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(Previous Events from before 2/14/2014--all more recent events have their own page on this website)

Friday, February 14, 2014


Attachment Treatment with Children (2 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE SEVERE INCLEMENT WEATHER COMING TO VA.
Presented by Laura Walls, LPC in collaboration with Dr. Robert Marvin.
At last, a model to help clinicians educate fa... (more)

 

Friday, January 24, 2014



Working w/ Couples Impacted by Sex & Internet Addiction (2 Contact Hours)


1757 Golf Club
45120 Waxpool Road
Dulles, VA 20166

Using traditional couples therapy models to work with couples impacted by sex addiction is often not effective and sometimes even harmful. Couples dealing with Sex and Internet Addiction have very spe... (more)

 

Wednesday, January 15, 2014



West Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 15 participants. (5 seats left.)


The offices of Windward Optimal Health
46950 Community Plaza, Suite 211
Sterling, VA 20164

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Friday, December 13, 2013



I'd rather be a rock, helping teens with grief. (2 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

The experience of dealing with a death is not something most of us plan for. This is especially true when it comes to our children.
We want and expect, is to be able to shield them from major life... (more)

 

Friday, December 13, 2013



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

Please email your agenda items to Maria Mercado at president@nvlpc.org by Monday, December 9th at 6 pm.... (more)

 

Tuesday, December 3, 2013



West Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 15 participants. (6 seats left.)


The offices of Windward Optimal Health
46950 Community Plaza, Suite 211
Sterling, VA 20164

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Saturday, November 9, 2013



East Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 10 participants. (0 seats left.)


George Polk's Office
5675 Stone Road Suite #300
Centreville, VA 20120

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Friday, November 8, 2013



PTSD/Trauma: Helping the Veteran and Civilian Client (6 Contact Hours)


Chantilly National Golf and Country Club
14901 Braddock Road
Centreville, VA 20120

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can occur after the experience or witnessing of a life-threatening event such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist attacks or incidents, serious accide... (more)

 

Wednesday, November 6, 2013



West Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 15 participants. (11 seats left.)


The offices of Windward Optimal Health
46950 Community Plaza, Suite 211
Sterling, VA 20164

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Friday, October 25, 2013



Cyber Counseling: "Click Here for Therapy" (2 Contact Hours)


1757 Golf Club
45120 Waxpool Road
Dulles, VA 20166

Technology and mental health is a relationship that meets in cyberspace and is here to stay. Will you click and connect?

Virtual therapy represents the natural evolution of the therapeutic relation... (more)

 

Friday, October 25, 2013



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


1757 Golf Club
45120 Waxpool Road
Dulles, VA 20166

Please email your agenda items to Maria Mercado at president@nvlpc.org by Monday, October 21st at 6 pm.

We hope we all can attend so we can share input into NVLPC's future. Some of the items that... (more)

 

Thursday, October 17, 2013



How Can NVLPC Support You? Student Development Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


The offices of Windward Optimal Health
46950 Community Plaza, Suite 211
Sterling, VA 20164

Ever sit and think... "I wish NVLPC would offer this or that?"

All students and pre-licensed counselors are invited to discuss ways NVLPC can offer support as you move through the process towards l... (more)

 

Friday, October 11, 2013



Multiculturalism and Counseling: A Panel Discussion (2 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

The purpose of this event is to discuss how one should broach topics of race, ethnicity, and culture with clients of color. While Kristy will facilitate the discussion with a list of questions relate... (more)

 

Friday, October 11, 2013



NVLPC Leesburg/Ashburn/Sterling Networking Group (0 Contact Hours)


The Green Turtle
603 Potomac Station Drive NE
Leesburg, VA 20176

Join us to expand your networking, exchange referrals as well as make new friends. Bring your business cards, brochures and fliers to share with others. It is a fun and relax time to get to know each ... (more)

 

Tuesday, October 8, 2013



West Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 10 participants. (0 seats left.)


The offices of Windward Optimal Health
46950 Community Plaza, Suite 211
Sterling, VA 20164

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Friday, September 27, 2013



Teen Suicidality Risks and Self Injury: Advanced Treatment Ideas (2 Contact Hours)


1757 Golf Club
45120 Waxpool Road
Dulles, VA 20166

As a mental health provider, we have all been trained in the standard risk assessments for suicidality and self-harm. But we don't tend to have the chance to talk about this subject with other practit... (more)

 

Saturday, September 14, 2013



East Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 10 participants. (0 seats left.)


