Welcome to the

46th Annual

Psychotherapy Networker Symposium

March 16-19, 2023
The Most Celebrated Annual Gathering for Psychotherapists in the World, Live in DC & Online!
Nedra Glover Tawwab
Bessel van der Kolk
Alanis Morissette
Richard Schwartz
Eve Rodsky
Lori Gottlieb
Kate Chard
Mona Delahooke
Kenneth Hardy
PLUS Deb Dana, Janina Fisher, Sue Johnson, Frank Anderson, and MANY MORE!

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For 46 years, the Networker Symposium has been a gathering of connection, creativity, and rejuvenation for therapists dedicated to creating meaningful change for clients, communities, and themselves.

Featuring dozens of the field’s leading innovators, and a community of over 5,000 of your devoted colleagues, this is the place to access the latest advances in the field and discover a range of possibilities to bring fresh ideas and inspiration to your practice. Plus, you’ll have the most fun you’ll ever have at a professional conference!

46th Annual Psychotherapy Networker Symposium

March 16-19, 2023
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Marquee Speakers

From The Main Stage
Main Stage

Alanis Morissette, Dick Schwartz, Nedra Glover Tawwab, Lori Gottlieb

Alanis Morissette, Dick Schwartz, Nedra Glover Tawwab, Lori Gottlieb

Alanis Morissette: singer, songwriter, and actress who's podcast is devoted to interviews with heavy-hitting psychologists and healers and has featured explorations issues such as trauma, sexual healing, attachment, narcissism and the destigmatization of addiction.

Richard Schwartz: originator of the Internal Family Systems therapy model and director of the IFS Institute.

Nedra Glover Tawwab: New York Times bestselling author of Set Boundaries, Find Peace, licensed therapist, and sought-after relationship expert.

Lori Gottlieb: psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

Alanis Morissette: singer, songwriter, and actress who's podcast is devoted to interviews with heavy-hitting psychologists and healers and has featured explorations issues such as trauma, sexual healing, attachment, narcissism and the destigmatization of addiction. Richard Schwartz: originator of the Internal Family Systems therapy model and director of the IFS Institute. Nedra Glover Tawwab: New York […]
Main Stage

Ken Hardy, Bessel van der Kolk, Mona Delahooke, Eve Rodsky

Ken Hardy, Bessel van der Kolk, Mona Delahooke, Eve Rodsky

Kenneth Hardy: renowned trainer/thought-Leader on oppression, diversity, and trauma

Bessel A. van der Kolk: clinician, researcher, and New York Times bestselling author of Body Keeps the Score

Mona Delahooke: licensed clinical psychologist, author, and child development expert

Eve Rodsky: developer of the popular documentary and New York Times bestselling book Fair Play

Kenneth Hardy: renowned trainer/thought-Leader on oppression, diversity, and trauma Bessel A. van der Kolk: clinician, researcher, and New York Times bestselling author of Body Keeps the Score Mona Delahooke: licensed clinical psychologist, author, and child development expert Eve Rodsky: developer of the popular documentary and New York Times bestselling book Fair Play

Schedule At A Glance

Thursday
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Thursday AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

3:30 – 4:30 pm EST
Researcher and bestselling author of Fair Play

Researcher and bestselling author Eve Rodsky will discuss how therapists can address the practical and relational impact of one partner taking on an unequal share of the invisible burdens and emotional labor in families and households.

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Friday Morning Keynote

9:00 – 10:45 am EST

Grammy Award-winning artist Alanis Morissette and Internal Family Systems developer Richard Schwartz will sit down for an intimate conversation about healing from trauma.

Friday Luncheon Address

1:15 – 2:45 pm EST

Mona M. Delahooke, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who’s worked with multidisciplinary teams for over 30 years. A senior faculty member of the Profectum Foundation, she’s the author of the bestseller Brain-Body Parenting, How to Stop Managing Behaviors and Start Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids, and the award-winning Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children’s Behavioral Challenges.

Friday Evening Show

7:00pm EST

Join us for a special performance of The Head of Richard, a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s Richard III from the perspective of a
military vet, showcasing the emotional havoc created by chronic abuse.

