Copyright David Kohlenberg 2014
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    Residential Clinical Supervision retreat with Dr. Stephen Gilligan, PhD. April 23-27. Leavenworth WA. Internationally renowned master teacher in the field of mindfulness based somatic therapy, Dr Gilligan's work is a synthesis of Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, Jungian Archetypes, Somatic Therapy and Buddhist Psychology. These groups are legendary for their depth of community and the life-changing transformations that emerge from them. Held at Napotoc Lodge. CE: 32 hrs NASW WA state. Fee: $1150 (all inclusive, training, meals, lodging). Carol Spears (503) 703-1402. Web: //mindinbalance.com/Professional_Trainings.html Email: soulful.counseling@gmail.com

    Think Different...Out of the Box "Cutting-Edge Grief Therapy". Rochelle Wright MS, LMHC, CDP. April 25-26 or May 30-31 or June 20-21. Gig Harbor WA. Cutting Edge Grief Therapy, Rochelle Wright. Fee: $495. (253) 851-3498. Web: www.guidedafterlifeconnections.com Email: Rochelle@RochelleWright.com

    Implementing Interpersonal Neurobiology in Mental Health and Addictions Settings. Greg Crosby MA, LPC, CGP. April 25-26 plus online thru May 25 . Portland OR. Come to Portland April 25-26 or video stream (live or later - select when registering). For description and to register online, go to the program website below (click on Current Courses and Registration link). Additional registration information at www.pdx.edu/ceed/ceed-registration. CE: 30 hrs CEUs. Fee: $467/$519 after 4/11. Academic credit (3) available. Check website for info or email below. Portland State University. Web: www.pdx.edu/ceed/interpersonal-neurobiology Email: sharpml@pdx.edu

    Forming Secure Attachments. Deborah Gray MSW, MPA. April 25. Seattle WA. This workshop on forming secure attachments will be positive and practical. It will describe methods that therapists and caseworkers can use in assisting the growth of secure attachments between parents and children. Various patterns of attachment will be discussed, with approaches that move families from patterns that are trauma and grief-influenced into ones of security. Held at Ryther Child Center. CE: 6 CEs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $150. Open to public. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.com Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    MAP Lecture Series. Lecture and book signing. Back to Normal: Why ordinary childhood behavior is mistaken for ADHD, bipolar disorder, and autism spectrum disorder. Enrico Gnaulati PhD. April 25 (6:30-9pm). Seattle WA. A veteran clinical psychologist who exposes why doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnose healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions. Tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets. CE: yes. Seattle University, The Existential-Phenomenological Therapeutic Psychology Program (MAP). Fee: $25 includes light dinner and networking. (206) 296-5400. Web: www.seattleu.edu/artsci/map Email: eppsyc@seattleu.edu

    Ethics in the 21st Century: Managing Boundaries in a Digital Age (6 Law and Ethics credits). Lisa Erickson MS, LMHC. April 25. Shoreline WA. June 6 Olympia/Tacoma WA. Historically, mental health providers have had control over what clients can learn about them and have used this "blank slate" to their clinical advantage. But times are changing and clients now have access to much more information about therapists than ever before. In this dynamic and engaging workshop, explore how on-line access to personal information shapes modern clinical practice. CE: 6 CEs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $155. Open to public. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.com Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    Clinical Supervision Consultation Group: Supervising the difficult supervisee . Yvonne Owen PhD. April 25 (10am-1pm). Shoreline WA. This workshop/consultation group will be on the difficult supervisee. Clinical supervisors will be given tips on how to deal with the difficult supervisee, listen to scenarios involving difficult supervisees and have the opportunity to share there own stories and ask for input about their own cases revolving around this subject. Limit 25. CE: 3 CEUs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $80. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.org Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    Internet Addiction: What It is and How to Treat It. Hilarie Mitchell Cash PhD, LMHC. April 25. Silverdale WA. Learn how to assess for an internet/video gaming addiction, understand why this is a legitimate addiction, and recognize co-morbid conditions, the impact of digital media on children and appropriate interventions and TX strategies. CE: 6 hrs CEs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $150. Open to public. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892/(800) 298-6516. Web: www.cascadia-training.org Email: cascadia@nwresource.org

