With so many questions and controversies about the effectiveness of psychopharmacological interventions, there couldn’t be a better time to sort through what we know on the subject. This workshop will present a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in psychopharmacology, provide a context for understanding and treating clients
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When Freud called what would become psychoanalysis “the talking cure,” talking became and has remained the signature intervention of most therapies. Yet, both research and clinical experience is making it increasingly clear that it isn’t talking as much as being listened to that helps clients. The full, empathic, attuned attention of the therapist or one’s
Yes, it’s time to measure client progress---and doing so will benefit both your clients and your practice. Clients whose mental health functioning is improving are far likelier to stay the course and benefit from therapy. Those who are experiencing worsening are likely to leave treatment worse off. How can you effectively monitor mental health vital signs?
Even as skilled, veteran therapists, we can find ourselves clumsily blundering through certain awkward clinical situations---a client gets angry at us, flatly rejects our brilliant interventions, or questions our competence. With couples, one partner may hog all the air time or refuse to consider the possibility that he or she may need to change, too.
While mindfulness is prevalent in psychotherapy today, it can also be misunderstood---and misused in practice---as a “one size fits all” therapy. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to enhance therapeutic outcomes by individualizing clinical applications of mindfulness to suit each patient. We’ll focus on combining mindfulness techniques and clinical hypnosis,
You know you’re facing resistance when your client shrugs or mumbles “I don’t know” to most of your questions, responds with “Yes, but . . .” to your suggestions, and seems terminally bored. Meanwhile, therapy seems to be at a dead end and you feel insecure, incompetent, frustrated, even angry. In this practical and enlightening workshop, we’ll discuss
All therapists encounter clients and couples who get stuck when one of them is overwhelmed by emotional reactivity triggered by something the therapist or partner said. Frequently, these reactive moments reflect the emotional charge of unresolved childhood attachment wounds or traumas. In this workshop, you’ll learn how a procedure that combines