Afternoon Only

7:00 PM Dinner Event

Andre GregoryCindy KleineOur Dinner with Andre
Andre Gregory and Cindy Kleine
Legendary director, writer, and actor Andre Gregory is best known as the mesmerizing raconteur and spiritual bungee-jumper at the center Continue reading

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6:30 PM Exhibit Hall Closes

Join us for the closing of the Exhibit Hall, and GoTo Card winners drawing.

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530 Helping Couples Play

Robert SchwarzElaine BraffRobert Schwarz & Elaine Braff • Saturday Afternoon
Too often, couples work can be a grim process in which couples spend a lot of time sharing their anger and hurt, but it doesn’t need to Continue reading

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529 Resilience & Positive Emotions

Linda GrahamLinda Graham • Saturday Afternoon
Positive Psychology research has demonstrated that strengthening people’s experiences of emotions like joy, gratitude, serenity, compassion, and love can help them build long-term resources for deeper self-acceptance and stronger connections Continue reading

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528 Career & Money Transitions

Olivia MellanMrim BoutlaOlivia Mellan & Mrim Boutla • Saturday Afternoon
Career and money worries are among the top concerns for many clients, who often wonder whether to switch careers, seek more Continue reading

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527 The Generational Divide

David FlohrDavid Flohr • Saturday Afternoon
In today’s free-for-all, mass-culture society, it’s understandable that many parents feel either obsolete or baffled by how to relate to their children in ways that will feel authentic to both generations. This workshop will show you how the innovative Continue reading

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526 Mindfulness & Attachment

Marsha LucasMarsha Lucas • Saturday Afternoon
In much the same way that neuroplasticity is the brain’s natural, lifelong capacity to rewire itself, mindfulness has the capacity to change the brain in ways that promote healthy attachment at any age—it isn’t just for kids anymore. This workshop will Continue reading

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525 The Path Not Taken

Jay EfranJay Efran • Saturday Afternoon
Truly effective therapists are clear about their role, understand the mechanisms of change, and are skilled in avoiding the pitfalls that can so easily derail therapy. They also know how to engage clients, cement the therapeutic contract, and focus on Continue reading

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524 From Anger to Forgiveness

Steve AndreasSteve Andreas • Saturday Afternoon
Many clients are troubled by anger and resentment that poisons their relationships and health and preoccupies them with thoughts of revenge. However, clients are only willing to take the path to forgiveness when they’re able to find ways to protect Continue reading

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523 Yoga Meditations & Anxiety

Amy WeintraubAmy Weintraub • Saturday Afternoon
While mindfulness meditation has become a widely used remedy for mood dysregulation, many people—particularly those with trauma histories—are just too agitated to tolerate sitting quietly and watching their breath. In this workshop, we’ll Continue reading

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522 Different Divorce Agendas

William DohertyWilliam Doherty • Saturday Afternoon
Partners who are completely at odds about whether their marriage is even worth salvaging challenge the basic premise of marital therapy: that both clients have at least a minimal stake in preserving their union. Most therapists are unprepared to treat Continue reading

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521 Therapist Self-Disclosure

Janine RobertsJanine Roberts • Saturday Afternoon
Not so long ago, it was a clinical taboo for a therapist to utilize personal self-disclosure in therapeutic work. But in our more egalitarian therapeutic era, many clinicians today believe in sharing their experiences with clients to demystify therapy and reduce Continue reading

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520 Digital Tools for Healing

Kenneth V. HardyYajaira CurielKenneth V. Hardy & Yajaira Curiel • Saturday Afternoon
Computers, iPods, iPads, and other digital devices are largely untapped therapeutic resources right at our fingertips. In this Continue reading

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519 How the Brain Functions

John ArdenJohn Arden • Saturday Afternoon
Now that research has presented us with so much information about how the brain works, the next step is learning how best to educate clients about their brains and apply neuroscientific findings in the consulting room. In this workshop, you’ll learn Continue reading

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1:15 PM Luncheon Address

Diane Poole HellerCreating a Corrective Emotional Experience
Diane Poole Heller
At a time when psychotherapists trained primarily in the “talking cure” are increasingly recognizing the need to “read” clients’ nonverbal communications, Continue reading

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