Full Course Description


Presenting Secure Attachment

OBJECTIVES

  1. Distinguish between the four basic attachment styles.
  2. Explain how to create safety in a client’s first interview.
  3. Describe how to adapt your therapeutic style with an avoidant-attached client.

OUTLINE

  • Talk Therapy Limitations
  • Presencing Secure Attachment
  • Listening and Reflecting to the Client
  • Exercises of Secure Attachment
Copyright : 08/17/2012

When Is Attachment the Issue?

OBJECTIVES

  1. Assess a client’s need for attachment-based treatment.
  2. Define memory reconsolidation and how it can be incorporated into your treatment plan.
  3. Describe how using juxtaposition can dissolve problematic emotional learnings.

OUTLINE

  • Memory Reconsolidation
  • Coherence Therapy
  • Principles of Coherence
  • Sentence Completion
  • Re-Evoking the Present Symptom
Copyright : 08/17/2012

Heart and Bones: Attachment and Sexuality

OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the links between sexual problems and attachment issues.
  • Discuss how to address sexual problems in attachment-based couple therapy.
  • Name two clinical methods based on new mating and bonding research.

OUTLINE

  • Primary Human Motivation
  • Avoidant Attachment Style
  • Types of Healthy Sex
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Methodology of EFT Couples Therapy
Copyright : 08/17/2012

Getting Through to Shutdown Children and Families

OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe how to implement the PACE approach in a first interview.
  2. Demonstrate the use of playfulness in connecting with kids.Explain how to best create a secure environment when working with abused children.

OUTLINE

  • Follow-Lead-Follow Method
  • Creating a Safe Environment
  • Tone of Voice
  • PACE Method
  • Working with Teenage Clients
Copyright : 08/24/2012

Attachment Issues in Chronic Pain

OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe the connection between past attachment issues and current physical pain.
  2. Explain how clients can discover the attachment-based source of their physical pain.

OUTLINE

  • Four Levels of Trauma that Apply to Chronic Pain
  • Emotional Pain
  • Healing Deep Chronic Pain
  • Deep-Breathing Exercises
Copyright : 08/24/2012

Healing Attachment Wounds with Energy Psychology

OBJECTIVES

  • Explain how and when to use tapping in work with couples.
  • Define Practice Emotional Freedom Technique.
  • Demonstrate how clients can use tapping to regulate their emotions.

OUTLINE

  • Main Methods of Energy Psychology
  • Tapping on Acupuncture Points
  • Somatic Intervention
  • Energy Psychology and Attachment Theory
  • Energy Therapy and Traumatic Memories
Copyright : 08/24/2012