How do you help 200 teenagers who’ve had to flee their country find a path to peace in a new place? A psychiatrist who’s traveled across the world to help traumatized refugees from Tibet guides them to a source of wisdom and hope within themselves.
Making yourself profoundly unhappy takes tenacity and creativity. But the real art of it is to behave in ways that allow you to claim yourself to be an innocent victim, ideally of the very people from whom you’re forcibly extracting compassion and pity.
Most clients have automatic habits of thinking, feeling, and verbalizing experiences that imprison them in a world of gray sameness. How do we help them escape? The most immediate way is to ditch your logical analysis and help them experience a felt sense.
When routines and habits become as lifeless as the manner in which one brushes one’s teeth, when the choreography of one’s existence resembles a blindfolded slog through quicksand—rather than the Jets and Sharks leaping across the streets of the Upper West Side—something must be done.
Some people can drink to excess for years without experiencing the negative consequences that can destroy their lives. So when does someone cross the tenuous line from habit into addiction? And what’s the difference between the two anyway?
Changes in the habitual attitudes and behaviors that shape our lives rarely happen as the result of psychological epiphanies or emotional catharsis. Most therapeutic progress comes from the painstaking process of continual practice that reinforces some behaviors while actively discouraging others.
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Group Name: Psychotherapy Networker Symposium 2014
Event Dates: March 20-23, 2014
Rate: $226.00 – Single/Double Rate; $246.00 – Triple; $266.00 – Quad
Cut Off: February 25, 2014
2500 Calvert Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
1. Quizzes will be posted no later than the day of event.
2. Take as many quizzes as you want--up to 40. You can take a quiz over as many times as you want.
3. You must take the survey to get your CE Certificate. When you have passed the quizzes for the final number of CEs you want to earn.
4. Once you have completed your survey, we will create your CE Certificate containing complete details.
5. Your CE certificate will be emailed to you within 5 business days.