December 2020 Boston Area Psychotherapy Training Digest

TUESDAY 12/1

NASW-MA

Awards 2020 Celebration

Institute for Natural Resources

CBD (Cannabidiol): Safety, Dosing & Drug Interactions

Wayside Training Institute

Showing Up Whole For Racial Justice

The Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health

Gambling Harms and Desire for Treatment: Evidence from Two Surveys in Massachusetts

OCD Massachusetts

TMS for the Treatment of OCD

WEDNESDAY 12/2

PESI

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for Trauma: Tapping to Transform Treatment Outcomes in Clinical Practice

Boston University School of Social Work

Teaching Upstream: Strategies for Supporting Our Students & Ourselves in Rough Waters

Institute for Natural Resources

The Dangers of Vaping THC: What Health Professionals Need to Know

Institute for Brain Potential

Understanding the Gut Brain: Stress, Appetite, Digestion, and Mood

WEDNESDAY 12/2 – 12/3

PESI

2-Day Intensive Training: Mindfulness Certification Course

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Interrupting Racism Levels 1 & 2: Amplifying Awareness and Interpersonal Engagement

WEDNESDAY 12/2 – 12/4

PESI

Innovations in Psychotherapy 2020

WEDNESDAY 12/2 – 12/6

Trauma Research Foundation

Trauma Film Fest

THURSDAY 12/3

PESI

Oppositional, Aggressive, Attention-Seeking & Uncooperative Children, Teens and Young Adults: High-Impact Strategies to Reduce Chronic Misbehavior

Therapy Training Boston

Movie Night: The Wife

Institute for Natural Resources

Non-Opioid Substance Abuse: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis & Treatment

Institute for Brain Potential

Advances in Understanding and Solving the ADHD Puzzle

THURSDAY 12/3 – 12/4

PESI

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional: Two-Day Trauma Competency Conference

THURSDAY 12/3 – 12/19

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Personal Transformation Institute

FRIDAY 12/4

PESI

Anxiety and Disruptive Behaviors in Children: Alternative Explanations, Solutions and Treatment Techniques

Ethics 2.0: When Clinical Goes Digital

The Bridge Training Institute

Self-Destructive Behavior Part One: The Ever-Changing Terrain of Understanding, Managing, & Treating Non-Suicide Self-Injury

NASW-MA

Private Practice Meeting (Worcester)

Private Practice Meeting (Nashoba Valley)

Private Practice Meeting (Southeast)

Institute for Natural Resources

Obesity, Diet, & Behavior

Understanding Depression & Bipolar Disorder

Institute for Brain Potential

Anger, Forgiveness, and the Healing Process

American Society of Addiction Medicine

The Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Addiction During COVID-19 Series

EMDRIA

Treatment of ACEs in the 8 Phases

Jung Association of Western Massachusetts

Culture, Diversity and Depth Psychology in an Age of Overwhelming Change

Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association

Networking with a Purpose

FRIDAY 12/4 – 12/5

Harvard Medical School

Meditation for Everyday Living and Peak Performance for Mental Health, Medical, and Surgical Practices

Risk Management Update for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Other Healthcare

EMDRIA

Integrating EMDR Therapy with Jungian Psychology: Enhancing Generalization to Accelerate EMDR Processing

Ego State Therapy Interventions to Prepare Your Most Wounded, Belligerent, & Dissociative Clients for EMDR

FRIDAY 12/4 – 12/6

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Creating Dharma: An Experiment with Artistic Practices

FRIDAY 12/4 – 3/7/21

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Mark Nickerson

SATURDAY 12/5

Massachusetts Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

Moving Through and Being Moved By: Embodiment in Development and in the Therapeutic Relationship

NASW-MA

Virtual License Test Prep Course

The Psychodynamic Couple and Family Institute of New England

When One is Not Enough: Working With Couples Exploring Consensual Nonmonogamy

Can Couples Change Gender?  Supporting Couples Exploring Gender Identity

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Board Meeting via Zoom

EMDRIA

Integrating the Multidimensional Inventory of Dissociation into Clinical Practice: MID Analysis v5.0 and Interpretive Manual, 3rd Edition

