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


2017 Annual Dinner / General Membership Meeting

Friday, November 17, 2017, 6:00PM

Doors open at 6:00pm, dinner to be served at 6:30, the meeting will follow.

Blue Grillhouse, 4431 Easton Avenue, Bethlehem, PA  18020

Upcoming CE Program

The Roles of Mental Health Professionals in Family Law Matters

Tuesday, November 7 at the Offices of Gross McGinley, LLP

33 S. Seventh Street, Allentown, PA 18101


7:45 am Registration, 8:00 am to 9:00 am Program

This session will help participants identify ethical and legal aspects of providing expert testimony in family law matters, assess legal considerations of privilege and confidentiality in family law matters, and analyze the responsibilities of mental health professionals performing home studies, custody evaluations, and parental coordination. Our attorneys will also provide real-world examples of how these roles played out in the family law setting.


We are offering this seminar free of charge.  However, space is limited. Please register by Friday, October 27th by fax to (610) 820-6006 or by email to mmiller@grossmcginley.com.

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, 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)


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