Boulder Psychotherapy Institute

Advanced Training in Applied Existential Psychotherapy (AEP)

An Experiential Psychodynamic Gestalt Approach   •   Boulder, Colorado

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Tue, May 29 - Tue, Jun 12Alternatives to Anger Gr 3-5 May 29, 303-915-4421
Alternatives to Anger Workshop for Gr. 3-5 May 29, 31, June 5, 7 & 12 Tues & Thurs. 5:30 - 7 Does your child need Strategies to deal with Anger? Get the Tools to deal with Anger Constructively! Kids will: Identify Anger Triggers Anger Boundaries Learn the Anger Rules Clarify the Costs of hurtful behaviors Develop a C.O.P. (chill out plan) Learn how Anger can be Helpful Practice Positive Problem Solving Strategies Accepting No. Dealing with Frustration Practical Ideas & Strategies Put tools in your toolbox to deal with Anger! Intervene in the Anger Cycle! Tuition Classes includes: * 5 sessions, 1 1/2 hours * Total 7 1/2 contact hours * Small class size, individual attention * Student workbook, parent handout, snacks, other items. * Cost = less than $21. per hour Learn More...

Wed, May 30 - Wed, May 30MINDSET FOR PROSPERITY 5/30/18 11:30-1pm $39, 303-834-5040
Intensive $39 Wednesday 5/30 11:30-1pm 200 Lincoln St. Longmont, CO. 80501 To register 303-834-5040 or zoilita@zoilitagrant.net ARE YOU READY TO END THE STRUGGLE? The MindSet-For-Prosperity is the ultimate prosperity solution! Are you one of the people ready to take charge of your life and create lasting abundance? Are you stuck in struggle. You work so hard, tried different things, read the Secret and spend as much time as you can thinking positive. But somehow you are still struggling, with money, relationships or personal habits. The good news is that it does not have to be that way! You can have a prosperous life. A life that is rich and full where dreams do come true. Do you want more money? Would you like to meet your Soul Mate? How would you like to master your weight for life? Is there a dream job just waiting to be found? Get the MindSet For Prosperity. Your MindSet completely controls your experience of life. Not only does it affect your choices, it affects how you experience life. MindSet is everything. Change Your Mind and Change Your Life...Create by Design not by Default! Learn More...

Thu, May 314 Pillars of Embodied Intimacy: A Community Group Discussion, 7203459144
Join us for a group conversation on the 4 pillars of embodied intimacy. This talk is designed for individuals or couples who are struggling to find the kind of relationship connection that they want. We offer tips to help you argue more productively, parent as a team, and find those precious moments of good intimacy that you long for. Come learn the 4 steps that we guide our clients through so you can celebrate what you do well and find the area to effectively focus your energy. This talk is based on the principles of somatic psychology, sex therapy, and a psychobiological approach to couples therapy. $5 Talk will be held at Left Hand Community Acupuncture treatment room in Lafayette at 124 S Michigan Ave. Learn More...

Thu, Jun 7 - Thu, Jun 28Mindfulness Group Series for High School Age Participants, 720.608.6046
This four week series is an experiential and psycho-educational group for high school age participants. The focus will be discussing and exploring the physiological impacts of meditation, how to positively engage with daily stress as well as actively practice a variety of mindfulness techniques. The groups will be held at the Boulder Healing Hub every Wednesday in June from 6pm to 7pm. The total cost for the group series is $80 per person. More information and registration for the series can be found on my website, www.AttunementCounseling.co on the Events page. Learn More...

Thu, Jun 21 - Thu, Jun 21Risk Protect Your Practice: Key Issues/Steps to Reduce Your Liability for Lawsuits and DORA Complaints, 7202442299
Dr. Reo Leslie, LMFT, LPC, CAC III is the CEO of the Colorado School for Family Therapy; the CAP Legislative Committee Chair, and the President and Founder of the Colorado Mental Health Professionals Association. Dr. Leslie, as the former Vice Chair of the LPC Board and a past Mental Health Representative of the State of Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, will discuss recent changes in Colorado law that impact our practice, how to reduce our risk to our small businesses from lawsuits and DORA complaints, and the ways mental health professionals can influence public policy and the legislative process in Colorado instead of being a victim of it. Participate and get a certificate for 2 hrs.continuing competency credit. Join us at Le Peep's Restaurant, 2525 Arapahoe Avenue (next to McGuckin Hardware), 8 - 10 am, for this excellent & informative presentation. Bring business cards & flyers. This is a Networking Breakfast Event sponsored by the Colorado Association of Psychotherapists (CAP). No cost other than your own breakfast check (The food is very good!). Learn More...

