|All the audio from our 3 most popular 2012 series
Diets and Our Demons, Who's Afraid of Couples Therapy?, The Lastest Advancements in Trauma Treatment
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|Session 1: Is Attuned Eating the Answer to Diet Failure?
Find out why dieting often makes us fatter, how attuned eating works, why weight management may be preferable to traditional weight-loss approaches, and what the physiology of dieting teaches us about why weight loss is so difficult. With Judith Matz, L.C.S.W.
|Session 2: Skills for Successful Dieting
Learn about the mental attitudes necessary for successful dieting and discuss the key to effective weight loss. Help clients to learn pre-dieting skills, food selection, and how to stay motivated for life. With Judith Beck, Ph.D.
|Session 3: Achieving Health at Every Size
Learn how science challenges the conventional views about weight and health, how weight-loss goals undermine a client's ability to achieve good health habits, how to help clients reframe their weight concerns and find what they're really seeking, and how to emphasize the importance of self-nourishment. With Linda Bacon, Ph.D.
|Session 4: Overcoming Compulsive Eating
Join us for this intriguing conversation about the roots of our relationship with food, why eating is inseparable from our core beliefs about being alive, how to trust your body, and how to demystify weight loss. With Geneen Roth.
|Session 1: Overcoming Our Fears: Why Therapists Avoid Doing Couples Therapy
Find out why clinicians are often so resistant to doing couples therapy, why working individually with clients with serious relational issues may be harmful, and how therapists can better equip themselves for effective couples therapy work. With Ellyn Bader, Ph.D. and Peter Pearson, Ph.D.
|Session 2: The Choreography of Healing: Expanding Your Emotional Range
Learn how therapists can work with emotion by distinguishing content from process, developing a nourishing, nonverbal connection between partners, and carefully defining a role as a differentiated guide.
With Hedy Schleifer, M.A., L.M.H.C.
|Session 3: In or Out?: Helping Couples with Different Divorce Agendas
Learn how to effectively help couples who may have different agendas in mind by using Discernment Counseling, an approach that helps couples clarify their feelings about divorce and determine whether they’re ready for reconciliation. With William Doherty, Ph.D.
|Session 4: Confidentiality, Secrets, and How to Deal with Affairs
Learn about how to help couples rebuild trust and intimacy after an affair, understand the variety of different cultural perspectives on affairs, and learn how—contrary to conventional wisdom—some infidelities can actually transform, rather than traumatize, a relationship.
With Esther Perel, M.A., L.M.F.T.
|Session 5: Angry Women, Withdrawn Men: Breaking Through in Couples Therapy
Examine the classic dynamic of couples therapy that often leaves therapists stuck and confused—an angry woman clashing with a withdrawn man—and learn how clinicians can more effectively work with male shame and female fear of disconnection. With Jette Simon, Lic.
|Session 6: Taking Off the Masks: Truth-Telling in Couples Work
Explore unconventional perspectives on confronting partners and discover methods for helping clients improve their relationships—not by soothing their inner children, but by challenging them to change themselves.
With David Schnarch, Ph.D.
|Session 1: The Five Essential Ingredients of Effective Trauma Treatment
Discover what more than two decades of detailed follow-up interviews with trauma clients have revealed about the nuts-and-bolts do’s and dont's of good trauma work and how to most effectively structure a collaborative approach to treatment.
With Mary Jo Barrett, M.S.W.
|Session 2: Reshaping the Trauma Narrative
Explore how the stories clients tell about a trauma event shape their experience of it. You’ll learn how to help them develop a more positive “untold” story, plus myriad ways to help clients bolster their cognitive, emotional, physical, and behavioral resilience. With Don Meichenbaum, Ph.D.
|Session 3: The Body in Trauma Work
Learn how to help trauma clients gain greater awareness of their bodies and create a “somatic narrative” to work through experiences and disturbing emotions that may be otherwise inaccessible to them cognitively. With Pat Ogden, Ph.D.
|Session 4: Trauma in Context
Learn about the relevance of trauma work issues like family dynamics, poverty, and racism, and how to broaden your clinical frame of reference to address the too-often-ignored sociocultural dimensions of what can keep traumatized clients stuck. With Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D.
|Session 5: Treating the Dissociated Client
Examine the special challenges of working with dissociated clients. You’ll learn practical methods for helping them move beyond their deeply entrenched patterns of avoidance so they can process the overwhelming experiences of abuse or loss at the root of their dysfunction. With Christine Courtois, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
|Session 6: Trauma and Transformation
Explore an attachment-based approach grounded in affective neuroscience in which the therapist builds a relationship as a trusted “True Other” and enlists the client in a process of dyadic affect regulation that allows the client’s own dormant resilience to emerge. With Diana Fosha, Ph.D.