Workshop 29 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Control Theory in the Practice of Reality Therapy, featuring William Glasser, MD.
Control theory, which is a new theory of how all living organisms function, will be explained. Discussion will show how this theory supports Reality Therapy and how Reality Therapy is enhanced by the knowledge of this theory.
Workshop 30 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - The Conduct of Supervision in Depth Psychotherapy.
Featuring James FT Bugental, PhD; with co-faculty Molly M Sterling, MA, MFCC.
Therapists learning depth psychotherapy (extending several years) make a greater personal commitment than in other forms of therapy. Supervision of this work requires attention to the therapist's subjective experience as well as to procedures and conceptual perspectives. This workshop will include direct teaching, unrehearsed demonstration with an actual supervisee, and candid feedback from supervisee and supervisor.
Workshop 31 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Family Therapy, featuring Salvador Minuchin, MD.
This workshop will discuss the technique and theory of Family Therapy. Videotaped examples will be presented and discussed.
Workshop 32 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Therapy of Adolescence, featuring Jay Haley, MA.
This workshop will center on a family-oriented approach to adolescent problems. Strategic therapy methods will be illustrated and discussed.
Workshop 33 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Fundamentals of Ericksonian Therapy, featuring Jeffrey Zeig, PhD.
Ericksonian approaches use both direct and indirect techniques and tailor methods to the unique characteristics of individual patients. Diagnostic categories can be used to individualize treatment. These tailored techniques are ways of "gift wrapping" ideas so that patients can best actuate effective changes. The concept of "Utilization'' and methods of processing interventions will be discussed. In Ericksonian treatment, dynamic experiences precede dynamic understanding.
Workshop 34 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Releasing Body and Emotional Tension, featuring Alexander Lowen, MD.
This workshop will focus on physical (muscular) tension in the body and relate it to emotional conflicts in the present, derived from early childhood experiences. Specific attention will be paid to temporomandibular tension and to disturbances in breathing. Asthma will be examined as an emotional problem. The dynamics of headaches will be studied, and techniques for releasing underlying tension will be demonstrated.
Workshop 35 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Reality Therapy is Applicable to All Varieties of Clients, featuring William Glasser, MD.
This workshop will show, through a series of clinical demonstrations (using attendees from the workshop as role-players), how Reality Therapy works with different types of clients.
Workshop 36 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Group Therapy: A Live Demonstration, featuring Mary Goulding, MSW.
A therapy group will be formed from Conference participants, in order to demonstrate what can be accomplished in a single group session. Emphasis will be on establishing therapeutic contracts for change and using the past to effect this change. Discussion and whole-group experiences will follow the therapy demonstration.