EP00 Workshop 1 - Cognitive Therapy of Severe Mental Disorders - Aaron T. Beck, M.D. with Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.
Cognitive Therapy has been extended in recent years to the treatment of severe mental disorders, such as bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and anorexia nervosa. This workshop will focus on strategies for relieving problems associated with severe disorders. Participants will be expected to present clinical problems and role-play patients illustrative of the specific problems that they encounter.
EP00 Workshop 10 - Common Factors in Different Approaches to Psychotherapy - Judd Marmor, M.D.
This workshop will attempt to describe certain common factors that, in my opinion, are present in all forms of effective psychotherapy. Examples will be presented and discussed.
EP00 Workshop 2 - Exploring New Ericksonian Approaches to Facilitate Brain Growth - Ernest Rossi, Ph.D.
Neuroscientists have proposed that the next ten years be devoted to exploring cognitive approaches to facilitating neurogenesis in the hippocampus of the adult human brain. Let's do it!
EP00 Workshop 3 - Family Violence - Cloe Madanes, Lic. Psychol.
Ms. Madanes will discuss strategies for working with child abuse and neglect, spouse abuse, adolescent violence, suicide prevention, sexual abuse when the perpetrator is an adult and when the perpetrator is a juvenile, and situations where violence happened many years ago. Step by step methods for preventing future violence will be presented.
EP00 Workshop 4 - Enlivening the Body; Freeing the Mind - Alexander Lowen, M.D. with Heiner Steckel, Dlpl. Pld.
After an introduction to the key concepts of working with the body, all participants will be invited to do some bioenergetic exercises to experience the value of this technique. Participants will be asked to describe their experience.
EP00 Workshop 5 - Interplay of Addictive Disorders - Claudia Black, Ph.D.
This workshop will address how clients with addictive and co-occurring disorders are confounded by family of origin issues. Participants will gain an understanding of· multi-addictive processes. Relationships between these and co-occurring disorders and treatment practices will be addressed.
EP00 Workshop 6 - Directive Therapy with Difficult Adolescents - Jay Haley, M.A.
This workshop features video illustrations of ways to empower parents with difficult adolescents. Ways to side with parents and also with adolescents when they are in conflict with each other will be shown. Varieties of directives will be illustrated.
EP00 Workshop 7 - Narrative Therapy - Michael White, B.A.S.W.
Aspects of narrative practice will be discussed and illustrated. The workshop will include a focus on recent developments, and an updating of micro-maps of narrative practice. These micro-maps provide a guide to therapists in joining with people in exploring different ways of being in the world, alternative experiences of identity and new options for relating to others.
EP00 Workshop 8 - Action Produces "Insight" - Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D.
The above title is in clear contradiction to the classical assumption that change in the present can only be achieved by insight into the causes in the past. However, the suggestion to act differently in the problem situation (behavior prescriptions in the Ericksonian sense) may very well bring about a solution without any insight in the classical sense.
EP00 Workshop 9 - Narcissistic Personality Disorder (Closet): A Developmental Self and Object Relations Approach - James Masterson, M.D.
This workshop comprises three elements: A one-hour videotape demonstrating the use of mirroring interpretation of narcissistic vulnerability to establish a therapeutic alliance, discussion of the tape, and supervision of cases presented by the audience.