Morning Only

430 Problematic Parents

Fiona TrueFiona True • Saturday Morning
While collaboration between parents and therapist is essential when working with traumatized kids, how do you form a therapeutic alliance with parents who appear defensive, blind to their negative impact on their kids, or who have histories of being Continue reading

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429 Making First Sessions Count

Robert TaibbiRobert Taibbi • Saturday Morning
In the era of brief therapy, every session counts—especially the first. In this practical, hands-on workshop, you’ll acquire specific tools to make the most of that initial session. You’ll learn how to make clients feel differently when they walk out from Continue reading

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428 Healing Communities

Laurie LeitchLoree SuttonLaurie Leitch & Loree Sutton • Saturday Morning
Ever wonder how you can make a difference in the world, beyond your caseload and narrowly defined practice? Then this is the Continue reading

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427 Mindfulness & Adult AD/HD

Lidia ZylowskaLidia Zylowska • Saturday Morning
Often equated with hyperactive children, AD/HD is, in fact, a multifaceted disorder that frequently continues into adulthood. Medications, while helpful for some, rarely are a complete solution for adults with AD/HD, and complementary approaches Continue reading

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426 Sexual Recovery after Affairs

Barry McCarthyLana WaldBarry McCarthy & Lana Wald • Saturday Morning
We know that couples need to recover from the shock, rage, betrayal, guilt, and loss resulting from an affair, but all too often, we overlook Continue reading

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425 Object Relations & Couples

David ScharffDavid Scharff • Saturday Morning
This workshop presents a primer on the use of the therapist’s self in working with couples in the psychodynamic mode. We’ll focus on the importance of setting up the frame, listening for unconscious ideas, and working with your own emotional response Continue reading

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424 Relational Resilience

Froma WalshFroma Walsh • Saturday Morning
Contrary to popular stereotypes, resilience isn’t an abstract quality you either possess or don’t. It’s a practice that’s nurtured in relationships and strengthened through our response to adversity. This workshop will provide a research-informed framework Continue reading

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423 Aging Well

David TreadwayDavid Treadway • Saturday Morning
Despite our dreams of achieving maturity and wisdom as we grow older, many of us find it hard to come to terms with what aging is really like. What a shock to find ourselves feeling no wiser than we did when we were younger and starting to fall apart Continue reading

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422 Families & Autism

Alexandra SolomonAlexandra Solomon • Saturday Morning
The number of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has increased dramatically in the last 20 years, and its diagnosis can mean overwhelming practical, financial, and emotional challenges for families. In this workshop, we’ll Continue reading

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421 Sexual Imagination

Joe KortMary Jo BarrettJoe Kort & Mary Jo Barrett • Saturday Morning
Fifty Shades of Grey has sparked at least that many questions among therapists about the erotic and psychological appeal this bestselling Continue reading

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420 Putting Positive Psychology into Practice

Joan KlagsbrunJoan Klagsbrun • Saturday Morning
Although the field of Positive Psychology has attracted much attention and discussion, many therapists remain unsure of how to put its emphasis on gratitude and optimism to practical use in the consulting room. Yet, being able to appreciate one’s own Continue reading

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9:00 AM Keynote Address

Tara BrachDeliberate Practice and the Inner Life
Tara Brach
One of the foremost American teachers of Buddhist meditation, Tara Brach is also a clinical psychologist nationally known for her unique flare for bridging Western Continue reading

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7:45 AM Coffee and Danish

Exhibit Hall­­

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7:00 AM Yoga

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

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