In this interactive webinar, Dr. Lillian Walker-Shelton (bio below) will facilitate an informed discussion about the opportunities and challenges of integrating spirituality into counseling. The focus of this session is on the connections between mindfulness and values in counseling.
- Evaluate the ethical implications of integrating mindfulness into counseling.
- Examine the effectiveness of a mindfulness technique for promoting self-acceptance through a case study discussion.
- Summarize the role of spirituality in counseling for fostering individuation and self-actualization.
One NBCC clock hour earned.
- Professional rate: 25.00
- MCA members: 15.00
- MASERVIC members: 10.00
(MCA & MASERVIC members, reach out to Dr. Maya Georgieva at maservic@MDCounseling.org to request your special registration code.)
The Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration.
Please review the following resources and consider sharing relevant case examples from your own professional experience:
Lillian Walker Shelton is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While living in Philadelphia, she developed a desire to work with multicultural populations that have lower socioeconomic statuses. Lillian has traveled as a member of women’s delegations to Central America and the Caribbean. As a result of her travels she wrote a science fiction novel called Emilia's Song which is an eBook. She was also influenced by the work that she did as a Community Activist and Organizer in Washington, DC. The focus of her work was on fair wages, quality health care, and affordable housing. In 2018 Lillian received her Ed.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Marymount University. Lillian teaches classes on Addiction Counseling, the Psychology of Addictions and Counseling Theories. She has worked in a supervisory capacity as a Clinical Manager at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC. And as a therapist in private practice for almost four years. Lillian works full time as a Field Consultant with FOH, providing counseling in the Employee Assistance Program for Federal Employees. She would like to combine physical, mental, and spiritual aspects when treating clients. Lillian is one step away from becoming a Reiki Master. Her future goal is to start a community mental health clinic.
The Maryland Counseling Association (MCA) is an NBCC - Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No 2021. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Save the date for one more event of this series at noon on April 24, 2020.
Questions? Reach out to Dr. Maya Georgieva at maservic@MDCounseling.org