Boulder Psychotherapy Institute

Advanced Training in Applied Existential Psychotherapy (AEP)

An Experiential Psychodynamic Gestalt Approach   •   Boulder, Colorado

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Sat, Jan 16 2016 - Sat, Sep 10 2016AEP Dream Training, Robyn Chauvin, BPI - 303 494 0393
This training provides practitioners with hands-on experience working with their personal dreams and facilitating others. We will demonstrate dream work and review the AEP dream process as well as coach participants in facilitating one another's dreams. Professional issues in dream work are discussed alongside the existential, personal and transpersonal scope of the dream. We will explore various creative approaches in working with dreams. Prior experience with AEP or Gestalt is recommended. Learn More. Sign Up.

Thu, Jun 29 - Thu, Jun 29Solution-Focused Basics Overview, 303-941-4497
This abbreviated class gives an overview of Solution-Focused Thinking. The focus of this training is on understanding the tenets and philosophy developed by Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg and on recognizing the key interventions. Participants will be able to understand how they can use this different way of thinking about problems and solutions. This is the ideal training for those who want to continue using their current treatment modalities, but would like to incorporate solution-focused ideas and interventions. This training is also ideal for non-therapists (teachers, administrators, ministers, nurses, etc.) who want to learn a new way to interact with people and think about change. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Thu, Jun 29 - Thu, Jun 29Using Solution-Focused Thinking to Help People Cope with Grief and Loss, 303-941-4497
This course is designed to introduce professionals to solution-focused thinking as it was originally developed by Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer and teach them how to use these principles to help people learn to cope with grief and loss. Professionals will learn to identify signs of grief and gain the ability to effectively use questions and other solution-focused interventions to assist in the grief process. Professionals will learn protective factors and how to use solution-focused thinking to decrease potential long-term effects of grief and loss. Learn More...

Fri, Jun 30 - Fri, Jun 30Solution-Focused Thinking to Prevent Burnout, 303-941-4497
This course is designed to introduce professionals to solution-focused thinking as it was originally developed by Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer and teach them how to use these principles to prevent and reverse professional burnout. Professionals will learn to identify signs of professional burnout and stress and develop an "emergency roadside repair kit" to assist them in preventing the potential negative impact. Professionals will learn protective factors and how to use solution-focused thinking to decrease and address potential stress in the work place. Graduate level credit is available for this class through Adams State University. Learn More...

Sat, Jul 1 - Sat, Jun 30 2018Westminster Bldr/Denver corridor office for rent, 303-249-8061
I have an attractive, comfortable and very affordable office for rent in a suite currently shared by a LCSW and RDN (nutritionist) part time. I have 3-4 days per week available to rent out my office. It's a great opportunity to start your practice without a big commitment or financial risk. The location is great for Denver especially clients in North Denver and suburbs and Boulder, Broomfield, Westminster, etc. I can accommodate drop in up to a few days per week rental. Please contact me if you are interested and I can show you the space. Learn More...

Fri, Jul 7My Name Was Sabrin Spielrein film viewing & discussion, 7209386054b
My Name Was Sabrina Spielrein is teh film we will view and discuss. As a young woman, the deeply troubled Spielrein left Russia for Zurich and eventually crossed paths with Carl Jung, becoming his first analysis patient at his famous Burgholzli clinic. Jung diagnosed and successfully treated her for hysteria, prompting the young Russian to go into medicine and eventually practice psychology as one of the first female members of Sigmund Freud's Psychoanalytical Society. Remaining in close contact with both of her mentors for a large portion of her life, Spielrein's influence on both men's psychoanalytical theories was relatively unknown until the aforementioned discovery of her letters and diaries. Learn More...

Sat, Jul 8 - Sat, Mar 10 2018Applied Existential Psychotherapy (AEP): Module I Individual Therapy, Robyn Chauvin, BPI - 303 494 0393
AEP is an experiential therapy that interlaces the insights of contemporary existential and psychoanalytic/psychodynamic approaches with techniques inspired by Gestalt therapy and other experiential approaches. Many psychoanalytic approaches ignore the body, while many experiential approaches fail to take into account defenses, transference and countertransference issues. AEP takes into account the full spectrum of human experience - body, meaning, emotion, the impact of the past, and the choices that need to be made to create a different future. Module I offers intensive experiential training in AEP individual therapy. Learn More. Sign Up.

