Lehigh Valley Psychological and Counseling Association


Psychological & Counseling


Established 1966



The Lehigh Valley Psychological and Counseling Association (LVPCA), founded in 1966, is a tax-exempt organization of both professionals and students in the field of psychology and counseling. These individuals work together in order to advance psychology and counseling as a science, a profession, and as a means of promoting human welfare.

The Lehigh Valley Psychological and Counseling Association accomplishes these goals primarily through their work on the Executive Committee and the following committees: Continuing Education, Ethics, Membership, Newsletter and Publications, Practitioner’s and Community Relations, Programs, Scientific, Academic & Student Affairs.

Lehigh Valley Psychological and Counseling Association
6900 Hamilton Blvd. Unit 285
Trexlertown, PA 18087


Upcoming CE Programs

Self Care As An Ethical Responsibility

Friday, October 6, 2017, 1:00 to 4:30, Registration 12:30

Penn State Lehigh Valley, Room 311

Susan D. Rego, Ph.D, licensed clinical psychologist in Allentown, PA

This program satisfies the 3 ethics CEs required for psychologists by this November, and for social workers, LPCs and LMFTs by February 2019


Master Conflict Theory in Action:  A Model for Integrating Couples and Sex Therapy

THURSDAY October 19, 2018, 1:00 to 4:30, Registration 12:30
Lehigh Valley Penn State Campus

PRESENTED BY: Stephen Betchen and Heather Davidson


Problem Gambling Treatment Training Fall 2017

Join us this fall for the Level II Problem Gambling Clinical Trainings. This series consists of Days 5-8 of the eight day (60 Hour) clinical trainings which are specific to gambling counselor certification. While this is designed as a series, you are not required to register for all four days. The instructor for all four programs is Gregory A. Krausz, MA, CACD, LPC.

Check-in/Registration: 8:30 a.m. Trainings will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. each day and end at 5:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Day 5 – Using Motivational Interviewing to Address Gambling Disorder

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER, 21, 2017, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Day 6 – Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Address Gambling Disorder

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Day 7 – Gambling Disorder: Ethical and Treatment Considerations

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Day 8 – Advanced Biopsychosocial-Spiritual Treatment Design

Credits (7.5 per day): CAC, APA, and NCGC from IGCCB, NASW-PA and LVPCA. Payment for credits will be collected the day of the workshop; cash or check will be accepted. (Cost of 7.5 credits: LVPCA members, $30; LVPCA non-members $35; NASW members $15, non-members, $25)