Keynotes

101 Keynote : The Power of Attention

Dan Goleman

Dan Goleman

In a culture that encourages constant busyness, multitasking, and perpetually divided awareness, more than ever, the ability to bring to bear the full power of one’s attention is what distinguishes the mediocre from the excellent Continue reading

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201 Keynote : Deliberate Practice and Inner Transformation

Tara Brach

Tara BrachOne of the foremost paradoxes of our digitally connected and instantaneous age is the lack of connection many of us feel—to ourselves, to others, and to the present moment. In her Symposium 2013 Keynote Address, Tara Brach addresses this human tendency to get caught up in self-judgment, separation, and “false refuges” Continue reading

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301 Keynote : Coming to Our Senses: On Healing Ourselves and the World

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-ZinnWe live in an era beset by collective attention deficit disorder and haunted by uncertainty about how safe we are. In this immensely popular keynote from our 2005 Networker Symposium, Jon Kabat-Zinn argues that we can come to our senses through mindful awareness practice. 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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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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