Summer Break

The Ferentz Institute will be on break between June 22 through August 28. We wish you a relaxing and enjoyable summer, and look forward to seeing you in the fall.

In-Person Training – The Ethical Importance of Helping Clients Heal from Cultural Burdens Using “Art-Informed IFS”

Marriott Owings Mills Metro Centre 10101 Grand Central Ave., Owings Mills, MD

This six-hour workshop, facilitated by 3 IFS trained art therapists, provides a clinical definition of the Internal Family System (IFS) concept of Legacy Burdens, with an emphasis on cultural burdens. The facilitators come from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds. There is an ethical responsibility for mental health clinicians to understand their role as...

Online Training – Effective Treatment of OCD: Cracking the Conundrum

Zoom MD

Treatment of OCD Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) challenges many therapists’ usual way of approaching clients. Not only does talk therapy generally not work to alleviate or reduce symptoms of anxiety or ritualized repetitive behavior, but it can even increase them. Workshop Description In this workshop, we’ll explore Exposure/Response Prevention (Ex/RP), a model that’s been shown...

(NEW) In-Person Training – An Integrative Approach to Trauma Treatment: Ethical Considerations

Marriott Owings Mills Metro Centre 10101 Grand Central Ave., Owings Mills, MD

Many clinicians feel compelled, either personally or by their agencies, to gain mastery over a single treatment paradigm, often investing a tremendous amount of time, effort, and money to gain advanced certification in a specific model. In this workshop we will explore the importance of maintaining an integrative approach to treatment, recognizing that all paradigms...