Sat, Jul 15 - Sun, Jul 16EMDR Therapy Tools with Somatic Interventions - EMDR Advanced Workshop - Boulder, Colorado - July 2017, 303.834.0515
EMDR THERAPY TOOLS WITH SOMATIC INTERVENTIONS _____ This two-day EMDRIA approved EMDR Advanced Workshop is an introduction to Somatic Psychology and how it interfaces with the 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy. Somatic Psychology studies the relationship between the body and psychological states by highlighting physiological patterns as a primary foundation of human behavior. Therapists will learn the history of somatic psychology and the basic principles that are the foundations of body centered therapies. This course will review the physiology of the nervous system and how somatic interventions directly influence nervous system regulation and therapy. These somatic interventions will be explored didactically and experientially through practices including body awareness, non-verbal communications, exploration of body posturing, as well as habitual stress responses. The weekend will include time for case discussion and application. _____ EMDR Trainers: Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC and Dr. Arielle Schwartz, LP _____ EMDRIA Credits: 12 EC -- The Maiberger Institute offers 12 EMDRIA Credits (EC) for this EMDR Advanced Workshop - Provider #GP1504. The Maiberger Institute maintains responsibility for this program, and its content in accordance with EMDRIA standards. _____ APA Credit Hours: 12 CE Hours -- The Maiberger Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Maiberger Institute maintains Learn More...

Sun, Jul 16 - Sun, Jul 23Bringing Baby Home - A Relationship & Parenting Relationship for Expectant & New Parents, 303.502.4867
This 12-hour workshop will teach couples parenting and relationship skills to help them be the best parenting team possible. Developed by renowned relationship experts, Drs. John and Julie Gottman, Bringing Baby Home combines lecture, group discussion and couple's activities to help couples strengthen their friendship, increase intimacy, improve communication, regulate conflict, and create positive strategies for parenting. This workshop is designed for couples who are pregnant or have infants up to one year of age. Babies up to 3 months old welcome to attend with their parents. The workshop teaches couples how to: - increase friendship in your relationship - deal effectively with conflict - involve dads in infant care and parenting - improve the quality of parent-infant interaction - recognize signs of postpartum depression - recognize the psychological and emotional needs of your child When: Sundays July 16th and 23rd 9:00 am - 4:00 pm with an hour break for lunch Where: Louisville Chiropractor; 544 Front Street, Louisville CO 80027 Trainers & Contact to Register: Shelly King, MA, LPC - 303.502.4867 or shellykingtherapy@gmail.com & Brooke Vanek, MA, LPC - 720.277.6125 or bvanek@lunacounselingcenter.com Investment: $300/couple - includes workbook & materials Register by Sunday, July 2nd and receive 10% off! Learn More...

Mon, Jul 24 - Tue, Aug 12017 Solution-Focused Summer Intensive, 303-941-4497
International solution-focused trainer, consultant, author, and therapist, Teri Pichot, and local trainer, author, and therapist, Amanda Bushek, invite you to join them in beautiful Denver, Colorado this summer for an energizing week of learning, collaboration, and networking. This training includes the most recent developments in the evidence-based solution-focused approach as well as timely and frequently requested Solution-Focused Brief Therapy topics. Some highlights of this year will be Teri and Amanda's demonstrating how to use solution-focused techniques in the challenging arena of couples and families. In addition, they will actively discuss and demonstrate how to use Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in acute and integrated care settings. Lastly, they will explore how SFBT can be effectively and safely used in crisis work and in safety assessment with high risk populations. As previous workshop attendees can readily attest, Teri and Amanda's complementary teaching styles and inclusive warmth and humor create an invigorating yet practical, hands-on learning environment. Stay for the week or choose specific days with topics of interest. Further, participants who are already actively teaching, supervising, or training in the field of evidence-based Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, are invited to stick around for two additional days to acquire advanced solution-focused teaching skills, and develop unique applications specifically tailored for your own training, coaching, supervision, or consultation work. All hours qualify toward international certification through the International Alliance of Solution-Focused Teaching Institutes as awarded through Denver Center for SFBT. Learn More...

Sun, Jul 30 - Thu, Aug 3Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy Immersion Course, 7208371468
Sunday, July 30 - Thursday, August 3, 2017 Denver, CO The Dyadic Repair of Attachment Trauma: Healing at the Edge of Transformational Experience Diana Fosha, Ph.D. with members of the AEDP Institute Faculty This 5-Day Immersion Course in AEDP is intended for practitioners interested in AEDP, in its transformational theory, and in exploring its applications to the treatment of attachment trauma. Our focus is on AEDP and the theory and practice informing AEDP work at the edge of healing experience to repair attachment trauma. Making extensive use of clinical videotapes of actual therapy sessions, the aim of this course is to foster proficiency in the practice of AEDP, as well as facilitate its integration into clinical practices that make use of other experiential, body-focused, trauma-based, relational and/or psychodynamic methods. Learn More...

