LPC Supervision Services

LPC Associate Supervision

LPC Associates in the state of Texas are required to document a total of 3,000 hours before they are able to upgrade to LPC status (what many refer to as fully licensed). Half of these hours, 1,500, must be direct client contact hours. How many hours of supervision an LPC Associate needs during this process depends on how quickly they accumulate those hours. Like therapy, I believe that supervision is an active feedback process. There is no one-size-fits-all approach, and I would be remiss to think I know everything there is to know about providing supervision. I want to know when my associates perceive they are not getting what they need from me. As I work to teach and shape my associates into fantastic, amazing therapists (or more amazing than they already are at least), they are also shaping me into a more competent supervisor. If you’re an LPC Associate or soon-to-be and think I might be able to teach you a thing or two (or you think you can teach me a thing or two), schedule a call with me below. I look forward to chatting with you.

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Nurturing Love and Connection: A Guide to Gottman Relationship Therapy in Texas through Telehealth

By Dan Kirkland MS, LPC-S | November 21, 2023

Love is a beautiful journey, but it isn’t always smooth sailing. In the vast and diverse state of Texas, couples from various cities and towns seek ways to strengthen their relationships. Enter the renowned Gottman Relationship Therapy, a proven approach to improving and nurturing love and connection. In this article, we’ll explore the principles of…

Empowering College Students with Autism

By Dan Kirkland MS, LPC-S | November 6, 2023

College life is a transformative journey marked by new experiences, personal growth, and academic challenges. For college students with autism, this transition can be particularly complex. As we continue to champion neurodiversity, it’s crucial to recognize the unique strengths and difficulties that are encountered and, most importantly, to provide the support needed. In this article,…

Addressing Men’s Issues: The Role of Therapy in Texas

By Dan Kirkland MS, LPC-S | October 31, 2023

Men’s issues encompass a broad spectrum of challenges that men encounter within the realms of their personal and professional lives. While therapy may not always be the initial consideration, it emerges as a potent and effective means of confronting and resolving these issues. In this insightful blog post, we delve into the significance of therapy…

Embracing Neurodiversity: Thriving as Adults with Autism

By Dan Kirkland MS, LPC-S | October 24, 2023

Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that manifests uniquely in each individual. As society embraces the concept of neurodiversity, celebrating differences and recognizing that neurological variations, including autism, are natural facets of the human experience, it becomes crucial to understand the distinct strengths and challenges that adults with autism face. In this comprehensive exploration, Dan…

Navigating the Storm: What to Do When Panic Strikes

By Dan Kirkland MS, LPC-S | October 17, 2023

Panic attacks can feel like a sudden and overwhelming storm, leaving you feeling helpless and out of control. If you’ve experienced panic attacks, you know how debilitating they can be. In this comprehensive guide, Dan Kirkland, LPC-S, will walk you through what panic attacks are and offer a range of practical strategies to help you…

Thriving in a World Designed for Extroverts: Life as an Introvert

By Dan Kirkland MS, LPC-S | October 10, 2023

Are you an introvert navigating a world that often seems designed for extroverts? You’re not alone. Many introverts face unique challenges and strengths in their personal and professional lives. In this in-depth exploration, Dan Kirkland, LPC-S, will take you on a journey to understand what it means to be an introvert and provide actionable advice…

Unlocking Your Potential: The Benefits of Individual Therapy

By Dan Kirkland MS, LPC-S | October 3, 2023

Are you facing challenges in life that seem insurmountable? Do you often find yourself struggling with stress, anxiety, or relationship issues? Individual therapy, also known as counseling or talk therapy, could be the key to unlocking your potential and living a happier, more fulfilling life. In this comprehensive guide, Dan Kirkland, LPC-S, will explore the…

Understanding the Mechanics of Gottman Relationship Therapy: Building Lasting Love

By Dan Kirkland MS, LPC-S | August 16, 2023

Hey there, it’s Dan, and today I’m excited to take you on a journey into the world of Gottman Relationship Therapy. As someone who’s seen the incredible transformations it can bring to couples, I’m eager to share how this methodology works its magic in helping partners build stronger, lasting connections. Laying the Foundation: The Sound…

Unveiling the Power of Virtual Telehealth: Convenience and Confidentiality in Counseling

By Dan Kirkland MS, LPC-S | August 16, 2023

Hello, readers! Dan here, and today I’m excited to dive into a topic that’s been shaping the landscape of counseling: virtual telehealth. As a licensed professional counselor supervisor (LPC-S) with over three decades of experience, I’ve witnessed firsthand the transformative impact that this technology has brought to the world of mental health care. In this…

Bridging the Gap: Virtual Telehealth’s Impact on Counseling in Rural Texas

By Dan Kirkland MS, LPC-S | August 9, 2023

Greetings, everyone! It’s Dan here, and today I want to delve into a topic that’s close to my heart as a licensed professional counselor supervisor (LPC-S) in the state of Texas: the transformative power of virtual telehealth in enhancing mental health services, particularly in rural areas. Living in the digital age has opened up unprecedented…