Addiction, Medical Illness and Trauma: Brain-Changing Techniques for Recovery

Fri, Nov 16, 2018 - 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Over the past couple of decades there has been an exciting merging of psychotherapy and neuroscience research that is revolutionizing clinical practice. Cognitive, affective, and social neuroscience research provides profound insight into the brain changes humans are capable of producing, as well as how ACEs, and trauma more broadly, may negatively impact the brain. We are beginning to learn, through neuroscience research, how the brain can change with the practice of psychotherapeutic techniques that target and improve the functioning of specific brain structures. This seminar, led by clinical expert Dr. Jennifer Sweeton, shares the most up-to-date research discoveries on the neuroscience of trauma, addiction, and medical illness, and teaches highly effective psychotherapy techniques clinicians can begin using tomorrow to help clients recover.

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Recognizing Pathology in the Higher Performing Individual

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 - 12:00 PM - 03:15 PM

This workshop will address working with higher functioning patients, handling burnout and the importance of self-care for the busy professional. This presentation will address early identification for this population. Psychology practitioners may experience burnout related to their personal circumstances or it can be related to their response to client outcomes. This presentation will seek to address both situations and provide tips for recognition and prevention.

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