11 Mar 2022

To Fight or To Celebrate: Inviting Ownership and Differentiation while Working with Couples

Two main questions that my couple clients present me with are: “How do we stay connected and agree when we want different things?” and “How do we disagree and still stay connected when we want different things?”   In this workshop I will discuss some ways of inviting clients into connection to self and ownership while at the same time being available and open to connection with a partner.

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn skills to invite clients in couples therapy into:

  1. Two interventions to refocus from other-blaming to self-ownership
  2. Three interventions for self-soothing
  3. Two interventions for appreciation of individual differences

Recording Available for viewing or download — $20

Svetlana Kreimer

Svetlana Kreimer is a supervisor and clinical director at the Process Therapy Institute. She works with couples and individuals using the Process Model, Expressive Arts therapy, EMDR, and a healthy dose of humor and reality checking. Svetlana is forever grateful to Don and Carol Hadlock for creating PTI: “I came here as a trainee more then 15 years ago, and I still think it was the best thing that happened to me as a therapist. I am happy to work with PTI students, passing forward my teachers’ wisdom to a new generation of therapists.”

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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. Course meets qualifications for 1.5 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 class, workshop or session, including those about the CE’s as well as filing a grievance or requesting accommodations for special needs, please email events@processes.org.

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