Friday, March 22

218 Customizing Mindfulness

Ronald SiegelRonald Siegel • Friday Morning
As mindfulness practice is increasingly being integrated into psychotherapy, therapists too often have come to see it as a one-size-fits-all remedy. But mindfulness practices actually include a range of tools that need to be customized patient by patient. Continue reading

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220 From Trauma to Resilience

Donald MeichenbaumDonald Meichenbaum • Friday Morning
Even though up to 80 percent of the North American population report exposure to traumatic events only 5 to 10 percent ever develop PTSD or complex PTSD. While the majority of traumatized individuals may bend, they don’t break; in fact, they not only Continue reading

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221 Helping the Bullied Child

Stan DavisStan Davis • Friday Morning
Therapists often feel powerless to help a child who’s being bullied, and, as a result, may inadvertently increase the child’s self-blame. This workshop provides a systematic approach to empower bullied young people and build inner strength and resilience, Continue reading

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222 What a Body Is “Saying”

Daniel LevenDaniel Leven • Friday Morning
Every therapist has had the experience of listening to clients who return week after week, recycling the same fundamental narrative of their life over and over. Increasingly, we’re discovering that real therapeutic progress can occur quite    Continue reading

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223 Therapy’s Inner Game

Richard SchwartzRichard Schwartz • Friday Morning
A key part of being an effective therapist is maintaining an awareness of what emotions the client’s behaviors may be triggering in you—and retaining your ability to manage those triggers. These skills are particularly important with clients whose Continue reading

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224 Imago Meets EFT

Jette SimonJette Simon • Friday Morning
Knowing how to judiciously combine the strengths of different therapeutic approaches can greatly increase our range and clinical effectiveness. This workshop will show you how to enhance your skills and understanding in couples work by joining aspects Continue reading

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225 Movies in the Brain

Albert PessoAlbert Pesso • Friday Morning
Despite our best efforts, some traumatized clients seem unable to identify or try to change destructive or negative behavior patterns. Consequently, they return to treatment repeatedly complaining of old injustices and mistreatment often filled Continue reading

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226 CBT & Personality Disorders

Judith BeckJudith Beck • Friday Morning
Standard cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is often ineffective with clients with personality disorders. But research demonstrates that CBT, when modified appropriately, can be efficacious. This workshop presents a 3-stage approach for Continue reading

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228 From Research to Practice

Pat LovePat Love • Friday Morning
While many therapists consider research to be clinically irrelevant, knowing how to use research findings and regularly searching out new information related to clients’ issues can be crucial to keeping your practice fresh and increasing your effectiveness Continue reading

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229 The Dissociative Child

Joyanna SilbergJoyanna Silberg • Friday Morning
There are few clinical experiences as disconcerting and heartbreaking as sitting with a traumatized child experiencing dissociation. What do you do when a child or teenager seems frozen or dazed, hears illusory voices, and seems to have lost any connection Continue reading

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230 Positive Aging

Robert HillRobert Hill • Friday Morning
As our population ages, we can expect to see more senior clients in our offices, many of whom will be worried about the impact of aging on their memory and cognitive functioning. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to help clients differentiate between Continue reading

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1:15 PM Luncheon Address

David BurnsThe Motivation Revolution
David Burns
David Burns, psychiatrist, behavioral science researcher, and author of eleven books, including the phenomenally successful Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, is one Continue reading

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318 Therapeutic Conversation

Ron TaffelRon Taffel • Friday Afternoon
Conversation lies at the heart of therapy, but repeating the same old dialogue week after week is a sign that therapy is stuck. This workshop will offer concrete guidelines for crafting dynamic, nonlinear, transformational conversation. You’ll learn how Continue reading

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319 Oppositional Teens

Martha StrausMartha Straus • Friday Afternoon
Is it time to rethink the time-out as a disciplinary practice for out of control adolescents? The purpose of this widely accepted technique is to give misbehaving kids a few minutes by themselves to re-regulate their emotions, but many oppositional Continue reading

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320 Couples on the Brink

Michele Weiner-DavisMichele Weiner-Davis • Friday Afternoon
Perhaps the most critical moment in couples therapy is when a couple on the verge of divorce first walks in your consulting room—your every word and gesture can have huge repercussions for the outcome of the marriage. This workshop focus on how to Continue reading

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321 What Is Clinical Wisdom?

Ronald SiegelRonald Siegel • Friday Afternoon
How do we merge traditional and modern scientific understandings of wisdom with the therapist’s craft? What makes for a “wise” therapist, and how can we go beyond technical ability and conventional psychological insight to develop that added Continue reading

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322 The Core Tasks of Therapy

Donald MeichenbaumDonald Meichenbaum • Friday Afternoon
What are the characteristics and practices of expert therapists that account for their effectiveness? This workshop offers an integration of both evidence-based interventions and relationship-focused approaches that provides a comprehensive Continue reading

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