David Keith, MD, Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist, and Family Therapist, will present his work on:
The Process of Experimental Family Therapy: Language, Magic, & Healing
Who Should Attend?
This workshop is appropriate for social workers, family therapists, and counselors who are interested in learning how to improve their skills with families and couples by learning how to better use language and play.
Dr. Keith will draw on his 40+ years of experience teaching, supervising and practicing family therapy using Symbolic-Experiential Therapy. Dr. Keith will reference his numerous books and articles on the power of language and play to heal a wide variety of patients with a wide variety of issues. He will also discuss the therapist’s use of self.
1) Identify components of experiential family therapy, and describe how it is useful in the general population.
2) Identify how to make use of the psychotherapist’s subjective experience in clinical work.
3) Identify the art of helping patients learn to benefit from psychotherapy.
4) Learn to utilize parallel play as a model for therapeutic work beyond interpretation.
5) Learn how attending to play with language is a critical component of experiential therapy.
Early Bird Fee: $89 (until 2/28/17)
After 2/28/17: $109
Full time students: $59
All requests for refunds must be directed in writing to Paula Ochs, Family Service League, 60 S. Fullerton Ave, Ste 109, Montclair, NJ. 07042. 50% refunds are available until 2/28/17 if requests are postmarked 2/28/17 or earlier. No refunds will be given after 2/28/17.
CE Information/Organizer information
Contact Paula Ochs (Pochs@familyserviceleague.org) to find out more about Continuing Education Units.
Parking / Lunch Options
Parking is available at The Crescent Deck (13, The Crescent, Montclair, NJ 07042 - (973) 744-6010)
There are a number of restaurants and cafés in Montclair on South Fullerton and Church Street. A listing can be found here.
Please contact Paula Ochs at Family Service League for instructions for disability access. The United Way Building is wheelchair accessible.