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 Hypnosis: The Basics

Friday, March 15, 2019

8:30 am -1:00 pm (check in begins at 8:00 am) 

9238 Madison Blvd. Bldg. 1 Suite 800 Madison, AL 35758

Cost to attend:  $50 by 3/8/19

$80 through 3/14/19

$110 day of/onsite 

Registration form here. 

For more information, email at or call 256.258.7777 x 101


Maggie Minsk, LPC, NCC, CHt, CI

Learning Objectives:

1.    To be able to easily define and identify hypnosis. 

2.    To list several natural ways to induce a hypnotic trance.

3.    To have a general understanding of evidence behind effectiveness of hypnosis as a treatment modality. 

4.    To be able to identify ways in which you're already using hypnosis techniques and learn ways to make it more effective.


Professional Responsibility and the Ethics of Working with Couples 

Friday, June 7, 2019

8:30 am -4:30 pm (check in begins at 8:00 am) 

9238 Madison Blvd. Bldg. 1 Suite 800 Madison, AL 35758

Cost to attend:  $35 for three hours or $70 for 6 hours by 5/24/19

$65 for three hours or $100 for 6 hours through 6/6/19

$95 for three hours or $130 for six hour day of/onsite 

Click here for registration form. 

For more information, email at or call 256.258.7777 x 101


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

Learning Objectives (Morning Session): 

Participants will explore issues related to professional competence, advertising and soliciting clients, professional qualifications, public responsibility and treatment modalities. Examples will be provided and discussions will engage participants in thinking about their own practices and what they can do to ensure they are following the ACA ethical guidelines for exemplary professional responsibility. 

Learning Objectives (Afternoon Session): 

Participants will review theories in couples work as well as the ACA Code of Ethics as it relates to clinical work with couples. Discussion will involve common ethical challenges when treating couples and practical approaches to these dilemmas. Participants will learn how to apply the Ethical Decision Making Model to complex ethical dilemmas.  

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 solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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