Consulting Psychology (3 CE’s)

Presented by Karen Shipley, Psy.D.
November 5th,  8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Instructional Level

Introductory — Designed for psychologists who may have little to no background in a specialized skill or content area. The learner can become acquainted with the theoretical underpinnings, principles, methods, and perspectives of a content area. Although it can be used as a foundation for more advanced learning, a program may simply focus on breadth, enrichment or general knowledge.

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 the applied experiences of the presenter. There may be potential limitations in the amount of resources provided, 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

  • Attendees will be able to describe the fundamentals of Consulting Psychology at the individual, group, and organizational level.
  • Attendees will be able to demonstrate an increased awareness of the varying levels of ethical challenges as a consulting psychologist.
  • Attendees will be able to identify the core competencies of effective consultation.
  • Attendees 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 twenty-five years of experience in the mental health field. Dr. Shipley has been employed as a psychological consultant at the individual, group, and organizational levels for over five years. She currently provides psychotherapy and psychological assessment services to children, adolescents, and adults in an outpatient setting. Dr. Shipley has also 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.

This presentation will be offered via Zoom. 

*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.