Learn new skills and compassion techniques to work
with your clients and improve your life, too.

Earn up to 18.0 CE’s; 6.0 Hrs per day

Las Vegas Compassion Conference Agenda and Registration

Here are a few of the compassion topics that will be covered in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Conference Topics

Join us at the Red Rock Casino and Resort…a peaceful oasis away from downtown!


Our Hotel & Conference Site:

Red Rock Casino and Resort
11011 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89135

Our conference rate is $145 + tax/night. The discounted resort fee is $10/day.

Call for reservations: (702)797-7777 or (866)767-7773
Ask for the FACES Compassion Conference Rate

Join us for up to three days of compassion & counseling training, connect with friends, colleagues and experts in the field.

The Art & Science of Mindfulness & Compassion-
A Special Focus on Relationships
Las Vegas, Nevada
Red Rock Casino & Resort
October 30-November 1, 2014

(Click here for a full course description.)

Thursday, October 30, 2014

9-10:30 a.m.
No Separate Self: Mindfulness as a Path to Compassion
Ronald D. Siegel, Psy.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School;Author, The Mindfulness Solution, Co-editor, Mindfulness & Psychotherapy, Co-Author, Sitting Together.

10:45-12:15 p.m.
Wisdom & Compassion in Psychotherapy: Two Wings of a Bird
Ronald D. Siegel, Psy.D.

1:30-3 p.m. Concurrent Presentations
Skills that support Secure Attachment: Building “Preventative Resilience” and Creating Corrective Experiences
Diane Poole Heller, Ph.D.
International Lecturer, Somatic Experiencing trainer, DARe – Dynamic Attachment Re-Patterning Experience; expert in Trauma Resolution

Quieting the Hungry Ghost: Compassionate & Mindful Relapse Prevention
Richard Fields, Ph.D.
Founder/Director, FACES Conferences, Inc.. Author, Drugs in Perspective, 8th edition, McGraw Hill (2012); Editor, A Year of Living Mindfully: 52 Quotes & Weekly Practices, FACES Publishing, 2012. Editor, A Year of Living with More Compassion: 52 Quotes & Weekly Compassion Practices, FACES Publishing, 2013.

3:30-5 p.m.Concurrent Presentations
Therapist, Heal Thyself – Journeying From Wound to Wellness with Your Client
Diane Poole Heller, Ph.D.

Emotions: Befriending the Messengers Within
Pouria Montazeri, M.A., LPC
Transpersonal psychotherapist and educator with a private practice in Boulder and Denver. He teaches at Naropa University at the Graduate School of Psychology.

Friday, October 31, 2014

9-10:30 a.m.
Intimacy Issues in Couples
Pat Love, Ph.D.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Distinguished Professor, and long-standing AAMFT Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor. Author, six books including the best-selling Hot Monogamy

10:45-12:15 p.m.
It’s all Parallel: Intimacy with Your Partner Requires Becoming Intimate with Exiled Parts of You
Richard Schwartz, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Self-Leadership. Originator/Developer, Internal Family Systems (IFS) model

1:30-3 p.m.
Love & Damage: Treating Trauma in Couples Therapy
Terry Real, LICSW
An internationally recognized Family Therapist who founded the Relational Life Institute (RLI), offering workshops for couples, individuals and parents around the country along with a professional training program for clinicians wanting to learn his RLT (Relational Life Therapy) methodology.

3:30-5 p.m. Panel Discussion
Developing Compassion & Intimacy in Couples
Questions and Answers – Pat Love Ph.D., Richard Schwartz, Ph.D. and Terry Real, LICSW

Saturday, November 1, 2014

9-10:30 a.m.
Fierce Compassion: Telling “The Truth” with Love
Terry Real, LICSW

10:45-12:15 p.m. Concurrent Presentations
Self to Self Communication: A New Paradigm for Couples Therapy
Richard Schwartz, Ph.D.

Physical, Psychological & Spiritual Dimensions in Relationships
Pat Love, Ph.D.

1:30-3 p.m.
The Gifts of Suffering: Finding Insight, Compassion and Renewal
Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D.
Internationally recognized Jungian analyst, psychologist and mindfulness teacher with a clinical practice in central Vermont. Author of 15 books, includingThe Present Heart: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Discovery,an insightful personal account of embracing the challenge of early onset Alzheimer’s in a beloved spouse.

3:15-4:45 p.m.
True Love Ways: The Importance of Maintaining a Mindful Gap in Intimate Relationship
Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D.

For a full description of the presentations, please see the link at the top of the agenda.

We look forward to having you join us in Las Vegas!

Join us for up to three days of compassion & counseling training, connect with friends, colleagues, and experts in the field.

Thank you to our Exhibitors!

West Love Ltd