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    • 11/30/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Brandman University – San Diego Campus


    “Live Streaming" San Diego Bowen Family Systems Theory Conference

    November 30, 2018
    Friday, 8:00 am to 3:30 pm PST

    Brandman University – San Diego Campus
    7460 Mission Valley Road
    San Diego, CA. 92108

    Online registration opens July 2018!

    Contact: Carolyn Jacobs, Psy.D. (PSY15774); 619 525-7747;

    Conference Speakers: 

    • Michael Kerr, M.D., (Bowen Theory Academy, Director)
    • Michael Lumpkin, Ph.D., (Professor, Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology, Georgetown University)
    • Kathleen Kerr, MSN, MA, CNS, (Clinical Nurse Specialist)
    • Margaret Otto, LSCSW (Kansas City Center for Family & Organizational Systems, Director)

    6.5 CE Credits – approved by CPA-OPD (#SOU042) to sponsor continuing professional education for Licensed PSY/LCSW/LMFT in CA.

    • 02/16/2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 02/17/2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • The Cottage Clinic


    Diana Weiss-Wisdom, Ph.D.

    The Cottage Clinic
    Rancho Santa Fe

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    Based on Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy 

    • Do you want to feel closer and more connected to your partner?
    • Are you in a good marriage but want a tune up?
    • Are you tired of arguing? Do you want to start enjoying your relationship again?
    • Would you like to stop feeling lonely and start feeling safe, secure and loved?
    • Are you looking for a research based, fun, and interesting pre-marital education program?​

    Sign up today
    Join us for this positive, research-based program for all couples that want to strengthen and deepen their relationship. Pre-marital couples that want to prepare and learn how to make love last for a lifetime will benefit from this program. You will take home tools that you can keep using in your relationship.

    $765 per couple
    healthy, tasty catered lunches, snacks, beverages and workbook. (dietary preferences of attendees are always taken into consideration).

    The format and schedule include: 

    • Educational talks
    • Video presentations
    • Couples exercises (in private, not in front of the group)
    • Some Group Discussion (Entirely Voluntary)

    During this relationship enrichment workshop you will have the opportunity to:

    • Discover the key moments that shape a love relationship
    • Affirm strengths in your relationship
    • Address negative interaction patterns
    • Understand what is really underlying your conflicts
    • Learn how to repair and forgive
    • Enhance your emotional and physical closeness
    • Become more accessible, responsive and emotionally engaged with each other.
    • Experience engaging, fun, and interactive presentations.
    • Practice as a couple in private setting (Not required to share in front of the group)

    Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is the leading approach to helping couples both resolve relationship distress and nurture effective interpersonal functioning and strong, lasting bonds.  Feelings are often hidden, unexpressed or misunderstood.  In EFT, we help couples learn how to deal with their feelings together, reach towards each other, and be responsive in more loving and positive ways.The format involves informative lectures sprinkled with videos, which include watching couples learning the same methods that we are covering in the workshop.  There is time to do exercises in private with your partner drawn from EFT.  We teach couples how to move out of isolation and frustration towards security, emotional safety, and long lasting relationship satisfaction. 

    Research shows that 7 out of 10 couples that go through EFT move from marital distress to marital satisfaction. 

    A team of EFT Trained Therapists will be available for guidance throughout the weekend 
    Reasons to attend this weekend retreat:

    • If you want to feel more connected to your partner
    • If you want to iron out some kinks
    • If you want to deepen your understanding of each other
    • If you have drifted apart or are in distress
    • If you are considering marriage and want to know what a healthy marriage looks like and how to have one
    • If you want to spend the weekend bonding with your partner
    • If you are a therapist wanting to learn more about Emotionally Focused Therapy (CEU's are available for MFT's, LCSW's, Educational Psychologists and Licensed Counselors)

