Boulder Psychotherapy Institute

Advanced Training in Applied Existential Psychotherapy (AEP)

An Experiential Psychodynamic Gestalt Approach   •   Boulder, Colorado

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Sat, Jul 31 - Fri, Aug 6. SoulFire: 7-day Women's Wilderness Quest in Colorado, (720) 507-6247
Join a small group of women* for an inspiring and illuminating 7-day wilderness quest in the foothills near Boulder, CO. We invite you into this time of pause: to empty out and listen deeply to your inner voice and to the voices of the natural world. Open up the door for transformation with: - 3-day/3-night solo on the land - optional fast - reflection and witnessing to deepen your experience - preparation and integration activities and meetings - 1:1 and group support for your personal explorations Join us for deeper connection to yourself, the land, the unseen world, and your own inner truths. *We welcome cis and trans women as well as non-binary people who identify primarily as women. Please contact us with any questions. | YOUR FACILITATORS | Katie Asmus, MA, incorporates present-moment awareness, relationship to the natural world, body-mind connection and expressive arts practices to support people in more deeply and compassionately connecting to themselves, others, and the earth. She believes strongly in the power of spending time in nature as a way to listen deeply inward, and has a long history of creating, practicing, and facilitating personally meaningful culturally relevant ceremonies and rites of passage. Currently, Katie directs and facilitates rites of passage programs, sees psychotherapy and coaching clients and trains therapists and healers through Katie Asmus and The Somatic Wilderness Therapy Institute (SWTI) Learn More...

Wed, Aug 4 - Wed, Sep 1. Skills and Support for Living Well with Bipolar Disorder: A Therapy Group, 303-225-2709
New! The Boulder Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (BCCBT) is recruiting participants for an ONGOING weekly therapy group to help people with bipolar disorders optimize their mood, functioning and quality of life! The group will provide a blend of skills and support. Skills will be drawn from research-based therapies, including psychoeducation, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Each month we will emphasize one set of skills: behavioral strategies; mindfulness & cognitive defusion; other cognitive strategies; acceptance and willingness strategies; or, sleep strategies. WHO? 5-10 adults who have the shared experience of living with a bipolar disorder (bipolar I, bipolar II, cyclothymia, or bipolar disorder not elsewhere classified). WHEN? Wednesdays 1.30-2.50pm WHERE? Any private location with high-speed internet for video conferencing COST? $75 per session per member, pre-paid monthly More details can be found in the document posted on Interested parties can contact us at 303/225-2709 or About the Therapists: The primary group therapists will generally be either Alisha Brosse, PhD or Monika Hauser, PhD. Drs Brosse and Hauser have a combined 27 years of experience working at a bipolar speciality clinic. BCCBT trainee therapists will serve as co-facilitators. Learn More...

Sat, Aug 14

LPC Supervisor Certification Class

Sat, Aug 14

Dr. Reo Leslie, BPI - 303 494 0393

On September 25, 2020 the LPC Examiners passed a Rule requiring that after September 1, 2021 in order to provide clinical supervision for LPC licensure all Licensed Professional Counselors must complete a minimum of six clock-hours of clinical supervision training that includes all of the following content areas: (a) Role and functions of clinical supervisors; (b) Models and methods of clinical supervision; (c) Supervisory relationship issues; (d) Cultural issues in clinical supervision; (e) Group supervision; (f) Legal and ethical issues in clinical supervision; and (g) Evaluation of supervisee competency and the supervision process. This BPI course with problem solving clinical vignettes meets this LPC Board Rule requirement. 

