2019 Fall Conference

The West Virginia Association of Professional Psychologists will be having our Fall Conference event on Friday, September 20, 2019 (from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.). As always, the Conference will be held at the Day’s Inn and Conference Center in Flatwoods, WV, which is located off Interstate-79.

     We have three phenomenal presentations scheduled for you (described below) and for the first time, lunch will be provided (from 12:00pm- 1:00pm) on site!

9:00am-10:30am: Lori Ellison (Ph.D., LPC, ALPS; Professor and Program Director of Counseling at MU) will be presenting “Application of Biofeedback and Neurofeedback in Behavioral Health Care: Possibilities and Potential.”

10:30am-12:00pm: Carol Smith (Ph.D., MACE, LPC, NCC, CCTP Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Professor of Counseling at MU Coordinator of Violence, Loss, and Trauma Certificate of Advanced Studies) will be presenting “Neuroscience of Traumatic Stress:  Effects of Overwhelming Events on Our Brains and Bodies.”

1:00pm-4:00pm Billy Rutherford (PsyD, Licensed Psychologist Veteran's Administration Hospital) will be presenting “Therapeutic Considerations for Veterans with Trauma-Related Disorders.”


     If you are interested in attending, please click here to pay for your conference registration (all payments are submitted through our PayPal account). You can pay your dues at the same time (if you have not already done so for the year). If you feel more comfortable paying by mail, our mailing address is listed below. If you feel more comfortable paying in person, we will be able to accept payment at the registration table on the morning of the conference. WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT CHECK OR CASH ON THE DAY OF THE CONFERENCE!!

     However, as lunch is being provided, we are asking those who will be attending to please pay early so we will have an accurate headcount. If you have questions about the conference or payments, you can direct those questions herePlease be aware that conference fees for non-members have increased.