Upcoming Workshops and Conferences

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January,2020

 

January 28, 29, 30

Counseling Grief Clients:  Functional Interventions for Everyday Use

Beth Eckerd, Ph.D.

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Locations:  1/28: DoubleTree Jacksonville Airport, 2101 Dixie Clipper Dr., Jacksonville, Fl. 32218

1/29:  Marriott Riverfront Savannah, 100 General McIntosh Blvd, Savannah, Ga.  31401

1/30:  Crowne Plaza Charleston Airport Convention Ctr, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd, Charleston, SC  29418

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Alexis Delve  1-800-844-8260

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s.

 

January 28, 29, 30

Borderline, Narcissistic, Antisocial and Histrionic Personality Disorders:  Effective Treatments for Challenging Clients

Gregory Lester, Ph.D

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Locations:  1/28:  Macon Marriott City Center, 240 Coliseum Dr., Macon, Ga  31217

1/29:  Holiday Inn Express-Peachtree Corners, 7035 Jimmy Carter Blvd, Norcross, Ga  30092

1/30:  Hilton Atlanta Hotel and Conference Center:  500 Powder Springs Rd, Marietta, GA 30064

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Alexis Delve 800-844-8260

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

 

January 30-31, 2020

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional:  Two Day Trauma Competency Conference

Sponsor:  Pesi, 800-844-8260

Location: Courtyard By Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/ Emory, 130 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, GA 30030

Fee: $$249.99

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February, 2020

February 5, 6, 7

Over 75 Quick “On the Spot” Techniques for Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavior Problems

Steven Olivas, Ph.D., HSP

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Locations:  2/5:  Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown, Tallahassee, Fl

2/6:  Holiday Inn Mobile-DWTB/Historic District, Mobile, Al

2/7:  Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, Biloxi, MS

Time:  8 am – 4 pm

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Abby Klingenberg,  800-844-8260

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 6-10

Rapid Resolution Therapy Fundamentals: Intensive 40 Hour

Jon Connelly, PhD, MSW, LCSW
Sponsor: The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy, Inc
Location: Courtyard Los Angeles Westside, Culver City, Ca
Time: 9:00 am – 6:30 pm each day
Fee: $1850
Contact: Teri Bowers, 800-587-2623 x4002
40 core hours for LMFT’s

February 7 and 8

Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory with Stephen Porges, PhD: Trauma, Attachment, Self-Regulation and Emotions

Stephen Porges, PhD

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory, Decatur, Ga. 30030

Fee:  $499.99

2/7/20, 2/8/20 (live and live webcast)

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

Contact:  Lori Manning,  800-844-8260

 

February 7

Psychopharmacology Update

Ashley King, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC

Sponsor: Skyland Trail

Location: Skyland Trail, 1961 N. Druid Hills Rd, Atlanta, Ga 30329

9:30 am – 3300 pm

Fee: $80
Contact: Dawn Collinge, 404-709-3171
5 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 7

Legal and Ethical Issues Impacting Clinical Practice

Howard Gold, JD, MSW

Sponsor:  Ridgeview Institute

Location: Ridgeview Institute Smyrna, 3995 Cobb Dr., Smyrna, GA  30080/ Pro Auditorium

Time:  9:30-12:45 pm

Fee:  $50

Contact:  Latosha Lawler, 404-434-4568 x)3001

3 ethics hours

 

February 7

Advanced DBT in Clinical Practice

Tara Arnold, Ph.D., LCSW

Sponsor:  The Knowledge Tree

Location:  Hilton Garden Inn, 3045 Windy Hill Rd, Atlanta, Ga  30339

Time:  9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Fee:  $115 prior to 1/24/20, $130 after

Contact:  Jordan Barbeau, 404-913-2005

5 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 7

Essentials of Male Sexual Problems:  What Every Psychologist/Counselor Needs to Know

Michael Sytsma, PhD and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor:  Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.

Location:  Synchronous Online Workshop

Time:  12 pm – 2 pm

Fee:  $79

Contact:  Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505

2 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 7

Essentials of Female Sexual Problems:  What Every Psychologist/Counselor Needs to Know

Michael Sytsma, PhD and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor:  Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.