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Morning Events

Friday
Morning Workshops – 11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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201 – Fair Play
Eve Rodsky & Phyllis Cohen
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202 – One Size Doesn’t Fit All
Bessel van der Kolk
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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203 – Modern Monogamy, Open Marriage, Polyamory, and Swinging
Tammy Nelson
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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204 – Healing Pain and Trauma with Hypnosis
Courtney Armstrong
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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205 – Untangling Shame
Deran Young
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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206 – Making Mindfulness Stick with Children and Teens
Chris Willard
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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207 – Healing After Loss
David Kessler
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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208 – Enhancing Affect Regulation in Trauma Survivors
Lisa Ferentz
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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209 – Navigating Breakups and New Beginnings
Alexandra Solomon
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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210 – New Parents, Their Babies, and Scary Thoughts
Hilary Waller
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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211 – From Trauma to Connection
Terry Real
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Friday
11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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212 - An Integrative Approach to Help AAPI Clients
Monica Band
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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213 - Centering Gender-Pleasure in Practice
Lucie Fielding
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Afternoon Events

Friday
3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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301 – Releasing Personal and Intergenerational Trauma
Dick Schwartz
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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302 – Healing PTSD with Cognitive Processing Therapy
Kathleen Chard
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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303 – Therapy in the Media
Guy Winch, Lori Gottlieb, Frank Anderson and Matthias Barker
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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304 – Trauma, Body, and the Brain
Bessel van der Kolk & Licia Sky\
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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305 – Unmasking Anxiety’s Everyday Patterns
Lynn Lyons
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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306 – Treating Clients Impacted by Incidents of Mass Violence
Candice Richardson Dickens
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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307 – Reframing ADHD
David Nowell
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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308 – Trauma Breakthroughs in a Flash
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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309 – Therapists as Agents of Hope
William Doherty
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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310 – An Integrative Approach to Help AAPI Clients
Monica Band
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Friday
3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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311 – Mapping the Dance of Emotions
Sue Johnson
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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312 - Polyvagal Theory in Action
Deb Dana
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Friday
3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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313 - Navigating Breakups and New Beginnings
Alexandra Solomon
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Saturday MORNING KEYNOTE

9:00 – 10:45 am EST
Relationship expert and bestselling author of Set Boundaries, Find Peace

Bestselling author and relationship expert Nedra Glover Tawwab will explore what therapists can do about the current trend of cutting off family members and labeling relationships as “toxic.”

Saturday Luncheon Address

1:15 – 2:45 pm EST
Co-developer of Cognitive Processing Therapy

Kathleen M. Chard, PhD, is a co-developer of CPT and director of the Trauma Recovery Center at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. She’s the co-author of Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD: A Comprehensive Model and author of CPT for Sexual Abuse Treatment Manual. She’s trained over 5,000 clinicians throughout the United States on using CPT with veterans, active-duty personnel, and civilians. She’s co-chair of a 17-site study comparing CPT to Prolonged Exposure in US veterans.

Saturday Evening Special Dinner Event

7:00 pm EST

Be part of a live recording of the wildly popular “Dear Therapists” podcast, which The New York Times praises for its “actionable advice and compelling human drama.”

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Morning Events

Saturday
11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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401 – Brain-Body Therapy for Kids
Mona Delahooke
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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402 – To Forgive or Not to Forgive?
Frank Anderson
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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403 – Solution Focused Brief Therapy for Trauma
Elliott Connie
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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404 – The Craft of Treating Trauma
Deany Laliotis
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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405 – Centering Gender-Pleasure in Practice
Lucie Fielding
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Saturday
11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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406 – Decolonizing Mental Health Care
Shawna Murray-Browne
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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407 – Treating Trauma with ACT
Robyn Walser
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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408 – Beyond “Poor Baby!” and “What a Jerk!” Therapy
William Doherty
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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409 – Fostering Hope in Suicidal Clients
Stacey Freedenthal
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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410 – Polyvagal Theory in Action
Deb Dana
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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411 – Addressing the Impulse to Self-Harm and Relapse
Lisa Ferentz
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Saturday
11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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412 - Helping Couples Expand Their Sexual Love Language
Joe Kort
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11:00am – 1:00pm EST
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413 - The Powerful World of Therapy with Adults 65 and Older
Regina Koepp
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Afternoon Events

