Presented by: Harry Shuster, MA; Steven M. Harris, PhD
4 hours of CE credit
Couples and therapists often get stuck when spouses show up uncertain about whether to try therapy, let alone whether to stay married. This institute will present a field-tested protocol for “discernment counseling” that helps couples explore the decision about divorcing or trying a course of therapy and other services to see if they restore their marriage to health.
Presented by: Jerica M. Berge, PhD; Tai J Mendenhall, PhD
3 hours of CE credit
There is a growing need for motivational interviewing (MI) techniques in medical family therapy (MedFT) settings to address lifestyle behavior changes such as smoking cessation, obesity prevention, and diabetes management. Although MI is an evidence-based practice for lifestyle behavior change, most MedFTs are not trained in it. This seminar will introduce MI theory, clinical applications, and training techniques for supervisors.
Presented by: Ms. Foojan Zeine, MFT
2.5 hours of CE credit
Every human being has the capability of living a fulfilled life, yet one’s childhood experiences repeatedly sabotages learning and utilizing new skills to obtain and maintain being fulfilled. This seminar will explore Awareness Integration Model, a structured brief therapy approach that utilizes deepening techniques to release negative core beliefs, emotional charges, set goals and action plans toward the desired results.