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Managing and Responding to Microagressions in The Counseling Session
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Managing and Responding to Microagressions in The Counseling Session


When: Friday, September 13th
Registration and Networking starts at 9:30 AM, Presentation runs from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: 1757 Golf Club
45120 Waxpool Road
Dulles, Virginia  20166
United States
Susan Branco, PhD, LPC
Melat Johnson

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About the Event:

The presenter will explore research related to the experiences of counselors of Color and counselors, in 
general, when they encounter microaggressions in the counseling relationship and the impact this has on 
counselors’ and client personal wellness. Implications for self-care, how to address (or not) 
microaggressions with clients, and supervision strategies will be discussed. 

1. Participants will identify examples of microagressions in counseling sessions
2. Participants will learn strategies to address the impact of microaggressions in counseling
3. Participants will explore self care and supervisory strategies to address microaggresions in counseling 

Earn 1.5 Contact Hours for attending this event.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Branco is a licensed professional counselor in Virginia and Maryland. She is a board approved 
supervisor in Maryland, Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and an Approved Clinical Supervisor 
(ACS). Dr. Branco earned her BA in Human Services and MA in Rehabilitation Counseling from the 
George Washington University. She earned a post-master’s certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy 
and a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Virginia Tech. For fourteen years she 
maintained an independent clinical practice specializing in working with adults, children, and families 
connected to adoption and foster care. In addition, she has professional experience working in community 
mental health, pre natal care clinics, and with immigrant populations. She is an active member of the 
American Counseling Association and the Maryland Counseling Association. Currently, she serves as a 
Clinical Assistant Professor with the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at the Family Institute at 
Northwestern University. 

Networking Notice: 

As part of our networking opportunities, we invite all members to bring their marketing materials to display, and/or to introduce themselves during our 2-minute introductions. Please let us know that you are interested when you RSVP.

NVLPC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6130. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NVLPC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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