    The Seventh Annual Giving Voice to Experience Conference. April 26. Seattle WA. Featuring phenomenological and other forms of qualitative research that have implications for therapeutic practice. Registration deadline is April 9 for presenters and April 18 for participants. CE: 6 CEU's. Seattle University, The Existential-Phenomenological Therapeutic Psychology Program (MAP). (206) 296-5400. Web: www.seattleu.edu/artsci/map Email: shalling@seattleu.edu

    UC Berkeley Extension Specialized Programs of Study in Counseling and Psychotherapy. Learn the latest issues facing counseling and psychotherapy professionals. From treating patients with mood or anxiety disorders to diagnosing psychiatric disorders in children or older adults, gain the knowledge to advance your career. Programs in Health Advocacy, Aging and Mental Health, Child and Adolescent Treatment, Eating and Weight Disorders, Neuropsychological Assessment, the Study of Loss and Grief, Trauma-Informed Interventions, the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders and the Treatment of Mood Disorders. (510) 643-3883. Web: www.extension.berkeley.edu/counseling

    Cross Country Education, is recruiting credentialed and experienced Psychologists to instruct seminars on a nationwide scale. Additional opportunities include on-site training events, eLearning courses and national conferences. Send resume and topic idea to the website below or visit CrossCountryEducation.com and click "Join Our Faculty" to apply. Web: newfaculty@crosscountryeducation.com

    Cascadia Training is looking for teachers and topics to add to their training curriculum. To see the current list of programs offered by Cascadia, go to the website below. Washington mental health professionals interested in this opportunity can send their qualifications and suggested topics to Brian Andersen at the email below. Web: www.cascadia-training.com Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    The Happiness Habits Telesummit. Bill O'Hanlon MS; Joan Borysenko PhD; Rick Hanson PhD; Harriet Lerner PhD. Web-based telesummit. Use your phone or computer to listen anytime, anywhere you like. 9 hours of audio programming. Happiness slips away when you pursue it directly. But the right habits make happiness come to stay. Bill O'Hanlon and Ashley Davis Bush interview 10 experts on creating happiness, one habit at a time. CE: 6 CE credits social worker, psychologist, licensed professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, nurse. Bill O'Hanlon and Ashley Davis Bush. Fee: $97 thru April 30, then $127. Open to public. Claire Hatch (425) 829-2042. Web: www.webmarketingmagic.com/app/?Clk=5242251 Email: Claire@clairehatch.com

    Drawing for Decompression: Stress Relief for the Therapist. Open Enrollment. Online This course is designed to teach therapists, no matter what their art experience level, drawing techniques designed to sharpen focus and concentration. Learning to draw helps mental health professionals to detach from clients, and acts as a stress reliever. Engaging the right brain sharpens analytical skills. This online course is live and interactive, conducted privately, and can be enrolled in anytime. Fee: $175. Leah Kohlenberg owner and head instructor, The Roaming Studio Web: www.theroamingstudio.com Email: theroamingstudio@gmail.com

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    New Techniques For More Streamlined Solutions. Karen Jackson-Forbes MS; Ragini Elizabeth Michaels, Certified International Trainer of NLP and Ericksonian-Style Hypnosis. May 1-4. Seattle WA. Learn how to integrate additional powerful approaches into your practice: The art of muscle testing, four basic energy psychology techniques, and three NLP processes. A unique model for clearing grudges (without having to forgive); releasing dysfunctional archetype identities; and harnessing powerful NLP kinesthetic time line to resolve conflict between two aspects of identity and accompanying beliefs. CE: WA State - MSW, LMHC, LMFC. To Help You Help Others. Fee: $520/Early bird $420 by 4/18. Ragini (425) 462-4369 or Karen (206) 323-5510. Web: www.ToHelpYouHelpOthers.com Email: Karen@ToHelpYouHelpOthers.com

