• Daring Therapists: Healing Shame in the Therapy Room

    Location: Kenmore
    Date: 02/12/2016
    Time: 9:00 AM

    This highly interactive workshop will present the concept of healing shame – once we understand how shame operates in our lives and the lives of our clients, it cannot operate our lives and theirs. “If we are brave enough, often enough, we will fall.“ Brené Brown. This is a workshop about how to get back up with integrity.

DOH Adopts Favorable Policy Regarding Training for Suicide Assessment, Treatment and Management

After strenuous efforts by WMHCA and other associations in the state, the Department of Health has issued the favorable policy mental health counselors have been waiting for. The policy statement, issued July 18, 2014, by Betty Moe, Health Systems Quality Assurance Program Manager, is attached. Download Policy Statement


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Continuing Education

WMHCA offers high-quality continuing education to members and non-members. All our workshops are facilitated by the leading counselors, counselor educators, lecturers, and authors in our field. These continuing education workshops offer CE credits that qualify to meet the continuing education requirements by the state of Washington.

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