Fri, Aug 4 - Sun, Aug 6EARN CEU's - Integrating YOUR Whole Brain for Everyday Life, 9790-379- 9270
Achieve Full Potential Therapists- Learn practical Tools for self regulation and executive functioning skills Parents - Become an expert resource to your child, because you know your children better than anyone! Educators - Overcome learning challenges and breakthrough roadblocks- improve memory, focus, math, reading, writing and communication, creativity, energy levels, athletic performance The Brain Gym 101 Course introduces you to using Brain Gym to benefit yourself and others. You learn how to draw out potential in all area of life by using powerful Brain Gym Tools, including: 26 Specific Brain Gym movements: Quick, simple physical movements that improve memory, focus, math, reading, writing and communication, creativity, energy levels, athletic performance The 5-Step Balance- Around the goal of your choice, you learn what to select from the Brain Gym Menu to best support the achievement of your goal. Two Re-patterning Sequences- The Dennison Laterality Re patterning and Three Dimension Re-patterning which "remind" different areas of your brain to work together synergistically: improving focus, participation, organization Learn More...

Fri, Aug 4Enchanted April- film viewing & discussion, 7209386054
Enchanted April is the film we'll see and discuss. Two cloistered, married English women impulsively rent an Italian villa and embark upon a vacation without their spouses. They are joined by two other ladies: a high-flown aging widow, and an elegant upper-crust beauty, whom they've never met. Under the spell of an exotic new location, the foursome are in for quite a few life-altering experiences. We invite you to interpret the film through the lens of the archetype of the Feminine, by observing their behaviors, energy, and self-reflection, resulting in their movement toward "relational love" and wholeness. As a bonus, the movie is very funny! Learn More...

Sat, Aug 5 - Sat, Oct 21Comprehensive EMDR Basic Trainings in Denver and in Colorado Springs with Dr. Chandra Nagireddy, 719-761-4444
Chandra Nagireddy is offering comprehensive EMDRIA Approved Basic Trainings in Denver and in Colorado Springs beginning August 2017. This training is limited to 9 participants and is designed to lead participants in a sequential and orderly learning experience emphasizing conceptual clarity, procedural details,and skill development through a combination of lectures, discussions and video vignettes drawn from actual EMDR therapy sessions. Participants will engage in supervised practice during the training. Effective learning is facilitated by pacing the training over ten workshop days spanning ten weeks, and is done in a small group format. Supervised practice occurs in triads. The workshop provides 40 instructional hours, 30 hours of supervised practice, and 10 hours of consultation for a total of 80 training hours. Learn More...

Fri, Aug 18 - Fri, Dec 15EMDR Training in Boulder, Colorado - August and December 2017 - APA and NBCC Credit Hours Available, 3038340515
LEARN EMDR THERAPY TO HELP HEAL PTS AND TRAUMA: EMDR Therapy is an evidence based treatment for working with PTSD and trauma. This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training will prepare therapists to use EMDR Therapy effectively with their clients. This complete training package will include lectures, live demonstrations, videos, practica, and other EMDR Training tools and resources. ___ This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training will be facilitated by Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC -- the author of "EMDR Essentials: A Guide for Clients and Therapists." Barb Maiberger is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, and an EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist. Barb Maiberger has personally trained over a thousand therapists in the practice of EMDR Therapy. ___ APA Credit Hours: 50 CE Hours: The Maiberger Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Maiberger Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. ___ NBCC Credit Hours: 50 CE Hours: The Maiberger Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP -- Provider #6436. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC CE Hours are clearly identified. Maiberger Institute is solely responsible for all aspect of the programs. ___ EMDR Training - Boulder, Colorado - Part 1: August 18, 2017 to August 20, 2017 - Part 2: December 15, 2017 to December 17, 2017 ___ Visit the Registration Page for this EMDR Training for details... Learn More...

