Personal & Professional Development

102 Re-enchantment of Life

Rubin NaimanRubin Naiman • Thursday All Day
While we tend to think of night dreaming and daytime waking states as mutually exclusive, both are expressions of the same consciousness. In fact, dreaming doesn’t just happen during nightly REM periods—it takes place throughout the day. If tapped Continue reading

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104 Know Thy Face

Diane Poole HellerDiane Poole Heller • Thursday All Day
The human face is a marvelously expressive instrument—an elaborate and intricate system of neural networks and small facial muscles, which evolved to communicate a vast range of human emotions and mind states. Yet not only are many of us— Continue reading

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105 Improving Your Memory

John ArdenJohn Arden • Thursday All Day
If you’re worried about your memory (and who isn’t), there’s good news: the more we understand about how the brain functions, the more techniques we have to improve and increase our memory. This will be a fun day that brings together principles of Continue reading

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106 An Invitation to Presence

Ann Weiser CornellAnn Weiser Cornell • Thursday All Day
How often have you heard someone admiringly described as having “presence,” without knowing exactly what it means, much less knowing how to develop that quality yourself? This workshop explores presence as both an internal state of Continue reading

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108 Renewing Spiritual Growth

Richard BrownPatricia GerbargRichard Brown & Patricia Gerbarg • Thursday All Day
Even though you may have spent years doing yoga, meditation, and contemplative prayer, it’s common to occasionally feel stalled in your Continue reading

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111 The Practice of Joy

Daniel LevenDaniel Leven • Thursday All Day
More and more, therapists are discovering the value of helping their clients tap a broad range of positive emotions to enhance and revitalize the ability to enjoy life. This workshop is designed to help you discover the power of joy. We’ll engage in creative Continue reading

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117 Neuroscience & Self-Care

Linda GrahamLinda Graham • Thursday All Day
Brain research has shown us how certain interventions can help rewire our clients’ brains to reduce stress, resolve trauma, and recover resilience. But how much of this knowledge do we bring to the care of our own brains to reduce our own stress Continue reading

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120 Build a Practice Community

Lis FengerStine ClasenLis Fenger & Stine Clasen • Thursday All Day
As practitioners, we often long for fresh inspiration and the excitement of new learning, but don’t know how to set up the kind of Continue reading

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121 Fitness & Motivation

Andrew WeissAndrew Weiss • Thursday All Day
Beginning a fitness program is high on the to-do lists many of us may carry around, but never do much about. Together we’ll explore how you can make the fundamental attitude shift that will transform your hypothetical fitness plan to a real commitment Continue reading

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125 For New Therapists

Lynn GrodzkiLynn Grodzki • Thursday All Day
Just starting out as a therapist? Don’t be nervous: this confidence-building workshop will provide a detailed road map of the professional territory ahead. You’ll learn six valuable lessons, starting with how to organize the essential information about a Continue reading

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201/301 In Search of Excellence

Scott MillerK. Anders EricssonScott Miller & K. Anders Ericsson • Friday All Day
In the past two decades, the burgeoning science of expert performance has identified the specific practices that distinguish Continue reading

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207/307 The Therapeutic Craft

David BurnsDavid Burns • Friday All Day
Typically, workshops and conferences focus on theories and new methods, without taking the time to help participants actually assess and enhance their skills. This daylong session will give you the opportunity to practice basic, powerful skills that Continue reading

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223 Therapy’s Inner Game

Richard SchwartzRichard Schwartz • Friday Morning
A key part of being an effective therapist is maintaining an awareness of what emotions the client’s behaviors may be triggering in you—and retaining your ability to manage those triggers. These skills are particularly important with clients whose Continue reading

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230 Positive Aging

Robert HillRobert Hill • Friday Morning
As our population ages, we can expect to see more senior clients in our offices, many of whom will be worried about the impact of aging on their memory and cognitive functioning. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to help clients differentiate between Continue reading

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318 Therapeutic Conversation

Ron TaffelRon Taffel • Friday Afternoon
Conversation lies at the heart of therapy, but repeating the same old dialogue week after week is a sign that therapy is stuck. This workshop will offer concrete guidelines for crafting dynamic, nonlinear, transformational conversation. You’ll learn how Continue reading

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321 What Is Clinical Wisdom?

Ronald SiegelRonald Siegel • Friday Afternoon
How do we merge traditional and modern scientific understandings of wisdom with the therapist’s craft? What makes for a “wise” therapist, and how can we go beyond technical ability and conventional psychological insight to develop that added Continue reading

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322 The Core Tasks of Therapy

Donald MeichenbaumDonald Meichenbaum • Friday Afternoon
What are the characteristics and practices of expert therapists that account for their effectiveness? This workshop offers an integration of both evidence-based interventions and relationship-focused approaches that provides a comprehensive 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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