BT14 Short Course 20 - How to Become Smart Enough to Know When to Stop Thinking: A Brief, Ericksonian Approach to Treating Anxiety, Depression and Trauma - Joseph Dowling, MS, LPC
Milton H. Erickson, M.D. understood that the conscious (thinking) mind is where symptoms are frequently created and cultivated while the subconscious mind is a limitless storehouse of healing energies, potentials, and solutions. This short course will describe a deceptively simple, Ericksonian approach to becoming powerfully calm. Live demonstrations, experiential zone exercises, and case studies will be facilitated to teach how solution-focused questions, strategic interventions, and formal/conversational hypnotherapy effectively treat anxiety, depression, and trauma.
BT14 Short Course 21 - New Brief Therapy Approach from Trauma to Triumph - John Lentz, DMin
This new advanced brief therapy approach uses positive double binds to do intentionally what happens naturally when everything seems to go right. It transforms trauma’s rigid thinking and can greatly assist your clients to heal, make better decisions and believe more positively in themselves and their future.
BT14 Short Course 22 - Merging Reality Therapy and Ericksonian Principles: Replacing the Effects of Trauma, Depression, and Anxiety - Robert Wubbolding, EdD
A demonstration and a 12-minute DVD illustrate how to assist clients to make effective choices satisfying their needs, especially power or inner control. Merging reality therapy with Ericksonian principles helps clients discover and choose alternatives to the manifestations of past trauma, the pain of powerlessness due to anxiety and depression.
BT14 Short Course 23 - "When You Can Explain It Simply" Understanding and Treating Anxiety, Depression, and Trauma - Virgil Hayes, DO, MSW
There are multiple explanations and theories to explain the creation of anxiety, depression and trauma creation. Many emphasize pathology, permanence of conditions and use multi-syllable words and encourage medical interventions to treat symptoms. This paradigm is often not effective for improving the lives of individuals treated. This course looks at non-medical underpinnings to conceptualize the creation of anxiety, depression and trauma.
BT14 Short Course 26 - Bringing Depth into Brief Therapy with Awareness Integration® Model - Foojan Zeine, PsyD, MFT
Everyone has the capability and deserves to live a fulfilled life, however, many get caught in the childhood and traumatic experiences that does not allow clarity to learn and sustain new effective skills. Learn about Awareness Integration Model, a structured brief therapeutic approach that synthesizes numerous theories, resulting in higher self-esteem, releasing negative core beliefs and attached emotional charge, setting goals and action plans to reach the desired life results.
BT14 Short Course 27 - Brief Therapy with the Borderline Personality - Michael Munion, MA, LPC
This course examines the nature of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), and presents an integrated model for treatment of specific issues in brief, solution-focused episodes. Core elements of a safety plan and development of a community resource network are described. Careful management of the therapeutic relationship is a critical part of this approach. Some specific protocols for common BPD issues, such as suicidal ideation and self-injurious behaviors are elaborated.
BT14 Topical Panel 02 - Post Traumatic Disorders - Francine Shapiro, PhD, Bill O’Hanlon, MS, and Bessel van der Kolk, MD
Compare and contrast clinical philosophical perspectives of experts.
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.