Past events

11/03/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - The Hold Me Tight Workshop
10/27/2018 SDPA CE Event - Fall Conference
10/26/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - Law & Ethics 2018
10/26/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - Hold Me Tight For Polyamorous
10/19/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - Transforming Interlocking Relational Trauma
10/18/2018 Community CE Event - 2018 NLPA Conference
10/12/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - Suicide Therapies That Work
10/01/2018 Community CE Event - Navy SEAL Foundation Impact Forum
09/28/2018 Community CE Event - California Sleep Society Educational
09/22/2018 Community CE Event - Walk to End Alzheimer
09/14/2018 CPA CE Event - Essentials in Clinical Psychopharmacology for Aging Adults
09/13/2018 Community CE Event - Early Childhood Mental Health Conference
09/08/2018 Community CE Event - Seeking Safety
08/10/2018 Community CE Event - Motivational Interviewing
08/04/2018 SDPA CE Event - Gender Identity, Culture and Language
07/28/2018 SDPA CE Event - Integral Marital Therapy
07/14/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - The Hold Me Tight Workshop
06/27/2018 Community CE Event - ABPsi International Convention
06/21/2018 Community CE Event - AACN
04/28/2018 Community CE Event - #MeTooLGBTQ
04/25/2018 CPA Convention in San Diego - Looking Forward
04/04/2018 Community CE Event - Male Victims
03/30/2018 Community CE Event - Medical & Healthcare Privacy Breach Compliance
03/24/2018 Community CE Event - Systems Thinking in a Troubled World
03/23/2018 SDPA CE Event - CICAMH Conference
03/16/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - Suicide
03/03/2018 SDPA CE Event - When Gambling Becomes a Problem
03/02/2018 Community CE Event - Brain Injury Rehabilitation
02/17/2018 SDPA CE Event - Therapy Quest
02/10/2018 Community CE Event - The Power of Specificity Theory
02/10/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - The Hold Me Tight Workshop
01/20/2018 SDPA CE Event - Media Training
01/20/2018 Community CE Event - Motivational Interviewing
01/13/2018 Community CE Event - Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
11/16/2017 Community CE Event - Applying CBT
11/15/2017 Community CE Event - ABCT Eating Disorders
11/14/2017 Community CE Event - Blocks in Addiction
11/12/2017 SDPA CE Event - Value and Efficacy of Equine Assisted Experiential Modalities
11/11/2017 SDPA CE Event - Using Mental Imagery
11/09/2017 SDPA Member CE Event - Sex & Relationships
11/06/2017 Community CE Event - Navy SEAL Foundation Impact Forum
11/04/2017 Community CE Event - Child Psychoanalysis
11/03/2017 Community CE Event - Post Traumatic Growth
11/03/2017 SDPA Member CE Event - Mindfulness and Relationships
11/03/2017 Community CE Event - Chronic Adolescent Sexual Abuse
10/28/2017 Community CE Event - The Hidden Life of Families
10/28/2017 SDPA Fall Conference - Innovations in Trauma Treatment
10/14/2017 Community CE Event - Ethics and Risk Management
10/13/2017 SDPA Member CE Event - MMPI-2
10/13/2017 Community CE Event - Eating Disorders
10/13/2017 SDPA Member CE Event - Superhero Therapy
10/08/2017 Community CE Event - 4th Annual OCPA Convention
10/07/2017 SDPA CE Event - Being Prepared for the Unexpected
09/24/2017 Community CE Event - IVAT Summit
09/17/2017 SDPA CE Event - Dinner Case Conference in Del Mar
09/14/2017 SDPA CE Event - Being Prepared for the Unexpected
08/18/2017 Community CE Event - Networking, Presentation, Tour
08/05/2017 SDPA CE Event - Superhero Therapy
08/04/2017 Community CE Event - Integrating Mind, Body & DBT
07/29/2017 SDPA Member CE Event - The Hold Me Tight Workshop

Contact Us:
San Diego Psychological Association
4699 Murphy Canyon Rd.  Suite 105
San Diego, CA 92123

Tami Magaro (Office Manager)
(858) 277-1463
Fax (858) 277-1402

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