George Polk's Office
5675 Stone Road Suite #300
Centreville, VA 20120

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Friday, September 13, 2013



Licensing 101 with Catherine Chappell: Nuts and Bolts for Counseling Residents, Students, and Supervisors (2 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

This presentation will focus on Virginia"s licensing agency, its scope of work and their efforts to support workforce challenges facing the counseling community.

**A thorough review of the recent ... (more)

 

Friday, September 13, 2013



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

To All Board/Committee Members:

Please print the attached agenda and be prepared for the board meeting.

Hello Everyone,

Our first Board meeting of the 2013-2014 year is just around the cor... (more)

 

Tuesday, June 18, 2013



East Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)


Joan Normandy-Dolberg's Office
8440 Old Keene Mill Rd
Springfield, VA 22152

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Friday, June 7, 2013



A Revolutionary Look at The Brain and What IT Needs (1.5 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

Because of his experience using biomarkers with patients, Michael Anderson, M.D., sees that psychopharmacology no longer correlates in a linear fashion to diagnostic categories. Diagnosis is now unde... (more)

 

Friday, June 7, 2013



Board Meeting - Required Attendance (0 Contact Hours)


Springfield Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

**ALL, CURRENT AND NEW, BOARD AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS MUST ATTEND**
This is our last Board meeting of the year. Final decisions will be made, including presenters, topics, budget, and projects. Picture... (more)

 

Friday, May 31, 2013



Ethics for the 21st Century - 2nd Offering to NVLPC (2 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

An important and special announcement from NVLPC regarding an ethics training opportunity
NVLPC is pleased to announce that Dr. Mary Linda Sara has agreed to again present her workshop, "Ethics in th... (more)

 

Wednesday, May 29, 2013



West Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 8 participants. (3 seats left.)


Jack Childers, LPC
7 Loudoun St., SW
Suite 260
Leesburg, VA 20175

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professio... (more)

 

Friday, May 24, 2013



NVLPC Leesburg/Ashburn/Sterling Networking Group (0 Contact Hours)


The Green Turtle
603 Potomac Station Drive NE
Leesburg, VA 20176

Join us to expand your networking, exchange referrals as well as make new friends. Bring your business cards, brochures and fliers to share with others. It is a fun and relax time to get to know each... (more)

 

Friday, May 17, 2013



Healthy Responses To Anger (1.5 Contact Hours)


Amphora
1151 Elden Street
Herndon, VA 20170

Understanding sources of anger (stress and anxiety), recognizing anger feelings and developing effective anger management responses are the overall goals of this presentation. The presentation will be... (more)

 

Friday, May 3, 2013



Board Meeting: STRATEGIC PLANNING (0 Contact Hours)


Springfield Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

ALL CHAIRS AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS MEETING.
The meeting has been on the schedule since last July and you need to contact president@nvlpc.org ASAP if you can not attend.
Lu... (more)

 

Friday, May 3, 2013



Co-Parenting: Who Needs It? (1.5 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road (1 blk from Rolling Rd)
Springfield, VA 22152

In today"s society, nearly 50 percent of all couples separate and divorce. In addition to undergoing their own emotional upheaval, their decisions can also have an adverse effect on their children.
... (more)

 

Friday, April 12, 2013



Spring Workshop, "Understanding the DSM 5" (3.0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 85 participants. (7 seats left.)


Chantilly National Golf and Country Club
14901 Braddock road
Centreville, VA 20120

This cutting edge workshop will address some of the many changes made to the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition. Since the manual is not due for distribution until May 2013, there is... (more)

 

Friday, April 12, 2013



General Membership Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


Chantilly National Golf and Country Club
14901 Braddock road
Centreville, VA 20120

If you have registered for the Workshop, you do not need to register for this meeting. If you are ONLY attending this meeting, be aware lunch is only served to those that paid for the workshop.... (more)

 

Tuesday, April 9, 2013



East Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)


Joan Normandy-Dolberg
8440 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Friday, March 15, 2013



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


Springfield Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

Please email President@nvlpc.org if you can"t make the meeting.