    Working with the High IQ Client: When it Looks Like Psychopathology but Isn't. Lisa Erickson MS, LMHC. May 2. Shoreline WA. Giftedness can be easy to miss and most clinicians were never taught about the psychological characteristics in graduate school. But, their effect on treatment can be strongly positive or negative. Gifted people may be misdiagnosed as having learning disabilities, mood disorders, or Axis II disorders, including narcissism. They may also have difficulties with addictions. Unidentified giftedness may be one factor to consider. CE: 6 CEs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $155. Open to public. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.com Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    Art Therapy and Trauma. Rebecca Bloom ATR-BC, LMHC. May 2. Shoreline WA. In offering therapy to individuals who have experienced trauma, art therapy offers an effective way for clients to explore complex and overwhelming emotions. Through using simple materials like coloring sheets, small 3D sculpture and drawing after guided meditation, clients can find new ways to safely exploring difficult experiences and find ways to test out feeling grounded again. CE: 6 CEs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $150. Open to public. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.com Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    Ethics of the Therapeutic Relationship: When in Doubt, be Human. Michael Kahn LPC, JD. May 3. Kenmore WA. Fee: $215/$255 after 4/9 (if also register for Effectively Counseling Clients Experiencing Grief & Loss) Single day rate: $135/$175 after 4/9. CE: 6 CEUs NDs (except CA & OR), WA MFT, MHC, MSW, PT, OT, LMP, ARNP, RN, DC, Cat II CME WA MD, PA, NCCAOM PDA points (pending) LAc, ADA CPEUs (pending) RD, NCBTMB CEs (pending) LMP, CEUs (pending) CA LAc, ARCB CEs (pending) WA Reflexologist. Bastyr University. Fee: $105/$155 after 5/14. (425) 602-3152. Web: www.Bastyr.edu/Continuing-Education Email: ContinuingEd@Bastyr.edu

    Gestalt Renaissance in the Northwest: Update and Review of Gestalt Awareness Practices and Gestalt Therapy. Cyndy Sheldon MSW. May 3 (10:30am-4:30pm). Seattle WA. An experiential and didactic day exploring the psychological and spiritual aspects of this work. Cyndy is Gestalt Elder Teacher and her book,Gestalt as a Way of Life will be available. Held at Seattle Healing Arts Center. CE: 5 CEUs. Fee: $100. Web: www.cyndysheldon.com Email: cyndy.sheldon@comcast.net

    Spiritually Based Gestalt Therapy Intensives. Leonard Shaw MSW. May 3-4, October 11-12. Seattle WA. These are opportunities to reclaim your personal power and peace of mind regardless of original circumstances or trauma. Leonard has been leading these deephealing Intensives for 25 years in Europe and our state prisons. Many therapists from Europe and Canada have participated in these sacred events. He describes it as "love and forgiveness ego death and surrender." CE: 13 CEU's . Fee: $150-$300 sliding scale. (206) 322-5785. Email: leonard.shaw@comcast.net

    Effectively Counseling Clients Experiencing Grief & Loss: A Fresh Perspective. Michael Kahn LPC, JD. May 4. Kenmore WA. Fee: $215/$255 after 4/9,(if also register for Ethics of the Therapeutic Relationship) Single day rate: $135/$175 after 4/9. CE: 6 CEUs NDs (except CA & OR), WA MFT, MHC, MSW, ARNP, RN, Cat II CME WA MD, PA. Bastyr University. (425) 602-3152. Web: www.Bastyr.edu/Continuing-Education Email: ContinuingEd@Bastyr.edu

    Treatment for Partners of Sex Addicts. Brooke Kennaugh MA, LMHCA, CSAT. May 9 (9-11am). Bellevue WA. Eastside Counselors Association meeting, held at Bellefield Office Park. 1150-114th Ave SE, Bellevue. First floor conference room. Speaker, networking, and light refreshments. CE: 1 CEU. Fee: Free for members, $10 for non-members. (425) 883-4939. Email: elaine@counselingredmond.com

    Putting Adoption and Foster Care Therapy into Practice. Deborah Gray MSW. May 9 + online thru May 25. Portland OR. Come to Portland May 9 or video stream (live or later - select when registering). For description and to register online, go to the program website below (click on Current Courses and Registration link). Additional registration information at www.pdx.edu/ceed/ceed-registration. CE: 14 hrs CEUs. Fee: $308. Academic credit (1) available. Check website for info or email below. Portland State University. Web: www.pdx.edu/ceed/adoption Email: sharpml@pdx.edu

