Morning Only

9:00 AM Saturday Morning Keynote

LOCATION: REGENCY BALLROOM
OVERFLOW LOCATIONS: DIPLOMAT & PALLADIAN ROOMS
Brain Science and Psychotherapy: The Next Step •
Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson—author, neuropsychologist, and therapist—will examine the practical tools that brain science has already given us and look ahead to the next stage of how to use neuroscience to enhance our clinical craft. Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Only

MORNING ONLY • 11 AM – 1 PM

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416 Flash Forum on Brain Science

LOCATION: HAMPTON ROOM

Advances and Challenges in the Clinical Applications of Brain Science Today

Bruce Ecker, Steve Andreas, Courtney Armstrong, & Amy Banks • SATURDAY MORNING

Steve AndreasCourtney ArmstrongAmy Banks

With the vocabulary of neuroscience so widely invoked in our field, this Forum will explore the actual practical impact brain science is having on clinical practice today. Continue reading

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417 Nurturing Dysregulated Teens – CANCELED

NOTE: THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Ron Taffel • Saturday morning
LOCATION: FORUM ROOM

Ron TaffelWe’re seeing more acting out and anxiety/affective disorders in adolescents than ever before. At the same time, our ideas of how to connect with young people who are allergic to anything that sounds like therapy talk remains utterly outdated. Continue reading

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418 Catalyze Brain Change

Linda Graham • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: suite 225e

Linda GrahamDifferent kinds of neural activity underlie different levels of client functioning and different paths of therapeutic change. Teaching clients what’s happening in the brain in all its modes can help us guide their therapeutic growth, Continue reading

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419 Healing from the Bottom Up

Peter Levine • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: EMPIRE ROOM

Peter LevineOne of the keys to helping clients move beyond trauma is to help them learn how to access safety and positive resource states instead of repeatedly experiencing threats that no longer exist. Continue reading

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420 Single-Partner Marriage Therapy

Michele Weiner-Davis • Saturday Morning
location: EMBASSY ROOM

Michele Weiner-DavisThough the idea of doing couples therapy with one partner might seem futile, it’s almost always the case that one person is more motivated to work on relationship issues than the other. That person can drive change within the whole relationship. Continue reading

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421 Unlocking Secrets in Therapy

Evan Imber-Black • Saturday MorninG
LOCATION: SUITE 400E

Evan Imber-BlackSecrets can be like ghosts haunting a family—a threat that can’t be seen or confronted. That’s why helping clients make decisions about revealing secrets can be tricky. These secrets can bring issues of confidentiality and privacy into therapy. Continue reading

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422 Modeling Healthy Relationships

Harville Hendrix & Helen Lakelly Hunt • Saturday Morning
location: Capitol room

Harville HendrixHelen Lakelly HuntHow many of us have been part of, or observed at close range, a truly healthy and positive marriage or intimate relationship? Most likely, we’re more familiar with the endless distressing facets of dysfunctional relationships than functional ones.
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423 Beyond DSM-5

David Mays • Saturday Morning
location: ROBERTS PDR ROOM

David MaysDespite its controversies, the DSM-5 offered little change from DSM-IV. But what’s ahead—the efforts to discover full-blown biological markers for a range of mental conditions—will truly revolutionize the mental health field. Continue reading

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424 The Gift of Grief

David Kessler • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: GOVERNOR’s BOARDROOM

David KesslerAs clinicians, we often feel helpless in the face of clients’ profound loss and extreme suffering. What can we say and how can we help them to “move on” in the face of a serious loss, whether it’s death, divorce, or estrangement? Continue reading

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425 Healing from Betrayal

Steven Stosny • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 415E

Steven StosnyIntimate 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.
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426 Mind-Body Skills Groups

James Gordon • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 300E

James GordonOver 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

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427 Overcoming Supervisory Mistakes

Robert Taibbi • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: CALVERT ROOM

Robert TaibbiAs 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

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428 The Erotic Spark in Marriage

Barry McCarthy • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 200E

Barry McCarthyMany 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.
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