December 2021 Boston Area Psychotherapy Training Digest

WEDNESDAY 12/1

PESI

Food and Mood: A Therapist’s Guide to The Role of Nutrition in Mental Health

Institute for Brain Potential

Cognition, Successful Aging, and Nutrition

EMDRIA

Working with the Spectrum of Eating Disorders within the EMDR Approach

EMDR Refresher Course

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Addiction and Recovery 101 for Recovery Coaches and other Peer Workers

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

Overview of Serious and Persistent Mental Illness

The Ferentz Institute

Master Class Case Consultation: Working with Traumatized Adults

WEDNESDAY 12/1 – 12/2

PESI

Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP): Two-Day Intensive Competency Training

WEDNESDAY 12/1 – 12/15

Choices Peer Recovery Trainings

Motivational Interviewing Basics

THURSDAY 12/2

PESI

Changing the ADHD Brain: Moving Beyond Medication

LGBTQ Youth: Clinical Strategies to Support Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

McLean Hospital

The Role of the Family in the Treatment of Early-Onset Bipolar Disorder

Institute for Brain Potential

Shyness and Social Anxiety: Evidence-Based Techniques for Overcoming Fear

American Society of Addiction Medicine

Moving Beyond the Barriers of Treating Opioid Use Disorder

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Using Hip-Hop to Understand Substance Use and Promote Wellness with Black Youth

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Suicide Prevention Training Calendar

Opioid Misuse and Suicide Prevention

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

The 3 R’s of Hoarding: Recognition, Resources, & Realistic Actions

THURSDAY 12/2 – 12/3

PESI

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

2-Day Internal Family Systems Experiential Workshop

2-Day Certified Clinical Trauma Professional: Two-Day Trauma Competency Conference

Essential Partners

Advanced Facilitation Skills Workshop

THURSDAY 12/2 – 2/27/22

IFS Institute

Level 1 IFS Training

THURSDAY 12/2 – 4/10/22

IFS Institute

Level 1 IFS Training

FRIDAY 12/3

PESI

ACT for Eating and Body Image Concerns: Help Clients Drop the Rope in their Tug of War with Food and Weight

Borderline, Narcissistic, Antisocial and Histrionic Personality Disorders: Effective Treatments for Challenging Clients

Extended Adolescence – When 25 Looks More Like 18: Clinical Strategies for Clients Struggling to Meet the Demands of Adulthood

LGBTQ+ Clients: Treatment Strategies for Sexual and Gender Identity Issues

The Sexual Fallout from Trauma and PTSD: Restoring Healthy Sex for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

High-Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents & Young Adults

Massachusetts Psychological Association

Legal Issues for Psychology Practices

The Bridge Training Institute

Best Practices for Responding to Trauma and PTSD

NASW-MA

Private Practice Meeting (Greenfield)

Northeast Region – Private Practice Shared Interest Group

Therapy Training Boston

Complicated and Traumatic Loss: Meaning Making, Hope, and Transcendence

Institute for Brain Potential

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

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Beyond The Professional Will

Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association

Networking with a Purpose with Eating Recovery Center

Jung Association of Western Massachusetts

The Golden Tortoise: Myth and Archetype in Vietnamese Culture, Spirituality and War-healing

New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Motivational Interviewing – Practicing Skills for Behavior Change

American Society of Addiction Medicine

ASAM Criteria One-Day Foundations Course

EMDRIA

EMDR Refresh: Approaches for Complex Clients

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Setting and Maintaining Professional Boundaries

Ethics for Recovery Coaches

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

Addressing HIV, HCV, and Other STI’s in RI

The Ferentz Institute

The Ethical Importance of Helping Clients Heal from Cultural Burdens Using “Art-Informed IFS”

FRIDAY 12/3 – 12/4

Harvard Medical School

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

Risk Management Update for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Other Healthcare Professionals

AEDP Institute

Getting Started – or Restarted – with AEDP: Specific Strategies for Bringing the Theory and Heart of Experiential Therapy Into Your Clinical Practice

Narrative Therapy Inititative

Narrative Therapy in Practice

FRIDAY 12/3 – 12/6

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Awakening as Embodied Experiencing

FRIDAY 12/3 – 12/13

AEDP Institute

The Dyadic Repair of Attachment Trauma: Healing at the Edge of Transformational Experience

FRIDAY 12/3 – 12/19

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Personal Transformation Institute

FRIDAY 12/3 – 3/6/22

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Mark Nickerson

SATURDAY 12/4

Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

The Analyst’s Mortality: Risk, Possibility and Gift

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Mandated Reporting – 51A

Boston College School of Social Work

SSW Advanced Standing Virtual Information Session

Trauma Research Foundation

Brains, Bodies, Trauma and the Arc of Healing

EMDRIA

Back to the Future: An Upscaled Refresher Course in EMDR Therapy

Evicting Toxic Shame

SUNDAY 12/5

The New England Center for Existential Therapy

“Where the Meanings, are”: Encountering Infinity in Uncertain Times

Institute for Natural Resources

Non-Opioid Substance Abuse

Sexual Harassment, Ethical & Professional Boundaries

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Nurturing a Growth Mindset in Supervision

