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Friday, April 26th 2019 |
Wanna Come Out and Play? The Creative Use of Games, Stories, Puppets, and Art with Children and Teens
Facilitator: Liana Lowenstein, MSW., RSW., CPT-S., best-selling author and one of Canada's foremost presenters on childhood trauma.
SickKids CCMH Learning Institute
Prerequisites: Basic child and family therapy skills.
This training is suitable for: Mental health professionals, clinicians, psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists and social workers.
Description: The creative use of games, puppets, stories, and art engages children and teens in therapy and helps them to resolve their psychological difficulties. Through this hands-on training, participants will learn to describe key processing skills to deepen therapeutic work and how to utilize a variety of therapeutic techniques to make sessions more meaningful and effective. The activities presented can be used with a wide range of presenting problems...
Friday, April 26th 2019 |
MBCT in Ottawa
Karen Sutherland MSW RSW & Kelley Raab PhD RP
The Centre for Mindfulness Studies
Orientation & Interview: April 26, 2019 | 1pm – 4pm
Sessions 1-8: May 3 – June 21, 2019 | 1pm – 3:30pm
Silent Retreat: Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 9:30am – 1:30pm
Location: 91A Fourth Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1S 2L1
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an evidence-based group therapy for preventing depressive relapse. It also reduces acute depression, anxiety and stress.
About the Presenters:
Karen Sutherland holds a Master’s degree in Social Work, and has specialist training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) amongst other therapeutic modalities. The personal benefit of participating in an MBCT 8-week...
Saturday, April 27th 2019 |
Annual Day in Psychoanalysis - FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE: The Rigid Neurotic Patient; Mourning Idealized Ideas, Concepts, Theories and Teachers
Presenters: Eric R. Marcus, MD and Arnold Rothstein, MD | Discussants: Norman Doidge, MD and Charles Hanly, PhD
tps&i - Toronto Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
The Rigid Neurotic Patient
Presenter: Eric R. Marcus, MD
Discussant: Norman Doidge, MD
Rigid neurotic character structure is a problem often seen in psychoanalytic treatments. It presents the problem of failure to change and is one cause of mid-phase stalemates. This talk will explore the differential diagnosis, functional structure of the defenses, requirements of technique, and transference – counter transference problems in the treatment of these patients.
Mourning Idealized Ideas, Concepts, Theories and Teachers
Presenter: Arnold Rothstein, MD
Discussant: Charles Hanly, PhD
In this paper I suggest that mourning idealizations is...
Monday, April 29th 2019 |
The Internal Family Systems Model of Therapy:Treating Trauma & Addictions
Derek Scott, RSW, Founder of IFSCA
Location: The Highland Country Club (1922 Highland Heights) London, Ontario
Developed over the past three decades, the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model is an evidence-based therapy that offers both a conceptual umbrella under which a variety of practices and different approaches can be grounded and guided, and a set of original techniques. Developed by Dr. Richard Schwartz, IFS is the most comprehensive model now emerging as the dominant therapeutic modality which regards the personality as a system of subpersonalities.
Schwartz’s model states that in addition to the many parts that constitute the system, we also all have a Self. The...