SDPA Member Events

Events included in the list below are events produced independently by SDPA members.

    • 09/26/2019
    • Encinitas

    AToN CENTER - 4 - CE's

    For more information contact Keith - keith@atoncenter.com



      • 10/11/2019
      • 10/13/2019
      • WindanSea Beach - La Jolla

      The Art & Science of Love Couples Workshop

      A Cozy, Intimate Workshop that will transform your relationship!

      Please call us at (858) 456-7040 or register here

      A very special and private workshop limited to seven couples and held in a peaceful retreat-style setting in the WindanSea Beach area of scenic La Jolla, California. The brand new Art & Science of Love toolkit will be provided that includes a workbook, playful card decks and more.

      Dates:

      October 11-13, 2019

      Times:

      Friday Evening 3:30pm – 7:00pm
      Saturday 9:00am – 5:30pm
      Sunday 9:00am – 1:00pm 

       

      Location A private retreat location in the WindanSea Beach area of beautiful La Jolla, California. Address and directions will be sent to confirmed attendees

      *Note: Once registration is complete, staff will be in contact to ask a few questions prior to the Workshop to gather a little more information.  The call will take 5-10 minutes. 

       

      What You’ll Learn: 

      At the workshop, couples learn how to:

      • Foster respect, affection, and closeness
      • Build and share a deeper connection with each other’s inner world
      • Keep conflict discussions calm
      • Break through and resolve conflict gridlock
      • Strengthen and maintain the successes in your relationship

      The Workshop Program:

      When hearing information, we will be seated together in a comfortable living area. When it comes time to do exercises, you may move to special outdoor spots on the patios or garden areas, one of which has an ocean view.
                  

      Couples work privately on exercises designed to address the challenges in their relationship.  Dr. Stanley is available to support couples one-on-one during exercises. There is no group work, sharing, or public disclosure. 

       

      Workshop Topics:

      • Learn to recognize the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and what to do if they are attacking your marriage.
      • Learn how Love Maps provide a solid foundation for your marital intimacy.
      • Use the Fondness and Admiration System to renew respect and care for one another.
      • Learn small, easy steps that increase romance in your relationship.
      • Create an Emotional Bank Account that you can draw upon in times of stress.
      • Learn about the effects of physiological flooding and how it may affect conflict resolution.
      • Develop your problem-solving skills, including the 6 skills for conflict resolution.
      • Discover how you can make your and your partners life dreams come true.

       

      Intensive Couples Therapy: Intensive Couples Therapy sessions will be available before and after the workshop. Please contact Trish Stanley directly at 858-775-9388 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

      CEUs: This course meets the qualification for 12 hours of continuing education credit through R. Cassidy Seminars for qualified professionals. The fee is $40.00 and is completed separately after the workshop.

      Cancellation policy: If cancellation is made three weeks, or 21 days, before workshop date, a full refund minus a $50 processing fee will be given. After the cut-off date, your registration will be converted to a credit, good for a full year, that you can use to attend future workshops.

       

      For more Workshop Information:

      Call (858) 456-7040 or email info@thecenterforcouplestherapy.com

          • 10/26/2019
          • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
          • Brandman University Campus

          San Diego Bowen Family Systems Theory Conference

          Register Online: www.socalbowentheory.com

          Saturday, October 26, 2019
          9 AM to 5:00 PM


          Location

          Brandman University Campus
          7460 Mission Valley Road
          San Diego. CA. 91910 

          • Conference Presenter: Michael Kerr, M.D., Director Bowen Theory Academy, Director Emeritus Bowen Center for the Study of the Family in D.C.

             Conference Topic: “Applying Natural Systems Thinking at the Cellular, Family, and Societal Levels.”

            Registration Fee: Licensed professionals/others - $200.00; Students/Trainees/Interns - $125.00 (Registration fully refundable by September 27, 2019).

            6.5 CE Credits – Conference approved by CPA – Office of Professional Development to sponsor continuing professional education to California licensed PSY/LMFT/LCSW. (#SOU042) 

            This conference includes four distinct presentations (two theoretical and two clinical) to illustrate the necessity of using natural systems thinking to understand biological and psychological complexity at multiple levels; cellular, family and society.

