CAPS 12th Annual Continuing Education Workshop
Janina Fisher, Ph.D.
"Healing Broken Bonds: Traumatic Attachment and Affect Dysregulation"
Janina Fisher, PhD is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Instructor at the Trauma Center, an outpatient clinic and research center founded by Bessel van der Kolk. Known for her expertise as both a therapist and consultant, she is also past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, an EMDR International Association Credit Provider, a faculty member of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, and a former Instructor, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fisher lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on topics related to the integration of research and treatment and how to introduce these newer trauma treatment paradigms in traditional therapeutic approaches.
8:00 am - 9:00 am - Check-in & Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 4:00 pm - Workshop – Lunch - Afternoon Snack
6 CEUs provided by Florida Gulf Coast University – Counseling & Psychological Services CE Provider# 50-13783. Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling expires 3/31/2021 and Florida Board of Psychology expires 5/31/2020.
Previous Years' Workshops
CAPS 11th Annual Continuing Education Workshop
Scott D. Miller, Ph.D.
"Feeback-Informed Treatment (FIT):Improving Effectiveness One Client at a Time"
Friday, May 17, 2019
Registration for this workshop will open November, 2018
Co-founder of the International Center for Clinical Excellence.
One of a few “invited faculty” whose work, thinking, and research is featured at the prestigious “Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference”.
It’s not a pretty picture. A simple, valid, and reliable alternative exists for maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of treatment based on research from multiple randomized clinical trials.
Now, that’s exciting!
CAPS 10th Annual Workshop
Dr. Ronald D. Siegel
"Mindfulness in Trauma Treatment"
Friday, February 16, 2018
Dr. Siegel is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance, where he has taught for more than 30 years, and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He received his Doctor of Psychology degree from Rutgers University and completed his clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Siegel is a longtime student of mindfulness practices, and serves on the board of directors and faculty of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He teaches internationally about mindfulness and its application to psychotherapy and other fields, has worked for many years in community mental health, and maintains a private clinical practice in Lincoln, Massachusetts.
Dr. Siegel is also a contributor to other professional books and publications, including Psychotherapy Networker andContemporary Psychology, and is a co-director of the annual Harvard Medical School conference Meditation and Psychotherapy. Dr. Siegel has taught workshops for diverse organizations, and his work has been featured on National Public Radio and on local radio and television programs.
CAPS 9th Annual Workshop
David Kessler"From Grief to Healing: Coping with Various Types of Loss"
Friday, February 24, 2017
David Kessler is a renowned loss expert who has been featured on "Dr. Oz," "Oprah & Friends," CNN, NBC, MSNBC, People Magazine, "Entertainment Tonight," The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Los Angeles Times.
He is the author of five bestselling books, including the newly released You Can Heal Your Heart: Finding Peace After Breakup, Divorce, or Death, with Louise Hay.
He also co-authored two bestsellers with the legendary Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: On Grief and Grieving and Life Lessons.
CAPS 8th Annual Workshop
Dr. David Burns
"Scared Stiff: High-Speed, Drug-Free Treatment for Anxiety Disorders"
Friday, February 26, 2016
Dr. Burns will illustrate how to integrate the Motivational, Cognitive, Exposure,
and Hidden Emotion models in the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD),
Phobias, Agoraphobia, Panic Disorder, Shyness, Public Speaking Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive
Disorder (OCD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Performance Anxiety. The
goal of the treatment is high-speed recovery and lasting change. The workshop will
h ave a hands-on, practical emphasis.
You will learn how to use a multitude of powerful and innovative treatment methods, including Paradoxical Agenda Setting, the Experimental Technique, the Feared Fantasy, Acceptance Paradox, Hidden Emotion Technique, Cognitive Flooding, Time-Travel, Shame-Attacking Exercises, and more. Dr. Burns will notsimply present a grab bag of techniques or formulas for various "disorders." Instead, he will show how to create a warm, vibrant collaborative relationship, overcome the patient's resistance to change, and develop a systematic, individualized treatment plan that specifically targets each patient's unique problems and needs.
CAPS 7th Annual Workshop
Dr. Kelly G. Wilson
"Living Mindfully in a Stressed Out World"
Friday, February 27, 2015
Kelly G. Wilson, Ph.D., co-founder of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
CAPS 6th Annual Workshop
Dr. John C. Norcross
"Psychotherapy Relationships That Work"
Friday, February 28, 2014
This workshop will provide integrative methods for adapting or tailoring therapy to individual clients and their singular contexts. Participants will learn to reliably assess and rapidly apply 5+ evidence-based means for constructing the “relationship of choice.” Discover how research and practice converge in relational responsiveness that demonstrably improves treatment success.