    Learning and the Brain: Introduction to the Interpersonal Neurobiology of Education. Christine Downs MEd. May 9 + online thru May 25. Portland OR. Come to Portland May 9 or video stream (live or later - select when registering). For description and to register online, go to the program website below (click on Current Courses and Registration link). Additional registration information at www.pdx.edu/ceed/ceed-registration. CE: 10 hrs CEUs. Fee: $185/$206 after 4/25. Academic credit (1) available. Check website for info or email below. Portland State University. Web: www.pdx.edu/ceed/interpersonal-neurobiology Email: sharpml@pdx.edu

    Mental Health Ethics in Professional Practice for Counselors (6 Law and Ethics credits). Richard Stride PsyD, LMHC. May 9. Shoreline WA. This workshop will familiarize attendees with codes of ethics. A fun, lively and respectful learning environment with group discussions and interaction concerning tough ethical dilemmas. You will leave with a good understanding of the ethical standards and their application in real counseling scenarios. Meets the Law and Ethics requirement for re-licensure. CE: 6 CEs OPSI, NBCC, Law and Ethics Credits. Cascadia Training. Fee: $155. Open to public. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.org Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    Become a Clinical Supervisor. Yvonne Owen PhD. May 15-16. Shoreline WA. This didactic, experiential two-day workshop meets the 15 hours required training to become an approved supervisor in Washington State and addresses the issues surrounding effective clinical supervision. Attendees will have the opportunity to practice the new supervisor skills they have learned. CE: 15 CEs OSPI, NBCC, Meets complete DOH supervision requirement. Cascadia Training. Fee: $299. Open to public. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.org Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    Secondary Trauma, Secondary Healing. Bonnie Badenoch PhD, LMFT. May 16. Portland OR. Come to Portland May 16 or video stream (live or later - select when registering). For description and to register online, go to the program website below (click on Current Courses and Registration link). Additional registration information at www.pdx.edu/ceed/ceed-registration. CE: 6 hrs CEUs. Fee: $126/$140 after 5/2. Check website for info or email below. Portland State University. Web: www.pdx.edu/ceed/interpersonal-neurobiology Email: sharpml@pdx.edu

    The Depressed Brain: Psychobiology of Depression and Implications for Treatment. James Graves PhD, PsyD. May 16. San Francisco CA. CE: 6 CEs. Alliant International University. Fee: $150. 1 (800) 456-1273. Web: www.ce-psychology.com/graves.html

    Play Therapy. Rosie Newman MA, LMHC, RPT. May 16 (10:15-11:45am). Seattle WA. Seattle Counselors Association meeting held at the Swedish Cultural Center, 1920 Dexter Ave N. Greetings, Introductions, Announcements and Networking from 9:15-10:15am (including light refreshments) followed by presentation from 10:15-11:45am. CE: 1.5 CEUs. SCA. Fee: $20 members, $30 nonmembers, cash or check. Web: www.seattlecounselors.org

    Ethics and Spirituality in Therapy Practice (3 Law and Ethics credits). DeAnza Spaulding MA, LMHCA. May 16 (9am-noon). Shoreline WA. We have been trained to treat mental health conditions from a therapeutic lens that does not necessarily incorporate spirituality practices. A traditional psychotherapeutic approach separates spirituality from psychotherapy. Can Spirituality aid psychotherapy in healing and health? CE: 3 Law and Ethics CEs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $75. Open to public. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.org Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    Assessment in Early Childhood Mental Health and Development. Kristin Baber MSW, LICSW. May 16. Shoreline WA. Assessment skills, tools, and diagnostics for practicing clinicians, caseworkers, and early intervention providers engaging with young children. What does depression look like in an infant? Can you attribute a developmental delay to environment? We'll discuss these topics and more. CE: 6 CEUs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $150. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.org Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    Hypnotherapy: Transformation and Healing. Mary Lee LaBay PhD. May 17-18 and June 7-8. Kenmore WA. CE: 50 CEUs WA LMFT, LMHC, LICSW, LMP, RN, ARNP, DC, ND (except CA and OR), Category II CMEs for MD and PA. Bastyr University. Fee: $635/$765 after 4/30. Open to public. (425) 602-3152. Web: www.Bastyr.edu/Continuing-Education Email: ContinuingEd@Bastyr.edu

