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Therapy Reimagined 2018

We’re so excited to put together a line up of new and inspiring speakers! This conference is different – we’re only doing short-form and experiential presentations to keep you engaged the whole time! We want you to take home practical tools from every talk. We’re focusing on state-of-the-art information in bite-sized pieces.

OUR THERAPY REIMAGINED 2018 PROGRAM

Friday 10/5/18

7:30 AM:

Registration and Special Vendor events

Sign in and meet our amazing exhibitors. There will be games, prizes, and special offers you probably can’t find anywhere else.

 

8:45 AM:

Welcome from Curt Widhalm and Katie Vernoy

9 AM:

A Series of Psychotherapy Survival Tips: The Profession

Listen to state of the art information about the profession of psychotherapy, in bite-sized pieces. We’re calling these “Thought Bubbles” and are excited to share this exciting new format!

1.5 Continuing Education Units

  • Dr. Benjamin Caldwell: Saving Psychotherapy
  • Robin Andersen: Navigating Your Prelicensed Years
  • James Guay: Creating an LGBTQ Affirming Practice
  • Patrice Douglas: Counseling Minorities
  • Heather Walker Janz: Raising Your Voice as an Activist Therapist

 

10:30 AM:

Break

Take 30 minutes to reset, network, and engage with the amazing resources our exhibitors have to offer. Don’t miss out on the games – there will be some amazing prizes!!

 

11AM:

Kelly Higdon and Miranda Palmer: “Niche, Specialization, and the Client Experience”

Come learn how to create a beautiful experience for clients from the first mention of you out in the world via online or offline marketing, through the first phone call to their final session. Discover what it means to embrace a specialty and how it impacts client outcomes and how to convey that specialty beautifully and ethically.

1.5 Continuing Education Units

 

12:30 PM:

Break

Grab your lunch, do some shopping, and connect with colleagues. You’ll be coming back in to hear an amazing interview while you eat.

 

1 PM:

Lunch Time Talk: “What Therapists Get Wrong: Traps, Pitfalls, and Funny Stories about the Therapeutic Alliance”

Join Katie Vernoy, LMFT as she interviews comedian and mental health advocate Paul Gilmartin (host of The Mental Illness Happy Hour) about mental illness, what therapists can get wrong, and how to respect the therapeutic relationship.

1 Continuing Education Unit

 

2 PM:

Break

Take a quick moment to reset before an afternoon of amazing information and connection.

 

2:15 PM:

A Series of Psychotherapy Survival Tips: The Business

Listen to state of the art information about the business of psychotherapy, in bite-sized pieces. A strong clinical practice must have a foundation of strong business practices. Oftentimes these hidden practices can greatly impact your clients and their treatment outcomes.

1.5 Continuing Education Units

Our “Thought Bubbles” for this year:

  • Perry Rosenbloom: The “About You” Page – starting the therapeutic alliance during the web search
  • Marquita Johnson: Millennial Mindset and Incorporating Telehealth
  • Nicol Stolar-Peterson: How to protect yourself as a business owner
  • Zeahlot Lopez: Incorporating systems to improve client care
  • Eboni Harris: The Multi-Income Stream – How to avoid burnout

 

3:45:

Break

Another quick break to set yourself up for success in our exciting experiential workshop this afternoon!

 

4 PM:

Ernesto Segismundo Jr, LMFT: “You’re Not The Typical Psychotherapist: Creative ways to use video and social media as a mental health professional”

Join Ernesto Segismundo Jr, LMFT for an engaging and experiential workshop designed to help you re-think your social media and digital presence. Become a resource to your community, while using your voice, the latest technology, and having fun.

1.5 Continuing Education Units

6 PM +:

Please join us for Happy Hour! Thanks to Fylmit and Melanin & Mental Health for hosting!

 

Therapy Reimagined 2018

Saturday 10/6/18

 

7:30 AM:

Registration and Special Vendor events

Sign in and meet our amazing exhibitors. There will be games, prizes, and special offers you probably can’t find anywhere else.

8 AM:

Ashley Graber, LMFT: Bringing Meditation and Mindfulness practices into the Therapy Room

Discover meaningful, science-backed techniques to help yourself and your clients achieve more emotional regulation, personal growth and deeper self-awareness. Whether you are looking to decrease stress, anxiety or depression or increase focus, or productivity or tap into joy in life, meditation & mindfulness practices will help. Learn simple techniques to bring to the therapy room to help your clients better understand and address the emotional and physical sensations associated with their cognitions. This hour long presentation will also include experiential exercises to “taste” what it’s like.

1 Continuing Education Unit

 

9 AM:

Curt Widhalm, LMFT and Katie Vernoy, LMFT: “The Modern Therapist’s Survival Guide”

At every stage of development for therapists, there are risk factors and systemic challenges that can lead to burnout. Too many people are unable to sustain this crucial career, leaving our communities hurting and untended. Join Curt and Katie to talk through specific tactics you can use to survive (and thrive) as a modern therapist, wherever you are in your career.