            This conference is designed to help you:

          •       
            1.    Assess a new theory about how cancers develop; TOFT Tissue Organization Field Theory; Relevance to Cancer and Bowen Theory
            2.    Explain how chronic anxiety plays a critical role in the development of all clinical symptoms.
            3.    Apply Bowen’s concept of basic self to assess the level of differentiation in an emotionally challenged individual.
            4.    Contrast Murray Bowen’s concept of emotional fusion in the parent/child relationship with John Bowlby’s description for attachment maladjustment between mother and child.
            5.    Discuss Bowen’s earliest research that led to the development of his concepts of fusion and unresolved emotional attachment.
            6.    Examine a clinical case and discuss the emotional process that can foster the development of psychopathy.
            7.    Explain how the variables in a family emotional process can lead to regression in the individual or the family as well a manifest at the broader level, resulting in Bowen’s concept of societal regression.

            Conference focus influenced in part by the title of Michael Kerr’s new book,Bowen Theory’s Secrets: Revealing the Hidden Life of Families 2019, W.W. Norton (www.bowentheoryacademy.org).

            Contact Name: Carolyn Jacobs, Psy.D. (PSY15774), Director -  Southern CA Education & Training in Bowen Family Systems Theory

            Contact Phone: 619 525-7747

            Contact Email: info@socalbowentheory.com;sctbt@cox.net


             



          • 11/02/2019
          • 9:00 AM
          • 11/03/2019
          • 5:00 PM
          • The Cottage Clinic in Rancho Santa Fe, California
          Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop 
          Relationship Enrichment Retreat in San Diego

          For All Committed Couples in San Diego


          Facilitated by: Dr. Diana Weiss-Wisdom
          Licensed Psychologist #12476 
          Assisted by: EFT Therapists


          The Cottage Clinic in Rancho Santa Fe, California
          JNovember 2-3, 2019

          Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

          For more information, call (858) 259-0146,
          Email: drdiana@cottageclinic.net 

          Or Register at https://www.holdmetightworkshops.com

          12 CE hours Available through R. Cassidy Seminars Click here for more details

          $795 per couple


          Join us for this positive, research-based program for all couples that want to strengthen and deepen their relationship.

           
          Imagine being able to understand each other better and build an even more loving relationship, that just gets stronger over a lifetime.
           
          In our workshop, you will learn what is at the root of most conflicts between you and your partner, and how to change those moments through a proven method that all couples can do.
           
          Our *Hold Me Tight® Workshop for Couples is based on Attachment Theory, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, and the international best-selling book "Hold Me Tight: 7 Conversations for a Lifetime of Love" by Dr. Sue Johnson.
           
          Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy has been shown through research to be the most effective approach to helping couples:
           

          • Change the negative cycle of repetitive arguments and distancing that can cause alienation, frustration, and pain;
          • Understand emotions and needs in romantic relationships and how to tend to each other in a way that creates positive, bonding moments;
          •  Begin to repair old relationship injuries and how to build more trust moving forward;
          • Learn and practice a new way of communicating with each other that promotes a closer connection, more effective problem solving skills, and can help you have more fun and freedom together in your life.

           
          This is an educational and experiential program for couples given in an intimate, warm, indoor/outdoor setting; the format and schedule include: Educational talks, video presentations, and couple's exercises (in private, not in front of the group), with a catered lunch brought in each day (dietary preferences of attendees are always taken into consideration).
           
          *Hold Me Tight© Workshops are given all over the world. Since 2010, Dr. Diana Weiss-Wisdom has been facilitating these transformative weekend retreats for couples at her charming Cottage Clinic in Rancho Santa Fe, California. She offers 3-4 weekend retreats a year.
           
          The weekend takes place in a nature retreat on private property in Rancho Santa Fe, California (North Coastal San Diego, California). It is a relaxing and peaceful setting that promotes relaxation and enjoying quality time with your partner in nature.
           
          Price is all inclusive: includes Workbook, Lunch, beverages, and snacks on both days but does not include lodging.

          * Hold Me Tight®" is a registered trademark to Dr. Sue Johnson
           

          • 11/08/2019
          • 8:30 AM
          • 11/09/2019
          • 4:30 PM
          • National University-Spectrum Campus, San Diego CA

          The relationship training institute presents…

          RELATIONSHIPS IN CONFLICT:

          CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH AND CREATIVE INTERVENTIONS FOR CHALLENGING COUPLES

          Approved for 14.0 Advanced Domestic Violence Education Hours

          Nov 8-9 2019 (Fri/Sat)
          8:30am - 4:30pm/14.0 CE hours

          National University-Spectrum Campus, San Diego CA

          For more information…

          • visit our website at www.RTIprojects.org
          • contact Suzanne Smyth-Cohen at 619.296.8103, ext. 10
          • or e-mail: rtiworkshops@gmail.com

          Discounted rates for attending both days and for members of SDPA/SD Psychoanalytic/SD-CAMFT/SDNC-CAMFT

          DAY ONE: Women Who Love Dangerous Men

          FACULTY: Sandra L. Brown, M.A.