Please email President@nvlpc.org with AGENDA ITEMS by 6:00, Monday, March 11.

Lauren Kellar will be emailing you a copy of the B... (more)

 

Friday, March 15, 2013



Using Psychological Testing and Assessments in Your Practice (1.5 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

When is a psychological test or evaluation indicated and how can the results help with diagnosing and treating your clients?

Psychological tests are formalized measures of mental functioning. Most... (more)

 

Friday, February 22, 2013



Executive Functions: What They Are, How They Work and What To Do If They Don't (1.5 Contact Hours)


Amphora Restaurant
1151 Elden Street
Herndon, VA 20170

Have you ever carried something upstairs then forget why you`re there? Have you ever started a project with gusto then lose motivation halfway through? Have you ever filled a box with the pile of pa... (more)

 

Friday, February 22, 2013



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


Herndon Amphora Restaurant
1151 Elden Street
Herndon, VA 20170

Please order ($10 approx) lunch from the Amphora menu below.

Please email President@nvlpc.org if you can"t make the meeting.

Please email President@nvlpc.org with your AGENDA ITEMS by Tuesday 19... (more)

 

Tuesday, February 12, 2013



East Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)


Joan Normandy-Dolberg
8440 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Friday, February 8, 2013



Mindfulness Meditation in Psychotherapy: Grow Your Clients, Grow Yourself (1.5 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

More and more research data have demonstrated how increased awareness of the present moment, body-awareness and the creation of space for momentary experience can be transformative in the therapy proc... (more)

 

Friday, January 25, 2013



The Developmental Immaturity Model of Codependency (1.5 Contact Hours)


Amphora
1151 Elden Street
Herndon, VA 20170

***Please bring donations of giftcards for Sandy Hurricane Victims*

Three people, one of whom was a codependent, were in line to be executed at the guillotine. The first person stuck his head in t... (more)

 

Friday, January 25, 2013



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


Herndon Amphora Restaurant
1151 Elden Street
Herndon, VA 20170

... (more)

 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013



West Pre-Licensed Support Group (0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 8 participants. (0 seats left.)


Jack Childers Office
7 Loudoun St., SW
Leesburg, VA

NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional Cou... (more)

 

Friday, January 11, 2013



Disenfranchised Grief and Ambiguous Loss of Miscarriage, Abortion and Stillbirth (1.5 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

Ambiguous loss and disenfranchised grief may be significantly different from other experiences of grief. Society in general and even therapists often do not address some losses with the understanding... (more)

 

Friday, December 14, 2012



EMI: A Practical Therapy for Anxiety and PTSD (1.5 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

Need an easy to use therapy to defuse simple or even complex anxiety in a client? A technique that takes less than 30 minutes? An approach that"s safer, that avoids abreactions? One you can use to tre... (more)

 

Friday, December 14, 2012



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


Springfield Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

All Board/Committee members are required to attend this Board Meeting.
We need to have an accurate number to plan for lunch.

RSVP by Monday, December 3, 2013 and send your Agenda items to the Pres... (more)

 

Wednesday, December 5, 2012



West Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 8 participants. (0 seats left.)


Jack Childers Office
7 Loudoun St., SW
Leesburg, VA

NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional Cou... (more)

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012



East Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)


Joan Normandy-Dolberg Office
8440 Old Keene Mill Rd
Springfield, VA

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Wednesday, November 28, 2012



West Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 8 participants. (-1 seats left.)


Jack Childer's Office
7 Loudoun St., SW
Leesburg, VA

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Friday, November 9, 2012



Ethics Workshop - Ethics in the 21st Century (3 Contact Hours)


Chantilly Golf and Country Club
14901 Braddock Road
Chantilly, VA 20120

Join your colleagues at the Annual Ethics Workshop this year.

