Friday, March 22

7:00 AM Yoga

Join Amy Weintraub for a yoga session concentrating on breathwork, vitality, inner calm, and focused attention.

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7:45 AM Coffee and Danish

Exhibit Hall

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9:00 AM Welcome and Keynote

K. Anders EricssonPsychotherapy and the Science of Human Excellence
K. Anders Ericsson
K. Anders Ericsson has been widely acknowledged as the world’s leading “expert on Continue reading

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201/301 In Search of Excellence

Scott MillerK. Anders EricssonScott Miller & K. Anders Ericsson • Friday All Day
In the past two decades, the burgeoning science of expert performance has identified the specific practices that distinguish Continue reading

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203/303 Joining through the Truth

Terry RealTerry Real • Friday All Day
Most of us were trained to believe that when it comes to having clients face the really difficult truths in their lives, especially their own obnoxious, selfish, or self-defeating behavior, we need to be extremely careful. In contrast, this workshop presents Continue reading

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204/304 Relational Neuroscience

Amy BanksAmy Banks • Friday All Day
Every day, we’re engulfed by cultural messages directing us to be competitive, independent, and most of all, emotionally disconnected—even though the innate biology of our nervous systems functions best when we work together in groups and Continue reading

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206/306 “Presencing” Attachment

Diane Poole HellerDiane Poole Heller • Friday All Day
Many clients bring to therapy the remnants of attachment wounds experienced before they’d learned to speak or use language to organize memory, so talk therapy often is ineffective at getting to the root of the early memories that can continue to roil Continue reading

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207/307 The Therapeutic Craft

David BurnsDavid Burns • Friday All Day
Typically, workshops and conferences focus on theories and new methods, without taking the time to help participants actually assess and enhance their skills. This daylong session will give you the opportunity to practice basic, powerful skills that Continue reading

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208/308 Treating Anxiety and OCD

Susan OsofskySusan Osofsky • Friday All Day
Treating anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) challenges many therapists’ usual way of approaching clients. Not only does talk therapy generally not work to alleviate or reduce symptoms of anxiety or ritualized repetitive behavior, but it Continue reading

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209/309 An Introduction to DBT

Anita MandleyAnita Mandley • Friday All Day
Research has shown that Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is particularly useful in treating complex trauma and patients with borderline personality disorder. This workshop will teach you how to integrate some principles and techniques of trauma Continue reading

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210/310 Changes that Work

Steve AndreasSteve Andreas • Friday All Day
Too much therapy is slow, vague, tedious, and ineffective because we can easily get preoccupied with the conscious content of what our clients present, rather than discovering the underlying structure of the largely unconscious visual, auditory, Continue reading

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211/311 Talking with Teenagers

Janet EdgetteJanet Sasson Edgette • Friday All Day
Most teens are only in therapy because their parents, their teachers, the juvenile court judge, or some other authority has told them they must see a therapist—or else. Consequently, they often find standard therapeutic bromides and shrink-wrapped Continue reading

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212/312 Integrative Mental Health

Rubin NaimanRubin Naiman • Friday All Day
Given the crisis in our healthcare system today, there’s increasing recognition that medical and mental healthcare can no longer be separated. Based on the work of Andrew Weil, this workshop introduces the emerging field of Integrative Mental Continue reading

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213/313 Narcissists in Relationship

Wendy BeharyWendy Behary • Friday All Day
Narcissists are notoriously difficult to work with. They can be arrogant, condescending, lacking in empathy, and so self-absorbed they seem incapable of forming genuine relationships with anyone, including therapists. So how can we Continue reading

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214/314 Self-Destructive Teens

Matthew SelekmanMark BeyebachMatthew Selekman & Mark Beyebach • Friday All Day
The challenge of treating adolescents caught in a cycle of self-destructive behavior and addiction can’t be overstated, but Continue reading

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215/315 Integrating Breathing

Richard BrownPatricia GerbargRichard Brown & Patricia Gerbarg • Friday All Day
Research demonstrates that a few easily learned breathing techniques have powerful self-regulating, anxiety-reducing effects for Continue reading

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217/317 Treating Complex Trauma

Mary Jo BarrettLinda Stone FishMary Jo Barrett & Linda Stone Fish • Friday All Day
Trauma-informed clinicians now distinguish between PTSD as a reaction to a single traumatic event and complex trauma as a Continue reading

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