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Upcoming events

Fri, July 15, 2016 11:00 AM (PDT) • Maggiano's Little Italy, 3333 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA
Fri, July 29, 2016 12:00 PM (PDT) • Macaroni Grill, 7901 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, Ca. 92647
Fri, July 29, 2016 6:00 PM (PDT) • Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 4199 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612
Welcome from the the President

We, the Board of Directors, look forward to serving you.

We strive to provide CEU’s monthly with Exciting Speakers!  Please be sure to check out our website monthly to find out how and when to register for our monthly Luncheon or Workshop.  While at any of our events, you will have networking and advertising opportunities.

As an OC CAMFT member you benefit from monthly discounts to luncheons and events, as well as access to our Member to Member email blasts, participation in on our Find-A-Therapist site and creation of your own personalized web page if you are a Licensed Professional, or in a related field.  If you would like to join, please click on the Membership tab to access the OC CAMFT membership application. You can also register online for all our events.  In order to be an OC member you will first need to be an active member with State CAMFT.

Additionally, we are very proud to continue the “3000 Hour Club” which hosts informal networking gatherings that are designed for students and interns, to help encourage and support the process of obtaining those 3000 hours !!!

We are very proud of the programs we have designed and put together. We hope you will take advantage of many of these great opportunities. Our goal is to provide you, our members, with the best association we can.

We are always open to feedback and new ideas. Please contact us at any one of our email addresses, so that we may answer any and all questions you may have.

Thank you,

Terry Heptinstall, LMFT, LPCC

Join OC-CAMFT for our
July Luncheon


The Silent Partner in Addiction 

with Gina Tabrizy, MS, MFT 

Date: Friday, July 15, 2016

Check-in: Begins at 11 am

Luncheon: 11:00 to 1:30

Location: Maggiano's Little Italy, 3333 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA

Earn 1 CEU (CAMFT CE #59405)

Course Description:

This presentation will explore the relationship between addiction and trauma. Symptoms associated with trauma will be outlined as well as a treatment approach. The presentation will explain how addicts who have repetitive and chronic relapses often have an under diagnosed history of trauma. The primary role of the therapist will be identified.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to define trauma.
  2. Participants will be able to identify 3 symptoms of underlying trauma.
  3. Participants will be able to determine 3 techniques that can be used with a client with underlying trauma.

To preregister for the OC-CAMFT Luncheon:

  • OC CAMFT Members - $32  (Deadline is May 18th)
  • OC CAMFT Guests - $37 (Deadline is May 18th)
  • Walk-ins - $45

If you prefer to pay by check, please click HERE for payment info and to submit a reservation form so that we have your email contact information. (check must be postmarked by May 13th) Please include your email address so that we can send you a confirmation email 2 days prior to the event.

Please review our ADA Policy HERE.

If you have a special need or need special accommodations, please click HERE. Please advise us of your needs no later than 7 days prior to the event so that we may be able to accommodate you.

Please make a separate transaction for each and every reservation requested. If you are paying by credit card, the receipt you receive at the end of your payment is your confirmation reservation. Those reserving by check and are reserving for 2 or more may combine payment. ONLY check payments received by deadline will receive an email confirmation 2 days prior to event. Any payments not received by deadline are not reserved and will be considered walk-in status. Please note our cancellation policy on our registration page.

  • Course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Orange County Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (Provider #59405) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs.  Orange County Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.


Gina H. Tabrizy is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 30 years of experience. Currently she is the Clinical Director, cofounder, and owner of Harmony Heals Holistic Counseling Center and Harmony Heals Detox. She has appeared on television programs, several talk radio and internet programs, and hundreds of lectures at agencies and universities. She holds multiple certifications and specialties, and is an adjunct professor at Cal State Long Beach.



Networking Lunch for 

Licensed Clinical Members
& Licensed Guests

Facilitated by OC-CAMFT's Membership Director, Joshua Soto and President, Terry Heptinstall, MFT

Informal Opportunity for Networking, Information & Camaraderie

Friday, July 29th, 2016
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

7901 Edinger

Huntington Beach, CA 92647

(714) 901-4481

This is a No-Host event

Parking: There is plenty of parking outside of the restaurant.

No membership is required & 

registration is FREE!

Feel free to invite colleagues

OC CAMFT’s General Networking Mixer is a gathering of Licensed MFTs and colleagues for networking, information & camaraderie!  The goal is to provide a meet and greet alternating monthly in North and South Orange County.

If you have any questions, contact our Marketing Director, Joshua Soto, at marketing@occamft.org.  All feedback and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

Looking forward to seeing you Friday, July 29th!!

OC-CAMFT's 3000 Club

Getting to the Other Side of 3000  


Supervision: Navigating the Good, the Bad, & the Ugly!

with Carla Rather, LMFT

Join us for our monthly gathering For pre-licensed MFT/LPCC/LCSWs, this is your opportunity to meet others who share your professional challenges, have some fun and learn something new....

Come and bring a friend! 

When:    Friday July 29th, 2016

              6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Chicago School of

                  Professional Psychology

    4199 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612

   4th floor - Room 417/418

   (949) 769-770

  • FREE appetizers and Non-alcoholic beverages will be provided
  • FREE One workshop hour is also offered, pending supervisor approval
  • Membership NOT required to attend 

We look forward to seeing you!

Here is a FLIER to share!!

Learning objectives include:

  • Safeguarding the sanctity of your development as a therapist
  • What supervision is and what supervision is not
  • Parameters of appropriate clinical supervision
  • Identifying harmful supervision
  • Dealing with a supervisor's countertransference
  • BBS/CAMFT initiatives to improve supervision quality
  • BBS/CAMFT initiatives in support of the pre-licensed community
  • Experiential learning application via vignettes
If you have any questions, contact our Intern Representatives Shanda Karasek at prelicenseddirector@occamft.org & Rachelle Marshall at 

Orange County Chapter of CAMFT, PO Box 12825, Newport Beach, CA 92658   (714) 556-7129
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