April 2021 Boston Area Psychotherapy Training Digest

THURSDAY 4/1

PESI

Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders vs Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

McLean Hospital

Restraint and Seclusion: Another Bastion of Inequality

Essential Partners

Effective Workplace Communication in a Post-Pandemic World

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

Surviving Change

Una Introducción a la Atención Informada de Trauma (An introduction to Trauma Informed Care)

EMDRIA

EMDR Therapy and the Treatment of Substance & Behavioral Addictions – A One Day Webinar

THURSDAY 4/1 – 5/13

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Living Our Histories, Shaping Our Futures: Buddhist Anti-Racist Practice

FRIDAY 4/2

The Bridge Training Institute

Brave New Worlds:  Professional Ethics in an Era of Rapid Change

NASW-MA

Private Practice Meeting (Pioneer Valley)

Private Practice Meeting (Nashoba Valley)

New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Exploring Youth Homelessness

Jung Association of Western Massachusetts

A New Face of the Divine (in Us)

Narrative Therapy Initiative

The Tree of Life:  A Narrative Methodology

FRIDAY 4/2 – 4/4

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

When Life Hits Like A Tsunami: Experiencing Peace in the Midst of Chaos

SATURDAY 4/3

Narrative Therapy Initiative

Narratives In The Suitcase Project:  A narrative methodology for responding to children and others on the move

Massachusetts Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology

Nuts and Bolts of Private Practice

MONDAY 4/5

PESI

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

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

Tobacco and Nicotine Dependence: What You Need to Know to Help People Quit

MONDAY 4/5 – 4/7

PESI

3-Day: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Certification Training

MONDAY 4/5 – 4/9

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Thrive Training & Publications LLC

Virtual EMDR Training by Roxanne Grobbel (5 Day Intensive)

MONDAY 4/5 – 5/10

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy

Stress and the Relaxation Response: The Fundamentals of Mind Body Medicine

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder: An Introductory Online Course

Advanced Psychotherapy Strategies: CBT, DBT, and Dynamic Concepts for Use with Challenging Cases

MONDAY 4/5 – 6/14

Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy

NSGP Anti-racism Group Circle: Me & White Supremacy

TUESDAY 4/6

PESI

Borderline Personality Disorder and Traumatic Attachment: Trauma-Informed BPD Treatment Techniques for Dysregulated Emotional and Automic States

Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society

The Neurobiology of Alzheimer’s Disease – Alzheimer’s Disease At A Crossroads?

WEDNESDAY 4/7

PESI

Certification Course: The Ultimate Grief Treatment Toolbox: Over 60 Interventions to Promote Healing & Hope Among Grieving Children, Adolescents & Adults

Motivational Interviewing: Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Client Engagement and Accelerate Behavioral Change

Shame and Self-Loathing in the Treatment of Trauma

NASW-MA

Retired & Retiring Shared Interest Group Meeting

Institute for Natural Resources

Recreational Marijuana: Facts, Fables & Concerns

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults

WEDNESDAY 4/7 – 4/8

PESI

2-Day Intensive Training: Mindfulness Certification Course

WEDNESDAY 4/7 – 4/21

PESI

Executive Function Virtual Conference: Teaching Students Skills to Successfully Navigate Remote, Hybrid and Classroom Learning

THURSDAY 4/8

PESI

Sex, Couples and the Integration of Somatic Interventions – The Path to Safety, Connection and Resolution

McLean Hospital

Racism in Academic Medicine

New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

TRUST: Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorder: Maximizing Evidence Based Practices

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

Cultural Competency: Building Health Equity in the Workplace

THURSDAY 4/8 – 4/9

PESI

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

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional: Two-Day Trauma Competency Conference

THURSDAY 4/8 – 6/3

Focusing New England

Inner Relationship Focusing

THURSDAY 4/8 – 8/8

IFS Institute

Level 1 IFS Training

FRIDAY 4/9

PESI

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

The Bridge Training Institute

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Anxiety: Treating Social Anxiety, OCD, Panic Disorders and Phobias

Couple & Family Institute of New England

Emotionally Focused Therapy in a Time of Racial Reckoning: Centering Race in Couple & Family Therapy

NASW-MA

Private Practice Meeting (Southeast)

New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Teens, Anxiety and Depression: Concrete Skills for Treatment and Prevention

Polyvagal Institute

Foundations of Polyvagal Informed Practice Part I

Massachusetts School Psychologist Association

Smart but Scattered (Part 1): Assessing Executive Skills in Children and Adults

Narrative Therapy Initiative

What Is Narrative Therapy?

