Clinical Training

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  • Understanding & Treating Procrastination and Lack of Motivation from a Cognitive Behavior Therapy Model

6 Contact Hours

Friday, August 14, 2020
8:30 am until 4:30 pm (check in begins at 8:00 am) 
Location TBA

Cost to attend:  

$100 by 7/31/20
$130 through 8/13/20
$160 day of/onsite

Speaker: Holly Walker, LPC-S

Overview: In this training participants will learn the cognitive behavior therapy model for working with clients who experience procrastination as a stumbling block to reaching goals and living a more fulfilled life. Based on the book by Monica Ramirez Bascom, PhD, and renowned CBT expert, The Procrastinator’s Guide to Getting Things Done is CBT based and is practical, simple, and useful in our work as therapists. This interactive and fun creative training is one you won’t want to miss!

1. Overview of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT).
2. Understanding the meaning behind procrastination.
3. Addressing fears, perfectionism, and disorganization.
4. Identify types of procrastination and procrastinators.
5. Addressing procrastination in relationships.
6. Identify how to treat and help clients (& ourselves) to overcome procrastination and get things done, to include interventions and handouts.

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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)
Location TBA

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)
Location TBA

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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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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