Presenters


Dale Bertram, PhD, LMFT (KY; AL; TX)

Dale is a Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. Dr. Bertram has offered the AAMFT Pre-Approved Supervision Refresher Course for the state Associations for Marriage and Family Therapy in Kentucky, Alabama and Texas, as well as for private supervision clients. Additionally, he routinely presents on Erickson Clinicial Supervision, the Principles of MFT Ethics and is co-authoring a book on Ericksonian Supervision.



Mike Rankin, MA, LMFT (KY)

Mike is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor who has a private practice in Louisville, KY. Mike formerly was the Executive Director of the Kentucky Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. He is a seasoned supervisor who routinely supervises a number of students and associates who are pursuing MFT licensure. Mike is an experienced workshop speaker, who has presented on MFT Ethics, Ericksonian supervision, and MFT supervision. He is currently co-authoring a book with Dr. Bertram on Eriksonian Supervision.



Tony Watkins, MA, LMFT (AL)

Tony is an LMFT in the state of Alabama and he provides clinical services in his private practice and he works as a military and family life counselor. Tony is a certified trainer for AMSR, Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk, as well as, a certified trainer in several other evidence-based treatments.   Formerly, he was an administrator and therapist with Northkey Community Mental Health in Northern Kentucky. He is also a former chair of the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists. Mr. Watkins is a seasoned workshop presenter, presenting routinely on MFT Ethics, MFT Supervision, and a number of other topics. His wealth of experience from serving the licensure board, along with his work in community mental health are great assets to each of the presentations in which he is involved.