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Wednesday, May 1st 2013 - Saturday, June 1st 2013 |
Essentials of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: A 30-Session Certificate Program Sept 2013 - May 2014
applications due June 1, 2013
Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis
This is a clinically-focused program for those desiring to learn the basic principles and applications of psychoanalytic therapy. This program will also help prepare those interested in applying to the four-year Psychoanalytic Training Program at the Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis who do not have training in psychoanalytic therapy.
The program consists of weekly two-hour seminars divided into five six-session modules.
A six-session module that introduces the psychoanalytic frame of reference including the analytic attitude, and the concepts of development; motivations; drives; object relations; the self;...
Friday, May 24th 2013 |
Therapeutic Presence: Strengthening Your Foundation for Effective Therapy
Shari M. Geller, MA, PhD
Leading Edge Seminars, Inc
Friday, May 24, 2013, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm • YWCA Elm Centre, 87 Elm Street, Toronto
You’ve learnt the latest assessment strategies and interventions. You have assembled a tool kit that you use differentially, and your commitment to your practice is clear. This workshop will strengthen your effectiveness by focusing on the most important factor contributing to your therapeutic success: you and your presence with your clients.
Therapeutic presence is not just about your personality or being with your client. It is about accessing your essence and using all of your senses and clinical wisdom in the moment-to-moment relationship with your client....
Saturday, May 25th 2013 |
TICP Spring 2013 Conference - Meaning, Mortality and Music: Existential and Evolutionary Perspectives
Dr. Malcolm Owen Slavin, PhD
TICP-Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis
10:00 - 4:00
Hart House, Debates Room, University of Toronto, 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON
Register online at: http://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=1485&EID=14653Go
To view the full conference brochure, please download the pdf above.
OVERVIEW OF THE DAY
We need art so we do not die of the truth
Dr. Slavin will address the question of why we humans vitally need art -- focusing specifically on the visceral experience of both visual imagery and music.
What was the universal trauma, the “original loss” -- the partial disconnection from the rest of nature-that made it essential for art...
Monday, May 27th 2013 |
The Joy of Gender: Counselling Transgender Clients and Their Families
Hershel Russell, MEd
Leading Edge Seminars, Inc
Monday, May 27, 2013, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm • YWCA Elm Centre, 87 Elm Street, Toronto
This workshop will prepare mental health professionals, educators, and other caregivers to embrace work with trans communities. Hershel Russell will present transgender experience as an ordinary, if unusual, aspect of human diversity rather than a medical diagnosis. Training is often not offered in this area and many professionals feel unsure about how to provide respectful, appropriate services. This workshop will provide a solid foundation to enable clinicians and educators to approach this work with confidence.
Hershel Russell is known as a passionate,...
Tuesday, May 28th 2013 |
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: A Workshop for Direct Service Workers
Lyndsey Davies, M.S.W., R.S.W.
Location: Hincks-Dellcrest Institute, 114 Maitland St, Toronto
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is an intensive out-patient therapy developed by Marsha Linehan to treat
chronically suicidal clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. DBT has also been adapted to treat clients with addictions, eating disorders and other complex problems. Working with clients who experience these difficulties is extremely challenging for mental health and direct service professionals. DBT has proven to be effective in reducing suicidal, self-harm and other impulsive behaviours and to increase client engagement in therapy. DBT blends Cognitive...