Attend Continuing Education at Aspire

Aspire Counseling offers six continuing education workshops every year. Workshops are open to mental health professionals, trainees and students. Workshops are run during spring and fall each year, and are normally on Friday mornings from 8:30 to noon. Coffee and morning tea is provided.

Aspire Counseling is approved to provide three hours of continuing education credit through the Maryland Board of Examiners in Psychology, the National Board for Certified Counselors, and the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners, and by American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Aspire Counseling maintains responsibility for the programs and its content. Full attendance is required to receive credit; credit for partial attendance will not be awarded.

Current Program

Making Connections: Windows to the Self

Sept 15th | From Flood to Flow — The Neurophysiology of Trauma, Kris Halstead, MA, MSW, LCSW-C, Psychotherapist and Trainer Trauma Specialist

Nov 3rd | Elevating Ethical Awareness Liz McBride, MA, CEAP U.S. House of Representatives, Office of Employee Assistance, Director

December 1 | Vicarious Trauma - The Impact on Children and Adolescents Marsha Riggio, Ph.D., NCC, LPC-S

Download the brochure here.

Location: John Hopkins University | Shady Grove Campus, A/R Building
9601 Medical Center Drive Rockville, MD 20850
And Coffee 8:30 | Workshop 9:00—12:15

Aspire Counseling is approved to sponsor continuing education workshops for psychologists, professional counselors and social workers. Each workshop is 3 CE credits. Full attendance (9:00 - 12:15) required for certificate.


To register online click the button below.

To register by mail download the brochure and return the registration form by mail to Aspire CE Workshops, 16220 Frederick Rd, Gaithersburg 20877.

Fee per workshop:

  • Early registration: $60
  • Walk-in/late registration: $70
  • Early registration cutoff is 7:00 PM the Wednesday before the workshop

  • Register for all three workshops For $150 total
  • First time attendees: $50 for your first session
  • Repeat attendees: Bring a first time attendee and you pay $50!
  • We will refund your registration fee if we receive notice of cancellation 48 hours in advance of the workshop.