Many challenges face clinicians in today"s computer-based, network-connected, social media world. On the one hand, these tools allow c... (more)

 

Friday, October 26, 2012



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


Herndon Amphora Restaurant
1151 Elden Street
Herndon, VA 20170

The meeting will run until 2:00. Please bring your calendars and your Committee Manuals. Those who did not attend the last Board meeting will be given theirs at the start of the meeting. This binder w... (more)

 

Friday, October 26, 2012



Diagnosis &Treatment Planning System that Works! (2.0 Contact Hours)


Amphora Restaurant
1151 Elden Street
Herndon, VA 20170

Can"t distinguish bipolar disorder from borderline personality disorder? Do all of your diagnoses look like adjustment disorder? Learn the mechanics of diagnosis and treatment planning from the co-aut... (more)

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012



NVLPC Alexandria/Arlington Networking Group (0 Contact Hours)


Atlantis Restaurant
3648 King Street
Located in the Bradlee Shopping Center
Alexandria, VA

Bring your cards and referrals and network with your collegues.... (more)

 

Tuesday, October 16, 2012



East Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)


Joan Normandy-Dolberg Office
8440 Old Keene Mill Rd
Springfield, VA

The NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional... (more)

 

Friday, October 12, 2012



Walking on Eggshells: Signs, Symptoms and Characteristics of Emotional Abuse (1.5 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf and Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

Emotional abuse is often misunderstood in the constellation of abusive dynamics. However, this type of abuse has devastating consequences on a person"s mental health, self-esteem, confidence, and even... (more)

 

Friday, September 28, 2012



Add a Twist of Lyme (1.5 Contact Hours)


Herndon Amphora Restaurant
1151 Elden Street
Herndon, VA 20170

This presentation will provide information that every mental health provider needs to know about Lyme disease - what it is, how it presents, and the issues that face patients and their families -- as ... (more)

 

Friday, September 21, 2012



NVLPC Leesburg/Ashburn/Sterling Networking Group (0 Contact Hours)


Clyde's Willow Creek Farm
42920 Broadlands Boulevard
Broadlands, VA 20148

Basic networking, meeting each other and exchanging business cards. Those who want to can have lunch and/ or drinks. Each person is responsible for their own food and beverages. The group meets eve... (more)

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2012



West Pre-Licensure Support Group (0 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 6 participants. (2 seats left.)


Jack Childers Office
7 Loudoun St., SW
Leesburg, VA

NVLPC pre-licensure groups were formed to help meet the needs of those counselors transitioning from graduation from their master"s degree program in counseling to becoming a Licensed Professional Co... (more)

 

Friday, September 14, 2012



Neurobiological Legacy of Trauma: Breathing into the Present Moment (2.0 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf and Country Club
8301 Old Keen Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

In our work with individuals, we recognize the signs and symptoms of trauma and we understand the pervasive neurobiological effects of trauma. As counselors, we recognize the limitations of traditiona... (more)

 

Friday, September 14, 2012



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


Springfield Golf & Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22152

To All Board/Committee Members:

Please Read attached. There are instructions to prepare for the meeting.

Hello Everyone,

Our first Board meeting of the 2012-2013 year is just around the cor... (more)

 

Friday, June 8, 2012



Annual "Tools of the Trade" Discussion (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

This discussion is opportunity to present forms, techniques, orientations and other "tools" that help you do the work you do. Depending on the number of participants, each person will have about five ... (more)

 

Friday, May 18, 2012



Purpose: The Antidote for Pain (1.5 Contact Hours)


Logan's Roadhouse
46321 McClellan Way
Sterling, VA 20165

Emerging research in neuroscience reveals how through a process called neuroplasticity, the brain is capable of rewiring itself based on an individual’s experiences. These discoveries are changing th... (more)

 

Friday, May 11, 2012



Why Did My Consulting Psychiatrist Do That? (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

Our consulting psychiatrists often make recommendations to our clients and changes in their medications. We are left wondering why they made those decisions, and what to answer our clients when they ... (more)

 

Friday, May 11, 2012



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)



Board Meeting May 11, 2012, 9:30-11:30 at
Marco Polo, Vienna

Please send suggested agenda items by Friday, May 4 to President@NVLPC.org

All members welcome!... (more)

 

Friday, April 13, 2012



Working with Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault within Immigrant Communities (6 Contact Hours)
This event is restricted to 80 participants. (17 seats left.)


