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2023 MAMFT Annual Conference: Inspired: Harnessing the Power of Relational Therapy

  • Thursday, February 16, 2023
  • 8:00 AM
  • Friday, February 17, 2023
  • 4:30 PM
  • Centennial Plaza, Gulfport, MS


  • Contact Britney at or 601-695-8875 for registration code.
  • Please contact Britney at
    or 601-695-8875 for registration code.

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Conference Agenda

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Welcome 7:45-8:00am              

  • Kathryn Arms—MAMFT President

Ethics Workshop 8:00am-12:00pm            

  • Ethical Considerations for MFT Telehealth Work
Lindsey E. Marsh, LMFT-S, LPC
  • The Ethical Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy: Managing Risk While Developing Safety for Clients

Benjamin Wood, MS, LMFT, CSAT

Boxed Lunch 12:00-1:00pm 

Concurrent Workshops 1:15-3:15pm

  • 101—Suffering in Silence: Why Military Members Don’t Trust the Therapeutic Process 

Kasey Scharnett King, LMFT

  • 102—Don’t Pick Up the Rope: Navigating Personality Disorders in Practice 
Lacey Herrington, Ph.D.
  • 103—Supervision Workshop**


**Please note this workshop is for approved supervisors only.

15 Minute Break

Concurrent Workshops 3:30-5:30pm

  • 201—DBT: The Basics and Use with Substance Use Disorders  

Robert "Bobby" Scott, M.A., LMFT, ICAADC

  • 202—The Self-Reflective Financial Therapist: Working with Couples and Working on Self 

Chelsey Holden, Ph.D., LMFT, LPC, BC-TMH, NCC 

Michelle Jeanfreau, Ph.D., LMFT 

Friday, February 17, 2023

Keynote Workshop I 8:30-11:30am

  • Attachment Based Treatment of Shame & Addiction in Couples Therapy 
Jim Thomas, LMFT

MAMFT Annual Business Meeting & Awards Luncheon 11:30am-1:00pm

Keynote Workshop II 1:15-4:15pm

  • Towards an Emotionally Engaged and Generous Use of Therapist Self in Therapy
Jim Thomas, LMFT

By attending the MAMFT Conference every year, LMFTs can obtain all the CE hours necessary for license renewal! The Mississippi Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT) has been approved by the Mississippi Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists (MSBOE) and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. The 2023 conference will offer 14 CE hours.

Special instructions for those renewing in 2023 and beyond:The MSBOE has announced that the definition for face-to-face continuing education now includes live webinars, such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams. This means that if you choose to attend the conference virtually you will be able to count those hours as regular face-to-face hours for renewal. 


Executive Director - Britney Mangum


PO Box 16494 | Hattiesburg, MS 39404

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