Featured Speakers

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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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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7:00 PM Friday Dinner Event

LOCATION: REGENCY BALLROOM
An Evening with Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford—an alternative comedian whose wildly inventive riffs about her inner struggles, complicated family life, and the world’s obtuseness about mental illness has brought her widespread acclaim—will perform her fearless standup act. Continue reading

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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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1:15 PM Saturday Luncheon Address

LOCATION: REGENCY BALLROOM
The Power of Full Engagement
• Diana Fosha

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

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7:00 PM Saturday Dinner Event

LOCATION: REGENCY BALLROOm
Connections: A Journey Through Dance • Glade Dance Collective

Glade Dance Collective

This evening’s performance of “Connections” by the Glade Dance Collective will investigate how, in this digital age, we seek resonance and relationship with each other. Continue reading

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8:30 AM Sunday Future View

LOCATION: REGENCY BALLROOM

Charting Psychotherapy’s New Horizons

BEssel van der Kolk, Barbara Fredrickson & Daniel Siegel • SUNDAY MORNING

Barbara FredricksonDaniel Siegel

Our Sunday program, modeled on TED Talks, features three addresses on critical questions shaping psychotherapy’s future. Continue reading

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