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Helping Youth Cope With Perceived Racism, Prejudice and Bias

In this Webinar:    Adolescence is a developmental period where youth explore and begin to understand their identity and racial identity.  However, for many youth, their interpersonal experiences of racism, prejudice and bias can be quite disorienting. In this training, attendees will have the opportunity to reflect on their experiences of working with youth and… Read more »

The Voice of Addiction

In this Webinar:  Understand the sneaky role of a “critical inner voice” in driving addiction Explore the roots of this inner critic and the self-destructive cycle it perpetuates Learn techniques to separate this internal enemy from one’s real point of view Follow steps to identify and challenge this destructive “voice” to live life on your… Read more »

Supporting Caregivers and Responders During COVID-19: A Series of Free Webinars

In This Series: PsychAlive and The Glendon Association are committed to supporting those on the front lines of the COVID- 19 pandemic. In a year when people all over the world have been told to shelter at home and maintain physical distance to stay safe, our first responders and caregivers have been risking their lives to help… Read more »

A Practical Approach to Overcoming Illness Anxiety

In this Webinar:    Dr. Danny Zamir of the Anxiety and Panic Disorder Clinic of Santa Barbara will provide an overview of what health anxiety is, how health anxiety is maintained, and how to break the cycle of catastrophizing and reassurance seeking. This webinar is for clinicians treating people with health anxiety as well as… Read more »

The Divided Self: Rejecting Your Inner Enemy and Reclaiming Your Real Self

In this Webinar:  Explore the developmental roots of how people become “their own worst enemy” Identify how early psychological defenses limit and hurt individuals throughout their lives Recognize a “critical inner voice” that turns people against themselves Understand the division that exists in all people between a positive “real self” and a destructive “anti-self”Identify how… Read more »

Fundamentals of Anxiety and How to Tame It: A Holistic Approach

In this Series:  Dr. Michael Mantz will explore the most recent neuroscientific research to provide you with the latest insights into the fundamental issues that create and modify anxiety. Next, he will take these insights and translate them into practical clinical strategies that you can use to expand your repertoire on how to work with… Read more »

When Grief Goes Viral: Healing Grief in the Time of COVID

In this Webinar:  With the global pandemic of COVID-19 has come the loss of a world of once familiar routines, relationships and resources that previously conferred on our lives a sense of security and meaning. This workshop introduces easy-to-use measures of both coronavirus anxiety as the contagion spreads and the pandemic grief it will leave… Read more »

How to Go “All in” in a Relationship

In this Webinar:  Gain insight into the psychological defenses that keep people guarded against love Understand common fears around intimacy and techniques to overcome these fears Get to know a “critical inner voice” that fosters distance in close relationships Explore how early attachment patterns influence adult romantic relationships Recognize elements of a “fantasy bond” in… Read more »

Handling Conflict in Relationships

In this Webinar:  Many couples are facing new strains on their relationship that are making life at home all the more difficult. In a recent survey, only 18 percent of couples reported satisfaction in communication with their partner. Yet, with the rise in new challenges comes an opportunity to learn long-term strategies to overcome obstacles… Read more »

Understanding Attachment: A Webinar Series

In This Series: Attachment patterns act as invisible forces helping shape our lives, particularly our closest relationships. Our early attachment patterns are formed in childhood, but they become models for how we expect relationships to work throughout our lives. Once established, they have a significant  influence on everything from how we relate to our partner… Read more »