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Workshops with CE Credits for Psychology

Hold Me Tight Workshop for Couples

Jul 08 - 13, 2018 Begins in 2 weeks
with Sam Jinich & Michelle Gannon

The Hold Me Tight Workshop for Couples is based on practices drawn from Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), attachment theory, and Sue Johnson’s best-selling book, Hold Me Tight. The work will be designed around seven conversations that have been shown to be essential to successful relationships. Relationships can be a cause of stress and pain or a source of comfort and joy. Couples will learn how to understand and improve their relationships via presentations, private exercises, conversations with relationship partners, and by watching video demonstrations.

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EMDR Basic Training: Parts 1 & 2 – Transforming Trauma with EMDR

Aug 17 - 24, 2018 Begins in 2 months
with Laurel Parnell

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful therapeutic method for healing trauma-based problems. Shedding new light on trauma survival —including sexual and physical abuse, accident and surgical trauma, and grief — EMDR is opening doors of the heart to genuine spiritual transformation. This course is for mental-health professionals who are licensed to provide treatment. Through lecture, hands-on practice, and demonstrations, participants will be shown:
• Protocols and procedures for using EMDR with a wide range of diagnostic categories

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Healthy Empathy: How to Give Without Giving It All Away

Aug 17 - 19, 2018 Begins in 2 months
with Karla McLaren & Tino Plank

Multiple studies confirm that health and healing professionals who demonstrate empathy provide better care and achieve greater patient/client satisfaction. However, empathic burnout and compassion fatigue are a constant presence in the working lives of health professionals and anyone who provides caregiving. In addition to the many other challenges, they must make sure that their empathy is intentional, self-enriching, sustainable, and most of all, healthy.

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EFT Tapping Professional Skills Training

Oct 28 - Nov 02, 2018 Begins in 4 months
with Dawson Church

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) has helped transform the practices of thousands of professionals including life coaches, therapists, and health care workers. EFT uses elements of cognitive and exposure therapy combined with acupressure in the form of fingertip tapping on 12 acupuncture points. Clinical trials have shown that EFT tapping can rapidly reduce the emotional impact of memories and incidents that trigger emotional distress. Clinical EFT is the evidence-based form of the method, with efficacy demonstrated in more than 100 studies.

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Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive Training

Dec 09 - 14, 2018 Begins in 5 months
with Kristin Neff & Christopher Germer

Self-compassion is the heart of mindfulness. It is warmhearted, connected presence during difficult moments in our lives. Self-compassion provides emotional strength and resilience that allows us to admit our shortcomings, motivate ourselves with encouragement, forgive ourselves when needed, care for others, and be more fully ourselves. Rapidly expanding research shows that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional well-being, lower levels of anxiety and depression, healthy habits such as diet and exercise, and more satisfying personal relationships.

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