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Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 - Thursday, April 24th 2014 |
Interpersonal Neurobiology with Innovative Therapeutic Practices: Hope, Optimism, & Possibilities for Children & Families
Daniel J. Seigel, Lynne Angus and Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin, keynotes.
The Winds of Change with The Gail Appel Institute, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
Dr. Dan Siegel, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, and author of several books on interpersonal neurobiology, including Mindsight, and The Whole Brain Child, will be coming to Toronto.
On April 22, from 9 am to 4:30 pm Dr. Siegel will be giving a talk entitled: Mindfulness, Mindsight and The Brain: What is Mind and Mental Health. The event is the first day of a three day conference entitled: Interpersonal Neurobiology with Innovative Therapeutic Practices: Hope, Optimism, & Possibilities for Children & Families.
This breakthrough conference offers a full day with...
Thursday, April 24th 2014 - Friday, April 25th 2014 |
8th Annual Risk & Recovery Forensic Conference
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's Forensic Psychiatry Program and Mental Health and Addiction Program,
and McMaster University
We are pleased to again be hosting the Risk and Recovery Forensic Conference, a conference for professionals in mental health, probation & parole, corrections, legal services and police. The conference will feature a pre-conference workshop, a tour of St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's West 5th Redevelopment, a tour and dinner at Vineland Estates and a networking dinner at Radius Café + Urban Casual Dining, Hamilton.
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's Forensic Psychiatry Program is committed to the importance of the academic enterprise. It is through the acquisition of new knowledge through research, knowledge translation and education that...
Saturday, April 26th 2014 |
TPS 24th Annual Day in Psychoanalysis | Sexual Experience: Symbolic Representations and Symbolic Alterations of Reality
Dr. Eric Marcus and Dr. Karen Gilmore
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
8:30 am – 4:30 pm Hart House, University of Toronto
Human Sexual Experience: Fantasy and Reality
Presenter: Dr. Eric Marcus
Human sexual experience is more than sexual behavior. Sexual experience and sexual fantasy is composed of powerful symbolic representations and symbolic alterations of reality. This paper will discuss and demonstrate their psychological structure and their use in dynamic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. The use of sexual material for character analysis will be shown.
Child Development and Sex: A Contemporary Psychoanalytic/Developmental Perspective
Presenter: Dr. Karen Gilmore
Dr. Gilmore will discuss...
Monday, April 28th 2014 - Tuesday, April 29th 2014 |
Calming the Emotional Storm: Using DBT to Help Your Clients Manage Their Emotions
Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, RSW
Leading Edge Seminars, Inc
Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location: YWCA Elm Centre, 87 Elm Street, Toronto
Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is a treatment originally designed to treat borderline personality disorder, but it is increasingly being used for many other disorders because of its usefulness in treating clients who are unable to self-regulate, by providing them with skills to better manage their emotions.
Following an introduction to DBT theory and exploration of how it differs from traditional therapy such as CBT, Sheri Van Dijk will discuss how DBT can be applied to work with clients facing a broad range of conditions (including depression, anxiety, and...