          This ground-breaking workshop will introduce innovative new perspectives on what draws women to psychopathic, narcissistic, anti-social, and borderline men and why these relationships produce such unrelenting and often unidentified trauma.

          DAY TWO: Managing High-Conflict Personalities

          Faculty: William A. Eddy, LCSW, Esq.,

          In this workshop you will learn masterful strategies to identify and manage high-conflict personalities and how to avoid professional splitting in high-conflict cases.


            • 12/06/2019
            • 12/08/2019
            • WindanSea Beach - La Jolla

            The Art & Science of Love Couples Workshop

            A Cozy, Intimate Workshop that will transform your relationship!

            Please call us at (858) 456-7040 or register here

            A very special and private workshop limited to seven couples and held in a peaceful retreat-style setting in the WindanSea Beach area of scenic La Jolla, California. The brand new Art & Science of Love toolkit will be provided that includes a workbook, playful card decks and more.

            Dates:

            December 6-8, 2019

            Times:

            Friday Evening 3:30pm – 7:00pm
            Saturday 9:00am – 5:30pm
            Sunday 9:00am – 1:00pm 

             

            Location A private retreat location in the WindanSea Beach area of beautiful La Jolla, California. Address and directions will be sent to confirmed attendees

            *Note: Once registration is complete, staff will be in contact to ask a few questions prior to the Workshop to gather a little more information.  The call will take 5-10 minutes. 

             

            What You’ll Learn: 

            At the workshop, couples learn how to:

            • Foster respect, affection, and closeness
            • Build and share a deeper connection with each other’s inner world
            • Keep conflict discussions calm
            • Break through and resolve conflict gridlock
            • Strengthen and maintain the successes in your relationship

            The Workshop Program:

            When hearing information, we will be seated together in a comfortable living area. When it comes time to do exercises, you may move to special outdoor spots on the patios or garden areas, one of which has an ocean view.
                        

            Couples work privately on exercises designed to address the challenges in their relationship.  Dr. Stanley is available to support couples one-on-one during exercises. There is no group work, sharing, or public disclosure. 

             

            Workshop Topics:

            • Learn to recognize the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and what to do if they are attacking your marriage.
            • Learn how Love Maps provide a solid foundation for your marital intimacy.
            • Use the Fondness and Admiration System to renew respect and care for one another.
            • Learn small, easy steps that increase romance in your relationship.
            • Create an Emotional Bank Account that you can draw upon in times of stress.
            • Learn about the effects of physiological flooding and how it may affect conflict resolution.
            • Develop your problem-solving skills, including the 6 skills for conflict resolution.
            • Discover how you can make your and your partners life dreams come true.

             

            Intensive Couples Therapy: Intensive Couples Therapy sessions will be available before and after the workshop. Please contact Trish Stanley directly at 858-775-9388 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

            CEUs: This course meets the qualification for 12 hours of continuing education credit through R. Cassidy Seminars for qualified professionals. The fee is $40.00 and is completed separately after the workshop.

            Cancellation policy: If cancellation is made three weeks, or 21 days, before workshop date, a full refund minus a $50 processing fee will be given. After the cut-off date, your registration will be converted to a credit, good for a full year, that you can use to attend future workshops.

             

            For more Workshop Information:

            Call (858) 456-7040 or email info@thecenterforcouplestherapy.com

                • 02/15/2020
                • 9:00 AM
                • 02/16/2020
                • 5:00 PM
                • The Cottage Clinic in Rancho Santa Fe, California
                Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop 
                Relationship Enrichment Retreat in San Diego

                For All Committed Couples in San Diego


                Facilitated by: Dr. Diana Weiss-Wisdom
                Licensed Psychologist #12476 
                Assisted by: EFT Therapists


                The Cottage Clinic in Rancho Santa Fe, California
                February 15-16, 2020

                Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

                For more information, call (858) 259-0146,
                Email: drdiana@cottageclinic.net 

                Or Register at https://www.holdmetightworkshops.com

                $795 per couple


                Join us for this positive, research-based program for all couples that want to strengthen and deepen their relationship.

                 
                Imagine being able to understand each other better and build an even more loving relationship, that just gets stronger over a lifetime.
                 
                In our workshop, you will learn what is at the root of most conflicts between you and your partner, and how to change those moments through a proven method that all couples can do.
                 
