Workshop Series

Healing the Healer (click here for more)

5/4/2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT

"Healing the Healer" is a non-cognitive approach for the healer to look at his/her inner issues blocking us from our best self as helpers in the human service field. This workshop is not CBT in its orientation; the workshop is more reflective in nature. We will take time to look at our life experiences from childhood to our intimate relationships today. The workshop is an exploration of your personal narrative.

Socratic Questioning in Psychotherapy and Counseling (click here for more)

5/14/2018 - 9:00am to 4:15pm CDT

This course focuses on the uses of Socratic style questioning in psychotherapy and counseling as a means of respectfully revealing the client’s mistaken beliefs and private logic. The emphasis will be on strategic questioning of the client to help them understand and work out their own solutions to their problems. The course is online from 5/14/18 - 6/18/18. Registration for the class closes 1 week prior to start date to allow text materials to be purchased. It has been approved by the MN Board of Marriage and Family Therapy. The course may be taken for 15 CE hours or 1 credit.

Who Is Taking Care of the Therapist? (click here for more)

5/18/2018 - 9:00am to 12:15pm CDT

Over the years, I have witnessed valuable colleagues and heard stories of excellent professionals burning out and leaving the psychotherapy field. Why? Taking care of oneself as a therapist is a most important subject that is too frequently neglected in professional training and in our practice. Using my personal and professional experience along with basic Adlerian concepts, I will share some ideas to suggest what structures are required to keep yourself sane, your spirits high, and a smile on your face.

Infertility: Its Emotional Costs (click here for more)

5/18/2018 - 1:15pm to 4:30pm CDT

Infertility is a sensitive issue that affects not only the infertile couple but also their extended family and friends. It is an issue in which the emotional stress builds from the couple’s first awareness of their inability to conceive through the medical assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Couples struggling with infertility problems often find themselves overwhelmed by their emotional dilemma.

Adlerian Approaches to Executive Coaching (click here for more)

6/8/2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT

The Adlerian principles of social interest, democracy, and encouragement provide an effective framework for training professionals on coaching and employee-engagement competencies. Training programs that integrate Adlerian concepts into skill building exercises provide solid foundations for employee growth. Translating Adlerian theory into action through collaborative and motivational practices, leaders can develop an organizational culture strengthened by the mutually respectful interplay of individual engagement and empowering leadership.

Dual Addiction & Gambling

6/15/2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT

This workshop will focus on developing possible strategies for continuation of care with the problem gambling client when dealing with PTSD. There are many models of possible care for addressing the trauma of addiction, personal trauma, and historical trauma. This presentation will focus on how EMDR (eye movement desensitization reprocessing) can be used when dealing with problem gambling. This is not EMDR training but an overview about how one technique could be used and suggestions for future work on learning about trauma.

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