Saturday
3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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501 – Helping Clients Manage Unhealthy Family Relationships
Nedra Glover Tawwab
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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502 – Healing the Fragmented Selves
Janina Fisher
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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503 – Managing the Fallout of Narcissistic Abuse
Ramani Durvasula
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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504 – Broken Trust
Frank Anderson
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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505 – Relational EMDR as a Transformational Journey
Deany Laliotis
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506 – Racial Microaggressions in Therapy
Ken Hardy
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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507 – Getting Clients Unstuck with Neuroscience
Juliane Taylor Shore
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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508 – When Teens Aren’t Fully Committed
Britt Rathbone
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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509 – Helping Couples Expand Their Sexual Love Language
Joe Kort
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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510 – The Powerful World of Therapy with Adults 65 and Older
Regina Koepp
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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511 - New Parents, Their Babies, and Scary Thoughts
Hilary Waller
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Saturday
3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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512 - The Six Keys to Navigating Teletherapy
Terry Casey
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3:00pm – 5:00pm EST
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513 - Getting Clients Unstuck with Neuroscience
Juliane Taylor Shore
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Sunday Morning Keynote

8:30 – 9:45 am EST
Racial Trauma expert, Director of the Eikenberg Institute for Relationships

Sought-after therapist and author Ken Hardy will explore what it means to not only be trauma-informed, but race-informed as we work with the growing range of societal turmoil that shows up in the therapy room.

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10:00am – 1:00pm EST
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601 – The Teen Mental Health Crisis
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602 – Becoming an Amygdala Whisperer
Catherine Pittman
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603 – Grieving the Lost Childhood
Janina Fisher
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10:00am – 1:00pm EST
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604 – From Dysfunction to Erotic Discovery
Suzanne Iasenza
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10:00am – 1:00pm EST
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605 – The Ethics of Bringing Yourself to Your Work
Kirsten Lind Seal
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10:00am – 1:00pm EST
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606 – Social Justice as Healing Work
Shadeen Francis
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10:00am – 1:00pm EST
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607 – Happily Even After
Jonah Paquette
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10:00am – 1:00pm EST
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608 – Last Chance Couples Therapy
Peter Fraenkel
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10:00am – 1:00pm EST
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609 – Urge-Surfing Toward Healing, Growth, and Positive Change
Andrew Tatarksy
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Sunday
10:00am – 1:00pm EST
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610 – The Enneagram in Action
Katie Gustafson
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Symposium is driven by real needs of real therapists.

No other conference has more practical workshops led by world-renowned clinical experts that can transform your outcomes with clients.

The latest insights from

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Internal Family System
EMDR & The Flash Technique
Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
Polyvagal-Informed Therapies
Somatic & Body-Based Interventions
Expressive Arts Therapies
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Neuroscience-Based Interventions
Positive Psychology
Hypnotherapy
Harm Reduction Therapy
and so much more!

On the issues that matter most

Traumatic Stress
Anxiety & Panic
Grief & Grieving
Relationships
Boundaries
Racialized Stress & Trauma
Gender, Sex & Sexuality
Narcissism
Suicidality
Fertility & Postpartum
Child Development
Climate-Related Anxiety
Ethics in Practice
Psychopharmacology
AND SO MUCH MORE!

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Symposium Presenters

Leading Clinical Trainers
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Joe Kort
Founder of The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health
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Stacey Freedenthal
Author of Helping the Suicidal Person: Tips and Techniques for Professionals
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Robyn Walser
Director of TL Consultation Services
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Shawna Murray-Browne
Named by The Huffington Post as one of the “Ten Black Female Therapists You Should Know,”
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Deany Laliotis
Founder and Director for The Center for Excellence in EMDR Therapy, Inc.
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Elliott Connie
Founder of The Solution Focused Universe
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Frank Anderson
Author of Transcending Trauma: Healing Complex PTSD with Internal Family Systems
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Mona Delahooke
Author of the award-winning Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children’s Behavioral Challenges
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