BT10 Short Course 30 - Utilization Sobriety: Incorporating the Essence of Mind-Body Communication for Brief, Individualized Substance Abuse Treatment - Bart Walsh, MSW
This presentation poses a substance abuse treatment which acknowledges and accommodates the personal needs being addressed by substance use, bypasses perceived resistance and employs idiosyncratic psycho-biological learning to achieve a mind-body gestalt complementary to the client’s sobriety. Client self-empowerment and relapse prevention are built into the intervention. This method develops a safe framework for addressing any subsequent mental health themes directly or indirectly related to substance misuse. A simple form of mind-body communication known as ideomotor questioning is employed in this procedure. Because this is a new strategy, fundamental information applicable to all levels of professional experience will be provided.
BT10 Short Course 31 - From Arguing to Affirmation: A Brief Therapy Intervention for Lasting Change - John Lentz, DMin
This brief therapy approach works with any therapeutic perspective to provide new tools for helping couples move beyond fighting. Utilizing resources couples naturally posses, this approach helps couples return to a state of being in love, and offer tools that can help them return there at will.
BT10 Short Course 33 - Solution-Focused Marathon Sessions - Michael Reiter, PhD, Arlene Brett-Gordon, PhD
This workshop will explain how solution-focused brief therapy can be used in a marathon session format to assist couples and families during turbulent points of their relationship. The workshop will highlight the structure and intricacies of solution-focused marathon sessions. By utilizing this format only one or two sessions may be necessitated. With Michael Reiter and Arlene Brett-Gordon.
BT10 Short Course 34 - Motivational Interviewing and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: Partners for Lasting Change - Ernest Marshall, LCSW, Lindasue Marshall, LCSW
This workshop will present a model for using Solution Focused Brief Therapy in group and individual supervision. The presenters will demonstrate how to develop and use a Solution Focused Brief Therapy case presentation outline as an anchor to teach Solution Focused Brief Therapy and help supervisees use the model in their practice. With Ernest Marshall and Lindasue Marshall.
BT10 Short Course 35 - Utilizing Hypnosis in Supervision - Dale Bertram, PhD, Mike Rankin, MA
By utilizing hypnosis in supervision, supervisors can help supervisees tap into their resources and grow in confidence as therapists. This process of utilizing hypnosis in supervision can be a useful method to meet the standards for achieving the results that supervisors, supervisees, and clients seek. This process can be a very effective method in achieving coherence, strengthening the ability to be accountable, while helping form a clear map for directing supervision.
BT10 Short Course 37 - Autism Spectrum Disorders: Treatment from a Core Issues Perspective - Sheri Reynolds, MA
Participants will learn greater depth of knowledge around diagnosis of autism through infancy and childhood, including differential diagnosis. Participants will also be taught about the various treatment modalities. All functioning levels will be discussed. Most importantly, participants will be taught strategic interventions to address specific core issues in clients with autism. Participants will learn safety and tantrum protocols to help with aggressive or severe tantrums. With Sheri Reynolds.
BT10 Short Course 38 - Utilizing Hypnosis to Enhance Outcome in Brief Therapies and Prevent Relapse - Assen Alladin, PhD
There is growing evidence for an additive effect when hypnosis is combined with brief therapies in the management of various emotional disorders. This workshop will describe Cognitive Hypnotherapy, an innovative integrated approach to brief psychotherapy that systematically combines hypnotic techniques with CBT in the management of various emotional disorders to enhance treatment outcome and prevent relapse. This course will be invaluable to therapists who wish to broaden their skills in the management of emotional disorders.
BT10 Short Course 39 - Artistic Therapy: A Self-Reflective Process - Leslie Nadler, PhD, Steven Geschwer, PsyD
This workshop will demonstrate an integrative therapeutic model that can aid therapists in rapidly identifying and modifying their own early maladaptive schemas. These schemas operate as selective filters that limit the therapist’s ability to respond compassionately and effectively to certain material presented by their clients. With Leslie Nadler and Steven Geschwer.
BT10 Short Course 40 - Systemic Behaviorism: The Paradigm Shift to Strength-Based Treatment - Steven Kuester, MS
This workshop is designed to examine certain assumptions of traditional psychotherapies and to provide the participant with a powerful exposure to strength-based treatment. At the conclusion of the session, participants will have gained knowledge and expertise about incongruency versus congruency as a core component of successful treatment outcomes and the therapeutic relationship. With Steven Kuester.
BT10 Short Course 41 - Creating Solutions by Turning on "The Light": Exploring the Power of Playfully Illuminating "Trance-actions" - Betty Blue, PhD
This workshop will use PowerPoint images, research, theories, examples and experiential exercises to demonstrate how therapeutically playful interaction with others may create lasting solutions by producing spiritually-uplifting catharsis and creatively explorative trance states capable of replacing sensations of helplessness with sensations of empowerment, enhancing sensations of meaningful relatedness, encouraging immune system functioning and possibly serving to “wake up” otherwise dormant genetic functioning and activate brain plasticity. With Betty Blue.