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

Cultural Competency: Building Health Equity in the Workplace

EMDRIA
Cultural Responsiveness and Addressing Cultural Trauma and Adversity in EMDR Therapy

FRIDAY 4/9 – 4/10

Harvard Medical School

Updates and Innovations in Geriatric Mental Health

Psychopharmacology, 2021 A Master Class

FRIDAY 4/9 – 4/18

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Early Buddhist Meditation I: The Four Establishments of Mindfulness

FRIDAY 4/9 – 6/5

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Deany Laliotis – The Center for Excellence for EMDR Therapy

FRIDAY 4/9 – 6/13

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Amanda Bell

Virtual EMDR Training by Julie Rosen

FRIDAY 4/9 – 8/21

IFS Institute

Level 1 IFS Training

SATURDAY 4/10

Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis

Zoom Viewing and Discussion of the movie “Afterward” with filmmaker Ophra Bloch

Parent-Child Attachment from Infancy through Adolescence A Relational Lens for Prevention and Treatment in Pediatric and Mental Health Settings

Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

Reworking Gender: Trans, Nonbinary and Gender-Expansive Experiences in Theory and Practice

New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation

Transforming Silence: Antiracism and Authentic Connection as Mental Health Colleagues

Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy

NSGP Town Hall #3

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Supervision of Community Based Treatment

51A – Mandated Reporting

The HeartWell Institute

Meditation and Mindfulness: Workshop & Retreat

SATURDAY 4/10 – 4/11

Justice Resource Institute

2nd Annual Conference on Trauma and Embodiment

SATURDAY 4/10 – 5/1

EMDRIA

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

SATURDAY 4/10 – 7/25

Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute

Virtual EMDR Training

SUNDAY 4/11

Therapy Training Boston

Movie & Discussion on Sunday Afternoons: A Life on Our Planet

Institute for Natural Resources

Understanding Psychedelics, Hallucinogens, & Dissociative Drugs

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

A Framework for Supervision

MONDAY 4/12

PESI

Moral Injury Following Traumatic Events: Working with Clients Who Have Violated Their Conscience

Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children & Adolescents: Non-Medication Approaches for the Most Challenging Behaviors

Suicide & Self-Harm: Stopping the Pain

MONDAY 4/12 – 4/13

PESI

2-Day Telehealth Certification Training for Mental Health Professionals

2-Day: 2021 Geriatric Conference

MONDAY 4/12 – 4/16

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by EMDR Consulting (5 Day Intensive)

Virtual EMDR Training by Thrive Training & Publications LLC

TUESDAY 4/13

NASW-MA

Political Action for Candidate Election (PACE) Committee Meeting

New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

CRSWs Supervising CRSWs

Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute

Slaying the Dragon: PC & The Fairy Tale Model of Trauma Treatment

TUESDAY 4/13 – 4/14

EMDRIA

Let’s Play EMDR: Fundamentals of EMDR with Children in a Play Therapy Setting

TUESDAY 4/13 – 4/27

PESI

Disruptive Behaviors in the Classroom: Quick “On the Spot” Social-Emotional Learning and Behavior Interventions That Get Big Results!

WEDNESDAY 4/14

PESI

Distracted and Disorganized Kids in a Digital Generation: Techniques to Influence Neuroplasticity, Manage Screen Time & Implement Sensory Smart Movement

Internal Family Systems Therapy: Step-by-Step Procedures for Healing Traumatic Wounds and Alleviating Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Addiction and More

Psychopharmacology: Essential Information for Mental Health Professionals

NASW-MA

Children & Youth Shared Interest Group Meeting

Institute for Natural Resources

CBD (Cannabidiol): Safety, Dosing, & Drug Interactions

Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network

Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addictions Services – New England Region 1: Coming into the Light: Breaking the Stigma of Substance Use Disorders- Part 1 and 2

