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Hotel reservations at the Turf Valley Resort have been negotiated at a reduced rate:


Maryland Counseling Association Annual Conference
Turf Valley Resort - Guest Room Block
Traditional Room: $129.00 per night  OR  Executive King Suite: $154.00 per night

To make a reservation, please call Turf Valley’s Reservations Department: 410-465-1500 or 888-833-8873. In order to receive the discounted group rate when calling, please mention the Group Name: Maryland Counseling Association or Group Number: 28B1LX

To book online, please visit: Select arrival & departure date and enter: 28B1LX in the Group/Promo Code field, in order to receive the discounted group rates.

To ensure availability at the MCA Group Rate, all reservations must be made by the Cut-Off Date of Wednesday, September 29, 2021. All reservations must be guaranteed by credit card. Individuals have 48 hours prior to the date of arrival, in order to cancel their stay without penalty. Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to the date of arrival will be charged the first night’s room and tax to the guest’s credit card on file.

October 16th Presentations (in-person)

Dr. Atiya R. Smith, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC, CATP, Jason Francis, Zuleyma Medina

Supporting Graduate Students of Color Enrolled in Counseling Programs at Predominately White Institutions

Dr. Cheryl Fisher, PhD NCC CCMHC LCPC (MD) LPC (AZ) LCMHC (Telehealth FLA) BC-TMH ACS

Window View: Telehealth and Nature Therapy

Dr. Danielle LaSure-Bryant, LCPC, ACS, BC-TMH

Well, well, well: Using the 8 Dimensions of Wellness Model to curate a self-care protocol for Counselors.

Marvin Nickleson Battle, Jr.  Ed D LPC (DC/VA), LCPC (MD), CCTP, CCAPT, BC-TMH and Latonia Laffitte, Ed D 

The Little Black Boy and the Big Black Man - An Exploration of Black Men and Toxic Masculinity.

Lenese Stephens, LCPC, LPC, ACS, BC-TMH

EMDR & Racial Trauma with African American Clients

Marja Humphrey, PhD, NCC and Micheal McGee, M.A Candidate Counseling Psychology.

Interfaith Leadership: What? Why? How?

Rayelle Davis M.S. Ed., NCC, LCPC

Toxic Individualism Defined: Counseling Challenges In the Age of COVID-19

Dr. Ajita Robinson, PhD, LCPC, ACS

Grief and the Mental Health Clinician: Implications for Practice & Policy

Catherine Eaton

Grieving the loss of companion animals in the midst of a Global Pandemic

Dr. Ricardo Phipps

Weary from the Journey: Providing Spaces of Healing and Empowerment for Clients Facing Immigrant Trauma

Dr. Carol ZA McGinnis

Ethical Spiritual Assessment in Psychotherapy

Dr. Sara Pula, PhD, LCPC, NCC, ACS

Challenges and Successes in Virtual Internship Training during COVID-19


Kathleen Ann Palmer, MS in Clinical Mental

Measuring Up? Tracing the United States Armed Forces’ Controversial History of Ability Testing

October 15th Presentations (virtual)

Dr. Brad Imhoff, Robert Switala and Jeff Mazzone

Counselors as Clients: An Exploration of Personal Counseling for Counselors and Counseling Students

Dr. Carol ZA McGinnis, Yosifa Greenberg, Amanda Park, Katherine Bangerd, Rebecca Caplan, and Aryn Hundley

The Ethical Incorporation of Spirituality into Private Practice: Examples from a Graduate Student Exercise

Dee Wagner and Anne Contee

The Neuroscience of Healing Multigenerational Trauma through Body-based Practices

Dr. Sujata Ives and Dr. Kay Brawley

Rebuilding and Reassessing Strength: Employment and Life Recovery During Post-Crisis Times

Lucy Parker-Barnes

Dr. Lucy Parker-Barnes; Yara Abu Hussein; Kileen Barry; Monica Behera; Effy Chambers; Samuel R. Chase; Leslie Delaney; Vanessa Filmonor; Jamie Kassa; Lily Kairis; Emily Kimmelman; Laura Leslie; Julie Linneman; Noel McKillip; Carolyn Powell; Lisa Rollins; Lydia Rhodes; Lisa Sams; Chris Scharff; Sabrina Starts

The Utility of a Student-Centered Counseling Education Related Online Research Group During and After COVID-19

Dr. Maya Georgieva 

Bread Therapy for Self-Care: An Experiential Session

Dr. Therissa A Libby

The Power of Recovery Narratives

Lesley McGee and Tristan Bartsch

Mindful Self-Compassion: Tools for Personal and Clinical Practice

Edward Swanton, MD and Kelly Furlong 

TMS Therapy for Major Depression and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Pre Recorded Webinars

Rebekah Cole Ph.D. in Counseling, Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Strategies for Helping Military Spouses Transition Successfully to a New Duty Station

Carol ZA McGinnis PhD, SIP, BC-TMH, NCC, LCPC

Religious/Spiritual Implications in Functional Angering

Dr. Lenese Stephens LCPC, LPC, Doctorate of Education

The BLACK Experience with EMDR

Daniel A. Mayer

Business Boot Camp: Best Practices for Starting or Running a Mental Health Practice.

Dr. Deborah G. Haskins, LCPC, ACS, MAC, ICGC-II, CCGSO, BACC and Mrs. Marylin Marquez Beckley, LPC, NCC

LatinX culture, trauma and risky gambling: Playing (or Praying) to win?!: Cultura LatinX, trauma y juego de azar: Jugar (o rezar) para ganar?!

Cassandra Riedy, MA, PhD Candidate

Hiding in Anonymity: International Gaming Communities’ Empowerment and Oppression of Female Gamers

Dr. Russell Sebella

Solution Focused Brief Counseling, Consultation, Conferencing

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