CE Webinars

The Psychological Effects of Emotional Hunger

    In this Webinar: This Webinar with Dr. Lisa Firestone will help individuals and therapists make sense of the serious psychological consequences of emotional hunger and will clarify the confusion between what might look like love from real, nurturing love. This distinction helps a person to understand and make sense of the impact of… Read more »

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Finding Healthy and Satisfying Sexuality Through Self-acceptance

    In this Webinar: How self-acceptance and understanding can lead to healthier, more fulfilling sexuality Sexuality is an important part of one’s identity, yet people often feel turned on themselves in relation to sex. While a person’s sexuality is unique to the individual, there are many ways that people struggle with their sexuality that… Read more »

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The Loss of Pleasure: Attachment Relationship and Loss: A Conversation with Carol Gilligan

    In this Webinar: We avoid the very thing we want – love – for fear of again experiencing a loss that once felt irreparable. Rather than accepting the loss of relationship as inescapable, a healthier response is to feel the sadness and protest the loss. Otherwise, this leads us to the loss of pleasure,… Read more »

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Self-Compassion: A Conversation with Dr. Kristin Neff

    In this Webinar:  Having compassion for oneself is really no different than having compassion for others. Think about what the experience of compassion feels like. First, to have compassion for others you must notice that they are suffering. If you ignore that homeless person on the street, you can’t feel compassion for how… Read more »

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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human with Dr. Daniel Siegel

    In this Webinar:  Imagine waking up to the realization that the fields that focus on the mind—from mental health and education to psychiatry and psychology—do not actually define what the mind actually is. Without knowing what mind is, how can we then say what a healthy mind might be and how we could… Read more »

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Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice: An Adjunct to Clinical Practice

    In this Webinar:  We often hear the expression, “listen to your inner voice” as a positive affirmation. However, every individual is divided and has two ways of regarding themselves. We all possess a life-affirming “voice” that represents our real self (our true wants, desires and goals) and a critical, coaxing and destructive inner… Read more »

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Understanding and Overcoming Relationship Anxiety

    In this Webinar:  While the notion of falling in love can sound blissful, interpersonal relationships almost always challenge us in ways we don’t expect. Relationship anxiety can arise at various points in a relationship from the moment we first start dating to when we decide to make a symbolic commitment, like moving in… Read more »

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Overcoming the Fear of Intimacy

    In this Webinar:  A 75-year longitudinal study from Harvard recently reported that love and relationships are by far the most important factors to leading a happy and fulfilling life. The study’s lead researcher, Dr. George Vaillant, wrote that there are two essential ingredients for a good life: “One is love. The other is finding… Read more »

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Importance of Emotion in Therapy: A Conversation with Dr. Leslie Greenberg

    In this Webinar:  Dr. Leslie Greenberg is a co-founder of emotion-focused therapy (EFT), He is also the director for the Emotion-Focused Therapy Clinic housed at York University. Greenberg is a founding member of the Society of the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) and the Society for Constructivism in Psychotherapy (SCP). He is the… Read more »

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Overcoming Insecurity

    In this Webinar:  Having a healthy self-perception has been said to predict our health and well-being. Yet, staggering statistics continue to show our struggle with insecurity. A national report revealed that 7 in 10 girls don’t believe they’re good enough. Another study published by the American Psychological Association showed that there is no… Read more »

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The Power of Forgiveness: A Conversation with Dr. Frederic Luskin

    In this Webinar:  The importance of practicing forgiveness has always been extolled in both religious and psychological traditions.  Dr. Luskin’s research has confirmed its virtues in the promotion of psychological, relationship and physical health.  Forgiveness has been shown to reduce anger, hurt, depression and stress and lead to greater feelings of optimism, hope, compassion and… Read more »

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Beating Addiction: The Sneaky Role of the Critical Inner Voice

    In this Webinar:  “All the suffering, stress, and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn To understand addiction, one must understand the destructive thought process every person possesses known as the “critical inner voice.” The role of this “voice” in addiction is incredibly powerful… Read more »

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Stop Hating Yourself: A Method to Overcome Your Inner Critic

