New Tools & Methods

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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620 Starting a Group

Halcyone BohenHalcyone Bohen • Sunday All Day
Group therapy offers numerous potential benefits—affordability, mutually supportive social and therapeutic networks, real-world feedback, and practice experimenting with new behavior patterns. Yet many therapists in private practice find it difficult to start Continue reading

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