Friday, March 22

324 Mindfulness & Substance Abuse

Richard FieldsRichard Fields • Friday Afternoon
In recent years, mindfulness and other contemplative practices have played an increasing role in helping substance abusers develop better self-regulation skills. This workshop will demonstrate how to integrate mindfulness approaches with Alcoholics Continue reading

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325 Hypnotic Techniques

Dan ShortDan Short • Friday Afternoon
Research has shown how effective hypnosis can be with mood regulation, panic attacks, pain management, smoking cessation, and the severity and frequency of psychotic symptoms. What most don’t realize is that the same outcomes can be Continue reading

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327 Joys of Good Enough Sex

Barry McCarthyBarry McCarthy • Friday Afternoon
Do romantic, mutually idealizing couples in the early stages of their relationship have the best sex? Not really. Research shows couples who’ve been together 10 years or more do. To the surprise of many, these couples regularly report the greatest desire, Continue reading

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328 Energy Psychology

Robert SchwarzRobert Schwarz • Friday Afternoon
Energy Psychology (EP) refers to a family of mind-body approaches, including Emotional Freedom Techniques and Thought Field Therapy, that repeatedly have been shown to be effective with affect dysregulation and trauma. Nevertheless, EP and Continue reading

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329 Relational Suicide Assessment

Douglas FlemonsDouglas Flemons • Friday Afternoon
There’s no weightier responsibility for a therapist than assessing a client’s risk for suicide. With such high stakes, it’s understandable that therapists sometimes overfocus on the dangers involved, neglecting to therapeutically consider the   Continue reading

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330 The Myths about CBT

Monica Ramirez BascoMonica Ramirez Basco • Friday Afternoon
Many therapists assume that the protocols of evidence-based therapies are so rigid they leave no room for intuitive psychotherapy or developing a therapeutic alliance or establishing a personal clinical style. Not true! This presentation will begin by Continue reading

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5:00 PM Symposium Reception

Exhibit Hall
Join us for the Symposium 2013 Reception.

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5:30 PM Afternoon Meditation

Join us for an end-of-day session combining meditation, yoga, and breathing exercises.

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7:00 PM Dinner Event

Ann RandolphLoveland: A One-Woman Show
Ann Randolph
Writer, actor, improv-comedian Ann Randolph has been called a “comedic genius—irreverent, hilarious and deeply human,” by the San Francisco Bay Times and Continue reading

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9:00 PM Symposium Dance Party

Ambassador Ballroom
Dance with friends and colleagues to outstanding music, with plenty of room for artistry and innovation of the floor. Everyone’s welcome to this free event.

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