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Upcoming events

    • 05/11/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Presented by Elizabeth Haberer, LCSW, CGP

    Program Description:

    This program will explore the value of yogic practices in the clinical setting, particularly when treating complex trauma. The complexity of embodied trauma will be explored, as well as the benefits of utilizing yoga as an adjunctive element in clinical practice. There will be a short seated experiential trauma-informed yoga practice appropriate for participants with no previous yoga experience. No mats or special clothing are necessary.

    Objectives:

    1. Participants will learn the integral role of the body in trauma treatment

    2. Participants will understand the benefits of integrating yoga into clinical work

    3. Participants will learn the core components of the THRIVE trauma-informed yoga model

    4. Participants will be given concrete ideas to of how to safely introduce yoga into therapeutic work with groups and individuals.

    Presenter Information:

    Elizabeth is the owner of Mindful Psychotherapy in the Heights, Houston. Elizabeth has 20 years of clinical experience. She has worked in various inpatient and outpatient settings prior to establishing her private practice. These include nonprofit settings such as the Children’s Assessment Center, the Council on Recovery, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Pediatric OCD Intensive Outpatient program as well as the Menninger Clinic, where she spent several years working in the Compass unit for young adults. She is a clinical supervisor and has served as adjunct faculty at the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Houston. Elizabeth has been a certified yoga instructor for 10 years, and has taught in various yoga studios in Houston and Pittsburgh, PA. Elizabeth obtained specialized training in trauma-sensitive yoga at the Trauma Center in Massachusetts. She founded the THRIVE trauma-informed yoga program as a way to help people create a trusting relationship with their bodies. Elizabeth considers herself an eternal student and is currently pursuing advanced training in Psychoanalysis at the Psychoanalytic Center in Houston, TX.

    • 06/08/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Ashley Hamm will be presenting on Psychological First Aid and its applications to responding to disasters and similar events so that we as counselors can be prepared to respond to help those affected.


      




    • 07/13/2018
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)
    We plan to host a social and networking event on July 13.  Check back later for more details!
    • 08/10/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Check back later for more details!


      




    • 09/14/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    We plan to host a panel of authors to learn more about the process of publishing on mental health and counseling topics.  Check back later for more details!


      




    • 10/12/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Back by popular demand!  We will screen a movie on a mental health related topic and host a discussion.  Plus - snacks!  Check back later for more info!


      




    • 11/10/2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Check back later for more information on registering for our 3 hour ethics workshop, to be held on November 10th from 9 am - 12 pm


      




    • 12/01/2018
    • 12/31/2018
    • TBD

    Check back later for date and location!  We look forward to celebrating the holidays with you!

Past events

04/13/2018 April Monthly CEU Meeting: Getting the Most Out Of Supervision (plus our yearly intern welcome!)
03/09/2018 March Monthly CEU Meeting: Treatment and Evaluation of Adult Sex Offenders
02/09/2018 February Monthly CEU Meeting - After the Storm: Lessons learned from the mental health community following Hurricane Harvey
01/12/2018 January Monthly CEU Meeting: TMS Therapy: A Unique and Proven Approach to Treating Depression
12/08/2017 HLPCA Holiday Mix and Mingle II- (MEMBERS only event)
11/11/2017 3 Hour Ethics Workshop- “Boundaries and Ethical Dilemmas for Texas LPCs while working with Challenging Clients and Difficult Situations”
10/13/2017 October CEU Meeting: The Art of Self-care and Avoiding Compassion Fatigue
09/08/2017 CANCELED!! September CEU Meeting: The Art of Self-care and Avoiding Compassion Fatigue
08/11/2017 August CEU Meeting: Snacks and a Movie. 13 Reasons Why!. Note special time!
07/14/2017 Summer Networking event - no CEU meeting this month!
06/09/2017 June CEU Meeting: Counselor Reboot-
05/12/2017 May CEU Meeting: Body Centered Therapy
04/07/2017 April CEU Meeting: Autism Awareness, Adult Resources, and Living life with Autism. Click for special guest speaker info.
03/10/2017 March CEU Meeting: Intern Welcome and Private Practice Panel
02/10/2017 February CEU Meeting: Are the Kids All Right? Children's Mental Health and Schools
01/13/2017 January CEU Meeting: Play Therapy: Basics for Working with Children
12/09/2016 HLPCA Holiday Jingle, Mix, and Mingle (Members Only Event)
11/12/2016 3 Hour CEU Ethics Workshop- Ethical and Competent: Working with the LGBTQ Community
10/14/2016 October CEU Meeting: Snacks and a Movie
10/08/2016 Walk for Mental Health Awareness Houston - Join our team!
09/09/2016 September CEU Meeting: Courage in Counseling: Practical Applications of Shame Resilience Theory
08/12/2016 August CEU Meeting: Working with Couples: Practices that Lead to Powerful & Lasting Change
07/08/2016 No CEU Meeting - July Social Event
06/10/2016 June CEU meeting- With the Digital Age Comes Digital Threats to Relationships
05/13/2016 May CEU Meeting- A Closer Look into Adoption and Post Adoption Services
04/08/2016 April CEU Meeting: Well Moms
03/11/2016 March CEU Meeting: Intern Welcome and Networking followed by Connecting for Self-Care Presentation
02/12/2016 February CEU Meeting: ART THERAPY INTERVENTIONS FOR THE NON-ART THERAPIST
01/08/2016 January CEU Meeting:Teamwork- Psychotropic Medications and Therapy
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