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In this two-day course, participants are given an overview of the theory and metapsychology of ISTDP, and learn the core principles of this approach within a small group setting. Lectures, role-play, skill building exercises, and videotaped ISTDP therapy sessions are used to demonstrate highly effective interventions. Develop an effective focus for change Assess and regulate unconscious anxiety Identify maladaptive defence patternsFind out more »
Registration Now Open for Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Video-Based Workshop with Dr. Allan Abbass in Calgary, Alberta
The Western Canada Institute for ISTDP (WCII) is pleased to host Dr. Allan Abbass in Calgary, Alberta (venue location to be announced) on March 21, 2019 from 9:00am-4:00pm for Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Video-Based Workshop. Please see attached for event brochure and forward this email to any other psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, mental health therapists, or professionals in related fields who may be interested in attending. Regular rate registration is $200.00 per person for the full-day workshop. Book by January 31,…Find out more »
Have you ever encountered cases like these - a man who can’t get an erection with attractive, age appropriate women and can only have sex with “old, ugly women”; a woman who only pursues married and unavailable men; and another who is overcome with guilt and must punish herself for experiencing sexual pleasure? Why would one man go into a spiral of depression after “beating” his competition and winning the top prize in his field, while another assumes a passive, subservient position with men in authority, taking a one-down, loser position? In cases like these, where themes of competition, “winning”, “beating rivals” and possessing a valued other (aka “the prize”) are prominent, unresolved Oedipal conflicts could be the root cause. Understanding these conflicts, how they arise, and what is required to help resolve them, is essential to be effective in such cases.Find out more »