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

Difficult to Engage Clients: Overcoming Resistance with Motivational Interviewing

WEDNESDAY 4/14 – 4/15

William James College

23rd Annual MASOC/MATSA Joint Conference

WEDENSDAY 4/14 – 4/18

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Roxanne Grobbel (5 Day Intensive)

WEDNESDAY 4/14 – 5/9

Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

Uniting Yoga and Ayurveda: Balancing the Doshas – 300-Hour Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training

WEDNESDAY 4/14 – 5/26

Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

Phenomenology and Intersubjectivity: An Introduction to the Philosophy that Grounds a New Paradigm in Psychoanalysis

THURSDAY 4/15

PESI

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

Improve Executive Functions: Evidence-Based Strategies to Change Behavior

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

The Ten Best-Ever Anxiety Treatment Techniques

Treating Traumatic Stress in Kids: Sensory, Yoga & Mindfulness Techniques to Rewire the Young Brain

McLean Hospital

Women and Depression Through the Life Span

Institute for Natural Resources

Non-Opioid Substance Abuse: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, & Treatment

New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Understanding ASAM Criteria for Non-Clinicians

Designing Contingency Management with Fidelity

The Ferentz Institute

Working with Trauma Related Shame and Self-Loathing

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

Una Introduccion a La Salud Mental Maternal (An Introduction to Maternal Mental Health)

THURSDAY 4/15 – 4/16

PESI

2-Day Advanced Course: Primitive Reflex Integration

NASW-MA

2021 Virtual Symposium

FRIDAY 4/16

PESI

Affective Neuroscience for Clinicians: Emotion-based Strategies for the Treatment of Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression

Rewire the Anxious Brain: Neuroscience-Informed Treatment of Anxiety, Panic and Worry

Tele-Play Therapy: Techniques to Help Kids Increase Trust & Safety, Unlock Emotions, Ignite Imagination and Boost Resilience

The Bridge Training Institute

Supervising Peer Support Professionals

NASW-MA

Private Private Meeting (Greater Boston)

American Society of Addiction Medicine

ASAM Criteria Course

Massachusetts School Psychologist Association

Smart but Scattered (Part 2): A Student-Centered Approach to Designing Interventions for Students with Executive Skill Challenges

EMDRIA

Distancing Technique for Treating OCD, Panic & Phobias in Adults and Children in EMDR Therapy

FRIDAY 4/16 – 6/6

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by EMDR Consulting

FRIDAY 4/16 – 9/27

AEDP Institute

AEDP Essential Skills (ES1) Five Modules North America

SATURDAY 4/17

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Board Meeting via Zoom

SATURDAY 4/17 – 5/22

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Silent Illumination, Embodied Experiencing: A Method for Natural Awakening

SATURDAY 4/17 – 5/23

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Liberation Through Non-Clinging: An Exploration of the Five Aggregates

SUNDAY 4/18

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

LMHC License Exam Preparation

TeleMentalHealth #2: Specialized Treatment Modalities & Expressive Therapies

MONDAY 4/19

PESI

Emotional Eating, Chronic Dieting, Bingeing and Body Image: What Every Clinician Needs to Know

NASW-MA

Central Regional Council Meeting

American Society of Addiction Medicine

The ASAM Motivational Interviewing Workshop

New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Ethics: Critical Ethical Challenges and ‘Virtual’ Service Delivery

MONDAY 4/19 – 4/30

Harvard Medical School

Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery Certificate Program

TUESDAY 4/20

PESI

Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias Certification Training

Boosting Resiliency in Adolescent Girls: A Strengths-Based Approach

American Society of Addiction Medicine

The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Workshop

TUESDAY 4/20 – 4/21

PESI

2-Day: Advanced CBT Training: Evidence-Based Interventions for Chronic Anxiety, OCD, Depression, Trauma and PTSD

WEDNESDAY 4/21

PESI

Dyslexia: Building NEW Neuropathways to Master Visual and Auditory Memory, Visual Perceptual Skills, Visual Motor Skill Development & More!

