What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation?

WHEN: Friday, May 11, 2018              
TIME: 9:00am-10:30am                                                                                                                                         
COST:$35 per person                                                                                                                                       WHERE: 5601 Democracy Drive, Plano TX 75024
CEU: 1.5 CEU credit hr  (LPC, LMFT or LCSW hours)

About the training: This training highlights cutting edge technologies in the mental health field. Two technologies that will be explored are DNA testing to aid clinicians in prescribing psychotropic medications and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to help clients that suffer from medication resistant depression.


  • Recognize clients that are exhibiting depressive symptoms
  • Create a dialogue about the role of medication in the client’s journey
  • Identify clients that seem resistant to anti-depression medications
  • Educate mental health providers on DNA and TMS so they feel comfortable talking with clients about these options
  • Education on benefits of DNA and TMS
  • How to support clients through the process if they  choose these options of treatment

About the presenter: Beth DiPalma is the Director of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) at Dallas Psychiatry and TMS Center.  Beth just recently graduated with her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lamar University and has 10 years of experience in the medical field.  During Beth’s time as a master’s level intern, she worked with clients in social services, animal assisted therapy, and private practice.  Beth has worked with clients suffering from anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, and trauma.  Beth administers all the TMS therapy at Dallas TMS Center and has a passion for mental health awareness. 


Counseling Clients Struggling With Sex Addiction And Their Partners

WHEN: Friday, June 8, 2018              
TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm                                                                                                                                         
COST:$55 per person                                                                                                                                       WHERE: 5601 Democracy Drive, Plano TX 75024
CEU: 3 CEU credit hr  (LPC, LMFT or LCSW hours)

About the training: This training highlights issues and approaches to clients struggling with pornography and other sexual addiction behaviors. Two approaches that will be explored are working with those struggling with sex and porn addiction as well as working with their  spouse/partner. 


  • Understand six common approaches taken to correct their behaviors that  do not work
  • Learn the four core beliefs the person struggling with sex addiction hold
  • Learn the four stages of the sex addiction cycle of acting out
  • Education on the four step approach to reduce acting out
  • Understand the common accusations the partner endures from their spouse, his/herself, and others
  • Gain understanding of the contrasting experiences of disclosure and how this impacts the relationship
  • Education on the trauma approach for helping the partner

About the presenter: Eric Tooley is a licensed professional counselor intern, supervised by Dr. Ken Bateman, LPC-S. He is also the president and founder of Noble Choices. This non-profit organization provides prevention, intervention, and recovery programs for people struggling with pornography and sexual issues. Eric earned his Master’s degree from Amberton University and has over 20 years experience in speaking on this topic.  He is also a Certified Pastoral Sexual Addiction Specialist and a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT) Candidate.