Great Oak Counseling Continuing Education Series

People working as licensed mental health clinicians pursue certification or licensure through a variety of private and state run organizations. In order to stay up to date with the latest advancements, issues and trends in the practice of counseling, licensed professional counselors are required to attain a certain number of continuing education hours or units in order to maintain your license or certification.

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Great Oak Counseling Continuing Education Series is a new branch of Great Oak Counseling that aims to provide the highest quality continuing education in specialized forms of treatment, ethical practice of counseling and other areas focused on optimizing your skill as a licensed professional counselor.

Approximately 5 -6 times per year, Great Oak Counseling Continuing Education Series will offer trainings here in Cape Girardeau covering a variety of topics. We will work to bring in experts in the field to share their knowledge and experience. All of our continuing education instructors have extensive training, certification and education in a variety of specialties.

Workshops will be announced periodically and posted on our website.

If you have any questions or would like to register for an event, you can contact us or register online.

Upcoming Workshops

Mindfulness in the Practice of Trauma Informed Care

PRESENTER: Sheri Rezak-Irons, LCSW, EMDRIA Consultant, EMDR Institute Facilitator, EMDR TR HAP Facilitator and Consultant

Sheri Rezak-Irons is an LCSW with over 25 years of experience, Sheri provides psychotherapy services to clients in her private practice and is active in facilitating EMDR training and provides consultation for EMDR certification. Sheri believes in balancing the mind and the body to assist clients in stress relief and healing. As part of her EMDR practice, Sheri uses mindfulness media which allows clients to continue working on stress, anxiety and pain relief at home. This program will assist counselors in addressing the definition of trauma and mindfulness and discussing best practices for taking comprehensive trauma histories. Specific skills and tools for coping will be discussed and examples of their application will be presented to enhance preparing clients emotionally for trauma informed work.



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