Chantilly National Golf and Country Club
14901 Braddock Road
Centreville, VA 20120

In this workshop, participants will learn how to provide trauma informed, culturally competent services to your clients. The morning plenary session is designed to establish a base of knowledge and u... (more)

 

Friday, March 30, 2012



Integrating Affective Therapies: Tools for Transforming Trauma (1.5 Contact Hours)


Backyard Grill
13999 Metrotech Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151

Therapists are often stymied by the persistent affect regulation difficulties experienced by patients who have been chronically traumatized. This presentation will provide participants with an integra... (more)

 

Friday, March 16, 2012



Networking Happy Hour (0 Contact Hours)



Mark your Calendars for the next Networking Happy Hour!

Plan to come and share resources and information with your colleagues at a networking happy hour

When: Friday, March 16
Time: 4 pm to 8 p... (more)

 

Friday, March 9, 2012



Aspergers and Autism Spectrum Disorders (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a diagnosis most service providers today are encountering on a regular basis. It is vital for those working with individuals with ASD to have a more complete understanding ... (more)

 

Friday, March 9, 2012



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)



Board Meeting March 9,2012 9:30-11:30 at
Marco Polo Restaurant, Vienna

Please send suggested agenda items by Monday, March 5, to President@NVLPC.org and
Vicepresident@NVLPC.org

Please registe... (more)

 

Friday, February 24, 2012



Working with Couples in Recovery (1.5 Contact Hours)


Backyard Grill
13999 Metrotech Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151

Cathy & Mike, two quite seasoned mental health professionals who share joint specializations in addiction treatment and Imago Relationship Therapy, will share their experience and new insights in work... (more)

 

Friday, February 24, 2012



Board Meeting (0 Contact Hours)



Board Meeting February 24
Backyard Grill, Chantilly. 9:30 - 11:30

Please send suggested agenda items by Tuesday, February 21
to President@NVLPC.org

All members welcome!... (more)

 

Friday, February 10, 2012



Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Understanding the Model (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

Often, we hear about a new treatment model or read an article about a new treatment technique and dismiss it as the latest thing. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was first developed in 1993 by Mars... (more)

 

Friday, January 27, 2012



Clients Who Clutter - Clients Who Hoard (1.5 Contact Hours)


Backyard Grill
13999 Metrotech Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151

This presentation is meant to be an overview to help therapists understand the difference between clutter and hoarding, assessing the complex disorder of hoarding which includes: over collecting of it... (more)

 

Friday, January 27, 2012



Board Meeting - Please Register (0 Contact Hours)



Board Meeting January 27, 2012, 9:30-11:30 at
Backyard Grill, Chantilly.

Please send suggested agenda items by Friday, January 20th to President@NVLPC.org

All members welcome!... (more)

 

Friday, January 13, 2012



Forgiveness in Psychotherapy (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

If human pain is the problem, forgiveness just might be the solution. Anyone working with people who are seeking relief from suffering can benefit from attending this practical presentation on teachin... (more)

 

Friday, December 9, 2011



Practice Development and Marketing Made Easy - Secrets to Getting More Clients Than You Need and Making the Income You Desire (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

This presentation will provide practical business and marketing strategies and examples for counselors who want to build financially successful practices. Even if you hate marketing and selling, you w... (more)

 

Friday, November 11, 2011



Current Ethical Trends in the Counseling World (3 Contact Hours)


Marymount University, Ballston Campus
1000 North Glebe Road
Truland Auditorium
Arlington, VA 22201

Ethics in November? YES!!! Please join NVLPC and Marymount University, Department of Counseling as we welcome back Ms. Erin Martz, MLA, Med from The American Counseling Association for our annual e... (more)

 

Friday, October 28, 2011



Healing from an Affair: An Imago Model (1.5 Contact Hours)


Backyard Grill
13999 Metrotech Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151

This presentation is based on the concepts and tools of Imago Relationship Therapy as well as the presenters’ years of working with couples experiencing the rupture of an affair in their relationship.... (more)

 

Friday, October 28, 2011



Networking Happy Hour (0 Contact Hours)



Mark your Calendars for the next Networking Happy Hour!

