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Fundamentals of Counseling Supervision: Training for Qualified Supervisor Designation in Tennessee

In-Person Training (Nashville)

12 CE Hours (6 CE Hours for single day)

“Fundamentals of Counseling Supervision: Training for Qualified Supervisor Designation in Tennessee”

Dr. Susan Lahey, PhD, LMFT
Jonathon Roy, PhD, LPC-MHSP
William Feck, Ed.S., NCC
April Lamoreaux, MA, LPCC-S (Ohio)
Tabetha Dirla, MA, LPC-MHSP (temp)

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Presentation Date/Time

Friday, July 28, 2023 & Saturday, July 29, 2023
9:00am – 4:00pm CST (both days; lunch on your own)


Quick Lecture Hall, Waggoner Library, Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37210

The Tennessee Board for Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists, and Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapists requires 12 hours of training for the LPC-MHSP supervisor designation. This training will cover the foundational elements of becoming a counselor supervisor. The training will be divided into two days of information. Day one will cover the supervisor role, supervision models, and laws and ethics. Day two will cover methods and interventions, supervision contract components, the supervisory working alliance, and technology. Attendees may choose to attend one day only.


  • Describe the supervisor role
  • Describe important factors in the supervisory working alliance
  • Identify and explain various supervision models
  • List the components of a supervision contract
  • Apply legal and ethical concepts to the supervisory relationship
  • List implementation of technology in supervision

About the Speakers

Susan Lahey, PhD, LMFT

Susan Lahey, PhD is the Director of Graduate Counseling Trevecca Nazarene University, where she has served as full-time faculty since 2007 and director since 2017. In her various roles at Trevecca, Susan has provided leadership in her role as the Doctoral Program Coordinator since 2009 as well as CACREP liaison during the accreditation process. She is also the co-faculty sponsor for Theta Nu Upsilon, the program Chi Sigma Iota honor society. Dr. Lahey previously served as secretary and Middle TN representative within the TN Marriage and Family Therapy Association for 6 years. Dr. Lahey has also trained supervisors for many years through the TLPCA and AAMFT organizations. She is a licensed marital and family therapist with a private practice. Dr. Lahey is committed to the mentoring and development of counselors, supervisors, and educators. In her work as dissertation chair over the last 13 years, her desire to serve her students’ pursuit of counselor identity has only deepened. Dr. Lahey’s research interests involve, but are not limited to, clinical supervision, counselor educator training, marital crisis, family cohesion, and leadership skills.

Jonathon Roy, Ph.D., LPC-MHSP

Jonathon received his Ph.D. from Trevecca’s Clinical Counseling, Teaching, and Supervision program this May. He is currently working as the Assistant Director for the Trevecca Counseling Center and worked in a variety of areas within the mental health field from community mental health, crisis assessment with teens, inpatient care, private and group practice locations. He has been licensed as the LPC-MHSP since Feb 2020.

William Feck, Ed.S., NCC

William Feck graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with an Education Specialist Degree in Professional Counseling. He served as a professional school counselor for five years. He now is a full-time lecturer at MTSU providing supervision for practicum and school counseling internship students. Concurrently, he is a therapist at Integrative Life Center. William is in the doctoral program at Trevecca for clinical counseling. He is trained in Brainspotting Phase I and II and Gottman Level I, and he is a nationally certified counselor (NCC).

April Lamoreaux, MA, LPCC-S (Ohio)

April L. Lamoreaux graduate from Cincinnati Christian University with a Bachelor of Science in Bible and Psychology and a Master of Arts in Counseling. April has worked in the mental health field for the past eleven years training counselors as an adjunct professor and overseeing a college counseling training center. April conducted individual and group supervision for master’s practicum students. April is currently pursuing a PhD at Trevecca Nazarene University.

Tabetha Dirla, MA, LPC-MHSP (temp)

Tabetha Dirla is a temporary licensed LPC-MHSP and is currently a full-time counselor at StrongWell addiction treatment center. Tabetha has a Master of Arts in Counseling and is currently pursuing a doctorate in counseling supervision and teaching at Trevecca University. Tabetha is a National Certified Counselor and holds memberships with APA, ACA, TCA, ACES, SACES, TLPCA, and Chi Sigma Iota Theta Nu Upsilon division. Tabetha is an advocate for human trafficking victims and has spoken at several educational platforms for advocacy.

Presenter Contact

If you any questions, please contact William Feck.

TLPCA Contact

If you any questions, please contact Robin Lee.