BT14 Short Course 18 - Exploring the Impact of Milton Erickson and Steve Deshazer's Work with Regard to Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma - Mike Rankin, MA and Dale Bertram, PhD
This workshop focuses on the nuts and bolts of providing online Ericksonian Clinical Supervision. It will address how to select an online platform, the major legal and ethical issues in providing online supervision, and a focused discussion on how to utilize the online environment to provide quality supervision. Participants will leave this workshop with a good overview about how to conduct digital (online) supervision in ethical and useful ways.
BT14 Short Course 20 - How to Become Smart Enough to Know When to Stop Thinking: A Brief, Ericksonian Approach to Treating Anxiety, Depression and Trauma - Joseph Dowling, MS, LPC
Milton H. Erickson, M.D. understood that the conscious (thinking) mind is where symptoms are frequently created and cultivated while the subconscious mind is a limitless storehouse of healing energies, potentials, and solutions. This short course will describe a deceptively simple, Ericksonian approach to becoming powerfully calm. Live demonstrations, experiential zone exercises, and case studies will be facilitated to teach how solution-focused questions, strategic interventions, and formal/conversational hypnotherapy effectively treat anxiety, depression, and trauma.
BT14 Short Course 21 - New Brief Therapy Approach from Trauma to Triumph - John Lentz, DMin
This new advanced brief therapy approach uses positive double binds to do intentionally what happens naturally when everything seems to go right. It transforms trauma’s rigid thinking and can greatly assist your clients to heal, make better decisions and believe more positively in themselves and their future.
BT14 Short Course 22 - Merging Reality Therapy and Ericksonian Principles: Replacing the Effects of Trauma, Depression, and Anxiety - Robert Wubbolding, EdD
A demonstration and a 12-minute DVD illustrate how to assist clients to make effective choices satisfying their needs, especially power or inner control. Merging reality therapy with Ericksonian principles helps clients discover and choose alternatives to the manifestations of past trauma, the pain of powerlessness due to anxiety and depression.
BT14 Short Course 23 - "When You Can Explain It Simply" Understanding and Treating Anxiety, Depression, and Trauma - Virgil Hayes, DO, MSW
There are multiple explanations and theories to explain the creation of anxiety, depression and trauma creation. Many emphasize pathology, permanence of conditions and use multi-syllable words and encourage medical interventions to treat symptoms. This paradigm is often not effective for improving the lives of individuals treated. This course looks at non-medical underpinnings to conceptualize the creation of anxiety, depression and trauma.
BT14 Short Course 24 - Effective Management of Chronic Anxiety and Depression with Essential Neurobiological Communication - Bart Walsh, MSW
There are multiple explanations and theories to explain the creation of anxiety, depression and trauma creation. Many emphasize pathology, permanence of conditions and use multi-syllable words and encourage medical interventions to treat symptoms. This paradigm is often not effective for improving the lives of individuals treated. This course looks at non-medical underpinnings to conceptualize the creation of anxiety, depression and trauma. This conceptualization when understood by the clinician; makes them a better facilitator and co-creator in the treatment process. A natural, holistic understanding also empowers the clinician and client and moves all parties involved closer to health.
BT14 Short Course 26 - Bringing Depth into Brief Therapy with Awareness Integration® Model - Foojan Zeine, PsyD, MFT
Everyone has the capability and deserves to live a fulfilled life, however, many get caught in the childhood and traumatic experiences that does not allow clarity to learn and sustain new effective skills. Learn about Awareness Integration Model, a structured brief therapeutic approach that synthesizes numerous theories, resulting in higher self-esteem, releasing negative core beliefs and attached emotional charge, setting goals and action plans to reach the desired life results.
BT14 Short Course 27 - Brief Therapy with the Borderline Personality - Michael Munion, MA, LPC
This course examines the nature of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), and presents an integrated model for treatment of specific issues in brief, solution-focused episodes. Core elements of a safety plan and development of a community resource network are described. Careful management of the therapeutic relationship is a critical part of this approach. Some specific protocols for common BPD issues, such as suicidal ideation and self-injurious behaviors are elaborated.
BT14 Short Course 28 - Everything you Wanted to Know About Sex but Were Afraid to Ask - Treating Gay Men with Sexual Issues - Richard Miller, LICSW
Attachment, trauma, sexual compulsivity, performance anxiety and community norms make gay sex tricky. Addressing this with clients is difficult too. This workshop defines sexual norms for gay men and teaches interventions and hypnosis scripts to maximize brief treatment.
BT14 Topical Panel 01 - Research in Psychotherapy - Ernest Rossi, PhD, Scott Miller, PhD, and Michael Yapko, PhD
Compare and contrast clinical philosophical perspectives of experts.