Plan to come and share resources and information with your colleagues at a networking happy hour

When: Friday, October 28
Time: 4 pm to 8... (more)

 

Friday, October 14, 2011



Helping Suicidal Clients (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

The training workshop will focus on the risk factors and warning signs of life-threatening depression and suicidal behavior in one's clients, and will outline the steps for providing effective assessm... (more)

 

Friday, September 23, 2011



Relational Therapy: Keeping a focus on children’s attachment needs (1.5 Contact Hours)


Backyard Grill
13999 Metrotech Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151

This presentation will look at the importance of attachment opportunities for children’s healthy growth and development. In particular, this presentation will present the impact of complex, interpers... (more)

 

Friday, September 9, 2011



Integrating Affective Therapies: Tools for Transforming Trauma (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

Therapists are often stymied by the persistent affect regulation difficulties experienced by patients who have been chronically traumatized. This presentation will provide participants with an integra... (more)

 

Friday, June 10, 2011



Annual "Tools of the Trade" Discussion (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Ave.
Vienna, VA 22180

This discussion is opportunity to present forms, techniques, orientations and other "tools” that help you do the work you do. Depending on the number of participants, each person will have about five ... (more)

 

Friday, May 20, 2011



Differential Diagnosis of Childhood Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, ODD and Conduct Disorder (1.5 Contact Hours)


Logan's Roadhouse
46321 McClelland Way
Sterling, VA

Diagnosing childhood onset behavior disorders is often complicated by overlapping symptoms of different disorders, and criteria based on adult pathology. Today's presentation will (1) Review DSM-IV d... (more)

 

Friday, May 13, 2011



Application of Clinical Hypnosis in Psychotherapy (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

This presentation is sanctioned by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), one of two nationally recognized organizations for licensed health care professionals using hypnosis. It will expl... (more)

 

Friday, April 8, 2011



Clinical Aspects of Grief and Loss (3.0 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Ave.
Vienna, VA 22180

Presentation: The presentation will address loss and grief issues that are experienced throughout the lifetime for us as clinicians, and individuals. Drawing on her years of clinical experience an... (more)

 

Friday, March 25, 2011



Stress, Anxiety and Panic: Utilizing Biofeedback Techniques for Better Client Outcomes (1.5 Contact Hours)


Logan's Roadhouse
46321 McClelland Way
Sterling, VA

This presentation will provide an overview of the fast growing field of biofeedback and psycho-physiological regulation as it applies to the treatment of anxiety, panic and stress related disorders. V... (more)

 

Friday, March 11, 2011



Inner Healing (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

We want to equip our clients for inner healing that leads to personal awareness, problem resolution, and personal growth. The Choice-Cube Method offered in this presentation can help us do this.

T... (more)

 

Friday, February 25, 2011



Getting Confident for Court: The Therapist under Subpoena (1.5 Contact Hours)


Logan's Roadhouse
46321 McClellan Way
Sterling, VA

Giving court testimony is a likely experience for mental health clinicians, but training is scarce. In this workshop, you will learn: (1) How to minimize possible court appearances, (2) Ways to prot... (more)

 

Friday, February 11, 2011



Men and Therapy (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

Informal culture and media often depict men as struggling with emotional fluency compared to women. The problem for men is typically one of nomenclature and expression. They struggle to identify, labe... (more)

 

Friday, January 28, 2011



Interpersonal Neurobiology - Neuroscience Meets Relationships (1.5 Contact Hours)


Logan's Roadhouse
46321 McClellan Way
Sterling, VA

This presentation is based on the work of Dr. Daniel Siegel and draws from his most recent books, "Mindsight," and "The Mindful Therapist." Neuroscience research suggests that neuroplasticity, or the... (more)

 

Friday, January 14, 2011



Psychopharmacology in Pregnancy and Lactation (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

Psychiatric disorders are common in women of reproductive age. Despite the morbidity associated with these disorders, there has been a tendency to avoid prescribing psychiatric medications during preg... (more)

 

Friday, December 3, 2010



Ethical Considerations in Counseling in the 21st Century (3.0 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Ave.
Vienna, VA 22180

To facilitate understanding of the 2005 ACA Code of Ethics as it pertains to current and future practitioners; to explore emerging issues in the area of counseling ethics to include the appropriate ap... (more)

 

Friday, November 12, 2010



Adult ADHD: Diagnosis and Treatment (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

Ms. Ilachinski will discuss the therapist's role in assessing Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder/Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD/ADD) in adolescent and adult clients. We will examine "red ... (more)

 

Friday, October 22, 2010



Using Emotional Freedom Techniques for Lasting Change (1.5 Contact Hours)


