Effective, engaging continuing education for social workers, psychologists and other mental health professionals

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Learn, network and connect on multiple levels with talented, seasoned clinicians, educators and peers

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Informative and experiential workshop held in a nurturing and professional environment

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Our exciting, state-of-the-art CEU’s provide clinicians with current theory, tools for assessment, evaluation and diagnosis, and creative treatment strategies.  The combination of didactic and experiential trainings will deepen your knowledge and re-energize your work!

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Is Tele-Mental Health Good for Psychotherapy?

In all likelihood, in the near future, you will begin to get requests from clients to provide Tele-Mental health services.

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Mining the Deeper Layers of Eating Disordered Behaviors

It takes courage for clients to admit that they are starving, gorging themselves, or engaging in various forms of self-inflicted

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Helping a Partner Who Engages in Self-Destructive Behaviors

As Valentine’s Day approaches couples become more mindful of the ways in which they can show their love through caring

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I have new techniques with an understanding of the theory behind them. Lisa is a clear communicator. You always come away with new knowledge you can apply.  I would recommend this Program to every clinician in the mental health field. It is money well spent.

– Terry Moon, LCSW

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