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Education on Demand Waugh Conference

Waugh Conference

Counseling Couples
with Dr. Cyndi Matthews, the Clinical Director and Counseling Lecturer at the University of North Texas at Dallas and Counselor at New Horizons Centerfor Healing.

Friday, April 17, 2015

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WTAMU Alumni Banquet Hall

Session I: After the Affair? Strategies for Working with Couples in Crisis
Session II: LGBTQIAAP Couples Counseling
Session III: Infertility in Couples Counseling
Session IV: Improving Communication in the Relationship

The 30th Annual Waugh Counseling Seminar provides four sessions for a total of .6 CEUs for professionals from a range of fields:

  • School Counselors and Administrators
  • Licensed Professional Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Graduate Students
  • Ministers, Pastors and Clergy
  • Health-Care Professionals
  • Educators and Students
  • Probation and Law Enforcement Officers


     WTAMU Education on Demand
     Ken Waugh Counseling Seminar
     WTAMU Box 60185
     Canyon, TX 79016-0001
     Phone 806-651-2037

     Dr. Leigh Green
     Phone 806-651-8209
     Fax 806-373-1658

About the speaker: 
Dr Cyndi Matthews is a dynamic and enthusiastic Counselor Educator, Researcher, Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (LPC-S), and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) working with diversity, multicultural, and social justice issues in the areas of marriage and family relationships and personal/individual counseling. She is currently the president of the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Counselors (TAMFC) and was a senator in the Texas Counselors for Social Justice (TxCSJ) and an emerging leader for the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW) last year.

She’s taught various courses in counseling including; couples and family therapy, multicultural counseling, developmental processes through the lifetime, professional ethics, crisis intervention, and practicum in counseling. Dr. Matthews private practice specializes in Individuals/Couples/Families, LGBT Issues/Gender Identity, Depression/Anxiety/Stress, Addiction (Drug/ Alcohol/Gambling/Sex, etc.), Eating Disorders, Religious Abuse/Cult Recovery, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Sexual, Emotional, & and Physical Abuse, Anger Management, Domestic Violence, Sex Therapy, Premarital Counseling, Communication Skills, and Relationship Effectiveness.

She is the Clinical Director and Counseling Lecturerat the University of North Texas at Dallas and Counselor at New Horizons Centerfor Healing. Dr. Matthews has been married 30 years and has three children that help her form her life, work and family balance she tries to teach and model.

The Waugh Conference is not eligible for academic credit at WTAMU.