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Understanding and Effectively Treating Violence – CE Webinar Resources

…y Treating Violence“ To see a full list of upcoming Webinars with Dr. Lisa Firestone, please visit PsychAlive – Upcoming Webinars. * All Webinars are provided by The Glendon Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and enhancing mental health. To support this Webinar series, you can make a donation to The Glendon Association by clicking here. Recommended Books         About James Gilligan, M.D. James Gilligan, M.D., is a Cli…

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CE Webinar – Understanding and Effectively Treating Violence

Presenters: Dr. James Gilligan and Dr. Lisa Firestone 3 CE Credits – $35 90 Minutes Earn 3 CE’s by watching the Webinar and reading an article by Dr. Gilligan. 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…

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Webinar Resources: Understanding Trauma from "Simple" to "Complex"

…ng Webinars from PsychAlive. Read “Recognizing Complex Trauma” by Dr. Lisa Firestone About Christine Courtois, Ph.D. Christine A. Courtois, PhD, ABPP is a Psychologist in independent practice in Washington, DC where she is the principal of Courtois & Associates, PC. She received her PhD from the University of Maryland in College Park, in 1979. Dr. Courtois is immediate Past-President of Division 56 (Psychological Trauma) of the American Psychologi…

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How Trauma Is Impacting Our Culture and What We Can Do to Help

…to help. Fortunately, treatment is both available and effective. It can lead to increased resilience, emotional growth, and can even save a life. Need help? In the U.S., call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. —Join Dr. Firestone and Dr. Courtois for the Sept. 24 CE Webinar, “Complex Forms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder” or the Sept. 10 free webinar for the public, “Understanding Trauma, from ‘Simple’ to ‘Complex.’” L…

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Dr. Sheldon Solomon on the Current Philosophical Climate in the United States: Exclusive Interview

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Sheldon Solomon. Current Philosophical Climate in the United States SS: “Philosophical principles that now prevail in our country are literally based on assumptions that are just unambiguously incorrect.” …Locke said that people vary in ability. He called it industry. He said that different people are more or less industrious. So it’s natural that some peo…

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Dr. Christine Courtois on the Concept of The Voice

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Christine Courtois. CC I think in the field of trauma that the idea of voice and internalized voice is very important and it’s had different terminology. Certainly “identification with the aggressor” being one of them in more analytic terms. But this is a term, you know, it reminded me of Milton Erikson in a sense – my voice goes with you. And that I know…

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Dr. Christine Courtois on Complex Trauma and Cognitive Distortion: VIDEO

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Christine Courtois. CC I mean, I think that’s one of the fascinating things about this whole idea of complex trauma as well is — in one of the criteria subsumed — in one of the criteria is minimization. And that’s a cognitive distortion. And that you hear these stories and it’s curling your hair to hear the story and then the person says, “Aw, it wasn’t so…

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Dr. Christine Courtois on Incest: VIDEO

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Christine Courtois. CC In my book revision for Healing the Incest Wound, I just wrote about the fact that I think that we don’t look enough at what families do to family members. And we always assume that – it’s much easier to assume that it’s stranger danger or it’s somebody outside the family grouping. And yet the data are very, very categorical that the…

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Dr. Christine Courtois on the Voice and Childhood Trauma: VIDEO

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Christine Courtois. CC I have worked my whole career with adult survivors of incest and child sexual abuse or other forms of childhood trauma. And many of them have very deeply internalized voices and shadows, I guess, of their experiences that really affect them over their whole life. And I’ve been working with folks who have been suicidal at different po…

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