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2023 Annual Conference Highlights

February 9-11 | Durham Convention Center

2023 Annual Conference Poster PresentationWe had an incredible 2023 Annual Conference! We were back in Durham, NC for our first in person event since February 2020. Over 270 attendees from across the state came together for pre-conference sessions, CE programming, graduate student poster sessions, a keynote address by Author & Speaker Gregg Levoy, awards presentation, exhibitors, lunch, and networking.

Thank you to our attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors for making this year’s conference a success. Congratulations to all of our award winners! We look forward to seeing you in 2024.

Conference Photos

2022 Award Winners

Ella Stephens Barrett Award
Dr. Rebekah Byrd

Don C. Locke Multicultural and Social Justice Award
Dr. Noreal Armstrong

Jane E. Myers Wellness Counseling Award
Felix Morton

Innovation & Creativity in Counseling Award
Dr. Levette Scott

Professional Writing & Research Award
Dr. Keisha Rogers

Beginning Counselor Award
Bill Stewart

Devoted Service Award
Dr. Dominique Hammonds

Administrator of the Year Award
Dr. Chadwick Royal

Special Citizen's Merit Award
Jenn Wages

Most Improved Division

Leader Board Winner
Vanessa Doran

Poster Presenter Winners
1st Place: Rebecca Dorrill
2nd Place: Laci Cyrus
3rd Place: Whitt Daniel, Emily Jones, Tyler Young

Raffle Prize Winners
Casey Reagan - 2023-2024 Membership
Princesa Hurd – Registration to the 2024 Annual Conference

Thank You to Our Sponsors and Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsor

ECU Logo

Gold Sponsor

A Therapist Like Me Logo

Silver Sponsors

Fellowship Hall, HopeWay and UNCC School of Professional Studies

Bronze Sponsor

Veritas Collaborative


A Therapist Like Me
Creasman Counseling
ECU’s Counselor Education Program
ECU’s Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies
Edward Jones
Fellowship Hall
Thrilled Therapist
UNCC School of Professional Studies
Veritas Collaborative 

2023 Annual Conference Photos