Location:  Synchronous Online Workshop

Time:  9:30 am – 11:30 am

Fee:  $79

Contact:  Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505

2 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 10, 11, 12-13

2 Day Dialectical Behavior Therapy:  Intensive Training Course

Lane Pederson, Psy.D., LP, DBTC

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Locations:  2/10:  Doubletree Jacksonville Airport, 2101 Dixie Clipper Dr., Jacksonville, FL  32218

2/12, 2/13:  Crowne Plaza Orlando Downtown, 304 Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL, 32801

2/10, 2/11:  Live Webcast

Time:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fee:  $499.99

Contact:  Alexis Delve, 800-844-8260 x)5286

12.5 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 11

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Tapping:  Evidence-Based, Mind-Body Treatment Approach to the Anxiety Spectrum Disorders and Pain

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Location:  Marriott Chattanooga at the Convention Center,  2 Carter Plaza, Chattanooga, TN, 37402

Fee:  $249.99

Live and live webcast

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

Contact: Lori Manning, 800-844-8260

 

February 11-12, 13-14

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: 2 Day Intensive ACT Training

Steven Hayes, Ph.D.

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Locations:  2/11-12:  Macon Marriott City Center, 240 Coliseum Dr, Macon, Ga  31217

2/13-14:  Hilton Atlanta Hotel & Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs St., Marietta, Ga  30064

Fee:  $499.99

Contact:  Abby Klingeberg  1-800-844-8260

12.5 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 13

Anxiety in the Classroom

Janine Oliver, LCSW

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Location:  Marriott Chattanooga at the Convention Center, 2 Carter Plaza, Chattanooga, TN  37402

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Abby Klingeberg  1-800-844-8260

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 19, 20 and 21

Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias Certification Training

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Location:  2/19:  Hilton Garden Inn Columbia/Harbison, 434 Columbiana Drive, Columbia, SC, 29212

2/20:  Marriott Riverfront Savannah, 100 General McIntosh Blvd, Savannah, Ga.  31401

2/21:  DoubleTree Jacksonville Airport,  2101 Dixie Clipper Dr., Jacksonville, Fl.  32218

Fee:  $249.99

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

Contact:  Contact: Lori Manning, 800-844-8260

 

February 20-21

Telemental Health Professionals:  2 Day Distance Therapy Training

Joni Gilbertson, LCPC

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Location:  Holiday Inn Atlanta/Roswell, 909 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell, GA  30076

Fee:  499.99

12.5 core hours for LMFT’s

Contact:  Abby Klingenberg  800-844-8260

 

February 21

Competent Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming

Ren Massey, PhD

Sponsor:  The Knowledge Tree

Location:  Hilton Garden Inn, 3045 Windy Hill Rd., Atlanta, GA  30339

Time:  9 am -4:30 pm

Fee:  $135 before 2/7, $155 after

Contact:  Jordan Barbeau,  404-913-2005

6 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 21

Co-Occurring Disorders with Youths and Adults

Amy Jones, LPC

Location:  Administrative Offices of Avita, 4331 Thurmon Tanner Pkwy, Flowery Branch, GA  30542

Time:  9 am – 4:30 pm

Fee:  $100

Contact:  Gail Smith, 678-513-5712

6 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 26, 27, 28

Art Therapy Based Toolbox:  Creative Techniques for Children and Adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Anxiety and Mood Disorders

Janet Bush, ED.S, ATR-BC

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Locations:  2/26:  Hilton Atlanta Hotel and Conference Center, Marietta, Ga

2/27:  Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown, Decatur GA

2/28:  Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown, Athens, Ga

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Abby Klingeberg  1-800-844-8260

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 28-29

Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP):  The Gold Standard in Anxiety and OCD Treatment

Becky Beaton, Ph.D.

Sponsor:  The Knowledge Tree

Location:  Hilton Garden Inn, 3045 Windy Hill Rd, Atlanta, GA  30339

Time:  9 am – 430 pm each day

Fee:  $295 before Feb. 14, $315 after

Contact:  Jordan Barbeau, 404-913-2005

12 core hours for LMFT’s

 

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March, 2020

March 3

When Marital Intimacy Protects:  Chronic Female Sexual Problems

Michael Sytsma, Ph.D. and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor:  Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.