    I Ching, Taoist Psychology & Chinese Healing Arts. Key Sun PhD. May 17 (10am-4:15pm). Kenmore WA. CE: 5 CEUs NDs (except CA & OR), WA MFT, MHC, MSW, PT, OT, ARNP, RN, DC, Cat II CME WA MD, PA, NCCAOM PDA points (pending) LAc, . Bastyr University. Fee: $89/$109 after 4/23. (425) 602-3152. Web: www.Bastyr.edu/Continuing-Education Email: ContinuingEd@Bastyr.edu

    Attention, Attention Disorders, and the T.O.V.A. Lawrence M Greenberg MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Author of the T.O.V.A.; Christopher Holder MA, LMHC, CEO of The TOVA Company; Carol Kindschi MSN, RN. May 22. San Francisco CA. If you work with children or adults with attention problems, then this workshop is for you! Whether just starting out, or in the field for years, this workshop will have something applicable for you. CE: 6.5 hours psychologist. The TOVA Company. Fee: $149, with group and student discounts. Open to public. 1 (800) 729-2886 or 1 (562) 594-7700. Web: www.tovatest.com/workshops/ Email: info@tovatest.com

    27th Annual Northwest Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders. More than 15 faculty including Gabor Matè MD; Patrick Carnes PhD; Helen Fisher PhD; Bill O'Hanlon MS; Margaret Wehrenberg PsyD; and Pat DeChello PhD. May 28-30. Bellevue WA. Exploring the complex issues within the physical, emotional, social and spiritual dimensions of mental illness and addictive disorders. Topics will include trauma treatment, neuroscience, depression and anxiety, positive psychology, co-occurring disorders, the brain in love, eliminating self-defeating behavior, ethics and more. The latest neuroscience and brain research will be explored as it applies to psychotherapy across an array of issues. Held at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. CE: Up to 20 hrs NBCC, Psychologist, Social Worker, Substance Abuse Counselor, Nurse and others. U.S. Journal Training, Inc. and Institute for Integral Development. Fee: Early bird registration, $399/Full. $140/Daily. Open to public. (800) 441-5569 or (954) 360-0909. Web: www.usjt.com

    NCAST 15th Biennial Institute - Connecting with Babies: Supporting the Parent-Child Relationship. May 29-30. Seattle WA. Keynote speakers Dr. Kevin Nugent and Dr. Kristie Brandt from the Brazelton Institute and Dr. Linda Gilkerson of the Erikson Institute and the Fussy Baby Network. Fee: $340/$365 after 4/10. CE: available. Post Institute, May 31. Individual Level Training in the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO). Fee: $335/$360 after 4/10. (206) 543-8528. Web: www.ncast.org Email: ncast@uw.edu

    Infant/Toddler Mental Health Graduate Certificate - Portland State University. A Relationship-Based Approach is designed for professionals who are working with families who have children from the prenatal period to 36 months of age. This program is a series of fully online courses appropriate for professionals who are mental health, special education, child welfare, and social service providers; home visitors; teachers; childcare providers; and health care professionals. It is also appropriate for supervisors of these direct-service providers. Participants become knowledgeable about current research and interventions from the field of infant mental health. Intro to Infant Toddler Mental Health is offered Spring term. Web: www.pdx.edu/ceed/itmh Email: sharpml@pdx.edu

    The Happiness Habits Telesummit. Bill O'Hanlon MS; Joan Borysenko PhD; Rick Hanson PhD; Harriet Lerner PhD. Web-based telesummit. Use your phone or computer to listen anytime, anywhere you like. 9 hours of audio programming. Happiness slips away when you pursue it directly. But the right habits make happiness come to stay. Bill O'Hanlon and Ashley Davis Bush interview 10 experts on creating happiness, one habit at a time. CE: 6 CE credits social worker, psychologist, licensed professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, nurse. Bill O'Hanlon and Ashley Davis Bush. Fee: $97 thru April 30, then $127. Open to public. Claire Hatch (425) 829-2042. Web: www.webmarketingmagic.com/app/?Clk=5242251 Email: Claire@clairehatch.com

    Think Different...Out of the Box "Cutting-Edge Grief Therapy". Rochelle Wright MS, LMHC, CDP. May 30-31 or June 27-28. Gig Harbor WA. Cutting Edge Grief Therapy, Rochelle Wright. Fee: $495. (253) 851-3498. Web: www.guidedafterlifeconnections.com Email: Rochelle@RochelleWright.com

