305 Emotional Healing

Tara Brach

Tara BrachPerhaps never before has it been so important to teach clients tools for training their attention, offering them a sense of refuge and calm in the face of life’s challenges. In this experiential Symposium 2013 Workshop, Tara Brach artfully weaves Continue reading

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306 Transcending the Habitual

Eugene Gendlin

Eugene GendlinAt times, therapists can make the mistake of putting more focus on clients’ emotions than on their whole lived experience. In this Webcast Session, Eugene Gendlin makes the case for getting our clients to deliberately focus on the body and sense the full Continue reading

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307 Attachment: A Continuing Debate

Jerome Kagan and Dan Siegel

Jerome KaganDan Siegel

Attachment Theory has proven itself to be more than a passing trend. It’s formed the basis for such an array of treatment models and approaches that many of today’s therapists have attached themselves to Attachment Theory. But at what cost? Continue reading

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308 A Mind-Body Approach to Depression

James Gordon

James GordonA new vision of integrative mental health that goes beyond the “talking cure” is emerging in our profession. This Webcast Session on depression reflects our growing awareness of the inseparability of mind and body. Acquire a wide range of mind-body Continue reading

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401 Keynote : The Science of Human Excellence

K. Anders Ericsson

K. Anders EricssonWe all know of therapists who are considered experts in the field, but how exactly did they get there and how can we join them? According to Symposium 2013 Keynote Speaker Anders Ericsson, focused, deliberate, sustained practice Continue reading

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402 The Now Moment

Chris Germer and Diana Fosha

Chris GermerDiana Fosha

Over the years, our notions of therapeutic interaction have increasingly come to emphasize a quality of “now-ness” and immediate presence for both therapist and client. Our current ideas of what constitutes a corrective emotional experience Continue reading

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403 Family Therapy for the Postmodern Family

Martha Straus

Martha StrausBringing kids together with their parents, both in and out of the consulting room, is often easier said than done. As Martha Straus notes in this Webcast session on families, there are times when it’s useful to work with the whole family together Continue reading

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404 Customizing Mindfulness

Ron Siegel

Esther PerelAs mindfulness practice is increasingly being integrated into psychotherapy, therapists too often have come to see it as a one-size-fits-all remedy. But, as Ron Siegel’s Symposium 2013 Workshop demonstrates, mindfulness practices actually include  Continue reading

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405 Bringing the Felt Sense into the Consulting Room

Joan Klagsbrun

Joan KlagsbrunWhen clients get stuck in their emotions—reactive anger, overwhelming sadness, frantic worry—engaging them in a body-oriented felt sense of their experience can guide them toward healing, movement, and growth. In this Webcast Session, learn how to Continue reading

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406 When is Attachment the Issue?

Bruce Ecker

Bruce EckerCritics of attachment theory have raised concerns about therapists becoming too eager to arbitrarily trace every problematic behavior back to some early attachment injury. In this Webcast Session, Bruce Ecker acknowledges that attachment theory can’t Continue reading

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407 Interrupting the Anxiety Cycle

Danie Beaulieu

Danie BeaulieuAnxiety is the most common problem that clients bring into psychotherapy. This session from our Anxiety Webcast Series highlights the importance of bringing nonverbal, experiential methods into the consulting room. Expand your range of active Continue reading

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501 Keynote : Future View: Charting Psychotherapy’s New Horizons

William Doherty, Susan Johnson, and Gary Small

William DohertySusan JohnsonGary SmallOn the closing day of Symposium 2013, we asked three leading figures in our field to speak about what they consider to be critical to the future of therapeutic practice. Each TED Talk-style presentation is a 20-minute encapsulation of Continue reading

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502 Using Mindfulness to Deepen Emotional Experience

Diana Fosha

Esther PerelFor webcast presenter Diana Fosha, emotion is more than a feeling—it’s a whole body experience. With the goal of helping her clients connect to their own vitality, she engages them in experiential practices designed to integrate mind and body. Explore Continue reading

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503 Male-Friendly Psychotherapy

Pat Love

Pat LoveLet’s face it—many men who come to therapy think it simply isn’t a “guy thing.” Unfortunately, therapists have reinforced this perception by being slow to recognize the distinct strengths men bring to relationships. In this Webcast session on couples Continue reading

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504 Interpersonal Neurobiology in the Consulting Room

Dan Siegel

Dan SiegelThese days, it’s hard to ignore the huge amount of research and energy currently being devoted to neuroscience. In this Webcast Session on neurobiology, Daniel Siegel argues that our cache of knowledge about the brain is more valuable when integrated Continue reading

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505 Brain to Brain

Janina Fisher

Janina FisherTherapy is a complex, shifting, neurobiological exchange between two human organisms—a brain-to-brain dance. But who’s the leader? In this Symposium 2013 Workshop, Janina Fisher leads you through demonstrations and practices that help you consciously  Continue reading

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506 The 5 Essential Ingredients of Effective Trauma Treatment

Mary Jo Barrett

Mary Jo BarrettNo area of therapeutic practice has undergone more transformation in recent years than work with trauma survivors. This session from our Webcast Series on trauma covers what more than two decades of detailed follow-up interviews with trauma clients Continue reading

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507 The Core Tasks of Psychotherapy

Don Meichenbaum

Don MeichenbaumWhat are the characteristics and practices of expert therapists that account for their effectiveness? This Symposium 2013 Workshop offers an integration of both evidence-based interventions and relationship-focused approaches that provide Continue reading

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