Charlotte Reznick • Friday All Day
locATION: BLUE ROOM
In today’s fast-paced, complicated world, mindfulness, meditation, and imagination (MMI) practices offer enormous potential for providing children with compelling experiences in therapy that enable them to access their inner wisdom.
Posted in All Day, Friday, March 21
Tagged Charlotte Reznick, Couples Kids and Families, Families, Kids, meditation, Mind, Mind Body and Brain, Mindfulness, Open Workshop, Open Workshop Friday, Open Workshop Friday All Day, Top Workshops
Martha Straus • Friday MorninG
LOCATION: SUITE 368W
For troubled girls lost in a world of neglectful adults, it’s crucial for therapists to actively provide the adult moral compass these confused and often isolated young people need as they develop a sense of adult responsibility and direction.
Brad Sachs • Friday Morning
LOCATION: SUITE 400E
Individual and family therapists increasingly find themselves working with young adults who appear to be developmentally marooned, still dependent on their parents, and unable to take the necessary steps toward adult self-reliance.
Barry Jacobs • Friday Afternoon
LOCATION: SUITE 315E
Many baby boomers are now caring for aging parents, and their experiences of caregiving range from being deeply enriching to heart-wrenching to soul-deadening. Their ingrained beliefs play a major role in how they view the experience.
Evan Imber-Black • Saturday MorninG
LOCATION: SUITE 400E
Secrets can be like ghosts haunting a family—a threat that can’t be seen or confronted. That’s why helping clients make decisions about revealing secrets can be tricky. These secrets can bring issues of confidentiality and privacy into therapy. Continue reading
David Treadway • Saturday Afternoon
LOCATION: Roberts pdr room
In this age of sexual experimentation, gender identity fluidity, and dissatisfaction with traditional marriage, therapists often encounter couples whose attitudes towards commitment, fidelity, and intimacy may be quite different from their own.
NOTE: THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELED.
Ron Taffel • Saturday Afternoon
location: FORUM ROOM
The key to effective therapy with youth is turning parents into our allies. But establishing a rapport with parents can be tough, especially if they’re locked into intense conflict with their kids and have little faith in the therapy process.
Patricia Papernow • Saturday Afternoon
location: SUITE 400e
The term blended family obscures the deep challenges to attachment and intimacy many stepfamilies experience. We often see parents and stepparents in conflict over discipline, differences in family cultures, and struggles with ex-spouses. Continue reading
George Faller • Sunday All Day
location: CABINET ROOM
The goal of Emotionally Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) is to move beyond a focus on the content of families’ struggles to help them put aside patterns of protection and blame so that members can vulnerably experience emotional repair with each other. Continue reading
John Brendler & Micheal Silver • Sunday All Day
locatioN: council room
We’ve all felt a sense of incompetence, or even panic, when trying to reach highly challenging families that have complicated and traumatic life histories. Continue reading