Consulting Psychology (3 CE’s)

Presented by Karen Shipley, Psy.D.
November 7th,  8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Instructional Level


Course Description and Target Audience

This course will provide a foundational understanding of consulting psychology and the ethical practice of consulting psychology. It will focus on both the most current literature and applied experiences of the presenter. There may be potential limitations of not including additional resources, given the limited time of presentation.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians, etc).

There are no known risks to this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to describe the fundamentals of Consulting Psychology at the individual, group, and organizational level.
  • Participants will be able to discuss increased awareness of varying levels of ethical challenges as a consulting psychologist.
  • Participants will be able to identify the core competencies of effective consultation.
  • Participants will be able to describe the application of Appreciative Inquiry as an approach to consultation.

Presenter Information

Karen Shipley, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who has approximately 25 years of experience in the mental health field. Dr. Shipley has been employed as a psychological consultant for individual, group, and organizational levels for over 5 years. She currently provides psychotherapy and psychological assessment services to children, adolescents, and adults in an outpatient setting. Dr. Shipley has practiced as a DBT individual and group therapist, primarily with adolescents and caregivers who engage in self-harm behaviors, such as disordered eating, for more than 10 years.

Location and Costs

$55.00 - Regular registration fee
$41.25 - Consortium Affiliate
No Charge - NPTC Director or Supervisor

*Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.

The presentation will be offered at the NPTC Central Office, Burrell South Creek, 2885 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807.


*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.