    In this Webinar:  For many people, the expression “you are your own worst enemy” holds a lot of truth. It’s a painful reality that much of what limits people in their lives are their own feelings of unworthiness and self-hatred. But where do these feelings come from? How do they influence people’s lives?… Read more »

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The Origins of Violence in Child Abuse

    In this Webinar:  This Webinar will explore the dynamic links between untreated child abuse and violent behavior in adolescence and adulthood. The role of untreated childhood trauma in producing the “moral damage” and “emotional damage” evident in the lives of killers is substantial. This analysis is based upon the presenter’s 20 years of… Read more »

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Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness, Compassion and Play

    In this Webinar:  When most of us think of the word “anti-depressant,” we think of a pill, but Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. shows us how science is now discovering that that’s not the only natural anti-depressants we have. As we intentionally practice tapping into these natural anti-depressants, we begin to form an anti-depressant brain… Read more »

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6 Reasons Most People Are Afraid of Love

    In this Webinar:  In this Webinar:  New studies in neuroscience tell us that it is possible to stay in love for the long haul. Scientists have found that the brain activity of couples who’d been together for 20-plus years and still experienced romantic love was similar to people who’d just fallen in love…. Read more »

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Narcissism: From Healthy to Pathological

    In this Webinar:  How can we distinguish healthy self-confidence from narcissism? Is there an epidemic of narcissism in our society? How can we deal with narcissists in our lives, whether they are our parents, our partners our friends or our patients?  This Webinar will address these questions and provide answers that will help you… Read more »

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Live Your Life to the Fullest

    In this Webinar:  Studies show that the happiest people are those who seek meaning as opposed to just pleasure. Yet, are we really asking ourselves the right questions about what would make our lives meaningful? Despite what we may think, much of the time we are not really seeking our own happiness at all. Many… Read more »

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No-Drama Discipline

    In this Webinar:  This Webinar is based on core concepts from his latest book No-Drama Discipline. It highlights the link between a child’s neurological development and the way parents may react to misbehavior. It will provide both counselors and parents an effective, compassionate roadmap for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears—without causing a… Read more »

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Suicide: What Therapists Need to Know

    In this Webinar:  The most common psychiatric emergency we face as clinicians is suicide. Seventy-one percent of psychotherapists report at least one client attempting, while 28 percent report having at least one client die by suicide. Suicide rates keep rising for working age Americans and suicide is now the second leading cause of… Read more »

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Helping Clients Stop Self-Sabotaging

    In this Webinar:  Every person has a destructive inner voice that often sabotages our goals. This inner critic judges our every action and instructs us on how to live our lives. It encourages us to act in ways  that are self-destructive, to take actions that undermine us and to hold ourselves back from taking… Read more »

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In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness

    In this Webinar:  Trauma is neither a disease nor a disorder but is rather an injury caused by fright, helplessness and loss.  By enlisting the wisdom of the living sensing body and engaging our innate capacity to self-regulate high states of arousal and intense emotions, trauma can be transformed. In this Webinar, Dr. Levine… Read more »

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Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain

    In this Webinar:  Join Dr. Dan Siegel as he helps you crack this code with groundbreaking research in interpersonal neurobiology for this 90- minute lecture based on his newest book, Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain. Dr. Siegel explores how brain development affects teenage behavior and relationships and how mastering… Read more »

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Overcoming the Fear of Intimacy

    In this Webinar:  What prevents most people from being able to sustain romantic, meaningful relationships that satisfy their needs and desires? Why do people often feel compelled to punish those closest to them? What qualities should a person look for when selecting a partner? What are the factors that determine whether partners will… Read more »

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Relationships 2.0: Navigating love, lust, commitment, infidelity in the new millennium

    In this Webinar:  Relationships have changed drastically since the dawn of the 21st Century. Dating, mating, single-life, sex-life, monogamy, matrimony, cohabitation, co-operation, fidelity, infidelity—all look different than one short generation ago. As if it weren’t challenging enough to keep up with pathological, technological, ethnic, educational, gender, geographic, socio-economic, and sexual diversity, we now… Read more »

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Changing Attachment Style Through Psychotherapy