                Our *Hold Me Tight® Workshop for Couples is based on Attachment Theory, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, and the international best-selling book "Hold Me Tight: 7 Conversations for a Lifetime of Love" by Dr. Sue Johnson.
                 
                Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy has been shown through research to be the most effective approach to helping couples:
                 

                • Change the negative cycle of repetitive arguments and distancing that can cause alienation, frustration, and pain;
                • Understand emotions and needs in romantic relationships and how to tend to each other in a way that creates positive, bonding moments;
                •  Begin to repair old relationship injuries and how to build more trust moving forward;
                • Learn and practice a new way of communicating with each other that promotes a closer connection, more effective problem solving skills, and can help you have more fun and freedom together in your life.

                 
                This is an educational and experiential program for couples given in an intimate, warm, indoor/outdoor setting; the format and schedule include: Educational talks, video presentations, and couple's exercises (in private, not in front of the group), with a catered lunch brought in each day (dietary preferences of attendees are always taken into consideration).
                 
                *Hold Me Tight© Workshops are given all over the world. Since 2010, Dr. Diana Weiss-Wisdom has been facilitating these transformative weekend retreats for couples at her charming Cottage Clinic in Rancho Santa Fe, California. She offers 3-4 weekend retreats a year.
                 
                The weekend takes place in a nature retreat on private property in Rancho Santa Fe, California (North Coastal San Diego, California). It is a relaxing and peaceful setting that promotes relaxation and enjoying quality time with your partner in nature.
                 
                Price is all inclusive: includes Workbook, Lunch, beverages, and snacks on both days but does not include lodging.

                * Hold Me Tight®" is a registered trademark to Dr. Sue Johnson
                 

              Past events

              09/13/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - Diversity in Parenting Conference
              08/09/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - The Art & Science of Love Couples Workshop
              07/31/2019 SDPA Member Event - The San Diego GSRD Forum’s Summer Cocktail Mixer!
              07/27/2019 SDPA Event - Brew Ha Ha 2019
              07/25/2019 SDPA Member Event - The Transformative Power of Disconnection
              07/20/2019 SDPA Member Event - Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop
              06/29/2019 SDPA Member Event - Documentary Discussions
              06/07/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - This is the Talking Cure
              05/17/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - Law & Ethics 2019
              05/10/2019 SDPA Member Event - Superhero Therapy
              05/06/2019 SDPA Event - An Emerging Framework for Healthcare
              04/26/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - The Art & Science of Love Couples Workshop
              04/20/2019 SDPA MEMBER EVENT A Social Group for GSRD-Affirmative Therapists
              04/05/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - You Said What? Becoming a Better Supervisor 2019
              03/29/2019 SDPA Member Event - Suicide Therapies That Work
              03/23/2019 SDPA Member - Yoga for Stress Reduction
              03/23/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - "...something deep...": Emotion, Perception, and Bias in Bowen Theory
              03/17/2019 SDPA Member Event - Dinner Discussion
              03/01/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - Shamanic Perspectives on Healing
              02/16/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - Let the Poets Speak: Redemptive Love
              02/16/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - The Hold Me Tight Workshop
              02/12/2019 SDPA Member Event - The Art of Insight 16-week group
              02/08/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - Healing Power of Symbolic Memory
              02/07/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - Pesso-Boyden System Training
              02/01/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - The Predicted Stages of Growth in Couples
              11/30/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - Hidden Life of Families
              11/03/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - The Hold Me Tight Workshop
              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
              10/12/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - Suicide Therapies That Work
              08/05/2018 SDPA Member - The Practice of Mental Imagery for Mind/Body Health and Healing
              07/14/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - The Hold Me Tight Workshop
              03/16/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - Suicide
              03/11/2018 SDPA Member Event - The Practice of Mental Imagery
              03/01/2018 SDPA Member Event - Ins and Outs of ADHD for Parents
              02/10/2018 SDPA Member CE Event - The Hold Me Tight Workshop
              11/09/2017 SDPA Member CE Event - Sex & Relationships
              11/03/2017 SDPA Member CE Event - Mindfulness and Relationships
              10/13/2017 SDPA Member CE Event - Superhero Therapy
              09/19/2017 SDPA Member Event - Executive Functioning


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

              Tami Magaro (Office Manager)
              Office
              (858) 277-1463
              Fax (858) 277-1402
              E-Mail
              sdpa@sdpsych.org

              San Diego Psychological Association is a 501(c) 6 non-profit organization.
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