Enriching Your Life;
Enriching Your Clinical Practice
The Annual Conference of the Maine Mental Health Counselors Association
Friday November 6, 2015, 9 am – 5 pm
7 Contact Hours – NBCC Approved
Our Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Maria Sirois is an inspirational speaker, consultant, and licensed clinical psychologist who has worked in the fields of wellness and positive psychology for twenty years. As a lecturer and motivational speaker, Maria has been invited to keynote at conferences for wellness organizations, businesses, hospitals, hospices, religious and philanthropic institutions around the country. A master storyteller, her lectures and workshops combine powerful and moving anecdotes with research to bring an audience to the place we all most want to be: moved to tears, joy and positive action within the lives we are already living. Trained at the New England Deaconness Mind/Body Clinic (Boston, Mass.) and at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, Mass.) she currently works as a consultant to families, psychology staffs and hospital and hospice organizations. She received her doctorate from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology in 1993.
Situated on 387 acres of picturesque mountainside terrain overlooking Penobscot Bay, in Maine’s scenic Mid-Coast region, the grounds at Point Lookout are reminiscent of a nature preserve. Surround yourself with a true authentic Maine experience, while taking in the sights, sounds and splendor of the area around you. Regardless your passion, Point Lookout has something to excite and inspire you. Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiast appreciate the natural beauty of our wooded property. Weaving its way through and around the grounds are 3.8 Miles of hiking trails that provide ample opportunities to connect with nature. From the giant Maine pine trees, to the red granite boulders, and down to the rocky shore of our private beach access, you will enjoy being surrounded by many of the natural features Maine is renowned for. Guests of Point Lookout enjoy access to a wealth of indoor and outdoor recreation activities. Enjoy a morning game of tennis, hiking, biking, kayaking, horseshoes, disc golf and more while taking in the fresh mountain air. Should the day be cool or rainy, come inside and enjoy our state-of-the-art fitness and recreation complete with racquetball and squash courts, billiards, ping pong, basketball or volleyball in the gymnasium. Play a few frames of bowling in our eight lane bowling alley, complete with foosball and video game arcade. Enjoy a round of disc golf on our 18 hole course. We also keep a supply of card and board games on hand for you to enjoy.
Attendees of the MEMHCA Conference can take advantage of some amazing reduced rates for lodging at Point Lookout prior to the conference. Book your own lodge, or make plans to share a beautiful, spacious lodge with friends or colleagues and enjoy all that Point Lookout offers. For more information or to book your lodge call (207) 789-2000 or visit www.visitpointlookout.com.
MEMHCA is the professional organization in the state of Maine for Mental Health Counselors, licensed in Maine as LCPCs. We represent and support Mental Health Counselors who work in private practice, public and private agencies, hospitals, schools, universities, and businesses.
We are the Maine state chapter of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)