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Witnessing pain of the other: internalized other interviewing

Posted by on Apr 6, 2012 in Professional Continuing Education for psychologists | 0 comments

Length: 2.5 hrs Credits: 2.5 Presenter: Karl Tomm MD, FRCP Dr. Karl Tomm introduces the participant to a ground breaking new method of therapeutic interviewing. His exciting new interviewing practice is designed to make space for the client to hear and witness the experience of the other by interviewing the other in that client. Hence husbands will be interviewed as their wife within them so that they may receive a full record of their experience. Numerous case examples are discussed including marital conflict and abuse. Objectives: An...

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The Top Ten Strategies that Generate Referrals

Posted by on Apr 6, 2012 in Professional Continuing Education for psychologists | 0 comments

Length: 2 Hours Credits: 2.00 Presenter: Lynn Grodzki, LICSW According to a recent national survey, twenty percent of all therapists in private practice are leaving the field each year, due in part to their inability to operate a practice profitably. At the heart of a successful psychotherapy private practice is the therapists ability to generate an abundance of quality referrals. This workshop offers an innovative model of the top business strategies that generate referrals for a therapy practice outside of managed care, drawing on...

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Present Your Workshop

Posted by on Apr 6, 2012 in Professional Continuing Education for psychologists | 0 comments

Interested in presenting a workshop on Planet-Therapy? For specific APA requirements and opportunities to present a workshop on planet-therapy.com please contact US Dear Colleague, On behalf of planet-therapy.com. I would like to welcome your submission to present an on-line Continuing Education workshop. Once reviewed and accepted, our desire is to position your work at the forefront of our global therapeutic learning community. planet-therapy.com was designed to expand the current model of therapeutic learning. The site offers professional...

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Introduction to Psychotherapy Integration

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Length: 2 hours Credits: 2.00 Presenter: George Stricker, Ph.D. The basic definitions of psychotherapy integration are outlined and developed, providing a background in common factors, assimilative integration, and theoretical integration. The history of psychotherapy integration is then related, with each important work explained in terms of the larger concept and some clinical implications. Goals and Objectives: Participants will learn: To define the common factors approach to psychotherapy integration To define the assimilative integration...

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Ethical and Clinical Issues for Therapists Working in the Legal System

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Professional Continuing Education for psychologists | 0 comments

Length: 2 hours 15 minutes Credits: 2.5 Presenter: William Halikias, Psy.D. This workshop focuses on ethical and professional demands when mental health professionals interact with the legal system. Psychologists who work effectively with the legal system combine an understanding of the law with pertinent ethical mandates and clinical skills in order to communicate psychological findings appropriately in the adjudicative arena. Three critical concepts for psychologists involved in the he legal system will be addressed: The difference between...

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Collaborative Therapy with Multi-Stressed Families

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Length: 2 hours Credits: 2.00 Presenter: William Madsen, Ph.D. Families that experience numerous problems are often treated as having deficits, and therapists tend to try to correct and teach them “better” ways of functioning. However, these families also have strengths, resources and the capacity to grow, learn and change. This workshop will present a model of thinking and working with multi-stressed families that encourages a position of respect and collaboration. It will offer specific steps to use, and guidelines for...

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Sports Psychology

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Professional Continuing Education for psychologists | 1 comment

Length: 1.5 hrs Credits: 1.50 Presenter: James Graves, Ph.D. This workshop will focus on familiarizing participants with the more general field of sport psychology (with a particular emphasis on performance enhancement) and the application of performance enhancement principles to the consultative and therapeutic roles of the clinical psychologist. Goals and Objectives: Participants will learn: A general introduction to the field of Sports Psychology A more in-depth understanding of performance enhancement techniques used with athletics of all...

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A Dialectical Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration: Three Models

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Length: 3 hours Credits: 3.00 Presenter: David Arbeitman, Ph.D. In recent years, developments in cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic psychotherapies have seen a convergence of distinct and seemingly antithetical traditions. This allows for the possibility of integration of these two models as well as with humanistic and interpersonal approaches. After identifying the historical obstacles and philosophical differences which have precluded psychotherapy integration, we will review developments that represent a more favorable climate for...

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A Self-relations Approach

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Length: 5 1/2 hours Credits: 5.50 Presenter: Stephen Gilligan, Ph.D. This workshop focuses on two seemingly contradictory challenges in contemporary therapy: How to make therapy briefer and more effective; How to make therapeutic work more soulful and connective with life-affirming energies.   Based on Dr. Gilligan’s book The Courage to Love: Principles and Practices of Self-relations Psychotherapy, the presentation will emphasize the self-relations approach to psychotherapy. Symptoms are seen as an awakening of a person’s...

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Stress and Mind/Body Issues

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Professional Continuing Education for psychologists | 0 comments

Length: 1 hour Credits: 1.00 Presenter: Ann Madigan, MD This workshop will present major historical and philosophical influences on the development of our current biomedical model and describe some of the recent developments in mind/body medicine. Goals and Objectives: Participants will learn: To understand the major historical and philosophical influences on the development of our current biomedical model, the dominant approach to health care. To appreciate some of the research and alternative thinking that has allowed an increased breadth...

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