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2017 CSI Kaleidoscope Conference

The Sigma Tau Sigma Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota at Texas State University welcomes you to be a part of our 9th Annual Kaleidoscope Counseling Conference! 

Chi Sigma Iota is an international professional counseling honor society. This student-led organization strives to provide professional development opportunities, with the largest offering being the Kaleidoscope Conference. The conference will cover an array of topics and is co-sponsored by the Professional Counseling Program. Continuing education units will be offered. 

Join us on Friday, September 22, 2017 on the Texas State University campus in San Marcos.    Map to location

*Keynote Speaker and Conference Topics*

Conference Keynote Session: "Sandtray Therapy: Why it's Effective with Clients"  

Linda E. Homeyer, PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S, is a Professor of Professional Counseling at Texas State University, where she developed their play therapy and sandtray therapy program. Dr. Homyer is the recipient of the Association for Play Therapy's Lifetime Achievement Award and designated as a Director Emerita.

Dr. Homeyer presents locally, nationally, and internationally on play therapy and sandtray therapy, and has numerous publications, including "Sandtray Therapy: A Practical Manual" (3rd ed.), and "The Handbook of Group Play Therapy". Her publications have been translated into Chinese, Russian, Korean, and Spanish. 

Featured Sessions:


  • Ethics in Counseling
  • Expanding the use of Mindfulness Practices
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Domestic Violence Impact
  • LGBTQ+ Laws and Client Wellness
  • Revised LPC Rules in Texas
  • Self-harm and Suicidal Ideation
  • Neurofeedback and Neurocounseling
  • Working with Families in Crisis
  • and many more! 

Consider submitting a proposal to present at the conference and/or attending to network with fellow professionals from the Central Texas area!

Submit a Proposal through 8/25

Conference Registration

Conference Registration fees
Mental Health Professionals $60
Presenters/TxState Intern Site Supervisors $40
Current Counseling Students $35
CSI Student Members: $25