    EMDR Training. Weekend 2 May 30-June 1. Seattle WA. Weekend 1 October 31-November 2. Portland OR. Dr Francine Shapiro is the originator of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a specialized approach that accelerates treatment of anxiety-based complaints and self-esteem issues, related to both upsetting past events and present life conditions. This method integrates into and augments a treatment plan. Training consists of lecture, live and videotaped demonstrations, and small group exercises. EMDR. (831) 761-1040 Fax (831) 761-1204. Web: www.emdr.com

    Collaborative Consultation: The Multidisciplinary Healing Circle. Meg Jordan PhD, RN, CWP. May 31. Kenmore WA. CE: 6.5 CEUs NDs (except CA & OR), WA MFT, MHC, MSW, PT, OT, LMP, ARNP, RN, DC, Cat II CME WA MD, PA, NCCAOM PDA points (pending) LAc, ADA CPEUs (pending) RD, NCBTMB CEs (pending) LMP, CEUs (pending) CA LAc. Bastyr University. Fee: $105/$155 after 5/14. (425) 602-3152. Web: www.Bastyr.edu/Continuing-Education Email: ContinuingEd@Bastyr.edu

    Hold Me Tight: Conversations for Connection. A Weekend Workshop for Couples. Susan Raab-Cohen PhD; G Dorsey Green PhD. May 31-June 1. Seattle WA. Would you or your clients benefit from a relationship improvement jump-start? Together we have more than 50 years of experience helping couples in Seattle. Based on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), this is an evidence based, powerful weekend seminar that builds intimacy and understanding. Whether you love someone of the same or opposite sex, this workshop will deepen and enliven your relationship. (206) 324-1484. Web: www.holdmetightseminars.com Email: holdmetightseminars@gmail.com

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    Art Therapy and Anxiety. Pamela Hayes. June 4 Portland OR. June 5 Spokane WA. June 6 Seattle WA. CE: 6 hours Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor, Counselor, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker. Fee: $189/ $20 discount if registering 10 days before seminar . (800) 397-0180. Web: www.CrossCountryEducation.com/cce/ Email: customerservice@CrossCountryEducation.com

    Neuroplasticity: The Changing Brain New Developments and Treatment Implications. John Preston PsyD, ABPP. June 12. Renton WA. Many psychiatric disorders and maladaptive personality styles are either caused by or result in neurobiological changes that create tremendous human suffering and complicate psychological/psychiatric treatment. This details neuroplasticity, the ability of the brain to change over the life span and many practical treatment implications. CE: 6 CEs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $169 or $320 to include PTSD on 6/13. Open to public. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.com Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Practical Treatment Approaches. John Preston PsyD, ABPP. June 13. Renton WA. The workshop presents practical and applied strategies for treating PTSD: empirically validated psychotherapies focusing on processing of traumatic experiences, reducing nightmares, specific affect management techniques, treatment of chronic and complex PTSD, incorporating lessons learned post 9-11, and psychopharmacology. CE: 6 CEs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $169 or $320 to include Neuroplasticity on 6/12. Open to public. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.com Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    Mental Health Safari in Tanzania Africa. Join us for 14 days in Tanzania Africa. June 14-July 3. Tour mental health clinics, meet with local psychologist and indigenous communities, plus amazing wildlife safaris. Open to all interested adults. CE: CE possible, call. Fee: call. Suzanne Engelberg PhD (206) 542-7516 ext 105. Web: www.ContinuingEdAbroad.com Email: DrEngelberg@ContinuingEdAbroad.com

    The Work of Byron Katie - Question Your Stressful Thinking. Grace E Bell MA, CC; Susan Beekman MA. June 25-29. Breitenbush Hot Springs Conference Center OR. Learn, practice and facilitate this personal inquiry method to reduce stress in yourself and others. CE: 26 CEUs. Work With Grace. Fee: $395 tuition plus your choice accommodations and meals. Open to public. (206) 650-1230. Web: www.workwithgrace.com Email: grace@workwithgrace.com

    Digital Ethics in Practice Management: A Heart-Centered Approach (6 Law and Ethics credits). Roy Huggins MS, NCC. June 27 Yakima WA. June 28 Spokane Wa. Websites, payment systems, telehealth tools, electronic records and HIPAA. This workshop provides help to navigate the modern clinical, digital world both ethically and effectively, with "conscientious courage" to meet the people we serve where they are in safe and useful ways. CE: 6 CEUs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $155. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.org Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

