John T. McCarthy, PhD, NCC

Creativity and creative problem-solving can enter into and be beneficial in various realms of a counselor's position. This interactive, activity-filled session will cover fundamental points in creative thinking supplemented by the research as a way to spark innovative thinking and approaches in the challenging workplace.


  1. List three career-sustaining behaviors.
  2. Discuss the importance of incubation.
  3. Describe the four levels of creativity.
Target Audience: Clinical personnel, counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, educators. Intermediate level. CE credits offered = 1.5 contact hours