2022-2023 Trainings 

Upcoming training opportunities offered by

The Balanced Life 


Contact Dana Hampson at or 256-258-7777 x 101 for more information

Here are several opportunities to get your hours in at an engaging and cost-effective local training!

Click on the link below (or cut and paste into your browser) to register today.

**NEW! We are now offering three student rate spots (50% discount) for each of our trainings. This is for current Master’s or PhD level students in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy. It is first come first serve and you must email Dana Hampson- prior to registering.


Hypnosis and how to reprogram for lasting happiness

            September 9, 2022, 6 contact hours

            In Person Training- Madison City Public Library

            Early bird registration through 8/26/22 (includes lunch)- $120

            Late registration through 9/8/22 (includes lunch)- $150

            Day of- $170 (does not include lunch)

            Led by Maggie Minsk, LPC, CHt, CI

Using Polyvagal Theory to Treat Trauma

            October 21, 2022, 4 contact hours

            Led by Maggie Minsk, LPC, CHt, CI


Using Reality Therapy, Mindfulness and CBT to Help Clients Gain Control

            December 2, 2022, 4 contact hours

            Led by Dana Hampson, LPC-S, MBA


Exploring Attachment Styles and How They Shape Adulthood

            January 13, 2023, 3 contact hours

            Led by Mackenzie Boothe, LPC


Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know

            February 3, 2023, 3 contact hours

            Led by Alicia Shuster-Couch, MA, LPC, PMH-C (Guest Speaker)


Using Trauma-Focused CBT to Help Clients Heal from Trauma

            March 3, 2023

            Led by Mackenzie Boothe, LPC


Understanding and Working with Step and Blended Families in Therapy

            April 14, 2023

            Led by Holly Walker, LPC-S


Providing Ethically and Clinically Sound Supervision (includes 3 hours ethics)

            May 12, 2023

            Led by Holly Walker, LPC-S, and Dana Hampson, LPC-S, MBA


Treating Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Children and Teens

            June 9, 2023

            Led by Casey Harris, LPC