Thu, Jun 21 - Thu, Jun 21Risk Protect Your Practice: Key Issues/Steps to Reduce Your Liability for Lawsuits and DORA Complaints, 7202442299
Dr. Reo Leslie, LMFT, LPC, CAC III is the CEO of the Colorado School for Family Therapy; the CAP Legislative Committee Chair, and the President and Founder of the Colorado Mental Health Professionals Association. Dr. Leslie, as the former Vice Chair of the LPC Board and a past Mental Health Representative of the State of Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, will discuss recent changes in Colorado law that impact our practice, how to reduce our risk to our small businesses from lawsuits and DORA complaints, and the ways mental health professionals can influence public policy and the legislative process in Colorado instead of being a victim of it. Participate and get a certificate for 2 hrs.continuing competency credit. Join us at Le Peep's Restaurant, 2525 Arapahoe Avenue (next to McGuckin Hardware), 8 - 10 am, for this excellent & informative presentation. Bring business cards & flyers. This is a Networking Breakfast Event sponsored by the Colorado Association of Psychotherapists (CAP). No cost other than your own breakfast check (The food is very good!). Learn More...

Fri, Jun 22 - Fri, Sep 28EMDR Training in Denver Tech Center / Englewood, Colorado - June and September 2018 - Learn EMDR Therapy to Help Heal PTSD and Trauma, 303.834.0515
EMDR Training in Denver Tech Center / Englewood, Colorado --- June and September 2018 --- Learn EMDR Therapy to Help Heal PTSD and Trauma --- 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. EMDR Therapy is an evidence based treatment for working with PTSD and trauma. --- This EMDRIA approved EMDR Trainingprogram will prepare therapiststo 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. --- APACredit Hours: 50 CE Hours --- NBCC Credit Hours:50 CE Hours --- Part 1: June 22, 2018 to June 24, 2018 and Part 2: September 28, 2018 to September 30, 2018 --- Visit our website to learn more. --- https://maibergerinstitute.com/ Learn More...

Fri, Jul 13 - Fri, Mar 15 2019AEP 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.

Sat, Jul 21 - Sun, Jul 22EMDR Therapy Tools with Somatic Interventions - EMDR Advanced Workshop in Boulder, Colorado - July 21, 2018 to July 22, 2018, 303.834.0515
EMDR Therapy Tools with Somatic Interventions --- EMDR Advanced Workshop in Boulder, Colorado --- July 21, 2018 to July 22, 2018 --- EMDR Therapy Trainers: Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC and Arielle Schwartz, Ph.D, LP --- 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, boundaries, working with somatic targets and stuck processing. The weekend will include time for case discussion and application. Learn More...

Thu, Aug 16 - Thu, Aug 16CAP breakfast/networking/education event: A Tiny Green Leaf: Nourishing Signs of Life w/Deborah Bowman, 7202442299
Join Dr. Bowman at this event hosted by Colorado Association of Psychotherapists (CAP) at LePeeps, 2525 Arapahoe in Boulder next to McGuckin Hardware. Explore how we nourish and sustain early shoots of growth that sprout from forsaken structures. This playful session uses metaphor to looke at unlikely sources for life-giving sustenance and renewable sources of energy for psychotherapists and care-givers.Literature and poetry are windows to healing insights and methods of psychotherapy. Looking at the words and life of Richard Wright, a noted black author who rose out of the trauma of extreme poverty and racism, investigate truths about the human condition that he exposed through studies that included philosophy, psychoanalysis, world culture and the contemplative practice of haiku. Engage in this learning session to learn ways of arousing new life, wisdom and delight from the oaken arm of experience. Leave with certificate for 2 hrs of continuing competency credits. Deborah Bowman, PhD is a licensed psychologist, a certified Gestalt Therapist, and a psychotherapist for more than 30 years. She founded Transpersonal Counseling Psychology Master's Program and helped start Naropa Community Counseling (NCC) at Naropa University. Prior work was at Boulder County Hospice and Boulder County Social Services. She is author of The Luminous Buddha,The Female Buddha: Discovering the Heart of Liberation and Love and co-author When Your Spouse Comes Out: A Straight Mate's Recovery Manual Learn More...

