Leslie Phillips Seminars®

Leslie Phillips Seminars® has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6667. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Leslie Phillips Seminars® is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs​.​  Leslie Phillips Seminars® has been approved by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners, #0516. 

"LPC Supervision Series - SCOTTSBORO"
January 9th, 10th, and 11th, 2019
Seminar Begins at 9:30 a.m. 
Registration 8:30 a.m. to 8:55 a.m
24 NBCC CE Hours (6 of Which are In Ethics!)
PRESENTER: Leslie Phillips, LPC-S, NCC
 Scottsboro Library, Conference Room

1002 S. Broad Street

Scottsboro, AL 35768

$375 Early bird rate until 11/16/18.
$400 until 12/14/18.
 $425 until 1/04/19. 
$450 thereafter.

Distinguish the various functions of the clinical counseling supervisor in the context of the professional development of counselors in a variety of counseling settings, including specific issues surrounding supervision for license. 
 Discuss and integrate a working knowledge of the codes of ethics related to clinical supervision that promotes quality assurance and ethical processes in the area of clinical counselor supervision.
 Discuss common ethical dilemmas related specifically to counselor supervision. 
Identify common models of clinical supervision to include the basic tenets, advantages and disadvantages for each model.
 Learn how to formulate their own personal model of counselor supervision. 
 Learn how to screen potential supervisees to determine if appropriate to provide supervision (i.e. pre-screen interview components, core qualities, personality, contracts) 
Understand different roles and issues involved in the supervisory relationship once established: such as trust, recovery status of counselor and supervisor, the role of power, and the working alliance, supervisee burnout, professional development and proper evaluation, and issues specific to the license process.
Identify at least four appropriate tools and strategies to evaluate the competency of a supervisee (clinical performance appraisal), and meeting the training/development needs of in ways consistent with clients' welfare (gatekeeping of the profession).
Dare to Dream is owned by Leslie Phillips, LPC-SC, NCC, and works with those who "Dare to Dream" to reach their goals. Leslie Phillips is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Counseling Supervisor, and a Nationally Certified Counselor. She has been in the field of mental health since 1997, and has over 15 years of Clinical Experience, providing services in the Huntsville, Guntersville, Arab, Decatur, Athens, and Moulton Alabama areas.  Leslie has a Master's Degree in Counseling and Psychology from the University of West Alabama.  Her experience includes counseling in a variety of settings, ranging from private practice to professional organizations, as well as mental health centers. Leslie has experience in supervising and managing mental health programs, staffs, and subsequent services, as well as ensuring quality assurance and performance improvement. She also has experience in providing training for mental health professionals. Leslie oversees the program "Leslie Phillips Seminars®" which hosts continuing education seminars for mental health professionals, primarily hosted in the Northern Alabama area as this program is an NBCC approved continuing education provider, and an Alabama SW continuing education approved provider. In addition to this practice, Leslie has provided supervision for those seeking state of Alabama LPC licensure since 2011. Leslie also teaches Undergraduate Psychology and Human Service courses with Columbia College.  ​



"Navigating and Facilitating TeleMental Health "
January 18th, 2019
Seminar Begins at 8:30 a.m. 
Registration 8:00 a.m. to 8:25 a.m
6 NBCC/SW CE Hours 

Department of Human Resources
2206 Oakwood Avenue NW
Huntsville, AL 35810

$75 Early bird rate until 12/07/18.
$100 until 12/14/18.
 $125 until 1/17/19. 
$150 At the door.


Define telemental health and explain three risks of telemental health services
 List the basic steps to begin offering telemental health services
 Identify which of the many technologies used today meets HIPAA, HITECH and PIPEDA requirements
Define how to properly screen potential clients for the delivery of telemental health services
Determine whether or not he/she can practice across state/international borders
Specify limits to confidentiality and informed consent with regard to online counseling and online interaction


Alicia Winkle, LPC, BC-TMH, has been in the mental health field since 2010. Since receiving her license, she has provided individual therapy to children, adolescents, and adults with a multitude of mental conditions, and she currently specializes in trauma and anxiety in her private practice, Pearl Behavioral Health Services, founded in 2015. In addition to providing individual therapy, she was previously a crisis screener in a local emergency department and a therapist for adult intensive day treatment for clients suffering from serious mental illnesses. In addition to private practice, Alicia is currently the Director of Therapist Training & Orientation at Talkspace, a platform for online therapy based in New York City, and she has provided telemental health counseling with the company since 2015. She is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and completed her licensure while working with registered sexual offenders. Prior to receiving her LPC, Alicia worked in residential and lock-down facilities, providing direct care for adolescents. Currently, Alicia serves as the Secretary for the Alabama Counseling Association Chapter 2 Organization. She earned both her B.S. in Psychology (2009) and M.A. in Community Counseling (2012) from The University of North Alabama.



Refunds: If a refund is requested by the participant, a partial refund, minus a $25.00 adminstrative fee will be given within two weeks of the event. All cancellations must be in writing, thus emailed to leslie@daretodreamlife.com is preferred. No refunds will be issued if received less than 2 weeks of the event.  Please note if a participant fails to contact us as well as fails to appear for the seminar, no refunds will be issued, nor will attendance of another seminar be allowed. 