Mon, Aug 21 - Tue, Aug 22Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Basics, 303-941-4497
Ready to really start practicing and learning how to apply evidenced-based Solution-Focused Brief Therapy? Then this is the training for you. This 2-day intensive class provides all of the basics as well as plenty of demonstrations and times to practice. This is the ideal training for therapists who want to learn a new model and be able to leave the class and begin to practice this new way of working with clients. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Wed, Aug 23 - Wed, Aug 23Solution-Focused Supervision and Management, 303-941-4497
Looking for an energizing way to supervise/manage people? This fun, jam-packed class explores how to take solution-focused principles and interventions and use them effectively in a management setting. How to work with difficult people and address challenging scenarios will also be addressed. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed, implemented, and supervised programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Thu, Aug 24 - Thu, Aug 24Advanced Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, 303-941-4497
For those who have already taken a class on Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, here is the opportunity to take those skills to a new level. Applying these simple principles can be difficult, and this class, Advanced Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, provides a safe environment to fine tune your knowledge and learn to apply this approach to some of the most difficult client situations. This class is designed to be taken multiple times in a "practice lab" fashion. It is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Mon, Aug 28 - Mon, Aug 28Solution-Focused Brief Therapy 101, 303-941-4497
Heard about Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and wondering what it really is? This is the course for you. This one-day training offers all the basic information about Solution-Focused Brief Therapy as well as gives specific examples throughout the day regarding how this approach works with mental health disorders, including substance dependence and misuse. The focus of this training is on gaining the knowledge through discussions and other didactic methods and on seeing the approach in action through demonstrations. This is the ideal class for those who want to really understand what SFBT is and how it works with complex problems in order to determine if this is something they want to learn more about. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Tue, Aug 29 - Tue, Aug 29Solution-Focused Substance Misuse Treatment, 303-941-4497
Substance misuse is increasingly common with clients who seek services for a variety of other problems. This one-day training offers valuable information about Solution-Focused Brief Therapy as well as gives specific examples throughout the day regarding how this approach is effective with those who struggle with substance dependence and misuse. The focus of this training is on gaining knowledge through discussions and other didactic methods and on seeing the approach in action through demonstrations and role plays. This is the ideal class for those who want to really understand what SFBT is and how it works with complex problems. It is a useful class for those who are experienced with Solution-Focused Brief Therapy as well as those who are new to the approach. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Wed, Sep 13 - Wed, Sep 13Solution-Focused Animal-Assisted Therapy, 303-941-4497
Do you love dogs and wonder how you can bring the therapeutic benefits of the human-animal bond into a professional setting? This training explains how to effectively use highly trained therapy dogs in the change process. How to address allergies, phobias, and liability are just some of the many elements covered. In addition, this training demonstrates how a therapy dog can be purposefully used to make therapeutic gains that humans alone cannot. Lastly, we will cover how to use your clients' own pets and the subject of animals in a therapeutic way when involving an actual therapy dog in the session is just not possible. Learn More...

Thu, Sep 14 - Thu, Sep 14Solution-Focused Group Therapy, 303-941-4497
Do you work with groups? Learning how to apply Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with individuals, couples, and families can be difficult enough. This training takes on the challenge of using this approach effectively in a group setting. Solution-Focused Group Therapy provides a safe environment to fine tune your knowledge about this evidenced-based approach and learn to apply this approach to a group treatment modality. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Fri, Sep 15 - Fri, Sep 15Solution-Focused Basics Overview, 303-941-4497
This abbreviated class gives an overview of Solution-Focused Thinking. The focus of this training is on understanding the tenets and philosophy developed by Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg and on recognizing the key interventions. Participants will be able to understand how they can use this different way of thinking about problems and solutions. This is the ideal training for those who want to continue using their current treatment modalities, but would like to incorporate solution-focused ideas and interventions. This training is also ideal for non-therapists (teachers, administrators, ministers, nurses, etc.) who want to learn a new way to interact with people and think about change. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Fri, Sep 15 - Fri, Sep 15Using Solution-Focused Thinking to Help People Cope with Grief and Loss, 303-941-4497
This course is designed to introduce professionals to solution-focused thinking as it was originally developed by Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer and teach them how to use these principles to help people learn to cope with grief and loss. Professionals will learn to identify signs of grief and gain the ability to effectively use questions and other solution-focused interventions to assist in the grief process. Professionals will learn protective factors and how to use solution-focused thinking to decrease potential long-term effects of grief and loss. Learn More...