Logan's Roadhouse
46321 McClellan Way
Sterling, VA

*** Client case video will be shown.

This presentation is designed to introduce and demonstrate the concepts of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). EFT is one of the many branches of Energy Therapy... (more)

 

Thursday, October 14, 2010



1st Annual General Membership Meeting (0 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

NVLPC is currently in the process of becoming incorporated! To comply with regulations, we need to officially elect our officers and vote on Bylaws. The positions being voted on are President, Vice-Pr... (more)

 

Friday, October 8, 2010



Sexual Addiction (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 Maple Avenue, West
Vienna, VA

According to the Society for the Advancement for Sexual Health (SASH) 3 to 5 percent of the population may be diagnosed with sexual addiction which continues to bring about devastating effects on the ... (more)

 

Friday, September 24, 2010



Uncle Sam Wants You: Advocating for Mental Health Counselor Parity in Federal Programs (1.5 Contact Hours)


Logan's Roadhouse
46321 McClellan Way
Sterling, VA 22180

In the 111th Congress, several bills promoting the mental health counseling profession are making their way through the US House, the US Senate, and government agencies. If passed into law, these pie... (more)

 

Friday, September 10, 2010



Neurofeedback: A Complementary Therapy (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 Maple Avenue, West
Vienna, VA 22180

This presentation will give a live demonstration of neurofeedback equipment, and provide an overview of how this technique can be used in the treatment of a variety of mental disorders. This cutting-... (more)

 

Friday, June 25, 2010



Annual "Tools of the Trade" Discussion (1.5 Contact Hours)


Logan's Roadhouse
46321 McClellan Way
Sterling, VA

This discussion is opportunity to present forms, techniques, orientations and other "tools” that help you do the work you do. Depending on the number of participants, each person will have about five ... (more)

 

Friday, June 11, 2010



Establishing a Private Practice in Counseling (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 West Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

Few Counselors have received guidance during graduate school on how to establish and maintain a private practice, and as a result, may feel intimidated about the idea. This presentation, rescheduled ... (more)

 

Friday, May 28, 2010



Psychopharmacology (1.5 Contact Hours)


Logan's Roadhouse
46321 McClellan Way
Sterling, VA

This presentation will cover multiple aspects of anxiety disorders, including neurobiology, comorbidities, and differential diagnoses. Pharmacological and psychosocial treatments will be discussed.... (more)

 

Tuesday, May 18, 2010



Establishing a Private Practice in Counseling (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant

, VA

Few Counselors receive guidance on how to begin, and build, a private practice and many feel overwhelmed or intimidated by the process. This workshop, held over from Feb. because of snow, will help u... (more)

 

Friday, May 14, 2010



Domestic Violence - What a therapist needs to know (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 Maple Avenue, West
Vienna, VA

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riday, April 23, 2010



Mother and Daughter Relationships: Theory and Research (3 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 Maple Avenue, West
Vienna, VA 22180

This presentation will explore the mother/daughter dynamics from both clinical and personal perspectives focusing on concepts such as bonding and attachment, and dependence, independence and interdepe... (more)

 

Friday, March 26, 2010



Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples (1.5 Contact Hours)


Logan’s Roadhouse
46321 McClellan Way
Sterling, VA 20165

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) has emerged in recent years as a powerful new empirically validated approach to understanding love relationships and helping distressed couples. Jack Childers, LPC wi... (more)

 

Friday, March 26, 2010



March Board Meeting


Logan’s Roadhouse
46321 McClellan Way
Sterling, VA 20165

Our next Board meeting will be held on March 26, 2010. The meeting will be held prior to our luncheon meeting at Logan’s Roadhouse in Sterling.... (more)

 

Friday, March 12, 2010



Narrative Therapy in Community (1.5 Contact Hours)


Marco Polo Restaurant
245 W. Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

Jane will share a historical perspective on the use of narrative practices (story sharing with an emphasis on hopes, dreams and intentions) in psychotherapy and in community settings. Part of the pres... (more)

 

Friday, February 26, 2010



Ethical Practice in a Technologically Oriented Society (1.5 Contact Hours)


Logan’s Roadhouse
46321 McClellan Way
Sterling, VA 46321

As mental health professionals, we have much more to consider when we think of the use of technology than most other professions. The delivery of technology-assisted counseling continues to grow and e... (more)

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