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BT08 Short Course 26 - Trance-Sending Enlightenment through Metaphor Play: Compassionately Light Solutions for Balancing the Darkness of Isolation - Betty Blue, PhD

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Short Courses |  Metaphors |  Trance |  Brief Therapy |  Communication
Brief Therapy Conference |  Brief Therapy Conference 2008
Betty Blue, PhD
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Original Program Date:
Dec 11, 2008
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This course will use theory, clinical examples, techniques, PowerPoint illustrations, quotations and experiential metaphorical fantasy to display how compassionately playful client-therapist interactions can serve to encourage transcendence from suffering, solution expansion and professionally appropriate intimacy while also discouraging states of maladaptive isolation.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To list two ways that playful interactions in the therapy setting might benefit clients who are having isolative reactions to their discomforts.
  2. To list two compassionately playful techniques that can be used with clients experiencing discomforts, limitations and traumas.

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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Thirty-five years experience providing Psychotherapeutic services.  Licensed by the State of California as a Psychologist and a Marriage and Family Therapist. Providing, Individual, Couples, Family, Adult, Teen, Child, Geriatric, Parenting, Blended Family and Foster Family services, Hypnotherapy, Psychological Assessment, Professional Supervision, Professional Training and Adult Health Care Day Treatment Agency Consultation Services.

Specializing in Trauma, Grief Recovery and Relationship Psychology.  Also providing expertise in cases involving Workplace Trauma,  Stress, Illness, Loss, Divorce, Pain Management, Life Transitions, Parenting, Step-parenting, Foster Parenting, Blended Families, Singles, Men's and Women’s issues, Alternative life styles and Peace officers and Military personnel issues. Currently also serving as Psychological Consultant and a Utilization Review Quality Assurance Board Member at Helping Hands Day Treatment Center for Developmentally and/or mentally challenged adults, Garden Grove, California.