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418/518 Affect-Regulation for Trauma

Lisa FerentzLisa Ferentz • Saturday All Day
Standard conversational interventions can have limited effectiveness with survivors of trauma or early-life attachment injuries, especially those who experience ongoing struggles with addictive or self-injurious behaviors. Experiential methods and the Continue reading

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417/517 Wonder in Therapy

Robert FisherRobert Fisher • Saturday All Day
With our emphasis on therapeutic technique, we frequently overlook the role of the therapist’s own energy, emotional range, sense of aliveness and celebration, and openness to possibility. In this interactive, experiential workshop, rooted in the Continue reading

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416/516 Mind-Body & Depression

James GordonJames Gordon • Saturday All Day
Most people who come into a therapist’s office continue to repeat the same self-defeating stories to themselves, respond to stress in ways that inhibit their psychological growth, and perpetuate disease-producing behavior patterns. This is Continue reading

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415/515 Trauma: Core Skills

Deany LaliotisDeany Laliotis • Saturday All Day
Underlying all the techniques and methodologies for treating trauma today is a core set of fundamental skills that determine a clinician’s effectiveness in this challenging arena of practice. This workshop will identify and explore in depth the clinical Continue reading

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414/514 The Myth of “Resistance”

Clifton MitchellClifton Mitchell • Saturday All Day
You know you’re facing resistance when your client shrugs or mumbles “I don’t know” to most of your questions and seems terminally bored. Ditto when therapy seems to be at a dead-end and you feel insecure, incompetent, frustrated, even angry. Yet, Continue reading

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413/513 Collaborative Confrontation

David SchnarchDavid Schnarch • Saturday All Day
Most therapeutic training revolves around creating a safe, nurturing atmosphere to ease clients into the psychotherapeutic alliance. The provocative premise of this workshop is that this emphasis on an attachment-based model is fundamentally Continue reading

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412/512 Transforming Self-Loathing

Janina FisherJanina Fisher • Saturday All Day
Shame and self-loathing are often part of trauma’s aftermath—responses so powerful they can shut off the capacity to absorb positive experience, block the ability to connect with others, and frustrate the best efforts of therapists to build self-esteem. Continue reading

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411/511 Kids’ Skills

Ben FurmanBen Furman • Saturday All Day
The problems of children and adolescents all over the world today are, too often, treated with drugs or behavioral management plans that only disempower the kids, as well as their parents and teachers. In this workshop, we’ll discuss Kids’ Skills, a Continue reading

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410/510 Therapeutic Breakthroughs

Bruce EckerSara BridgesBruce Ecker & Sara Bridges • Saturday All Day
A remarkable transformational change discovered by brain researchers—known as memory reconsolidation—appears to lie at the Continue reading

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409/509 Treating Chronic Pain

Maggie PhillipsMaggie Phillips • Saturday All Day
More than half of all individuals over the age of 50, and many younger people, suffer from chronic or persistent pain, which standard medical approaches—including drugs, physical therapy, surgery, acupuncture, and biofeedback—may actually worsen. In this Continue reading

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408/508 The Relational Moment

Diana FoshaDiana Fosha • Saturday All Day
Too often, therapy gets bogged down in talk in ways that diminish possibilities for connection and change. In this workshop we’ll explore Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), an approach that begins by focusing on “glimmers of Continue reading

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407/507 Anxious Kids & Parents

Lynn LyonsLynn Lyons • Saturday All Day
Research shows that children with anxious parents are many times likelier than other children to develop anxiety. Usually, both parents and children in these families have trouble with uncertainty, anxious feelings, and problem-solving. In this workshop, Continue reading

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406/506 One Couple, Two Therapists

Richard SchwartzTerry RealRichard Schwartz & Terry Real • Saturday All Day
If you’ve ever wondered how two therapists with strikingly different theories and clinical styles would treat the same couple, this is your Continue reading

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405/505 Un-distracting Clients

Danie BeaulieuDanie Beaulieu • Saturday All Day
In our head-spinning, attention-fragmenting, cyber-screen culture, our words and face-to-face conversation may not be enough to get and keep clients’ attention, much less help them focus on their internal emotional and physical experience. In this Continue reading

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404/504 Trauma-Related Dissociation

Kathy SteeleKathy Steele • Saturday All Day
The widely accepted treatment of adult survivors of severe, chronic childhood trauma and neglect is to work through the traumatic memories and provide symptom relief. But this approach often underestimates their need for basic developmental Continue reading

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403/503 Adolescence to Adulthood

Ron TaffelMartha StrausRon Taffel & Martha Straus • Saturday All Day
We’re used to thinking about adolescents as learning to stand ever more securely on their own two feet as they emerge into young Continue reading

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402/502 Neuroscience & Couples

Susan JohnsonJames CoanSusan Johnson & James Coan • Saturday All Day
Understanding of the neurobiology of the brain not only explains how change happens, it also translates into more effective psychotherapy. Continue reading

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401/501 Emotional Healing

Tara BrachTara Brach • Saturday All Day
Perhaps never before has it been so important to offer clients tools for training their attention so they can find a sense of refuge and calm in the face of life’s tumultuous challenges. In this experiential workshop, you’ll practice meditation and guided Continue reading

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