ensures his courses are kept updated.
Trainees find Ray to be very approachable, available and knowledgeable. Ray appreciates hearing from each training participant individually in order to fulfill their specific learning needs and to incorporate their questions and successes into the training program. He has presented on telebehavioral health at several conferences and has assisted many organizations to create, launch, and enhance their telehealth programs through his consultation services.
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Workshop Schedule Workshop titles and presenters will be posted here in December.
If a workshop listing has "CEU" in the description it means that the workshop has been approved to provide CEU's for LMHC licensure renewal. Others without that designation could provide CEU's for national certifications.
Transitions and Transformations in Counseling and Counselor Education
Join NYMHCA leaders and the good company of convention attendees from around New York State, for an evening of socializing and fun networking opportunities. Get to know other attendees through networking bingo with a prize for the winner!
Let yourself unwind from a busy day of learning and enjoy a popcorn station with toppings and a make-your-own sundae station. You can also participate in a fun networking bingo with a prize for the winner. A cash bar will provide libation.