Continuing Education (CE Credit) Workshops for Practitioners

2018/2019 EVENTS

Sunday, November 4, 2018 11am-3pm
Working with the Convergence of Eating and Body Image Problems with Sexual and Physical Abuse
4.0 CE Credit workshop

This workshop will present best practices for working with people who suffer on the continuum of eating and body image problems and have, simultaneously, been victims and survivors on the continuum of sexual abuse and severely disordered attachment.
Susan Gutwill, AbD/PhD, LCSW
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Saturday, November 17, 2018 11am-1pm

Therapeutic Practice in a World Gone Mad
2.0 CE Credit workshop
The current political climate is equally destabilizing for psychotherapists and their patients. Anxiety and a continuous feeling of not knowing what will come next infuses daily life. How is this reality entering our consulting rooms? Would we say our work has changed from the pre-Trump era? How are we managing our own feelings in our therapy relationships?
Luise Eichenbaum, LCSW
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Saturday, January 12, 2019 10am-noon
REVISITING LOSS: EXPLORING THE UNDIGESTED EFFECTS OF ABORTION ON THE BODY/MIND OF WOMEN WITH EATING AND BODY ISSUES
2.0 CE Credit workshop
As clinicians, how do we work with our clients to examine unexplored emotions that, like fetal cells, may have remained buried in their bodies?
With Roe v. Wade being threatened, many women are finding themselves revisiting feelings that have been dormant for years. When abortion was initially legalized, it was touted that one could go to the doctor on a lunch hour, have the procedure, described as scraping of a few cells, and be back to work as early as the following day. For many women, that seemed to be fine, but for others there was little to no guidance about the potential for long-lasting emotional ramifications.
Susan Kane, LCSW

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Saturday, January 19, 2019 11am-3pm
UNDERSTANDING AND CHALLENGING WEIGHT STIGMA AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
4.0 CE Credit workshop
Susan Gutwill, AbD/PhD, LCSW
This workshop will explore way to honor the embodied trauma of being very large in our society and thus functioning as the “bad object” for others, using relational, embodied and cognitive strategies. Participants will learn about the impact of the social world on clinical work and the need to do the work of “mourning” in order to honor ourselves and our clients in the face of this traumatizing culture. We will focus on therapist’s countertransference when being near and treating very large women. We will also explore the experience of being a large-bodied therapist.
Susan Gutwill, AbD/PhD, LCSW
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