10 Mar 2023

Dive into Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy

Come deep dive into spiritually integrated psychotherapy! Explore counter transference that would hold a clinician back and practice inviting clients to more fully own their therapy by bringing in their spiritual and religious selves. Explore cross section between psychotherapy and spirituality.

Learning Objectives

  • Practice enactments inviting clients to connect their own spiritual resources/traditions in relationship to their current therapeutic dilemmas.
  • Unpack counter transference that would prevent a clinician from holding a holistic framework that includes a client’s spirituality and/or religion.

Location:  PTI's Offices 

Times: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

CEUs: 1.5

Cost: $25-$15 suggested donation at the door.

Alyss Swanson

The Rev. Alyss Swanson is a deacon in the United Methodist Church. She is appointed to serve as a pastoral psychotherapist at Process Therapy Institute, a non-profit mental health agency in Campbell. As a transgender woman and person of deep faith Alyss has focused much of her attention on LGBTQ+ support and reconciliation within the church. She also volunteers at DreamPower Horsemanship where she is learning and practicing Equine Assisted Therapy and at El Camino Hospital where she provides spiritual care as a chaplain volunteer. Alyss has a Masters in Theological Studies from Pacific School of Religion, a MA in Holistic Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University in San Jose, and is currently working on her Doctor of Ministry at Claremont School of Theology. Alyss is a Vietnam-era military veteran and includes a special focus in her therapeutic practice in serving that population.

Read Cancelation and Refund Policies

The Process Therapy Institute (CEPA Provider #050112) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and/or LEP’s. PTI maintains responsibility for this conference and its content. All of the sessions meet the qualifications for the above given hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Course completion certificates will be awarded at the end of the course in exchange for a completed evaluation form. For questions regarding this conference, including those about the CEU’s as well as accommodations for special needs, please email darnoldy@processes.org.

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