Thu, Sep 6 - Sat, Sep 8Mental Health Mentorship - Sensory Processing Disorder, 303-221-7827
Our innovative Mental Health Intensive Mentorship consists of a three-day course where mental health providers develop a sensory processing lens to view behaviors associated with presenting mental health concerns. Participants will develop critical thinking pathways for Sensory Processing Disorder recognition and impact on clients'presenting problem areas and develop a toolbox of assessment strategies and resources to use in practice for evaluation, referral and education. Learn More...

Fri, Sep 7 - Sun, Sep 9Learn EMDR Therapy to Help Heal PTSD and Trauma - EMDR Training in Boulder, Colorado - September and December 2018, 18006743637
Complete EMDR Training Package - Boulder, Colorado - Part 1: September 7, 2018 to September 9, 2018 - Part 2: December 7, 2018 to December 9, 2018 - 10 Hours of Group Consultation Included - EMDRIA Approved Provider - APA and NBCC CE Credit Hours Available --- 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 through lectures, live demonstrations, videos, practica, and other EMDR Training tools and resources. This complete EMDR Training package includes 2 three-day weekends (Part 1 and Part 2), and 10 hours of group consultation, and will be taught by Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC -- the author of "EMDR Essentials: A Guide for Clients and Therapists." Barb Maiberger is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, an EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist, and has personally trained over a thousand therapists to integrate EMDR Therapy into their practice. --- EMDR Trainer for this EMDR Training: Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC --- EMDRIA Approved Consultants forthis EMDR Training: Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC and Sarah Rose, MA, LPC --- APACredit Hours: 50 CE Hours --- NBCC Credit Hours:50 CE Hours --- Visit the REGISTRATION PAGE for this training package for details on rates, locations, eligibility, etc. Learn More...

Sat, Sep 8Men and Sexuality: A Toolbox during & after cancer, 3035441400
Sex problems are frustrating. Add cancer and they become even more problematic. Most healthcare providers don't talk about sex with their patients, either because they don't have the answers or more likely because they are uncomfortable speaking about sex. This is unfortunate. Sex is a vital healing energy that most us enjoy prior to a cancer diagnosis. During the Men and Sexuality workshop, Dr. Richard and Tara Galeano, who have both helped thousands of folks attain pleasure again after and during cancer, will answer your questions. Come learn specific techniques that will help you enjoy sex during this process of cancer, keep your partner safe, and reconnect with you with pleasure. Learn More...

Sat, Sep 22 - Sun, Sep 23EMDR Therapy Tools for Grief and Loss - EMDR Advanced Workshop in Boulder, Colorado - September 22, 2018 to September 23, 2018, 18006743637
EMDR Therapy Tools for Grief and Loss - EMDR Advanced Workshop - Boulder, Colorado - September 22, 2018 to September 23, 2018 - APA, NBCC, and EMDRIA credit hours available. - EMDR Trainers: Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC and Katie Asmus, MA, LPC _____ This two-day EMDRIA approved EMDR Advanced Workshop will provide tools for EMDR therapists working with issues around Grief and Loss. Lectures will include recognizing signs and symptoms of normal grief vs. complex grief, traumatic grief, stages of grief, and looking at case conceptualization. Special attention will be paid to issues of attachment and other unresolved historical experiences that can complicate the healing process. Experiential interventions will be explored in order to support resourcing and processing of both normal and complex grief. Participants will walk away with practical tools that they can immediately apply to EMDR Therapy practice. _____ Visit the REGISTRATION PAGE for this workshop for details on rates, location, eligibility, policies, etc. Learn More...

Thu, Sep 27 - Thu, Oct 18Rediscovering My Body After Cancer, 3035441400
Rediscovering My Body after Cancer is a weekly class for women who have undergone cancer treatment and have come out the other side. They are no longer looking at surviving but thriving. These women are wanting to reimagine their bodies and reconnect with their sexuality. In this class, we focus on body image, pleasure, sex, and relationships. We create a community where participants can explore intimacy, vulnerability, and support of each other through these topics. To find out more information or to register, call Tara Galeano at 303.544.1400. The class is $60 for all four weeks, starting September 27th at 5:00 pm- 6:30 pm and continuing to Thursday, October 18th. Scholarships are available. Learn More...

