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Navigating the Therapeutic Relationship with Children, Teens and Their Parents

3 Contact Hours

Friday, September 25, 2020
9:00 am- 12:30 pm (check in begins at 8:30 am)
Virtual training 

Cost to attend:  

$70 by 9/11/20
$100 through 9/24/20
$130 day of/onsite

Speaker: Casey Harris, LPC

During this training, attendees will learn the following:
• Identify common challenges when working with minors and their parents/guardians
• Learn the limits of confidentiality when working with minors
• Learn how to incorporate parents/guardians into the therapy process
• Learn interventions specific for children/adolescents and their parents/guardians

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Orthorexia Nervosa: When Fixation on Health Becomes Unhealthy

The training has been postponed and rescheduled for 10/2/20. If you have previously registered and are unable to come on that date and would like to transfer to a different training or require a refund, please email Dana Hampson at Thank you for your understanding! 

3 Contact Hours

Friday, October 2, 2020 (New date) 
9:00 am until 12:30 pm (check in begins at 8:30 am)
Virtual Training

Cost to attend

$70 by 9/18/20
$100 through 10/1/20
$130 day of/onsite

Speaker: Michaela Whitehead, MS, NCC, LPC

Learning Objectives:

During this training, attendees will learn the following:

  • Signs and symptoms of Orthorexia Nervosa
  • Physiological and psychological effects of Orthorexia
  • Similarities and differences between Orthorexia and Anorexia
  • How we can prevent orthorexic behaviors from turning into a full blown ED
  • Ways to effectively treat clients struggling with Orthorexia

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Ethics and Boundaries and The Ethics of Couples Work

3-6 Contact Hours

Friday, December 4, 2020  
8:30 am until 4:15 pm (check in begins at 8:30 am)
Location TBA 

Cost to attend

Early Registration (by 11/20/20)- $55 for 3 hours or $100 for 6 hours
Late Registration (by 12/3/20)- $85 for 3 hours or $130 for 6 hours
Day of Registration- $115 for 3 hours or $180 for 6 hours

Speaker: Dana Hampson, LPC-S, MBA and  Holly Walker, LPC-S

Content Description and Objectives:

Morning Session: Join Dana to review the ACA and NASW Code of Ethics for guidance on boundary issues, specifically with regards to Social Media. Discussion will involve the pros and cons of Social Media use by clinicians, beliefs and assumptions about Social Media and other related boundary situations and appropriate courses of action.

Afternoon Session: Holly’s engaging and interactive training will explore ethical issues involving couples work and our professional responsibilities as clinicians. Discussion will involve the ACA and NASW Code of Ethics and consideration of special challenges encountered by clinicians in their professional work.

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Refund, Cancellation and Postponement Policy


If a refund is requested by the participant a refund, minus a $25.00 administrative fee, will be provided assuming the request is received at least two weeks in advance of the event. All cancellations must be in writing and should be emailed to No refunds will be issued if the request is received less than two weeks prior to the training event.  If a participant fails to attend the seminar, no refunds or transfers will be issued.


If The Balanced Life, LLC cancels a seminar, a full refund will be provided. The Balanced Life, LLC reserves the right to cancel any seminar due to low enrollment.


At times, postponing a seminar may be unavoidable. If a seminar is postponed, all registered will have the option to attend the seminar on the newly scheduled date, or have their registration transferred to another seminar of their choice within the next 12 months. No refunds will be given. If a seminar is not attended within that 12-month period, transfer of paid registration to another seminar is forfeited. 

By enrolling, regardless of payment method, means that you agree to and will adhere to the refund, cancellation and postponement policy. 

The Balanced Life, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6838. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  The Balanced Life, LLC is also an approved Continuing Education provider for the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners No. 0667.The Balanced Life, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

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