NOTE: THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELED.
Peggy PapP • Saturday Afternoon
When couples reach an impasse in therapy, breaking through can require a new definition of the problem and a new language with which to discuss it. Couples Sculpting is a therapeutic technique that helps couples go beyond words to provide physical representations of what’s happening in their relationship.
David Treadway • Saturday Afternoon
LOCATION: Roberts pdr room
In this age of sexual experimentation, gender identity fluidity, and dissatisfaction with traditional marriage, therapists often encounter couples whose attitudes towards commitment, fidelity, and intimacy may be quite different from their own.
Ron Taffel • Saturday Afternoon
location: FORUM ROOM
The key to effective therapy with youth is turning parents into our allies. But establishing a rapport with parents can be tough, especially if they’re locked into intense conflict with their kids and have little faith in the therapy process.
Patricia Papernow • Saturday Afternoon
location: SUITE 400e
The term blended family obscures the deep challenges to attachment and intimacy many stepfamilies experience. We often see parents and stepparents in conflict over discipline, differences in family cultures, and struggles with ex-spouses. Continue reading
Tammy Nelson • Saturday Afternoon
lOcation: suite 215e
After an affair, couples face the difficult challenge of reestablishing their erotic connection. This workshop will focus on ways to help couples create sexual empathy and increase erotic communication, even in the wake of betrayal and hurt. Continue reading
John Mortensen • Sunday All Day
location: suite 268W
The stories we tell about ourselves—both as individuals and as couples—give our lives coherence and meaning, but can also be limiting. Instead, discover enriching and strengthening narratives that encourage individual and mutual self-empowerment. Continue reading
George Faller • Sunday All Day
location: CABINET ROOM
The goal of Emotionally Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) is to move beyond a focus on the content of families’ struggles to help them put aside patterns of protection and blame so that members can vulnerably experience emotional repair with each other. Continue reading
Isaac Garfield & Robert Garfield • Sunday All Day
LOCATION: SUITE 315E
Therapists often don’t pay attention to the distinct challenges faced by men of different generations. While younger men mostly struggle with parenting and financial pressures, older men are usually concerned with aging, retirement, and loneliness. Continue reading
John Brendler & Micheal Silver • Sunday All Day
locatioN: council room
We’ve all felt a sense of incompetence, or even panic, when trying to reach highly challenging families that have complicated and traumatic life histories. Continue reading
Tammy Nelson • Sunday All Day
LOCATIOn: SENATE ROOM
In the age of sexting, online sex, pornography, and all of the varieties and types of internet affairs, how do we as therapists help couples understand, define, and negotiate the personal and technological boundaries of fidelity and betrayal? Continue reading
Kathryn Rheem & Donald Rheem • Sunday All Day
LOCATION: ROBERTS PDR ROOM
Increasingly, organizations are recognizing the role a therapist can play in helping them change their work culture, repair organizational ruptures, train better managers and leaders, and inspire engagement in the workplace. Continue reading