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.
Viktor Frankl (1990) shares his experiences living in a WW-II concentration camp. He teaches the importance of creating meaning in one’s life and the application of ethics in daily choices. He emphasizes the importance of reconciliation in contrast to collective guilt and the importance of finding meaningful responses to all forms of tragedy.