    In this Webinar:  Individuals’ attachment styles can heavily influence many aspects of their lives from how they parent to how they love. While attachment style is shaped by early life experiences, it manifests throughout one’s life, impacting the social environment people create for themselves. As therapists, we can help people to identify their… Read more »

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Creating Meaning: On the Role of Death in Life

    In this Webinar:  This Webinar will introduce an overview of Terror Management Theory (TMT). TMT posits that the juxtaposition of an inclination toward self-preservation with the highly developed intellectual abilities that make humans aware of their vulnerabilities and inevitable death creates the potential for paralyzing terror. One of the most important functions of… Read more »

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The Self Under Siege: A New Model of Differentiation

    In this Webinar:  Differentiation refers to the struggle that all people face in striving to develop a sense of themselves as autonomous individuals. When working with clients to fully develop themselves, a fundamental question to have them consider is: are they living based on pursuing the things that really light them up, that… Read more »

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Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Incorporating Mindfulness Techniques into Clinical Practice

    In this Webinar:  Mindfulness is at the cutting edge of psychotherapy practice, recognized as the third wave of cognitive behavioral therapy. It is also a foundational element of humanistic-existential approaches to living a full and meaningful life. With its roots in Eastern wisdom traditions, mindfulness helps patients and clients, and clinicians themselves, implement… Read more »

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Working with High-Conflict Couples

    In this Webinar:  In 2004, a national survey revealed that “how couples argue was more related to divorce potential than was what they argue about.” As therapists, many of us observe this reality on countless occasions throughout our career.  While financial strains and practical worries can take their toll on a relationship, the internal… Read more »

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Secure and Insecure Love: An Attachment Perspective

    In this Webinar:  Both clinicians and researchers have noted the importance of close interpersonal relationships for the development of personality, character, and overall well-being. Attachment theory was originally created by a psychoanalytically oriented psychiatrist, John Bowlby, but unlike many psychoanalytic theories, attachment theory has been vigorously researched during the past 35 years. The… Read more »

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Understanding and Effectively Treating Violence

    In this Webinar:  This Webinar will summarize a theory of the causes and prevention of violent behavior, meaning the infliction of injury, especially lethal or life-threatening injury, on a person by a person. The topics discussed will include the evaluation and treatment of individuals who are actually or potentially violent. It will be… Read more »

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Complex Forms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

    In this Webinar:  Complex posttraumatic conditions often develop in the aftermath of chronic cumulative trauma, particularly severe child abuse and neglect. It can also develop over the course of adulthood. The aim of this webinar is to provide clinicians with an increased understanding of the nature, diagnosis, and treatment of these conditions, drawing… Read more »

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Understanding and Assessing Violence

    In this Webinar:  The prodigious rates of violence in our country establish a need for an understanding and accurate assessment of violence risk. This Webinar will address these concerns by providing participants with a developmental understanding of violence and a method for assessing violence risk. To more effectively deal with the monumental public… Read more »

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Treatment of Individuals with PTSD, Complex PTSD and Comorbid Disorders

    In this Webinar:  Dr. Meichenbaum will begin with an examination of the controversies surrounding the concept of PTSD and consider the “state of the art” in treatment outcome studies. He will discuss what factors contribute to the development of chronic PTSD and related adjustment difficulties versus the development of resilience and post-traumatic growth…. Read more »

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Relationships and the Roots of Resilience

    In this Webinar:  Healthy relationships between children and their parents, students and their teachers, and clients or patients and their therapists each promote resilient functioning. Relationships that honor differences and promote linkages between two people are the integrative heart of health. Learning Objectives: 1. Recognize how early relationships shape the regulatory circuits of… Read more »

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Dealing Effectively with Depression

    In this Webinar:  A recent study revealed that one in 10 American adults have experienced depression. Depression is one of the most common complaints that lead people to seek therapy. When someone is in a depressed state, the hopelessness they feel seems to cloud the lens through which they see the world.  In… Read more »

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Changeology: Tailoring Therapy to the Stages of Change

    In this Webinar:  Dr. John Norcross will present Changeology, a proven science of self-change. The evolution of psychotherapy and the science of behavior change call for integrative, evidence-based treatments tailored to the individual client and couple. Backed by 30 years of research, this workshop provides effective methods for adapting the treatment method and the… Read more »

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