Addiction and relapse are demanding and bewildering issues, often leaving therapists unsure of what to do. This workshop will present a comprehensive overview of treatment, recovery, and relapse. You’ll learn that relapse is a process with 11 identifiable steps in the downward spiral and participate in a skills training that will explain the dynamics
A Vision of Integrative Mental Health
Charting Your Path to Clinical Excellence
The Way We Were---the Way We Are, 1978--2012
Facing the Challenge of 21st-Century Activism
Therapists in the Movies
Does Understanding the Brain Make Us Wiser?
Dancing with Your Brain
Daniel Leven and Jody Wager
In this lively event, body therapist Daniel Leven and dance therapist Jody Wager use movement to engage your creativity and open new learning channels to prime you for a fuller, more exhilarating Symposium experience. No video available.
Body Wisdom, Lost and Found
Pat Ogden, a clinical innovator at the forefront of incorporating bodywork in psychotherapy for more than 30 years, will explore how therapists can become both less word-bound and more present to their clients. No video available. Click here to read or comment on the blog.
Although many therapists are hesitant to step out of the comfort zone of conventional talk therapy to incorporate somatic and mindfulness-based techniques into a more comprehensive and collaborative model of therapy, that may be where the future of therapy lies. In this workshop, we’ll explore a comprehensive mind-body approach to treatment, in which the therapist
In recent years, while mindfulness has become omnipresent in psychotherapy, too often clinicians have adopted a passive-observer form of witness consciousness, believing it’s enough just to help clients observe thoughts and emotions from a place of separation and extend acceptance toward them. This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview
Attachment disturbances begin imprinting in the body and nervous system before infants have the benefit of words or concepts. It’s this preverbal, subpsychological aspect that highlights the importance of emphasizing bottom-up interventions to help shift deeply held patterns in the body that talk therapy can’t cure. Somatic Attachment processing
Just starting out? Welcome to the New Professionals Community---our instant confidence-booster, dedicated to helping you feel comfortable within the therapy community. We’ll have interactive discussions, led by a senior therapist and national business coach, that’ll expand your understanding of clinical issues and provide an overview
Do you have a diet mentality of “good” and “bad” foods that creates anxiety and takes up lots of mental energy? This workshop will teach you how to use the concept of Attuned Eating to arrive at a place where physical and emotional well-being is more than the number on the scale. We’ll begin by understanding what it means to be an Attuned Eater who