Evicting Toxic Shame

SUNDAY 12/6

Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy

Breakfast Club: Metaphor and Meaning in Group Therapy: Expanding our Toolbox

The New England Center for Existential Therapy

Gendlin’s Ongoing Challenge to Conflict Models: Challenge as a Carrying Forward

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

A Framework for Supervision

MONDAY 12/7

PESI

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Made Simple: ACT for PTSD, Anxiety, Depression & Personality Disorders

Challenging Geriatric Behaviors

New England Community for EFT

Emotionally Focused Family Therapy: An Introduction

Institute for Brain Potential

The Habits of Happy People

MONDAY 12/7 – 12/8

PESI

2-Day Intensive Workshop: Treating Complex Trauma with Internal Family Systems (IFS)

MONDAY 12/7 – 12/9

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

CCAR’s Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches

MONDAY 12/7 – 1/19/21

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy

Building Resiliency through Cognitive Reappraisal and Lifestyle Modification

TUESDAY 12/8

PESI

Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors

Rebuilding Trust After Attachment Ruptures in Children & Adolescents

TUESDAY 12/8 – 12/9

PESI

2-Day Intensive Workshop: Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Transformational Approaches to Treating Complex Trauma

WEDNESDAY 12/9

PESI

Building Personal Power and Navigating Stress: Yoga & Mindfulness Practices for School & Home

The New Rules for Treating Chronic Pain: Addiction-Free Solutions in the Era of Opioid Crisis

Institute for Natural Resources

Nutritional Psychiatry & Brain Health

Understanding Emotional Intelligence

Institute for Brain Potential

Treating Borderline Personality Disorders: Understanding Intense, Impulsive, and Volatile Relationships

Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network

LGBTQ Youth Tobacco Prevention: COVID-19 and Lung Vulnerability

The Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health

Trauma Forever or Wakanda Forever? Trauma Recovery for Culturally Diverse Clients with Disordered Gambling

THURSDAY 12/10

PESI

Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias Certification Training

Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed

Polyvagal Essentials for Every Clinician: Practical Applications for Safety, Attachment, Trauma and Anxiety

NASW-MA

Legislative Advocacy Committee (LAC) Meeting

Institute for Natural Resources

Recreational Marijuana: Facts, Fables & Concerns

Suicide Assessment, Treatment & Collaborative Management for Health Professionals

THURSDAY 12/10 – 12/11

PESI

Child and Adolescent Anger Management Certification Course: Fast Acting Strategies to Prevent and Overcome Oppositional and Aggressive Behavior

THURSDAY 12/10 – 12/12

Harvard Medical School

Lifestyle Medicine in Day-to-Day Practice: Skills Development Programs for Guiding Patients to Healthier Lives

THURSDAY 12/10 – 6/19/21

IFS Institute

Level 1 IFS Training

FRIDAY 12/11

PESI

A Complete Guide to Ethical & Legal Technology Challenges for Mental Health Professionals

Counseling Grief Clients Certification Training: Functional Interventions for Everyday Use

Trauma-Informed Compassionate Classrooms: Strategies to Reduce Challenging Behavior, Improve Learning Outcomes and Increase Student Engagement

Institute for Natural Resources

Crisis De-Escalation: Responding to Bullying, Threats & Aggression

Understanding Difficult & Aggressive Behaviors

C.G. Jung Institute New England

Finding Our Way in the Psyche and the Garden of Life: The Relationship between Personal and Archetypal Meaning of Dream Images, with Michael Conforti, Ph.D.

