(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 – Therapists as Ethical Peace Builders: Using Your Gifts for Global Impact

Hilton Garden Inn 4770 Owings Mills Blvd., Owings Mills

As therapists, we are uniquely poised to facilitate internal and external conversations around racism, misogyny, immigration, sexual assault, religious persecution, and the reality of war. We are also blessed with the skills to shift these uncomfortable conversations from those that breed separation to those that build trust and re-connection. This course begins with the premise...

(NEW) Online Training – Rewire the Anxious Brain: Neuroscience-Informed Treatment of Anxiety, Panic and Worry

Virtual Event

Join Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan and learn the keys to successful anxiety treatment. Dr. Schreiber-Pan integrates brain-based strategies for calming the anxious mind with client communication techniques that motivate change in your clients. Heidi’s approach promotes treatment adherence and strengthens the therapeutic alliance – which is essential when working with anxious, worried, traumatized, or obsessive clients....

In Person Training – There Was a Rabbi, A Priest and a Therapist…

Hilton Garden Inn 4770 Owings Mills Blvd., Owings Mills

This workshop offers a fascinating, collaborative conversation about the relationship between psychotherapy and spirituality. As both a Rabbi and a Priest define religion, spirituality and rituals that pertain to their own traditions, we will process the role that spirituality can play in clients’ lives and in their healing work. Workshop Aims and Outcomes We will...

(NEW) In Person Training – Working with Eating Disorders and Trauma Re-enactment Syndrome

Hilton Garden Inn 4770 Owings Mills Blvd., Owings Mills

Many clinicians treat eating-disordered clients with varying degrees of success. It is a difficult, persistent problem that is particularly challenging because of its chronicity and high relapse rate. In-patient settings barter discharge for “goal weight”, yet patients often return, with no greater insight into the behavior. This workshop is for both beginner and advanced practitioners,...