MONDAY 12/6

McLean Hospital

Trauma-Informed Systems Change: Online Workshop for Professionals

Institute for Brain Potential

The Pathology of Perfectionism: How to Tame the Inner Critic

Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of Rhode Island – New England Region 1: Coming into the Light: Breaking the Stigma of Substance Use Disorders- Part 1

MONDAY 12/6 – 12/7

PESI

2 Day Intensive Course: Clinical Supervision: Providing Effective Supervision, Navigating Ethical Issues and Managing Risk

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

MONDAY 12/6 – 12/8

PESI

3-Day Dialectical Behavior Therapy Certification Training

MONDAY 12/6 – 12/10

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Thrive Training & Publications LLC

MONDAY 12/6 – 1/3/22

Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

An Introduction to Psychoanalytic Trauma Theory

MONDAY 12/6 – 1/11/22

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy

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

Building Resiliency through Cognitive Reappraisal and Lifestyle Modification

TUESDAY 12/7

PESI

Neuroscience for Clinicians: Brain Change for Stress, Anxiety, Trauma, Moods and Substance Abuse

Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom: Trauma-Informed Tools to Support Social and Emotional Learning, Student Success and Positive Climate

The Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health

Voluntary Self-Exclusion Designated Agent Training

Community Health Training Institute

Building Racial Equity (Level 1)

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Vicarious Trauma

Medication Supported Recovery (MSR)

The Ferentz Institute

It’s About Relationships

TUESDAY 12/7 – 12/8

PESI

2-Day Certification Course on Grief Counseling for Children & Adolescents: Developmentally-Appropriate Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Processing Grief

TUESDAY 12/7 – 12/28

Trauma Research Foundation

TRF Tuesday with Licia Sky and Bessel van der Kolk

TUESDAY 12/7 – 2/1/22

Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

Identifying and Treating Pathological Narcissism

WEDNESDAY 12/8

PESI

Compassion Fatigue Certification Training for Healthcare, Mental Health and Caring Professionals

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

Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom: Trauma-Informed Tools to Support Social and Emotional Learning, Student Success and Positive Climate

EMDRIA

EMDR Therapy Refresher: Because You Don’t Know What It Is You Forgot

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

HIV 101: What Providers Should Know

WEDNESDAY 12/8 – 12/9

PESI

2-Day Grief Treatment Certification Course: Evidence-Based Strategies for Helping Clients Make Meaning After Loss

THURSDAY 12/9

PESI

Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals

McLean Hospital

Webinar: Social Media & the Mind

Community Health Training Institute

Organizing Racial Equity (Level 2)

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Self-Care for Recovery Coaches and other Peer Workers

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Suicide Prevention Training Calendar

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Impacted Family & Friends Lived Experience 101: Ending the Marginalization & Why That Matters for Suicide Prevention & Mental Wellness for the Entire Family Summary

THURSDAY 12/9 – 12/10

PESI

2-Day Advanced Course: Executive Functioning Skills for Children & Adolescents: 50 Cognitive-Motor Activities to Improve Attention, Memory, Response Inhibition and Self-Regulation

2-Day Certification Training: Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children & Adolescents

2-Day Intensive ACT Training: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

EMDRIA

R-TEP and G-TEP

Discovery & Beyond: Two Day IFS-Informed EMDR Advanced Experiential

THURSDAY 12/9 – 12/11

Harvard Medical School

Understanding Narcissism: From Healthy to Disordered

THURSDAY 12/9 – 12/13

Somatic Experiencing International

SE Professional Training: Beginning II

THURSDAY 12/9 – 2/12/22

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Wayne King

FRIDAY 12/10

PESI

Expressive Arts Therapy: Creative Solutions for Trauma Recovery

Gaslighting: Help Clients Escape and Rebuild from a Narcissist’s Emotional Abuse

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Clients: Clinical Issues and Treatment Strategies

Mental Health Documentation & Medical Necessity: Simple, Clear Guidelines that Maintain Quality of Care and Protect Your Practice

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

The Ethics of Digital Practice: An Essential Guide to Providing Quality Care, Navigating Ethical Issues and Managing Legal Risk

Institute for Natural Resources

Food as Medicine: Hope or Hype?