Fri, Sep 29 - Fri, Jan 26 2018EMDR Training in Boulder, Colorado - September and January 2018 - APA and NBCC Credit Hours Available, 303.834.0515
LEARN EMDR THERAPY TO HELP HEAL PTSD AND TRAUMA: EMDR Therapy is an evidence based treatment for working with PTSD and trauma. This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training will prepare therapists to use EMDR Therapy effectively with their clients. This complete training package will include lectures, live demonstrations, videos, practica, and other EMDR Training tools and resources. ___ This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training will be facilitated by Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC -- the author of "EMDR Essentials: A Guide for Clients and Therapists." Barb Maiberger is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, and an EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist. Barb Maiberger has personally trained over a thousand therapists in the practice of EMDR Therapy. ___ APA Credit Hours: 50 CE Hours: The Maiberger Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Maiberger Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. ___ NBCC Credit Hours: 50 CE Hours: The Maiberger Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP -- Provider #6436. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC CE Hours are clearly identified. Maiberger Institute is solely responsible for all aspect of the programs. ___ EMDR Training - Boulder, Colorado - Part 1: September 29, 2017 to October 1, 2017 - Part 2: January 26, 2018 to January 28, 2018 ___ Visit the REGISTRATION PAGE for details on rates, location, etc... Learn More...

Sun, Oct 1 - Mon, Oct 9The Way of Mary Magdalen-A Sacred Pilgrimage in Southern France, 720-565-3388
Junia Gail Imel of Divine Adventures and Dr. Patti Ashley are hosting a trip to the south of France in October. We will be exploring the sacred sites believed to be connected to Mary Magdalen and her time in France. We will take an inner and outer journey to connect with our true self in these magical places. Information sessions to answers questions include a webinar on May 16, 2017, a Boulder wine and cheese gathering on May 24, 2017 and a Lakewood wine and cheese gathering on June 13, 2017. Please call or e-mail to register or ask any questions. Learn More...

Sat, Oct 7 - Sat, May 5 2018AEP Group Training: Module III, Robyn Chauvin, BPI - 303 494 0393
Working with groups is both an art and a science. This workshop combines techniques drawn from Gestalt, existential, psychodynamic, body-oriented and systems approaches to group. Group members observe and experience groups and practice leading the group in a safe learning environment. Learn More. Sign Up.

Mon, Oct 9 - Mon, Oct 9Solution-Focused Thinking to Prevent Burnout, 303-941-4497
This course is designed to introduce professionals to solution-focused thinking as it was originally developed by Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer and teach them how to use these principles to prevent and reverse professional burnout. Professionals will learn to identify signs of professional burnout and stress and develop an "emergency roadside repair kit" to assist them in preventing the potential negative impact. Professionals will learn protective factors and how to use solution-focused thinking to decrease and address potential stress in the work place. Graduate level credit is available for this class through Adams State University. Learn More...

