Steven Stosny • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 415E
Intimate betrayal strikes at our core, violating the fundamental expectation that the person we love won’t hurt us. The challenge for therapists is to balance validating betrayed clients’ pain with empowering them to improve their lives.
James Gordon • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 300E
Over the last 30 years, mind-body medicine has helped to revolutionize the way we think about psychotherapy and deliver healthcare. In fact, various forms of mind-body healthcare have already been successfully integrated into therapy. Continue reading
Robert Taibbi • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: CALVERT ROOM
As a clinical supervisor, you’re part mentor, part administrator, part parent, part advocate, and part den mother. No wonder clinical supervision can so often go astray. Continue reading
Barry McCarthy • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 200E
Many people assume that if you create safety and trust in a marriage, sexual intimacy will follow—but that’s not necessarily true. Indeed, too much routine, however comforting and supportive, can lead to a loss of erotic interest.
Daniel Leven • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 215E
Every therapist has had the experience of listening to clients who return week after week, recycling the same fundamental narrative over and over. Continue reading
NOTE: THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELED.
Jill Harkaway • Saturday Morning
Too often couples therapy is practiced as if it were individual therapy with two clients in the room. In fact, working with couples presents a distinct set of challenges for therapists, independent of skill level, experience, and approach. Continue reading
LOCATION: REGENCY BALLROOM
The Power of Full Engagement • Diana Fosha
Developer of Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy, Diana Fosha will demonstrate how methods like dyadic affect regulation and metaprocessing can help clients heal from attachment trauma and restore vitality and energy to their lives. Continue reading
LOCATION: EXHIBIT HALL
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• Free Wireless in the Cafe
LOCATION: EXHIBIT HALL
• Have your books autographed by our Featured Speakers.
• Watch Charting Psychotherapy’s New Horizons from the Symposium Greatest Hits Film Program.
• Free Wireless Internet in the Cafe.
Ann Weiser Cornell • Saturday Afternoon
LOCATION: EMBASSY ROOM
As therapists, we’re all familiar with how often clients get stuck in stereotypical, frozen ways of responding to their lives. So how do you help them get out of their familiar mental routines and into the realm of fresh experience? Continue reading
Martha Straus • Saturday Afternoon
LOCatioN: suite 200e
Is it time to rethink the “timeout” as a disciplinary practice for out-of-control adolescents? Although the purpose of this widely accepted technique is to give misbehaving kids a few minutes by themselves to reregulate their emotions, Continue reading
Frank Anderson • Saturday Afternoon
LOCATion: Suite 300e
There’s a missing link in psychopharmacological treatment that goes beyond matching the client to an effective medication. This link involves exploring the client’s relationship to, and negative or positive feelings about, being on medication. Continue reading
David Grand • Saturday Afternoon
Location: EMPIRE ROOM
Symptoms of unprocessed trauma—including dissociation, numbing, and chronic anxiety—are notoriously difficult to eliminate through talk therapy, since the overwhelmed brain is unable to process verbal information about the events. Continue reading