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Houston Counseling Association Presents: FOO Mapping Clinical Training

Houston, TX

FOO Mapping Clinical Training Program Summary:
Trauma bonds with critical/abusive parents, oppressive societies, and shaming religions can create a lifetime of negative core beliefs, intense shame, and maladaptive coping mechanisms. Mapping when these events occurred to understand what speci...


Greenbelt Counseling Association Presents: Killing the Pain: Students & The Fentanyl Crisis

Wichita Falls, TX

Currently, there is a nationwide crisis of students dying from using fentanyl. Counselors will be educated in saving lives and preventing fentanyl abuse. They will learn the definition, statistics, facts, risk factors, and warning signs about fentanyl abuse. In this engaging, interactive presentatio...


TCA Advocacy Days

Austin, TX

Event Description: 
Join TCA at one, two or all three of our In-Person Advocacy Days.  We meet in the Capitol Grill, located on the first floor of the Capitol Extension. Look for us in the back room.  Orientations start at 8:15 and 9:15 am.  Food service ends at 10 am. TCA...


NETCA Presents: The Importance of Understanding Attachment in Children and Adults

Mt. Pleasant, TX

Attachment influences a variety of perceptual and relational elements of the human condition and is considered a fundamental component in personality development. Join us as we explore how perceptions associated with early attachments influence relational choices today.
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TCA Updates

Early-bird registration is now open for the 67th Annual TCA Professional Growth Conference. The conference will be held at the Marriott Marquis Houston, Nov. 1-3. Early-bird registration ends June 30. The hotel group rate is $122. Rooms fill up fast, so book your room now. 

The Texas Mental Health Counseling Association (TMHCA) Spring Conference will be held at The Inn at Baron's Creek in Fredericksburg on Saturday, April 29. Registration is now open! Program details to come.

To access the PSCC 2023 recorded programs, please visit the conference website (desktop only) and hover over Schedule and select On Demand. On Demand presentations will be available until June 30, 2023. CE certificates will be emailed to you two weeks after conference. Program handouts are available on the program web page.

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LPCs and LMFTs Become Independent Medicare Providers – We Did It!

calendar-iconJan 3 2023
The omnibus funding measure passed by Congress and signed by President Biden in December included a provision to authorize LPCs and LMFTs to bill Medicare as independent providers.
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