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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & INTERNSHIPS

Continuing Education for licensed Psychologists, LMFTs, LCSWs, LCPPs

We are proud to announce our 2019-2020 Professional Development Series schedule. For more information on the topics, learning objectives, and presenter bios, or to register, please see the schedule below or call (415) 459-5999 x 101.

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2019-2020 SCHEDULE

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June 2020

Lust, Rage, Chaos and Love: Erotic Transference in Psychotherapy
– Felicia Matto-Shepard, LMFT [CLASS]

Sat June 20, 2020 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Zoom, Virtual CA United States
$100.00 – $110.00

Narrative: While all psychotherapists are trained to understand that “therapy never includes sex,” few feel adequately train in how to navigate sexual content that might emerge in the course of treatment.  And when the sexual content is directed toward the therapist, many feel unprepared to respond. Merely setting boundaries with the patient without exploring the meaning of the erotic transference risks the loss of a vital archetypal energy that could be critical to the patient’s development.  At the same time,…

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October 2020

The Rough Patch in Marriage: Working with Couples Psychoanalytically
– Daphne de Marneffe, PhD [SEMINAR]

Sat October 3, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Embassy Suites, 101 McInnis Parkway
San Rafael, CA 94903 United States
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$130.00 – $150.00

Narrative: Empirical and clinical research on couple processes and couple therapy has expanded in the last thirty years.  Simultaneously, psychoanalytic views of development and therapeutic action have incorporated findings from research on attachment, mentalization, and emotion.  This seminar provides a grounding in current theories of mentalization, couple therapy, and adult development as a vehicle for considering the crises and challenges of long-term intimate relationships and how to best work with them psychoanalytically. As therapists, we need to hold in tension…

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When Self-Hate is Self-Protection: Understanding Eating Disorders
– Lisa Bograd, MA, MFT [CLASS]

Sat October 24, 2020 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
CIP Group Room, 1330 Lincoln Ave # 201
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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$90 – $100
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Narrative: Eating disorders are very complex disorders that can be very difficult for clinicians to treat both because of the life threatening nature of these disorders as well as the tendency of those afflicted with them to cling desperately to them despite the grave risk they pose to their physical health and emotional wellbeing. But if we really understand what is at stake for these patients in giving up their disorder, if we can appreciate the profound way in which…

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