BT14 Workshop 01 - The Shift from Despair to Secure Bonding in Couple Therapy-Key Events and How to Sculpt Them in Session - Sue Johnson, EdD
This workshop will outline three key change events in EFT: Negative cycle de-escalation, hold me tight bonding conversations and Attachment injury Forgiveness. Each even will be outline, examples given and specific interventions outline and practiced. Throughout the workshop theory, research and practice will be integrated.
BT14 Workshop 02 - Who's Afraid of Anxiety? Two Rapid Methods Using Unconscious Sensory Parameters - Steve Andreas, MA
Learn two very simple, rapid, and direct ways to elicit and transform the key unconscious processes that create anxiety. One utilizes changes in the sensory details of the feeling itself; the other changes the tempo of the internal worry voice that generates the feeling. Demonstrations, exercises and discussion.
BT14 Workshop 03 - Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle - Lynn Lyons, LICSW
Current research supports the inclusion of both parents and children in the treatment of anxiety in children based on the strong correlation between anxious parents and the subsequent development of anxiety in their children. This workshop will describe seven concrete strategies that teach families to interrupt the worry cycle and its all too common transmission from parent to child.
BT14 Workshop 05 - Tools of Generative Psychotherapy: Helping Clients Develop Self-Leadership Skills - Stephen Gilligan, PhD
His workshop will explore how generative psychotherapy can help clients activate the creative consciousness needed to live their lives in positive, fulfilling ways. This process requires the cultivation of self-leadership (and self-COACH) skills, such that a person’s performance self and observer self-work in a mutually respectful, harmonious pattern. The workshop presents some core methods of this approach, including somatic modeling, self-scaling, and engaging the creative unconscious. A demonstration and multiple case examples will illustrate how such methods can allow psychotherapy to be a deeply positive, effective conversation.
BT14 Workshop 07 - EMDR Therapy: An Integrative Approach to Identifying and Treating the Underlying Basis of Dysfunction - Francine Shapiro, PhD
This presentation will provide therapeutic guidelines to help identify the source of a wide range of clinical problems, and demonstrate how they can be addressed. EMDR therapy is widely recognized as an effective trauma treatment by organizations such as the American Psychiatric Association and the World Health Organization. In addition, 20 randomized studies demonstrate positive effects of the eye movement component. Research has also clearly demonstrated that certain kinds of life experiences lay the foundation for both mental and physical problems. Clinical and neurobiological research demonstrates that EMDR therapy directly addresses the physiological basis of clinical symptoms and dysfunction.
BT14 Workshop 08 - Treatment of Individuals with Complex PTSD and Comorbid Disorders - Donald Meichenbaum, PhD
This workshop will demonstrate ways to implement the core tasks of psychotherapy with individuals with Complex PTSD and ways to provide integrated treatment for comorbid disorders such as Prolong and complicated grief, suicidality and substance abuse disorders. A Case Conceptualization Model will be offered that informs treatment decision making. Specific evidence-based interventions will be examined.
BT14 Workshop 09 - A Brief Approach to Sexual Style and Understanding - Pat Love, EdD
Human sexual response is a complex system even when attempting to understand one person let alone two people in a relationship. It is helpful, therefore to have a way to organize decades of research and clinical practice in a manner which can be shared with clients. A practical schema will be presented to educate and motivate clients interested in improving their intimate connection. Lecture, video, original handouts and experiential exercises will be utilized.
BT14 Workshop 10 - Thinking Too Much: Rumination as a Driving Force in Co-Morbid Anxiety and Depression - Michael Yapko, PhD
Rumination involves spinning around the same thoughts over and over again, analyzing endlessly why something happened or what to do about some situation. Rumination increases anxiety and depression levels, and perpetuates itself by the client believing that by ruminating, he or she is “doing something.” In this workshop, we’ll explore rumination and its negative effects, highlight the relationship between rumination and global cognition, and emphasize the importance of developing good discrimination skills. We’ll also consider the role of experiential processes such as hypnosis and mindfulness in treatment didactically as well as with a guided group experience.