Anxiety Depression and Trauma

Anxiety Depression and Trauma

These workshops focus on clients’ presenting symptoms and how to address them.

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112 A Day of Qigong

Patrick Dougherty • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: DIPLOMAT ROOM

Patrick DoughertyQigong, an ancient Chinese mindfulness practice derived from Taoist traditions, is a simple but powerful way of balancing one’s energy to reduce stress, promote good health, slow the aging process, and enhance emotional well-being.
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124 Navigating the New DSM-5

Martha Teater • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: AMBASSADOR ROOM

Martha TeaterThe recent introduction of DSM-5–the most important revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in 20 years–requires clinicians to make various changes to the way they assess and diagnose clients. Continue reading

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201/301 Undoing Aloneness

Diana Fosha • Friday All Day
LOCATION: AMBASSADOR ROOM

Diana FoshaThe dyadic regulation of emotion is fundamental to the experience of good therapy. Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) offers a range of precise experiential methods that facilitate moment-to-moment connection with clients. Continue reading

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209/309 Dependency in Trauma Treatment

Kathy Steele • Friday All Day
LOCATION: SUITE 415E

Kathy SteeleOne of the challenges of treating trauma patients is establishing a secure attachment without allowing the therapeutic relationship to tip into disempowering dependence. This workshop will help you recognize signs of unhealthy dependency on the therapist Continue reading

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213/313 Healing Complex Trauma

Christine Courtois • Friday All Day
LOCATION: EMPIRE ROOM PATIO TENT

Christine CourtoisTreating clients suffering from the multilayered impact of complex trauma—such as abuse or family violence—can be the most challenging and baffling work we do. This workshop will offer an overview of advances treatment for complex trauma across the lifespan Continue reading

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214/314 When Attachment is the Problem

Diane Poole Heller • Friday All Day
LOCATION: BLUE PRE-FUNCTION ROOM

Diane Poole HellerMany clients bring to therapy the remnants of attachment wounds experienced before they learned to speak, so talk therapy is often ineffective at getting to the root of early memories that can continue to roil emotions and disturb relationships. Continue reading

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215/315 Post-Traumatic Growth

Lisa Ferentz • Friday All Day
LOCATION: SUITE 268W

Lisa FerentzMuch has been written about the destructive and demoralizing effects of trauma. But post-traumatic growth is a process through which adverse life experiences open up new possibilities of healing that might not have occurred otherwise.
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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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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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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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229 A Guide to Mind-Body Wellness

Robert Hedaya • Friday Morning
LOCATION: FORUM ROOM

Robert HedayaEven though we recognize that bodily systems and physical habits hugely influence cognition, emotion, and behavior, therapists still tend to practice without taking the body into account, as if the locus of human psychology exists only in the mind. Continue reading

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1:15 PM FRIDAY LUNCHEON ADDRESS

LOCATION: REGENCY BALLROOM
Trauma and the Unspoken Voice of the Body • Peter Levine

Peter Levine

Bestselling author and developer of Somatic Experiencing, Peter Levine will demonstrate how to integrate a bottom-up somatic approach with top-down behavioral processing in holistic therapeutic work. Continue reading

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