Workshops and Classes for Therapists

September 28, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm · Portland, OR · Details

This six-hour workshop explains the stress-and-coping theory of forgiveness and how it has been adapted into the evidence-based practice in psychology, REACH Forgiveness. REACH Forgiveness has been shown efficacious in over 30 randomized controlled trials in many labs around the world. It has been delivered in individual psychotherapy, couple therapy, parent training, family therapy, psychoeducational groups, do-it-yourself manuals, internet-delivered interventions, group therapy, and books. Read more

November 8 and 9, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm · Portland, OR · Details

This two-day workshop provides a thorough overview of the theory, principles, and techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. It is intended for those who are relatively new to ACT and for those who have done some reading on their own about ACT but who may not have had the opportunity to participate in more experiential learning, practice case conceptualization, and receive feedback while practicing using the ACT model. Read more

April 17 and 18, 2020, 9:15 am – 5:00 pm · Portland, OR · Details

Do you ever “get stuck” as a therapist? Do some of your clients press your “hot buttons”? Do you ever find yourself struggling and thinking about “what do I do next” or feeling anxious, scared or stressed in therapy? In this workshop we will work on clarifying your therapist values and defining what is “difficult” about “difficult” clients. Through discussions, demonstrations and roleplays we will then work on these difficult clients and look at the processes from a compassionate ACT perspective. Read more