Sunday, March 24

7:00 AM Yoga

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

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7:30 AM Coffee and Danish

Exhibit Hall­­

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7:30 AM Jobs & Career Fair

This Event Has Been Postponed Until 2014.

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8:30 AM Future View Keynote Addresses

Gary SmallSusan JohnsonWilliam DohertyFuture View: Charting Psychotherapy’s New Horizons
Gary Small, Susan Johnson, and William Doherty
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601 The Digitized Brain

Gary SmallGary Small • Sunday All Day
Our high-tech revolution has plunged us into a state of continuous partial attention—we’re always busy with our gadgets, but never really focusing on anything. This isn’t a benign state. Scientists know that long periods of continuous partial attention Continue reading

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602 The Power of Emotion

Susan JohnsonKathryn RheemSusan Johnson & Kathryn Rheem • Sunday All Day
Ironically, for a field so focused on dealing with the emotional life, we psychotherapists are often intimidated by the raw power of clients’ Continue reading

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603 Conversational Craft

William DohertyWilliam Doherty • Sunday All Day
When therapists gather, we talk too much about therapeutic strategies (where to go with a client) and not enough about therapeutic craft (how to get there, moment to moment). Even when we watch videos of master therapists, we often miss the small Continue reading

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605 Ethical Dilemmas

Mary Jo BarrettMary Jo Barrett • Sunday All Day
The ethical rules for therapists used to be straightforward and unambiguous: no gifts, no self-disclosure, no dual relationships, no out-of-session contact, and, of course, no sex. But today the rules against boundary violations aren’t so straightforward Continue reading

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606 Difficult Moments in Therapy

Wendy BeharyWendy Behary • Sunday All Day
We’ve all had those awkward moments when our clients subtly or not so subtly let us know how useless they think we are, put us on the defensive, and even undermine our sense of clinical competence. In this workshop, we’ll discuss how to deliver approp Continue reading

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607 Coaching at the Cutting Edge

Lynn GrodzkiLynn Grodzki • Sunday All Day
Increasing numbers of therapists are adding coaching techniques to their skill set, and this workshop will show you why. In addition to helping motivate clients to action, incorporating a coaching-oriented approach can enhance your work with individuals Continue reading

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608 Brainspotting for Trauma

David GrandDavid Grand • Sunday All Day
Symptoms of unprocessed trauma (dissociation, numbing, chronic anxiety) are notoriously difficult to eliminate through talk therapy, since the overwhelmed brain is unable to process verbal information about the events. But research has shown that Continue reading

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609 Your Inner Trash-Talker

Steve AndreasSteve Andreas • Sunday All Day
Nearly all of us experience negative self-talk at times—reminding us of past failures, torturing us with self-criticism and abuse, or describing frightening futures. However, some people suffer from these mean inner voices full time. It seems intuitive that Continue reading

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610 The Angry Brain

Ronald Potter-EfronRonald Potter-Efron • Sunday All Day
We all know clients whose angry brains are always primed to lash out, regardless of the cue. This workshop will present an approach to helping clients design their own step-by-step brain change plans to help them retrain their brains to be less volatile, Continue reading

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611 Enriching Couples’ Stories

John Hjarso MortensenJohn Hjarso Mortensen • Sunday All Day
The stories we tell about ourselves give our lives coherence and meaning, but, too often, they can also limit us and leave no room for change and expansion. This workshop will provide practical tips for helping couples discover narratives that enrich Continue reading

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612 Fantasy in Therapy

Ben FurmanBen Furman • Sunday All Day
Imagination is probably the most underused element in therapy. This workshop will teach you a number of simple techniques for using fantasy and imagination to help clients break out of the thought cage of their problems and broaden their perspectives Continue reading

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613 The Last Boys Picked

Janet EdgetteJanet Sasson Edgette • Sunday All Day
Boys who don’t adhere to standard masculine ideals (who are smaller, slower, less aggressive, not into sports) often find themselves marginalized by peers and targeted by bullies. This workshop will present a comprehensive plan for helping these boys Continue reading

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614 Emotion’s Hiding Places

Howard RichmondHoward Richmond • Sunday All Day
Certain highly charged emotions—fear, deep sadness, guilt, anger—are often buried in well-worn stories that inhibit personal development and sabotage relationships. This interactive workshop uncovers the five “hiding places” of emotions and offers Continue reading

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615 Threat in Couples Therapy

Stan TatkinStan Tatkin • Sunday All Day
Neuroscience has taught us the basic lesson that our brains are wired for attachment. Just as important, however, is learning to understand the automatic responses unconsciously aroused by threats and conflicts in intimate relationships. This Continue reading

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616 Attachment-Based Therapy

Noel LarsonNoel Larson • Sunday All Day
Just because you’ve recognized that a client has deep-seated attachment issues emanating from developmental trauma doesn’t mean that talk therapy is irrelevant. This presentation will show you how to adapt and incorporate nonverbal techniques Continue reading

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