Workshop 20 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Workshop on Dynamic Psychotherapy, featuring Judd Marmor, MD, PhD.
This workshop will include an informal discussion of 50 years of experience with Dynamic Psychotherapy. Dr. Marmor will evaluate his theoretical and clinical perspectives and present his views on long- and short-term techniques. The role of systems thinking in clinical practice also will be discussed.
Workshop 21 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Research Frontiers in the Evolution of Psychotherapy
Featuring Ernest Rossi, PhD; with co-faculty Peter Brown, MD; and William Nugent, PhD.
An organizational meeting to discuss and plan how we can best pursue research frontiers in the evolution of Ericksonian psychotherapy. Topics to be discussed include mind-body healing, the nature of suggestion, psychoneuroimmunology, and mathematical and phenomenological models of hypnotherapy.
Workshop 22 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders
Featuring Aaron T Beck, MD, with co-faculty Christine Padesky, PhD; and Marjorie Weishaar, PhD.
This workshop will address how to elicit and systematically change core beliefs (schemas) with Axis II patients. Topics include the constructive use of transference reactions as a therapeutic tool, and the management of hostility and excessive dependency. The use of imagery and role playing, and the applications of childhood material will be reviewed. A cognitive conceptualization of a case will be given. Ways to handle problems such as missed sessions, prolonging sessions, avoidance, and homework noncompliance will be addressed.
Workshop 23 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Therapy of Sex Offenders and Their Victims, featuring Cloe Madanes, Lic. Psychol.
Cloe Madanes will discuss some of the varieties of abuse which can occur in a family, with an emphasis on incest and sexual abuse. A method for dealing with such situations will be presented and illustrated with a videotape.
Workshop 24 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Cognitive-Behavior Modification with Adults, featuring Donald Meichenbaum, PhD.
The focus will be on the cognitive-behavioral treatment of affective disorders (anxiety, depression, and anger). Such procedures as cognitive restructuring, problem-solving, and stress inoculation training will be examined.
Workshop 25 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - The Therapeutic Family Reunion, featuring Carl Whitaker, MD.
A multigenerational approach using co-therapy can enhance the effectiveness of family therapy. Cross-generational feedback avoids imprisonment in traditional transference. Family stress episodes can be seen as a multiprojectional process.
Workshop 26 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Psychotherapy "As If", featuring Paul Watzlawick, PhD.
This workshop will present a brief therapy approach, based on the interaction between those involved in the problem, and on the interventions aimed at changing this problematic interaction by motivating the client(s) to behave "as if" the situation were different from the way it is perceived.
Workshop 27 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Relationship Issues: A Rational-Emotive Approach
Featuring Albert Ellis, PhD, with co-faculty Janet Wolfe, PhD.
This workshop will present cognitive, experiential, and behavioral techniques for helping men and women to realize more of their human potential. There will be special emphasis on personal and work-related male/female relationships and on how to deal with negative reactions to "out of role'' behavior, such as women's assertiveness and men's expressions of intimacy. Live demonstrations will be offered.
Workshop 28 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - The Use of Dreams in Sex Therapy, featuring Helen Singer Kaplan, MD, PhD.
Two cases in which dream work played important roles will be presented and illustrated with videotaped sessions. The first is a case of a young single man with premature ejaculation, wherein the active, psychodynamic use of dream work "broke through'' the patient's intense resistance. The other is that of a married man with primary retarded ejaculations in which dreams were used to guide the behavioral aspects of therapy.
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.