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Orlando Marriott - Lake Mary 
1501 International Parkway, Lake Mary FL 32746
Lake Mary, FL 32746

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Florida Mental Health Counselors Association 

FMHCA Pre-Conference Workshops 2014 

The QST WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL - No more registrations can be accepted.

The HYPNOSIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL - No more registration can be accepted



PRE CONFERENCE WORKSHOP #1 -Qualified Supervisor Training (QST) is a TWO DAY WORKSHOP (THURS FEB 6th and FRI. FEB 7th)   for licensed professionals who desire to become state approved supervisors. FMHCA offers this TWO DAY  course that has been approved by the Florida Licensure Board.  Enhance your professional worth by becoming a Qualified Supervisor!   Prospective employers NEED Qualified Supervisors on site – you can immediately make yourself a more desirable hire by becoming a Qualified Supervisor.  You can also increase your income potential and gain personal enjoyment and satisfaction by becoming a role model for new counselors. This workshop will be presented by Dr. Denny Cecil-Van Den Heuvel (also known as Dr. Denny) and Marsha Wiggins, Ph.D.  Dr. Denny is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor in Florida.  She is a past president of both the Mental Health Counseling Association of Palm Beach County and the Florida Mental Health Association.  She is currently the chair of the Mental Health Counseling Program at South University in Royal Palm Beach, FL.   Dr. Marsha Wiggins is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida and has over 20 years experience as a counselor educator and supervisor.  For 18 years she was on the faculty at the University of Colorado Denver where she chaired the counseling department.  She is currently the Executive Director for ACES (Association for Counselor Education and Supervision)

PRE CONFERENCE WORKSHOP #2 -Hypnosis Basic Training  is a ONE DAY WORKSHOP ( THURS., FEB 6TH) designed for participants who have no prior knowledge of or experience in Hypnosis or hypnotic changework or interventions. The program emphasizes the elicitation of trance & various altered states & ways to utilize these states in focused interventions for optimal functioning.   Whether you are interested in this course for your personal development, for becoming a Hypnotherapist & developing professional proficiency as a hypnotherapist, or acquiring greater depth & flexibility as a communicator, you will learn powerful skills & techniques that you can immediately incorporate into your life & your work. This workshop is presented by Elvis Lester, Director of ExecuLearn and Immediate Past President of FMHCA.  

Register Now!              please note that this button is only for Workshop #1 (QST) and Workshop #2 (Hypnosis)


PRE CONFERENCE WORKSOIP #3 - Forensic Mental Health Evaluators Certification Training is a ONE DAY WORKSHOP (THURS., FEB 6TH) is presented by our professional partner, The National Board of Forensic Evaluators, Inc., Because the professional counseling industry has taken a major turn in receiving a significant decrease in our third party reimbursement, it has become imperative to licensed professional counselors to develop additional resources to stay afloat.  NBFE is cooperation with FMHCA is offering this one day workshop for licensed professional counselors at a discount.  Cost for FMHCA Conference attendees is only $500 (instead of $895).  Participants shall receive 8 contact hours (.8 CEUs) for the full-day and 22 contact hours (2.2 CEUs) for the remainder of the certification process. Each candidate will be provided a mentor to assist in the completion of the certification process. NBFE is approved nationally by the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. NBFE is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP). Our provider number is: 6189.   Those eligible to attend this workshop must have 

  1. Three years post-state licensed as an independent counselor(or near completing the three years of experience post license)
  2. Must be registered for the FMHCA Annual Conference



Marriott Logo  Don't Forget!   HOTEL RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY JANUARY 16th!  Group Rates available at $119 per night.  Contact Orlando Marriott - Lake Mary at (407) 995-1100