Cancellations:  If Leslie Phillips Seminars® cancels a seminar, a full refund will be given. Leslie Phillips Seminars® reserves the right to cancel any seminar due to low enrollment. 
Postponements: At times, postponing a seminar may be unavoidable (such as illness of a presenter, family tragedy, etc). If a seminar is postponed, all registered will have the option to attend the seminar on the newly scheduled date, or have their registration transferred to another seminar of their choice within the next 6 months. No refunds will be given. If a seminar is not attended within that 6 month period, attendance of another seminar is forfeited. 

Certificates: It is the policy and procedure of Leslie Phillips Seminars® to provide our customers with their certificate at the end of each seminar.  Because we provide this in person, at the conclusion of all seminars, the following policy is adhered to:
1.     If a customer loses, misplaces, fails to get their certificate before leaving for the day, or otherwise cannot find their certificate that was originally provided at their seminar, Leslie Phillips Seminars® will provide an additional certificate electronically with an administrative charge of $15.00.  Customers may utilize the buy it now option on our website at www.daretodreamlife.com or contact leslie@daretodreamlife.com to pay by check. 
2.   If a customer requests a certificate to be mailed through the United States Postal Service, Leslie Phillips Seminars ® will mail the certificate with an administrative charge of $20.00. Customers may utilize the buy it now option on our website at www.daretodreamlife.com or contact leslie@daretodreamlife.com to pay by check.

Refusal of Service: We may bar access to any service immediately, without prior notice or liability, under our sole discretion, without limitation, including but not limited to a breach of the Terms listed on our website. We may bar access to any service if Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars believes that a customer conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® and its subsidiaries. A violation that is harmful to the interests of Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® includes but is not limited to: Video recording of live seminars, taking pictures of the screen during live presentations, copying of seminar materials given during attendance (handouts and other documentation) for distribution in a commercial capacity and/or using in a competitors live seminar business without written permission of Dare to Dream/Leslie Phillips Seminars®.


PAYMENT OPTIONS -  Credit card, scroll down to the bottom and follow the directives.

If you wish to register for a training utilizing a personal check, please mail a check to Leslie Phillips, LPC-SC, NCC, P.O. BOX 4722, Huntsville, AL, 35815.  Include with the check your name as it needs to be on your certificate, your mailing address, your telephone number, your email address (so we can send you confirmation details), and the name of the seminar you wish to register for.  Please be aware that until the check has been received, seats will be open for purchase. The fastest way to secure a seat for a training is through credit card payment payment options below. We no longer offer seat holding services for individuals.  However, if you are a business and are sending employees:  Please contact us if you need a W9 form for your database.  If you are utilizing a Purchase Order, please email leslie@daretodreamlife.com for more information.Thank you for your understanding.

A service charge of $35.00 will be assessed on all checks returned by the bank for any reason. Re-payment of the returned check must be made by cash, cashier’s check, or money order only.

​Credit/Debit Card Online and By Phone  (PayPal Account NOT required)  
We accept credit card/debit cards and online checking account payment options through PayPal at the bottom of this page, just click "Buy Now" for the seminar of your choice.  Even though it's PayPal, you do NOT have to have a PayPal account to utilize it.  By enrolling in a seminar, regardless of payment method, you agree to adhere to the refunds policy above. Please review it prior to registration!  ​Please know I do not mind processing your card over the phone, but we utilize PayPal for all processing of credit/debit cards.  I will ask for this same information the online option below requests as it's required of me to enter when I take payments over the phone.   Please call (256) 690-4982 to register over the phone with a credit card. 

​Accommodation/Modification Seminar Requests

Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® ADA Course Modification Policy

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination against individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in the full and equal enjoyment of Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations.  In furtherance of this commitment, Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® will offer seminars in an accessible manner to individuals with disabilities.  42 U.S.C. § 12189; 28 C.F.R. § 36.309.  Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® will make modifications as are necessary to ensure that the place and manner in which the seminar is given are accessible to individuals with disabilities.  Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® will provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services for persons with impaired sensory, manual, or speaking skills, unless we can demonstrate that offering a particular auxiliary aid or service would fundamentally alter the seminar or would result in an undue burden. (Undue burden is defined by ADA as "significant difficulty or expense"). If a specific communications method would be an undue burden, Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® will provide an effective alternative, if there is one. Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® will administer seminars that are accessible to individuals with disabilities or make alternative accessible arrangements.  Alternative arrangements will provide comparable conditions to those provided for nondisabled individuals, such as, for example, the same opportunity to interact with an instructor, and ask questions.  28 C.F.R. § 36.309(c)(4)-(5). 

The ADA Course Modification Coordinator is Leslie Phillips, LPC-S, NCC.  Leslie Phillips is authorized to receive and review requests for modifications, auxiliary aids or services and can be reached at leslie@daretodreamlife.com.

Accommodations/Modifications Requests must be received in writing 30 days prior to the seminar date of choice for proper determination and resolution. Requests must be emailed to Leslie Phillips,  leslie@daretodreamlife.com. Within one week of receiving a request, Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® through its ADA Course Modification Coordinator, will adhere to the following procedures for considering the request:

(1) Grant the request;  


(2) Make a narrowly tailored request for more information about the request and, within three (3) days of receiving the information, grant or deny the request; 


(3) Deny the request upon establishing that offering the particular auxiliary aid or service would fundamentally alter the seminar or would result in an undue burden, and/or offer alternative accessible arrangements.


Upcoming January Seminar Offerings

January 2019 LPC Supervisor Series
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01/18/19 Telemental health
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