Cloe Madanes will discuss love and violence in therapy and how to choose the therapeutic strategy best suited for a particular problem. She will present 25 strategies of therapy and illustrate with a videotape of her own work.
Social anxieties are the most common constituent of neuroses. Their different dynamics in a spectrum of cases will be described, and their role in agoraphobia and panic disorder will be presented. It will be seen how treatments, dictated by dynamics revealed in case analyses, are correspondingly successful.
This workshop will discuss and demonstrate how to involve the body in the therapeutic process. There will be a live presentation using volunteers from the audience. A video presentation also may be shown and discussed. Basic bioenergetic techniques will be demonstrated. The role of sexuality in emotional problems will be examined.
This workshop will demonstrate how the discoveries made in a psychotherapy session can be integrated into the everyday life of the patient through the changing balance between environmental support and self-support.
Strategies developed in cognitive therapy of depression are readily applied to couples' problems: Assessment includes ascertaining conflicting perspectives, thinking disorder, escalation of distortions, and cognitive interference with communication. Interventions include reducing hostility, reinforcing pleasure, increasing collaboration) and improving sexual satisfaction through cognitive interventions. Prerequisite reading: Love is Never Enough (Harper & Row).
The workshop will center on a role-played demonstration of family therapy using members of the audience. There will be an enactment of the telephone plea from the new patient to the therapist. Included will be structuring the blind date appointment between the two paranoids when the therapist is one of them. History taking and the war for the family "I" position will be demonstrated. Also discussed will be expanding the anxiety and establishing the generation gap.
This workshop will demonstrate how to live in a family without being caught up in the family's pathological system. Participants will learn an eight-step program for dealing successfully with their own family's Games, and thereby learn to live more happily and intimately within their family structures. Therapy demonstration plus practice exercises.
Topical Panel 04 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Brief Versus Long-Term Therapy
Featuring Judd Marmor, MD, PhD; James Masterson, MD; Donald Meichenbaum, PhD; and Mara Selvini Palazzoli, MD.
Moderated by Stephen Lankton, MSW.
Topical Panel 05 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990 - Training Psychotherapists
Featuring James FT Bugental, PhD; Arnold Lazarus, PhD; Salvador Minuchin, MD; and Miriam Polster, PhD.
Moderated by Ellyn Bader, PhD.