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Register today for the second annual Ohio MFT & Systems Counselor Conference!

Location: Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

1420 Main St, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Date: February 21& February 22, 2020

Friday February 21st 8:30am-5:30pm


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The Application of Animal Assisted Psychotherapy as an Advanced System Practice

Amanda Essinger, MFT, LPC



Bowen Family Systems Theory & Affair Recovery

Michael Knerr, PhD, IMFT-S

11:45a-12:45p  Lunch Break


Human Trafficking and a Systems Approach

Andrea Lisowski, MSSA, LISW, CDCA 

3:00p-5:30p  Keynote: 

Generational Suicide

Shannon Ortiz, LPCC-S


*Midsession Mixer: Hosted by the Ohio Family TEAM chapter of the AAMFT Family TEAM on Friday evening after the keynote presentation concludes

Saturday February 22nd  8:30am-5:00pm


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Filial Play Therapy

Julia Copley, LPCC, Licensed School Counselor



Turning Stress into Strength: Chronic Illness and the Family

Emily Gable Robinson, MFT & Fawn Gordon, LPC



Integrating Religion & Spirituality with LGBTQ+ Clients

Joseph Krivos, LPC, LICDC

Lunch Break 12:30p-1:30p


Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Parenting

Mindy Armbrust Beach, MFT, LPC


More than just a Safe Word: Becoming a Kink Competent Clinician

Sarah Newcomer, MS, MFT & Levana Slabodnick, LISW

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The Ohio MFT & Systems Counselor Conference

Conference Schedule & Presentations

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