    Think Different...Out of the Box "Cutting-Edge Grief Therapy". Rochelle Wright MS, LMHC, CDP. June 27-28. Gig Harbor WA. Cutting Edge Grief Therapy, Rochelle Wright. Fee: $495. (253) 851-3498. Web: www.guidedafterlifeconnections.com Email: Rochelle@RochelleWright.com

    Marylhurst University Summer Weekend Expressive Therapies Workshops. Marylhurst, OR. (10 miles south of Portland) June 27-28 Introduction to Art Therapy Workshop: An interactive hands on experience for people to creatively explore the field. July 18-19 Introduction to Play Therapy with Trauma/Attachment Disorders. July 25-26 Dollmaking: The Therapeutic Use of Creative Process & Symbolic Imagery with Children & Adolescents. August 8-9 Hero's Journey & Interpersonal Neurobiology: Explore how the brain responds to words; how storytelling affects attachment & emotional/cognitive learning. Aug 29-30 Art Therapy with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Academic credit or CEU's, NBCC. Call for information on these plus five more weekend workshops. NOTE: You do not need to be admitted to the MA Program to join us for the workshops. (503) 699-6244 (503) 699-6268 (800) 634-9982 x6268. Web: www.marylhurst.edu/

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    DSM-5: Understanding and Diagnosing Mental Disorders. Jean Keim. July 16 Portland OR. July 17 Spokane WA. July 18 Seattle WA. CE: 6 hours Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor, Case Manager, Counselor, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, Psychologist, Social Worker. Fee: $189/ $20 discount if registering 10 days before seminar . (800) 397-0180. Web: www.CrossCountryEducation.com/cce/ Email: customerservice@CrossCountryEducation.com

    5-day Immersion Course in AEDP: Healing at the Edge of Transformational Experience: Undoing Aloneness and Healing Emotional Suffering. Diana Fosha, PhD. July 28-August 1. Vancouver BC. Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Therapy (AEDP) engages the process of deep emotional change though a transformational therapy that integrates attachment, emotion, affective neuroscience, experiential techniques and body-based trauma processing into moment-to-moment healing-oriented clinical work. This course features didactics on transformational theory; extensive videos of actual therapy sessions demonstrating the healing of attachment trauma; and experiential exercises. CE: 32.5. AEDP Institute. Fee: $1500 US. (604) 253-8641. Web: www.aedpinstitute.org/aedp-training/immersion-course/ Email: tfruchter@aedpinstitute.org

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    Motivational Interviewing: Improving client outcome by increasing intrinsic motivation for change. Randi Jensen MA, LMHC, CCDC. September 26 Shoreline WA. October 3 Tacoma/Olympia WA. Shoreline WA. Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an established evidence based practice renowned for resolving ambivalence. MI has been shown to enhance client motivation for change and improve treatment outcomes. CE: 6 CEs. Cascadia Training. Fee: $150. Open to public. Brian Andersen (206) 441-6892. Web: www.cascadia-training.com Email: cascadia.training@gmail.com

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    Focusing-Oriented Therapy: Level One. Jeffrey Morrison MA, LMHC. October 11-12 or November 8-9. Vashon Island WA. Learn this amazing, research based, body-centered and relational process that has influenced much of the somatically oriented and mindfulness based work of today. Level One is the first in a four workshop series that transforms our relationship to our problems and teaches how this change process can be smoothly incorporated into any therapeutic modality. Free Q&A conference call on June 14. Registration opens on June 1. CE: 10 CEUs. Fee: $295/early, includes manual. (206) 935-7850. Web: www.morrisontherapy.com Email: jeffrey@morrisontherapy.com

    EMDR Training. Weekend 1 October 31-November 2. Portland OR. Dr Francine Shapiro is the originator of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a specialized approach that accelerates treatment of anxiety-based complaints and self-esteem issues, related to both upsetting past events and present life conditions. This method integrates into and augments a treatment plan. Training consists of lecture, live and videotaped demonstrations, and small group exercises. EMDR. (831) 761-1040 Fax (831) 761-1204. Web: www.emdr.com



     
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