Location:  Synchronous Online Workshop

9am-1:15 pm

Fee:  $159

Contact:  Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505

4 core hours for LMFT’s

 

March 6

Beyond Sexual Silencing

Sponsor:  WholeHeart Psychotherapy, LLC

Location:  WholeHeart Psychotherapy, 6 Lenox Pointe NE, Atlanta, GA  30324

Time:  9:30-12:30 pm

Fee:  $65

Contact:  Erika Pluhar, PhD, LMFT, EdS, CST, 404-869-0040

3 core hours for LMFT’s

 

March 6-7

Moving Beyond the Pain:  Embracing a Holistic Approach to Therapy

Sponsor:  Turning Point

Location:  Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine South Ga. Campus, 2050 Tallokas Rd., Moultrie, GA  31768

8:30 am – 5:30 pm each day

Fee:  $99

Contact:  David Griner, 229-873-6481

11 core hours for LMFT’s and 5 hours ethics

 

March 9, 10, 11

Mental Health Issues in the Classroom:  Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed

Jay Berk, Ph.D.

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Locations:  3/9:  Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown, 390 E. Washington St, Athens, GA  30601

3/10:  Hilton Atlanta Hotel & Conference Ctr, 500 Powder Springs Rd, Marietta, GA  30064

3/11:  Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory, 130 Clairemont Ave, Decatur, GA  30061

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Michele Bogen

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

 

March 20

The Closer We Are the More We Have It?  Relational Intimacy and Sexual Frequency

Michael Sytsma, PhD and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor:  Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.

Location:  Synchronous Online Workshop

Time:  9 am – 4 pm

Fee:  $249

Contact:  Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505

6 core hours for LMFT’s

 

March 20

Entitlement:  A Hurdle to Recovery

Diana Clark, JD, MA

Sponsor:  Skyland Trail

Location:  Skyland Trail, 1961 N. Druid Hills Rd., Atlanta, GA  30329

Fee:  $80

Contact:  Dawn Collinge,  404-709-3171

3 core hours for LMFT’s

 

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April, 2020

April 17

High Impact Couples Therapy:  How to Produce Deep Change Quickly in Troubled Clients

Sponsor:  Society for the Integration of Spirituality and Psychotherapy (SISP)

Location:  Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3003 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA  30307

Fee:  $145 early registration, $165 late

Contact:  Murray Dabby, LCSW, 404-545-2285

6 core hours for LMFT’s

 

April 21

Trauma, PTSD & Complicated Grief:  Effective Assessments and Immediate Interventions for Children, Adolescents and Adults

Michael S. Prokop, M.Ed., CCTP, CSP, LPC, BCPC

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Location:  DoubleTree Hotel Chattanooga, 407 Chestnut St., Chattanooga, TN  37402

Time:  8 am – 4 pm

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Abby Klingenber, 800-844-8260

6 core hours for LMFT’s

 

April 29, 30 and May 1, 2020

Suicidal Clients and Self-Harm Behaviors:  Clinical Strategies to Confidently Address 2 of the Most Daunting (and potentially Lethal) Scenarios You’ll Work With

Meagan Nicole Houston, Ph.D., SAP

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Locations:  4/29:  Macon Marriott City Center, 540 Coliseum Dr, Macon, GA  31217

4/30:  Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown, 390 Washington St., Athens, GA  30601

5/1:     Holiday Inn Atlanta/Roswell, 909 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell, GA  30076

5/1:     Live Webscast

Time:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fees:  $249.99

Contact:  Lori Manning:  800-844-8260 x) 5257

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

 

May, 2020

May 8

Essentials of Male Sexual Problems: What Every Psychologist/Counselor Needs to Know

Michael Sytsma, PhD and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor: Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.
Location: Synchronous Online Workshop
Time: 12 pm – 2 pm
Fee: $79
Contact: Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505
2 core hours for LMFT’s

 

May 8

Essentials of Female Sexual Problems: What Every Psychologist/Counselor Needs to Know

Michael Sytsma, PhD and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor: Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.
Location: Synchronous Online Workshop
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Fee: $79
Contact: Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505
2 core hours for LMFT’s

 

June, 2020

June 5

The Closer We Are the More We Have It?  Relational Intimacy and Sexual Frequency

Michael Sytsma, PhD and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor: Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.
Location: Synchronous Online Workshop
Time: 9 am – 4 pm
Fee: $249
Contact: Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505
6 core hours for LMFT

 

September, 2020

September 11

When Marital Intimacy Protects: Chronic Female Sexual Problems

Michael Sytsma, Ph.D. and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor: Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.
Location: Synchronous Online Workshop
9am-1:15 pm
Fee: $159
Contact: Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505
4 core hours for LMFT’s