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7:30 - 8:30 A.M. — Registration

8:30 - 10:00 A.M. — The Art & Science Of Forgiveness
  Fred Luskin, Ph.D.

This presentation of the results of the Stanford Forgiveness Project establishes implications for forgiveness therapy for emotions, physical and relationship well-being.

Fred Luskin, Ph.D.
Director, Stanford Forgiveness Project. Author, Forgive for Good: A Prescription for Health & Happiness, Harper, 2002. Associate Professor, Institute for Transpersonal Psychology.

10:15 - 11:45 A.M. — Forgive For Good:
  A Proven Prescription For Health And Happiness
  Fred Luskin, Ph.D.
  This address details the research proven 9 steps to forgive hurts, both large and small. Guided practice & experiential practices are included.

11:45 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. — Lunch (on your own)

1:00 - 2:30 P.M. — Motivational Interviewing:
  Preparing People For Change Allan Zuckoff, Ph.D.

A lively, thought provoking application of motivational interviewing (MI) to enhance readiness to change and commitment to treatment. This talk focuses on the spirit of MI, and how to understand crucial components including motivation, confidence, resistance, and commitment to change.

Allan Zuckoff, Ph.D.Allan Zuckoff, Ph.D.
Research Instructor in Psychiatry and Co-Director of Training, Center for Psychiatric & Chemical Dependency Services, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Co-Author, Improving Treatment Compliance (Hazelden).

2:45 - 4:15 P.M. — Clinical Applications Of Motivational
  Enhancement Strategies Allan Zuckoff, Ph.D.
  This presentation describes and demonstrates specific strategies for creating psychological safety, lowering resistance, and moving clients towards commitment to treatment and change.
5:00 - 6:00 P.M.Social Hour – Participants Get Together –
  Prizes and Voluntary Games and Refreshments.
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7:30 - 8:30 A.M. — Registration
8:30 - 10:00 A.M. — The Effects of Trauma on the Self
  Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
  This presentation explores the effects of childhood trauma on develoment of the self, and in relationships to others.

Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Trauma Center, Boston, MA, Author, Psychological Trauma

10:00 - 11:30 A.M. — The Aftermath of Terror
  Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
  This presentation teaches and demonstrates how to assess and slect optimal treatment for various trauma-based symptoms.

11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. — Lunch (on your own)

The Therapeutic Values of Boundaries Clarification

Shelley Uram, M.D. Staff Psychiatrist for the Extended Care Facility of The Meadows. Harvard trained psychiatrist who served on the faculty to Harvard Medical School, and the University of Arizona, School of Medicine.

A workshop focusing on cutting edge approaches in facilitating moving past trauma to recovery.

Resolution of Trauma:
Interactive Dynamic List Work (IDLW)

Russ Warner, M.A. Director of Special Projects, Cottonwood de Tucson. Facilitator, InnerPath Beginnings Workshop.

This workshop demonstrates an experiential and psychodynamic modality for resolution of trauma, and other issues, through a process of boundary setting and identification of personal recovery goals.

3:00 - 4:30 P.M. —
At the Movies:
  Video (Movies) as an Adjunct in Psychotherapy

Richard Fields, Ph.D. Author, Drugs in Perspective, 5th Edition, October, 2004, McGraw. Private Counseling Practice, Seattle, WA, Tucson, AZ. Entertainment Industry Council, Awards Review Committee.
Alan Berger, Ph.D. Private Counseling Practice, Torrance, CA. Entertainment Industry Council, Awards Review Committee.

Movies (video) are a rich medium that is an excellent adjunct to counseling.The many applications of using video in psychotherapy are demonstrated. Actual film clips are used to show counseling applications – unblocking denial, ice breaking, modeling of marital/partner, parental, and family roles, demonstrating personality traits, substance abuse, and more... A dynamic and engaging demonstration.

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7:00 - 8:15 A.M. — Registration
8:30 - 10:00 A.M. — Motherless-Daughters:
Perspectives on Loss and Growth
    Gina Arons, Psy.D.
  The death of a mother is not an event that a woman recovers from over time. It is a defining piece of a woman's existence. This presentation addresses the psychological and developmental challenges facing women who have lost their mothers in childhood and later in life.

Gina Arons, Psy.D.Gina Arons, Psy.D.
Clinical Psychologist, private practice, Lincoln, MA. Presents nationally and internationally on issues related to Motherless-Daughters

10:15 - 11:45 A.M. — Treatment of Motherless-Daughters:
  Moving from Ongoing Bereavement to Connection
    Gina Arons, Psy.D.
  This presentation explores clinical work with motherless-daughters using case examples. Transference and counter-transference concerns are examined.

11:45 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. — Lunch (on your own)

  Integration of Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT) –
  Trauma Resolution Treatment in a Residential Setting

Scarlett Green, LPCCC, RD, LD, Linda Hortfer, LPAT, ATR, LADAC, and Darby Long, LMFT Staff of the Life Healing Center of Santa Fe.

Demonstration of DBT skills to help people learn and generalize coping skills for - recovery from addiction, extreme judgmentalness, difficulty staying present and other issue.

Impacting Eating Disorders

Harold A. Frost, Ph.D. Co-Founder, Vice President, Psychologist, Center for Change, Inc. A national expert in the treatment of eating disorders in women.

Anorexia Nervosa & Bulimia Nervosa are often viewed as the most recalcitrant forms of psychopathology. Few disorders evoke as much frustration among professionals as eating disorders. Dr. Frost insists that to successfully impact eating disorders, the multi-faceted and multi-determined nature of Eating Disorders must be understood.

2:45 P.M. – 4:15 P.M. Burnout, Compassion Fatigue and
  Countertransference: How to Manage Professional and Personal Stress

Eileen McCabe O’Mara, Ed.D., LADC. Assistant Dean, Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies.

Burnout and compassion fatigue occur when caring counselors become overwhelmed by constant exposure to a client’s pain, are in demanding work situations, and forget the basics of self-care. This workshop addresses issues that contribute to burnout and compassion fatigue and corrective measures.

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