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Boundary Setting in Clinical Practice
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI Publishing & Media
4/21/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Demonstrate how the ACA code of Ethics Apply to boundary setting in private practice/clinical practice.
  2. Understand ethical dilemmas clinicians face surrounding boundary setting with clients in private-practice/clinical practice.
  3. Explore the financial burdens clinicians experience that could cause ethical dilemmas in private–practice/clinical practice.
  4. Explain how to keep clients safe in the context of telemental health.
  5. Understand how counselor impairment (self-care) impacts the therapeutic relationship.
  6. Explore how healthy professional leadership boundaries can influence positive outcomes in private practice and clinical practice.

Ethical and moral principles regarding boundary setting

  • Levels of ethical practice
  • Ethical decision making

The need for boundaries in a clinical/private practice setting

  • What is needed in a sound informed consent
  • Boundary crossing and the necessity of dual relationships
  • What healthy boundaries looks like
  • Boundary tips

Technology and boundary setting

  • Keeping clients safe as you prepare for the use of telemental health
  • Social media myths and boundary setting
  • Marketing and boundary setting
  • Challenges business owners face in setting solid business enhancing boundaries
  • Client retention: When to refer and to whom

Ethical financial dilemmas and boundary setting

  • Addressing money: Relationship with money and money beliefs
  • The importance of ethical fee setting
  • Knowing your WHY and business planning

How counselor impairment impacts the therapeutic relationship

  • Boundary setting in self-care
  • Critical stress factors clinicians face
  • Self-confidence and using the word NO to set boundaries
  • How burnout, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue impacts the therapeutic relationship

Explore positive outcomes in private-practice/clinical work

  • Benefits of boundary setting to the clinician, client, community and the profession


Latasha Matthews, MA, LPC, CPCS, CPLC, specializes in private practice development and counselor development. She is the author of The Dumping Ground: A Guide to Gaining Powerful Skills to Set Life-Changing Boundaries. In addition, Ms. Matthews is an adjunct professor at Shorter University, Atlanta and the owner of Illumination Counseling and coaching, LLC. She is the co-founder of Pieces that Fit, Inc., a 501(3)(c) organization that provides support for cultural diversity, mental health, academic success and life skills.

With over 20 years of experience in the human services field, Ms. Matthews has a wealth of knowledge, experience and passion that she loves to share with the world. She develops and conducts several workshops and educates counselors across the nation. She provides consultation, mentorship and internships to clinicians as often as she can. She serves as a committee member on the board for certified professional counselor supervisors from the State of Georgia.

Ms. Matthews earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Akron, in Human Resources and her MA in Professional Counseling and Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University. Her professional memberships include the American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia, Chi Sigma Iota.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Latasha Matthews is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Latasha Matthews is a member of the American Counseling Association; and Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia.
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