Obesity is a national and international epidemic with far reaching health, financial, and population consequences. Psychological aspects of obesity, including the psychological and behavioral contributors to obesity, are important to understanding the disease. In addition, psychological interventions offer incremental value to the multidisciplinary team approach to obesity treatment. This workshop will focus on understanding the psychology of obesity and developing skills in psychological intervention for obesity. In addition, the workshop will highlight the role of the psychologist in treating eating disorders such as Binge Eating Disorder (BED) that are…
3 CEs, no ethics
1. What are the common treatment techniques and resources for eating disorders?
2. Other techniques clients respond to: Shame Resilience/ “Daring Way”, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, and the Behavioral Decoding Method.
3. Learn the importance of Spiritual Integration
4. Explore Why a Team Approach to Care is Needed
Presented by Tiffany M. Ingersoll, MA, LPCC-S
For over six years Tiffany has been treating individuals and their families to find recovery from Eating Disorders and learn how to maintain recovery. She has sought out…
Meditation and Mindfulness: Applications for Psychotherapy and Self-Care
This Retreat is offered for psychologists and other mental health professionals interested in gaining skills and experience in meditation and mindfulness practices and in learning ways to utilize such practices in their clinical work. Extending over one and a half days, the Retreat consists of a series of mindfulness exercises, meditations and discussions of clinical applications including the following sessions listed below.
The Retreat format emphasizes active participation and discussion with less formal lecture. The program is designed to…
6 CE Ethics
The Multicultural Diversity Conference will focus on increasing and educating on the issues of cultural competency as it relates to the African American family system. In addition, there will be a focus on development of the participants knowledge, awareness, and skills related to the evolution of multicultural diversity to a modern framework of diversity. The program will highlight the capacity to identify, understand, and respect ethical practices related to African American families. A review and discussion of seminal…
This one day workshop is designed to be an introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and its application to treating individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Participants will become familiar with the theoretical foundations that underlie DBT treatment. In addition, the stages of DBT treatment and the hierarchy of treatment targets designed to structure therapy with clients will be discussed. Several DBT individual treatment strategies will be taught and practiced, including diary cards, validation, behavior chain analysis, and solution…
This one day workshop is designed for individuals who have attended Part I: An Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy or who for those who would like to advance their knowledge of individual DBT treatment. The goal of this workshop will be to extend beyond basic DBT individual strategies and techniques and move toward more advanced use of DBT individual treatment strategies and conceptualization. Through various role plays, clinical case examples, video-taped client-therapist interactions, and experiential exercises, participants will learn…