New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

BattleMind: Helping Families, Treatment Providers, and Community Members Understand the Mind of a Service Member

EMDRIA

Distancing Technique for Treating OCD, Phobias and Anxiety in EMDR Therapy

FRIDAY 12/11 – 12/12

Harvard Medical School

Diversity in Mental Health Practice

FRIDAY 12/11 – 12/15

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Christopher Floro

FRIDAY 12/11 – 3/14/21

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Julie Rosen

SATURDAY 12/12

Focusing New England

Focusing:  A Mindful Practice of Listening from the Inside Out

EMDRIA

Advanced EMDR-PRECI & ASSYST Refresher Course

SUNDAY 12/13

Institute for Natural Resources

Medical Marijuana: Pain, Dosage and Safety Issues

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

License Application Support Clinic

SUNDAY 12/13 – 12/14

AEDP Institute

Navigating AEDP’s Experiential-Attachment Work in the Context of Trauma, Dissociation and Multiplicity

SUNDAY 12/13 – 6/8/21

IFS Institute

Level 1 IFS Training

MONDAY 12/14

PESI

Autism: De-Escalate Meltdowns and Diffuse Explosive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents

Smart But Scattered: Executive Dysfunction at Home and at School

Boston University School of Social Work

Crisis Planning and Adapting Critical Interventions During COVID-19

New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Ethical Considerations in Peer Assisted Recovery

Trauma Research Foundation

Quarterly Virtual Networking Session for TRF Members

MONDAY 12/14 – 12/15

PESI

2 Day: Certified Dementia Care Specialist

2-Day: Trauma Conference: The Body Keeps Score-Trauma Healing with Bessel van der Kolk, MD

MONDAY 12/14 – 12/16

PESI

3-Day: Nutrition for Mental Health Certification Course

TUESDAY 12/15

Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network

Substance Use Interventions for Adolescents and Transitional Age Youth

TUESDAY 12/15 – 12/16

PESI

2-Day: Depression and Mood Disorder Certification Training: New Assessment and Treatment Techniques for Lasting Recovery

2-Day: Fall Prevention Specialist Certificate Course: Fall-proof Your Patients with Today’s Best Practices

WEDNESDAY 12/16

PESI

Suicide & Self-Harm: Stopping the Pain

NASW-MA

Northeast Regional Council Meeting: Social Hour

Institute for Brain Potential

How We Heal Ourselves And Others: Communicating In Ways That Create Meaningful Change

THURSDAY 12/17

PESI

David Kessler: Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief

The Ten Best-Ever Anxiety Treatment Techniques: Updated Strategies to Help Even the Most Challenging Clients

Institute for Natural Resources

Domestic & Intimate Partner Violence: A Public Health Issue

Institute for Brain Potential

Mind-Body Interactions and the Stress-Inflammation Connection

THURSDAY 12/17 – 12/18

PESI

2-Day Intensive Training: Cognitive Processing Therapy: An Evidence-Based Approach to Treat PTSD and Related Conditions

FRIDAY 12/18

PESI

Ethics with Minors: An Essential Guide for Mental Health Professionals

Ethics and Distance Therapy: Navigating the Most Challenging Issues with Teletherapy

NASW-MA

Private Private Meeting (Greater Boston)

Institute for Natural Resources

Recognizing Human Trafficking and Reporting Guidelines

American Society of Addiction Medicine

ASAM Criteria Course

New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Brain Injury and the Justice System

EMDRIA

The ABCs of EMDR Therapy: Reviewing the Essentials

SUNDAY 12/20

Institute for Natural Resources

CBD (Cannabidiol): Safety, Dosing & Drug Interactions

MONDAY 12/21

PESI

Boundaries in Clinical Practice: Top Ethical Challenges

NASW-MA

Central Regional Council Meeting

Institute for Brain Potential

The Habits of Stress-Resilient People

MONDAY 12/21 – 12/22

PESI

2-Day Telehealth Certification Training for Mental Health Professionals

2-Day Telemental Health Certification Course: A Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Virtual Sessions with Children, Adolescents and Families

TUESDAY 12/22

PESI

Multicultural Awareness & Diversity: Powerful Strategies to Advance Client Rapport & Cultural Competence

Institute for Natural Resources

Nutritional Psychiatry & Brain Health

WEDNESDAY 12/23

Institute for Natural Resources

Inflammation, Chronic Illness & The Brain

Institute for Brain Potential

The Pathology of Perfectionism: How to Tame the Inner Critic

TUESDAY 12/29

Institute for Natural Resources

Recreational Marijuana: Facts, Fables & Concerns

WEDNESDAY 12/30

Institute for Brain Potential

The Psychobiology of Hope

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