TELETHERAPY: FAMILIES & COUPLES

Leah Walter, M.A., LPC, LMFT Associate

Workshop Description: This is a 90-minute workshop for mental health professionals to develop necessary skills to work with multiple clients utilizing telehealth services. We will focus on the proper expectations and boundaries to help clinicians and clients be a successful team. Participants will be able to assist clients to set up their space, establish a security routine and backup plans for telehealth services with clients. We will also discuss how to navigate systemic dynamics and conflict during a telehealth session. Participants will receive a telehealth check-list on how to begin each session.

Dates: Monday 1/25 7:00 PM CST OR Friday 2/12 12:00 PM OR Wednesday 3/10 7:00 PM

**All workshops are hosted via Zoom and are 90 minutes.

Continuing Education: All workshops count for 1.5 CE credits for Texas LPC and LMFT.

Presenter Bio: Leah Walter is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate, and the Director of Education for the LPC Associates of Texas. She graduated with her Masters of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2018 from Texas State University. Her clinical experience includes, court-mandated clients, military couples and families, and those living unconventional lifestyles. She has completed all requirements for certification in animal-assisted counseling and has worked with children and teens with her canine co-counselor. Leah is continuing to support her clients in exploring needs and boundaries in relationships. She is advocating for the associate population to explore new knowledge and advocate for more opportunities for associates to train and present in a professional capacity.