Pierce County Counselors Association

An Organization of Mental Health and Related Professionals

Offering opportunities for continuing education, networking, mutual support, and counseling resources.



The 2023-2024 PCCA Membership year runs from September 1 to June 30 and includes monthly trainings: the 6-hour September Ethics training*, plus 1.5 CEU workshops in October, November, January, February, March, April, May and June.

Our trainings are LIVE – both in person and on Zoom.

Our in person location is:
Trinity Presbyterian Church / Bryant Neighborhood Center
1615 6th Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98405

All trainings/workshops provide approved CEUs for all LICSWs and Associates, LMFTs and Associates, and LMHCs and Associates. Registration is open for 2023-2024!


Some of the Many Benefits of Joining PCCA:

Network with Your Peers

Gain New Resources

Get CEU Credit

Upcoming Training Topics

All trainings are LIVE, both in person and simultaneously on Zoom

Protecting Against Technology Risks of Data Loss, Exploitation and Data Breach

Presented by Jeanette Smith-Perrone, PhD, CISSP, MBA

April 19, 2024 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM | 1.5 CEUs

Improve Client Outcomes, Become a Better Therapist & Decrease Burnout with Deliberate Practice

Presented by Sandra Killebrew, MA, LMFT (UT), LMFTA (WA)

May 17, 2024 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM | 1.5 CEUs

Understanding Workplace Bullying: Clinical and Systemic Interventions

Presented by Pamela Raphael, LMHC

June 21, 2024 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM | 1.5 CEUs

Past presentations from our 2023-2024 membership year:

Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Presented by Dorian Hunter, PhD

March 15, 2024 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM | 1.5 CEUs

Trauma-Informed Yoga for Dementia Health

Presented by Adrienne Ione, PsyD

February 16, 2024 | 10:00- 11:30 AM | 1.5 CEUs

Everything to Know About Emotional Support Animals

Presented by Alyssa Nelson, MA, LMHC, SUDP, RYT

January 19, 2024 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM | 1.5 CEUs

Empowering Mental Health Professionals to Combat Burnout Through Self-Care and Resilience

Presented by Tanisha Medina, MA, LMHC, MHP

November 17, 2023 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM | 1.5 CEUs

When Things Fall Apart: Helping Clients Understand the Process of Medical Trauma

Presented by Maggie Eastman, MA, LMFTA

October 20, 2023 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM | 1.5 CEUs
1.5 CEU trainings are FREE for PCCA Members
$20 for Non-Members
* Additional Fee for Ethics Training