Online Training – Expressive Therapies and Ethical Considerations

Virtual Event

Register Now There are four essential elements for psychotherapeutic practice; 1. The person of the therapist, their attitude, knowledge, and competencies, 2. Understanding theory - how we conceptualize the process, 3. how we respond, including transference, countertransference, collaboration and innovation-in-the-moment, and 4. ethics principles and codes that guide all three components. This session will focus...

(NEW) Online Training – Understanding Dissociation in Traumatized Clients

Virtual Event

In this workshop, we will first explore the connection between early childhood disorganized attachment, affect dysregulation, the fight, flight and freeze responses and how the ongoing need to dissociate feels both necessary and, ultimately, disempowering for trauma survivors. Participants will also gain a greater understanding of the evolution of dissociation and the most common harbingers...

Online Training – Borderline Personality Disorder as a Traumatic Attachment Disorder

Virtual Event

Research over the last thirty years has demonstrated a clear relationship between experiencing abuse in childhood and a later diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder. In this presentation, we will address how ‘borderline personality’ can be best understood as a trauma-related disorder. Exploring the effects of their traumatic attachment opens up new ways of working with...

In-Person Training – Treat or Terminate? Ethical Dilemmas in Clinical Practice

Hilton Garden Inn 4770 Owings Mills Blvd., Owings Mills

Many clinicians are faced with crossroad moments in treatment, when for a variety of reasons, they must decide if they are going to continue working with a client or terminate by referring or transferring them out. We will look at the Code of Ethics for guidance as it relates to issues of termination, therapist safety,...

(NEW) In Person Training – Identifying and Voicing Parts Through Mapping and Journaling

Hilton Garden Inn 4770 Owings Mills Blvd., Owings Mills

In this workshop, participants will didactically and experientially learn how to creatively help clients identify and give voice to their many parts- or the facets of who they are-through a combination of mapping and journaling prompts. Using contextual, situational, and inter-personal cues, clients can access the dominant and non-dominant parts that “show up” to provide...