1.5 Continuing Education Units

 

10:30 AM:

Break

Take 30 minutes to reset, network, and engage with the amazing resources our exhibitors have to offer. Don’t miss out on the games – there will be some amazing prizes!!

 

11 AM:

Break Out Sessions!

Join experts to learn practical strategies you need in the everyday practice of psychotherapy! The first two options provide 1 Continuing Education Unit.

Option 1: “Effective Work Flows for Happier Clients” with Dr. Benjamin Caldwell and Fletcher Dennison

With new technology and savvy consumers, every step of the process, from initial consultation through termination, can impact the therapeutic relationship and clinical outcomes. Learn to set up strategic systems that augment your therapy sessions (not detract from them) as well as support stronger client satisfaction.

 

Option 2: “Building the Therapeutic Alliance Before the First Session” with Perry Rosenbloom and Curt Widhalm

How to improve your web presence and incorporate SEO principles in a way that helps your ideal clients come into your practice – improving the therapeutic relationship and treatment.

 

Option 3: “How to Approach Networking So People Want to Refer to You” with Amber Hawley and Maelisa Hall of My Biz Bestie

This workshop will highlight how to be thoughtful about networking so you can focus your time on valuable contacts and feel confident going in to any networking meeting. And yes, we will share strategies that even the most introverted person can implement easily. No continuing education provided for this workshop.

 

12:00 PM:

Break, Games and Raffle!!

Grab your lunch, do some shopping, and connect with colleagues.  You’ll be coming back in to hear an amazing interview while you eat.

 

12:30 PM:

Lunch Time Talk: “Saving Psychotherapy” with Ben Caldwell, Psy.D.

Despite overwhelming evidence of the effectiveness of psychotherapy, fewer people are coming. Outcomes have not improved in generations. And therapist salaries are not keeping up with inflation. In this data-driven and ultimately optimistic presentation, participants will learn what they can do on an individual level to ensure their own practices thrive even in difficult professional circumstances.

1.5 Continuing Education Units

 

2 PM:

Break

Take a quick moment to reset before an afternoon of amazing information and connection

 

2:15 PM:

A Series of Psychotherapy Survival Tips: The Theory of the Therapist

Listen to state of the art information about the psychotherapy and the therapists who perform it, in bite-sized pieces. The center of the therapeutic relationship is the therapist. You must improve your skills and take care of yourself to be an effective clinician.

1.5 Continuing Education Units

This year’s “Thought Bubble” Speakers are:

  • Julia Alperovich: Creating Your Identity from the Beginning of Your Career
  • Ernesto Segismundo: You’re Not The Typical Therapist
  • Douglas Green: How to Become Okay with Being Vulnerable
  • Abigail Weissman: Bringing Your Queer Self into the Room
  • Mercedes Samudio: What to do When Your Message is Gigantic!

 

3:45:

Break

Another quick break to set yourself up for success in our exciting break out sessions this afternoon!

 

4:00 PM:

Break Out Sessions!

Join experts to learn practical strategies you need in the everyday practice of psychotherapy. Each option provides 1.5 Continuing Education Units.

Option 1: “Rethinking Notes: Strategies for Making Documentation Simple and Meaningful” with Dr. Maelisa Hall of QA Prep

Make your paperwork meaningful, so that you can provide legal and ethical documentation, enjoy it more, and provide more effective clinical treatment.

 

Option 2: “Standing Out From The Crowd: The Research-Backed Secrets of Great Therapists” with Robert Scholz, LPCC, LMFT and Elizabeth Irias, LMFT

Incorporate Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) and Deliberate Practice to improve your treatment outcomes.

 

Option 3: “Expanding Mental Health Access: 10 Steps to Starting Your Group Practice Effectively” with Maureen Werrbach, LCPC

Learn 10 key steps to starting a successful group practice and understand best practices (including relevant laws and ethics) for setting your group practice up for success. Participants will be able to identify basic business planning ideas for their future group practice. Finally, participants will be able to define and implement the first strategies needed to build their group practice.

 

CANDDI CAMFT Approved Continuing Education Provider #132270

NBCC Approval in process

Cancellations:

Requests for refunds must be in writing and received at events@therapyreimagined.com before one week prior to the event. A $25 administrative fee will be deducted for cancellation of a paid event, through one month prior to the event. Subsequent requests will be refunded, prior to the cancellation deadline, at 50% of the paid registration. There will be no refunds on requests received after one week prior to the event. The program administrator has discretion to issue refunds that do not comply with the policy.

Accommodations:

Facilities and programs are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you have a special need and plan to attend the workshop, please email events@therapyreimagined.com. Please allow as much advance notice as is possible to ensure we have ample opportunity to meet your needs. Therapy Reimagined will follow all applicable local, state, and federal standards, including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213 (2008).

Grievances:

If you have questions or concerns, please do so in writing to events@therapyreimagined.com. Your concerns will be addressed in writing within 3 business days.

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