Institute for Brain Potential

Developing Hidden Strengths and Genius in People with Learning Disabilities and Psychiatric Conditions

Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of Rhode Island – New England Region 1: Coming into the Light: Breaking the Stigma of Substance Use Disorders- Part 2

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Mental Wellness for Recovery Coaches and other Peer Workers

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Suicide Prevention Training Calendar

Postvention: Responding to Schools, Workplaces, and Communities Following Suicide

The Ferentz Institute

Psychopharmacology in Plain English: Essential Information and Ethical Considerations

FRIDAY 12/10 – 12/11

EMDRIA

Dealing with Intense Emotional Reactions with EMDR Therapy

Ego State Therapy Interventions to Prepare Dysregulated, Dissociative, and Attachment Wounded Clients for EMDR

FRIDAY 12/10 – 12/12

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Love as a Doorway into, and Expression of, the Nature of Mind

FRIDAY 12/10 – 12/13

Somatic Experiencing International

SE Professional Training: Intermediate II

FRIDAY 12/10 – 1/23/22

EMDRIA

EMDR for Real-World Challenges

SATURDAY 12/11

Institute for Natural Resources

Recognizing Human Trafficking & Reporting Guidelines

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Domestic & Sexual Violence: Overview and Current Best Practices

SUNDAY 12/12

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Emptiness and Form: Fiction and the Dharma

Institute for Natural Resources

Domestic & Intimate Partner Violence: A Public Health Issue

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Record Keeping for Supervisors

SUNDAY 12/12 – 12/13

AEDP Institute

Advanced Skills: “Feeling Felt” – Expanding Receptive Affective Capacity Turbo-charge AEDP’s Consolidation of Brain Growth and Neural Integration for your Clients and Yourself

MONDAY 12/13

PESI

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

Advanced Training in Cognitive Processing Therapy: The Official Level II Training for Managing Complex Trauma & Related Conditions

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

Suicide Assessment and Intervention: Assess Suicidal Ideation and Effectively Intervene in Crisis Situations with Confidence, Composure and Sensitivity

NASW-MA

Film Discussion – The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Trauma and Tobacco Use: Considerations for People in Recovery

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

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

The Ferentz Institute

Trauma Informed Couples Therapy

MONDAY 12/13 – 12/14

PESI

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

2-Day Telehealth Certification Training for Mental Health Professionals

MONDAY 12/13 – 12/17

EMDRIA

Virtual EMDR Training by Thrive Training & Publications LLC

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Recovery Coach Academy

TUESDAY 12/14

PESI

Smart But Scattered: Executive Dysfunction at Home and at School

Bridgewell

Professional Boundaries When Working with Justice-Involved Individuals

Community Health Training Institute

Coffee Chat: Conversations with Coalitions

WEDNESDAY 12/15

PESI

Ethics and Risk Management in Behavioral Health: What Every Clinician Needs to Know About Mental Health and the Law

McLean Hospital

Webinar: The Silent Crises Around Male Body Image

NASW-MA

License Test Prep Course

Northeast Region Council Meeting

Institute for Brain Potential

Understanding and Treating Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association

Networking with a Purpose with Monte Nido

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Suicide Prevention Training Calendar

Suicide Assessment and Intervention Training for Mental Health Professionals

WEDNESDAY 12/15 – 12/17

PESI

3-Day: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Certification Training

THURSDAY 12/16

PESI

Counseling Grief Clients Certification Training: Functional Interventions for Everyday Use

Suicide and Self-Harm in Adolescents: Effective Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Young People in Crisis

McLean Hospital

Topic in Psychotic Disorders

Bridgewell

Behavioral Health in a Digital World: Ethical and Risk Management Challenges

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Suicide Prevention Training Calendar

Intersections of Suicide and Opioid Use: A Gatekeeper Training

THURSDAY 12/16 – 12/17

Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute

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

The Ferentz Institute

Healing Leadership: Become the Supervisor You Always Needed – Class 1 & 2

THURSDAY 12/16 – 12/19

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

The Bodhisattva’s Way: Healing in Buddhism and Psychotherapy

FRIDAY 12/17

PESI

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

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

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

Psychopharmacology: Essential Information for Mental Health Professionals

The Missing Stage of Grief: Clinical Strategies to Overcome Anxiety in the Wake of Loss

“Break Through” Self-Regulation Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism, ADHD, Sensory or Emotional Challenges

NASW-MA

Private Practice Meeting (Greater Boston)

Bridgewell

Current Trends in Street Drugs and Prescription Medications

New England Association for Play Therapy

Utilizing Child Centered Play Therapy to Advocate and Support Transgender and Gender Expansive Children and Adolescents

SATURDAY 12/18

Institute for Natural Resources

Nutritional Psychiatry & Brain Health

SUNDAY 12/19

Institute for Natural Resources

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

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Supervisor’s Guide to the LMHC License Application

MONDAY 12/20

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Equity, Inclusion and Diversity for Recovery Coaches and other Peer Workers

TUESDAY 12/21

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

All Things Recovery

MONDAY 12/27

NASW-MA

Southeast Regional Council Meeting

THURSDAY 12/30

PESI

Boundaries in Clinical Practice: Top Ethical Challenges

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