Tapping into Energy Psychology: Approaches for Trauma & Anxiety

American Society of Addiction Medicine

The ASAM Pain & Addiction: Common Threads Course

EMDRIA

Psychedelics and EMDR Therapy

THURSDAY 4/22

PESI

Ethics 2.0: When Clinical Goes Digital

McLean Hospital

Social Injustice and Mental Health

THURSDAY 4/22 – 4/23

PESI

2-Day Anxiety Certification Course: Integrate CBT and Exposure and Response Prevention for Treatment of GAD, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, & Phobias

Essential Partners

Advanced Facilitation Skills Workshop

THUESDAY 4/22 – 4/24

AEDP Institute

The Therapist as Organizing Other:  Regulating and building self-structure in dysregulated clients through an AEDP lens

American Society of Addiction Medicine

ASAM Virtual.2021

THURSDAY 4/22 – 8/29

IFS Institute

Level 1 IFS Training

FRIDAY 4/23

PESI

Polyvagal Theory in Action with Deb Dana, LCSW

Therapy Training Boston

Healing Intergenerational Wounds: A Relational-Neurobiological Approach to Transform Relationships

NASW-MA

Private Practice Meeting (Worcester)

New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

The 12 Core Functions of a Substance Use Counselor

FRIDAY 4/23 – 4/24

Narrative Therapy Initiative

Narrative Therapy in Practice

FRIDAY 4/23 – 6/20

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Trauma Recovery/HAP

FRIDAY 4/23 – 6/27

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Institute for Creative Mindfulness

SATURDAY 4/24

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Clinical Considerations in Working with LGBTQIA+ Individuals

SUNDAY 4/25

Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy

Breakfast Club: Creating a Professional Will

The New England Center for Existential Therapy

Political (Dis)embodiment: The Joining Effects of Technology and Liberalism

Institute for Natural Resources

Medical Technologies for Health Professionals: Tracking Sleep, Anxiety & Cardiac Health with Wearable Consumer Medical Devices

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Nurturing a Growth Mindset in Supervision

SUNDAY 4/25 – 5/1

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Remarkable Relational Resilience: Living Nobly In the Midst of Ignobility

MONDAY 4/26

NASW-MA

Southeast Regional Council Meeting

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

License Application Support Clinic

MONDAY 4/26 – 4/27

PESI

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

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: 2-Day Intensive ACT Training

MONDAY 4/26 – 6/2

Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute

Progressive Counting (PC)

TUESDAY 4/27

PESI

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Tapping: Evidence-Based, Mind-Body Treatment Approach to the Anxiety Spectrum Disorders and Pain

Medical and Recreational Marijuana for Mental Health and Healthcare Professionals: Answers to Your Biggest Questions

TUESDAY 4/27 – 5/25

The Massachusetts Council on Gambling and Health

Spring Training Institute: Foundations in Gambling Disorder

WEDNESDAY 4/28

PESI

Treating Adult Clients of Emotionally Immature Parents: How Your Clients Can Reclaim Their Lives from the Toxic Legacy of Controlling, Rejecting or Self-Involved Parents

The Bridge Training Institute

Opportunity Youth: Reframing the “At-Risk” Perspective

Institute for Natural Resources

Opioid Use Disorder & Addiction in North America: Challenges Before & After COVID-19

THURSDAY 4/29 – 4/30

PESI

2-Day Intensive Trauma Treatment Certification Workshop: EMDR, CBT and Somatic-Based Interventions to Move Clients from Surviving to Thriving

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

Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute

Attachment and Dissociation Assessment and Treatment: An Introduction to Foundational Skills

THURSDAY 4/29 – 5/29

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Personal Transformation Institute

THURSDAY 4/29 – 8/15

IFS Institute

Level 1 IFS Training

FRIDAY 4/30

PESI

Boundary Setting in Clinical Practice: The Best Ethical Practices

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Bringing your Private Practice to Life – New Expanded Format

Beth Israel Deaconess Department of Psychiatry Foundation

2nd Annual Virtual Conference: Advances in Mindfulness and Acceptance Based Clinical Tools for Treating Adolescents and Young Adults

FRIDAY 4/30 – 5/1

Harvard Medical School

Meditation and Psychotherapy: Learning from Non-Ordinary States

FRIDAY 4/30 – 7/11

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Trauma Recovery/HAP

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