Tue, Oct 10 - Wed, Oct 11Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Basics, 303-941-4497
Ready to really start practicing and learning how to apply evidenced-based Solution-Focused Brief Therapy? Then this is the training for you. This 2-day intensive class provides all of the basics as well as plenty of demonstrations and times to practice. This is the ideal training for therapists who want to learn a new model and be able to leave the class and begin to practice this new way of working with clients. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Thu, Oct 12 - Thu, Oct 12Solution-Focused Supervision and Management, 303-941-4497
Looking for an energizing way to supervise/manage people? This fun, jam-packed class explores how to take solution-focused principles and interventions and use them effectively in a management setting. How to work with difficult people and address challenging scenarios will also be addressed. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed, implemented, and supervised programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Fri, Oct 13 - Fri, Oct 13Working with Externally Motivated Clients, 303-941-4497
This class focuses on client engagement and retention with clients who are mandated into treatment by probation, child welfare, family, etc. Special focused will be on hearing what is important to the client and finding a common goal with others within the system. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Mon, Oct 30 - Mon, Oct 30Being Solution-Focused in a Problem-Focused World, 303-941-4497
Using Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and other positive approaches can be challenging when the rest of the professional community continues to use a problem-focused approach. Those who use a solution-focused approach can mistakenly be viewed as less than credible. This class explores how to "translate" solution-focused work into language that problem-focused auditors and regulators can understand so that you get the credit you deserve. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed, implemented, and supervised programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Mon, Nov 13 - Mon, Nov 13Solution-Focused Brief Therapy 101, 303-941-4497
Heard about Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and wondering what it really is? This is the course for you. This one-day training offers all the basic information about Solution-Focused Brief Therapy as well as gives specific examples throughout the day regarding how this approach works with mental health disorders, including substance dependence and misuse. The focus of this training is on gaining the knowledge through discussions and other didactic methods and on seeing the approach in action through demonstrations. This is the ideal class for those who want to really understand what SFBT is and how it works with complex problems in order to determine if this is something they want to learn more about. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Tue, Nov 14 - Tue, Nov 14Advanced Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, 303-941-4497
For those who have already taken a class on Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, here is the opportunity to take those skills to a new level. Applying these simple principles can be difficult, and this class, Advanced Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, provides a safe environment to fine tune your knowledge and learn to apply this approach to some of the most difficult client situations. This class is designed to be taken multiple times in a "practice lab" fashion. It is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Wed, Nov 15 - Wed, Nov 15Solution-Focused Substance Misuse Treatment, 303-941-4497
Substance misuse is increasingly common with clients who seek services for a variety of other problems. This one-day training offers valuable information about Solution-Focused Brief Therapy as well as gives specific examples throughout the day regarding how this approach is effective with those who struggle with substance dependence and misuse. The focus of this training is on gaining knowledge through discussions and other didactic methods and on seeing the approach in action through demonstrations and role plays. This is the ideal class for those who want to really understand what SFBT is and how it works with complex problems. It is a useful class for those who are experienced with Solution-Focused Brief Therapy as well as those who are new to the approach. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Thu, Nov 16 - Thu, Nov 16Solution-Focused Basics Overview, 303-941-4497
This abbreviated class gives an overview of Solution-Focused Thinking. The focus of this training is on understanding the tenets and philosophy developed by Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg and on recognizing the key interventions. Participants will be able to understand how they can use this different way of thinking about problems and solutions. This is the ideal training for those who want to continue using their current treatment modalities, but would like to incorporate solution-focused ideas and interventions. This training is also ideal for non-therapists (teachers, administrators, ministers, nurses, etc.) who want to learn a new way to interact with people and think about change. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Thu, Nov 16 - Thu, Nov 16Using Solution-Focused Thinking to Help People Cope with Grief and Loss, 303-941-4497
This course is designed to introduce professionals to solution-focused thinking as it was originally developed by Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer and teach them how to use these principles to help people learn to cope with grief and loss. Professionals will learn to identify signs of grief and gain the ability to effectively use questions and other solution-focused interventions to assist in the grief process. Professionals will learn protective factors and how to use solution-focused thinking to decrease potential long-term effects of grief and loss. Learn More...

Mon, Dec 11 - Tue, Dec 12Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Basics, 303-941-4497
Ready to really start practicing and learning how to apply evidenced-based Solution-Focused Brief Therapy? Then this is the training for you. This 2-day intensive class provides all of the basics as well as plenty of demonstrations and times to practice. This is the ideal training for therapists who want to learn a new model and be able to leave the class and begin to practice this new way of working with clients. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Wed, Dec 13 - Wed, Dec 13Solution-Focused Supervision and Management, 303-941-4497
Looking for an energizing way to supervise/manage people? This fun, jam-packed class explores how to take solution-focused principles and interventions and use them effectively in a management setting. How to work with difficult people and address challenging scenarios will also be addressed. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed, implemented, and supervised programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Thu, Dec 14 - Thu, Dec 14Solution-Focused Group Therapy, 303-941-4497
Do you work with groups? Learning how to apply Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with individuals, couples, and families can be difficult enough. This training takes on the challenge of using this approach effectively in a group setting. Solution-Focused Group Therapy provides a safe environment to fine tune your knowledge about this evidenced-based approach and learn to apply this approach to a group treatment modality. This class is taught by international trainer, consultant, and author, Teri Pichot. Pichot studied under Insoo Kim Berg and has developed and implemented programs that utilized Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with some of the most challenging populations including addiction and chronic mental illness. The training will be held at the Denver Center for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Littleton, Colorado. Learn More...

Fri, Dec 15 - Fri, Dec 15Solution-Focused Animal-Assisted Therapy, 303-941-4497
Do you love dogs and wonder how you can bring the therapeutic benefits of the human-animal bond into a professional setting? This training explains how to effectively use highly trained therapy dogs in the change process. How to address allergies, phobias, and liability are just some of the many elements covered. In addition, this training demonstrates how a therapy dog can be purposefully used to make therapeutic gains that humans alone cannot. Lastly, we will cover how to use your clients' own pets and the subject of animals in a therapeutic way when involving an actual therapy dog in the session is just not possible. Learn More...

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