Thu, Oct 18 - Thu, Oct 18CAP Breakfast Talk: Applied Existential Group Therapy: Shifting Intervention Levels - Individual Change & Group Process, 7202442299
Join Dr. Betty Cannon & Robyn Chauvin, MA, LPC: Applied Existential Group Therapy: Shifting Intervention Levels - Individual Change & Group Process at Le Peep's Restaurant, 2525 Arapahoe Avenue (next to McGuckin Hardware), 8:00-10 am, Bring business cards & flyers to share at this even sponsored by the Colorado Association of Psychotherapists (CAP). No cost other than your own breakfast check (The food is very good!). Dr. Cannon and Robyn Chauvin share tips for holding groups together in private practice. DLearn how group therapy can provide an impetus to change that is more difficult in individual therapy while being cost effective. Review ways for working with different levels of intervention for internal conflicts, projection of family of origin issues, and stages and themes of development in group processes. Discuss how different levels of intervention are effective for different stages of group development. Participate in fun exercises to identify when to use different levels of intervention--and how to shift between intervention levels to help a group get unstuck and move forward. Discuss how to build groups that support individual transformation and maintain the group over time. Review how groups can hold existential anxiety and support members as they step into the unknown - into the space where self and world change together. Register so we can prepare your certificate of continuing competency: www.coloradopsychotherapists.com Learn More...

Sat, Oct 20Couples After Cancer, 3035441400
Many couples find that intimacy and sexuality change after or during cancer treatment. This workshop focuses on couples where one partner has had cancer and the other has been the caregiver. The role of lovers has been lost. This class will focus on the health of the couple and use TRE (Tension, Stress and Trauma Releasing Exercises), body awareness exercises, and mindfulness practices to help the couples begin to reconnect in a sensual way. Together, we can create a plan to navigate the emotional, mechanical, and relational obstacles to reignite your passions and your new sense of self. Learn More...

Tue, Oct 23 - Tue, Nov 13After Rediscovering My Body: A process group, 3035441400
After RMB What's next? Congratulations! You've completed the RMB class. Maybe you've started thinking more about sex in your life or sex in general. Maybe you're speaking about it more with others- your partner, lovers, friends. Maybe you just started to feel comfortable with these amazing women that you have shared this journey with and now class is over. What are your next steps? Let's talk about what's next in your relationship with the group of women you just invested a month of your life. Cost is $220 for four weeks. Register by contacting Tara Galeano at 303.544.1400. Learn More...

Sat, Nov 3 - Sat, Jun 8 2019AEP 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.

Thu, Nov 15 - Thu, Nov 15CAP Breakfast Talk: We're In This Together - Alone: Connection and Differentiation in Relationship & Marriage, 7202442299
Join Bob Dressler, Couples Therapist & Organizational Consultant at Le Peep's Restaurant, 2525 Arapahoe Avenue (next to McGuckin Hardware), 8 -10 am, for this excellent & informative presentation. Bring business cards & flyers to this event sponsored by the Colorado Association of Psychotherapists (CAP). Cost is your own breakfast check or $10 to pay for the room and give you 2hrs continuing competency credits. Bob discusses how intimate relationships present the challenge of confronting and exploring the fundamental mystery of humanity through one's own existence and others. Discuss how to balance a supportive inter-dependence while living one's own adventure and bearing witness to the partner's own adventure. Explore how intimacy is paradoxical and yet rewarding. Review how healthy relating doesn't mean abandoning oneself or one's partner in favor of a lukewarm compromise that satisfies no one. Learn ways to keep the juices flowing in the relationship. Bob Dressler is a Registered Psychotherapist specializing in relationship, couples, and marriage counseling in Louisville, Colorado. Prior to being a psychotherapist, he worked for more than twenty years in the information technology and business world. As an organizational consultant he supported change processes in a variety of large and small companies including Burroughs, NCR, AT&T, and Computer Science Corporation (now DXC Technology). Register:www.coloradopsychotherapists.com/event-2746023/Registration Learn More...

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