Houston Licensed Professional Counselors Association
Every year our board gathers to thank those who served on the previous year and welcome incoming board and committee members. Usually we have this dinner in the summer, but thanks to our busy schedules and Hurricane Harvey, we did not meet until December. We enjoyed dinner and drinks at Cane Russo. The 2016-2017 board honored our President for that term, Patti Lawlor, for her incredible service with an engraved clock.
If you would like to learn more about our board and how you can get involved, visit our board page. We'd love to have your help.
Sorry for the delay in posting this, but we wanted to share some photos from some of our events last year! We had a great time networking with our members and finding ways in which we can help counselors stay connected.
July 14, 2017: Our social at Beaver's!
Thanks to Center for Discovery for hosting this fun event. We loved seeing familiar faces and getting to know new ones!
October 7, 2017: Walk for Mental Health Awareness
This was our third year participating in this great event and our first year sponsoring and hosting a booth. We had a coloring station and handed out our "Shine a light on mental illness" flashlights, which were a big hit! Hope you'll join us this October when we plan to participate again as a team.
December 8, 2017: Holiday Mix and Mingle
We closed out the year with a bash at The Grotto. This was one of our best attended events, everyone was ready to relax, connect, and enjoy some good food.
See you all at our next event! Check out our calendar page for details!
The Walk for Mental Health Awareness – Houston is a community based event that helps raise awareness and funding for Greater Houston area non-profit agencies and programs that provide mental health services; creating an environment for our positive public dialog.
HLPCA is participating for our 3rd year and we have set a goal of $1500 which will be donated to the Houston-Galveston Institute. This year HLPCA is sponsoring a tent at the Walk and we will provide information about mental health and hand out some freebies. Please consider registering to walk and join our Team. If you cannot participate in the Walk, please consider making a donation to our Team to help us reach our $1500 goal!
There are two options to participate, donating to our team, or walking/fundraising, see below for instructions on how to get involved:
Instructions for donating:
Click on the link below to make a donation to the HLPCA Team. Thank you for all your support!
Instructions for walking and fundraising:
Registering for the walk requires registering in two places.
Location: Stude Park – 1031 Stude St., Houston, Texas 77007
Registration at 7:00 A.M.
Walk starts at 8:00 A.M.
Mental Health Expo and door prizes start at 9:30 A.M.
Finished by 11 A.M.
If you have any questions or have any trouble signing up, please contact Janet Sullivan at email@example.com. Thank you so much for your support!
We are excited to start this blog to share what's going on at the HLPCA! Our aim for this blog is to share photos and stories from recent events we've hosted, keep you updated on events we're excited about, and profile some of our members and the great work they are doing.
If you are a member, you probably already receive a lot of news from us through email, but this blog is a chance to share a little more detail about the organization and what makes us great! Our email newsletters, our facebook page, and the events page on our website will continue to remain great sources of information on what's upcoming, so make sure you stay updated with those sources regularly.
If you have ideas for a blog post, or would like to be spotlighted as a profiled member, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking forward to seeing you at our next events!
We meet on the Houston Baptist University campus, (near Hwy 59 and Beechnut), in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. For directions, call 281-649-3000. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut.