Personal and Professional Development

404/504 Where Have You Gone, Tony Soprano?

William Doherty • Saturday All Day
LOCATION: CONGRESSIONAL ROOM

William DohertyThe death of Sopranos actor James Gandolfini felt to many therapists familiar with the complicated clinical relationship between Mafia don Tony Soprano and his psychiatrist like the passing of a cherished and difficult client. Continue reading

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415/515 The Myth of “Resistance”

Clifton Mitchell • Saturday All Day
LOCATION: SUITE 315E

Clifton MitchellYou know you’re facing resistance when your client shrugs or mumbles “I don’t know” to most of your questions and seems terminally bored. Ditto when therapy seems to be at a dead-end and you feel insecure, incompetent, frustrated, and even angry. 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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517 Breakthrough Moments in Therapy

Ann Weiser Cornell • Saturday Afternoon
LOCATION: EMBASSY ROOM

Ann Weiser CornellAs 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

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524 The Therapist’s Attachment History

David Wallin • Saturday Afternoon
location: governor’s boardroom

David WallinAttachment research has taught us that childhood-based attachment patterns deeply affect patients’ relationships, including the one they have with us. Yet we can be unaware of how our own attachment histories shape our therapeutic relationships. Continue reading

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525 Resolving Regret

Steve Andreas • Saturday Afternoon
location: calvert room

Steve AndreasNo one makes all the right choices all of the time, and when our decisions don’t turn out how we’d wished, we’re usually able to address or rebalance our sense of regret. However, this is not always a simple, independent process. Continue reading

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623 The Next Step: Taking Symposium Home

Stine Clasen • Sunday ALL DAY
LOCATION: Suite 400E

Stine ClasenDon’t let the energy and inspiration of the Symposium fade before you have a chance to truly integrate your new ideas and insights into your life and work. Through a dynamic group process and the application of our latest understanding of how the human brain learns, this experiential workshop will help you maximize the Symposium’s practical benefits. Continue reading

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603 Therapist Self-Disclosure

Kenneth Hardy • Sunday All Day
LOCATION: BLUE ROOM

Kenneth HardyIn the past, it was taboo for a therapist to use self-disclosure in therapeutic work. But in our more egalitarian era, many clinicians now share their experiences with clients to demystify therapy and reduce the power differential between them. Continue reading

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606 Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy

Jon Frederickson • Sunday All DaY
LOCATIOn: CAPITOL ROOM

Jon FredericksonThe premise of ISTDP is that the psychodynamic tradition isn’t irreconcilable with the modern day demand for more short-term approaches. But insight isn’t enough to help clients let go of their defenses, especially ones they’re not aware of. Continue reading

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607 Who’s Afraid of Group Therapy?

Halcyone Bohen • Sunday All Day
location: FORUM ROOM

Halcyone BohenDespite its affordability and clinical advantages, relatively few therapists offer ongoing therapy groups within their practices. This workshop will address the challenges that can discourage therapists from starting groups and how to overcome them. Continue reading

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618 Finding Your Career Sweet Spot

Robert Pasick • Sunday All Day
location: SUITE 368W

Robert PasickThese days, career insecurity is a prime worry among clients, whether they’re young and undecided, middle-aged and unfulfilled, or older and contemplating retirement. This workshop will show you how to help clients address various career challenges. Continue reading

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619 Therapy’s Digital Future

NOTE: DUE TO MEDICAL REASONS, THIS SESSION HAS SUBSTITUTE PRESENTER
JAY OSTROWSKI • Sunday All Day
LOCation: SUITE 225E

Jay OstrowskiEven if you see all of your clients in person, you can still use technology as a therapeutic tool that enhances your relationship. This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the therapeutic potential of various digital mediums Continue reading

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620 Branding Your Practice

Joe Bavonese • Sunday All Day
location: GOVERNOR’S boardROOM

Joe BavoneseHaving a successful private practice in today’s attention-deficit world requires more than just clinical expertise. You also must accomplish a Herculean task: cut through all the noise with a coherent, authentic message about your services.
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