Open Workshops

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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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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