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BT18 Workshop 15 - Single Session Therapy: When the First Session May Be the Last - Michael Hoyt, PhD

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Workshops |  Single-Session |  Brief Therapy |  Psychotherapy |  Therapist Development
Brief Therapy Conference |  Brief Therapy Conference 2018
Michael Hoyt, PhD
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Original Program Date:
Dec 07, 2018
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Many therapies involve very brief lengths of treatment, including one session. A structure will be presented for organizing the tasks and skills involved in different phases (pre-, early, middle, late, follow-through) of therapy. Numerous case examples, including some on video, will illustrate brief therapy techniques applicable in both initial sessions and in the course of longer treatments.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe the tasks and skills of a single-session-at-a-time therapy associated with different phases of treatment.
  2. Describe brief, single-session therapy techniques that may be useful in different clinical situations. 
  3. Discuss application of one-session principles to participants' own clinical cases.   

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



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Michael F. Hoyt, PhD, is a psychologist in independent practice in Mill Valley, California. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including most recently Brief Psychotherapies: Principles and Practices, Therapist Stories of Inspiration, Passion, and Renewal: What’s Love to Do with It?, and (with M. Talmon,) Capturing the Moment: Single Session Therapy and Walk-In Services. He is a Woodrow Wilson Fellow and has been honored as a Continuing Education Distinguished Speaker by both the American Psychological Association and the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, as a Contributor of Note by the Milton H. Erickson Foundation, and is a recipient the prestigious APF Cummings Psyche Prize for lifetime contributions to the primary role of psychologists in organized healthcare.