Morning Only

9:00 AM Friday Welcome and Keynote

LOCATION: REGENCY BALLROOM
OVERFLOW LOCATIONS: DIPLOMAT & PALLADIAN ROOMS
The Art of Listening • Anna Deavere Smith

Ann Deavere Smith

Anna Deavere Smith, award-winning actress and playwright renowned for her uncanny ability to disappear into multiple roles, will explore how to develop a quality that’s vital to both therapists and actors—the ability to listen.
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Friday Morning Only

MORNING ONLY • 11 AM – 1 PM

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216 Flash Forum on Trauma

LOCATION: HAMPTON ROOM

Advances and Challenges in Trauma Treatment Today

Donald Meichenbaum, Mary Jo Barrett, John Briere, Janina Fisher • Friday Morning

This Forum will offer fresh perspectives on how our basic understanding of trauma has developed since PTSD first became accepted as official diagnosis 30 years ago. Continue reading

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217 Becoming Someone Else

Anna Deavere Smith • Friday Morning
LOCATION: DIPLOMAT ROOM

Ann Deavere Smith

Both therapists and actors depend on using focused attention and empathy to take in the complexity and nuance of human experience. In this workshop, you’ll learn to take in the personalities and painful stories of others without losing yourself. Continue reading

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218 Up and Down The Worry Hill

Aureen Wagner • Friday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 225E

Aureen WagnerAnxiety is the most commonly diagnosed mental health problem in children and teens. Yet, although cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to help as many as 80 percent of these patients, it often goes unused with this population. Continue reading

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219 Pacing and Leading

William Doherty • Friday Morning
LOCATION: SENATE ROOM

William DohertyIn psychotherapy, as in dancing, pacing and leading are the most important factors of success. The pacing sets the rhythm for connection and safety that allows the therapist to begin to lead the client through more challenging steps towards change. Continue reading

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220 Beyond Fish Oil

Leslie Korn • Friday Morning
LOCATION: CAPITOL ROOM

Leslie KornIf we are what we eat, then beyond the mind-body connection there’s also a food-mind-body connection. This workshop will explore the latest nutritional research to inform psychotherapeutic practice Continue reading

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221 Healing From Infidelity

Michele Weiner-Davis • Friday Morning
LOCATION: CONGRESSIONAL ROOM

Michele Weiner-DavisIf you work with couples, you’re probably no stranger to the clinical challenge of helping partners heal from infidelity. Using vivid video examples, this workshop will provide a comprehensive roadmap of the difficult territory ahead,
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222 Blue-Collar Therapy

Steven Stosny • Friday Morning
LOCATION: SuITE 215E

Steven StosnyIt’s a pervasive myth that insight alone will magically transform deeply settled habits of mind and behavior. In fact, therapy that’s focused on emotional exploration and vibrant catharsis can often make the client’s problems worse. Continue reading

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223 The Lost Girls

Martha Straus • Friday MorninG
LOCATION: SUITE 368W

Martha StrausFor troubled girls lost in a world of neglectful adults, it’s crucial for therapists to actively provide the adult moral compass these confused and often isolated young people need as they develop a sense of adult responsibility and direction.
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224 Boys, Bullies, and Avoiders

Terry Real • Friday Morning
LOCATION: ROBERTS PDR ROOM

Terry RealWe’ve all met troubled men who are irresponsible, oppressive, or emotionally absent. Treating them requires a range of strategies. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to identify and develop different approaches for working with men
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226 Motivating Young Adults

Brad Sachs • Friday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 400E

Brad SachsIndividual and family therapists increasingly find themselves working with young adults who appear to be developmentally marooned, still dependent on their parents, and unable to take the necessary steps toward adult self-reliance.
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227 Men and Trauma

Patrick Dougherty • Friday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 315E

Patrick DoughertyIt’s becoming increasingly clear that the range of issues men bring into our offices—such as shame, rage, passive dependency, control and communication issues, and narcissism—often stem from trauma. Continue reading

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228 Joining with Your Millennial Couples

Pat Love • Friday Morning
LOCATION: EMBASSY ROOM

Pat LoveThe patterns of couples’ relationships—dating, mating, cohabitation, monogamy, matrimony—have changed so drastically over the past 20 years that much of what seems perfectly normal to millennials often seems strange to boomers.
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