Online Training – Expressive Therapies and Ethical Considerations

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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

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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...

Online Training – Effective Treatment of OCD: Cracking the Conundrum

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Register Now 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...

Online Training – Meeting the (Big!) Challenges for “Blended Families”: What Works and What Doesn’t

Virtual Event

“Blended families” begin with such high hopes. However, all too often the adults find themselves facing unhappy “resistant” children, mired in unexpected and painful stepcouple ruptures, struggling with differences over everything from discipline to the “appropriate” cost of a pair of sneakers, and caught in tangles with ex-spouses. The longing captured in that language of...

(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....