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Fri, Aug 27 - Tue, Jul 27. FOCUSING-ORIENTED PSYCHOTHERAPY, 7202442299
Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy will be reviewed by Susan Lennox, Ph.D., CPC, and Kate Kendrick, MA. They will share the pioneering work of philosopher and psychologist Eugene Gendlin, who collaborated with Carl Rogerson at the University of Chicago on the question of what helps clients to change and succeed in therapy. Gendlin's research revealed that clients who naturally referred to their own bodily "felt sense" ( a term he coined) were more likely to experience successful therapeutic outcomes. The felt sense is holistic in nature and contains within it much more than the client can easily think or emotionally know about their situation. By contacting the felt sense, the client transcends what he or she knows on the levels of behavior, emotion, and cognition and brings forth meaning from the deeper level of the felt sense. Since many people were unaware of the felt sense or had difficulty accessing it, Gendlin developed "Focusing", a process for helping people to access their felt senses. Focusing is now widely used by laypeople around the world for self-insight, healing, and growth and also is incorporated in a form of therapy known as Focusing-Oriented Therapy (FOT). In Focusing-Oriented Therapy, the therapist works with the client in a way that helps the client to find his or her own intricate bodily felt sense. In this workshop, we will introduce you to Focusing and some of the fundamentals of working with our clients in a Focusing-oriented way. This will include e Learn More...

Tue, Aug 31 - Tue, Nov 30. Teen DBT group for girls, (720) 684-9845 x
DBT is an evidence based model that teaches skills to help regulate challenging and potentially self-destructive ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving that negatively impact our lives. It uses both acceptance and change when critically looking at challenges or behaviors that are no longer serving us. This 15 week DBT group for teens that identify as girls/women will help promote mindfulness, emotional regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and distress tolerance. The group starts outdoors in late August at Waneka Lake, and then transitions inside. It will be an hour and a half each session. This group will follow CDC guidelines and will focus on teaching the skills to regulate the emotions that contribute to a variety of mental health issues like depression and anxiety. It will also focus on supporting social skills, life stressors, impulsive behaviors, and effective communication. Schedule an intake today by calling (720) 684-9845 x 11 or emailing us at Learn More...

Fri, Sep 3 - Mon, Sep 6. Couples Backcountry Retreat, 5134603140
Come enjoy 4 days in the beauty of the Lost Creek Wilderness, where you will rebuild trust and repair relational wounds in your marriage. This trauma-informed retreat uses wilderness experiences, research from the Gottman Institute, and attachment theory to support the healing of your marriage. You and your partner will learn how to navigate your pain through boundaries, regulation techniques, and repair strategies so that you can build on your strengths and thrive in your marriage. Trip elements include rock-climbing, backpacking, psychoeducation workshops, relationship coaching, and spiritual direction. Learn More...

Mon, Sep 13 - Tue, Nov 2. Chronic Illness Process Group, 720-649-0557
New! Chronic illness process group for individuals living with chronic health conditions. This is a space to for individuals to meet others with shared experience, practice new ways of relating to others, receive feedback and support, and build a community! This 8-week group begins on September 13 and meets on Monday's from 5:00-6:30pm. All meetings are held virtually. Cost $60/per session. Learn More...

Thu, Sep 16. Teen grief group, (720) 684-9845 x
Experiencing the loss of someone close to you is an incredibly ungrounding experience at any stage in life. However, experiencing loss in adolescence brings its own very unique challenges. Therapy Matters hopes to provide a space of support and offer tools to help cope with loss and grief in a healing group setting. This group will meet for an hour and a half in person, and will follow CDC guidelines. Schedule an intake today by calling (720) 684-9845 x 11 or emailing us at Learn More...

Sat, Oct 2. Dreaming with the Horses, 7202358582
Dreaming with the Horses Workshop Have you ever had a dream that sticks with you? Sometimes when we dream there is a strong feeling after waking. At first it isn't always clear what it is. This workshop is designed for people who want to make meaning of their dreams. We will be reexperiencing the dream to invite a deeper sense of knowing. Horses require us to be congruent where our insides have to match our outsides. Because of this we recognize our emotions with clarity. Being around horses drops us into your bodies where we can feel out our truth versus getting stuck in our head. We are allowed an embodied way to stay with dream imagery and sink fully into the experience and meaning. Through this process the dreamer will have an opportunity to step into their aligned wholeness, offering a space for real transformation. Offered by: Jenny St. Claire, (720) 316.9745 & Kristen Griego, LPCC, NCC, (720) 235.8582 Who: Adults 22+ Date & Time: October 2, 2021 from 9am to 1pm (inclement weather reschedule date is October 9, 2021) Location: Eden's Aspens Horsemanship- Longmont, CO Cost: $250 per person Limited space available. Sign up today via email or by phone to engage in this magically dreamy experience! Learn More...

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