Body, Mind & Brain

$250.00$599.00

Nan Wise, Lena Derhally, and other experts will present a 3-day series of courses. Expand your understanding of the intersection of the body, mind, and brain – and where these impact your clients. Courses include case consultations.

Description

 

April 2-4, 2020

Held at : The Chicago School of Psychology – Washington, DC

– Discounts for Early Registration end Feb 20th –

 

Thu – April 2

  • Psychopathology: Narcissism and Psychopathy in Therapy
  • Build Your Sex Therapy Practice

Fri – April 3

  • Healing Negative Childhood Sexual Messages
  • Exploring Sexual Communication, Pleasure, and Freedom for Gender Minorities with Chronic Illness, Pain, and other Disabilities

Sat – April 4

  • Good Sex for All: Helping Clients Actualize Sexual Potential Across the Lifespan Utilizing Body-Based Affective Therapies

**Courses and presenters may be adjusted periodically. Please check this page or contact TammyNelsonAsst@gmail.com for most up-to-date schedule.


You may register for any combination of individual days. Student discounts available, email TammyNelsonAsst@gmail.com.


April 2 (Thu) 9 am – 12 pm – Psychopathology: Narcissism and Psychopathy in Therapy with Lena Derhally, MS, MA, LPC

    • In this course we will take a deep dive into psychopathy, sociopathy, and narcissism, with a focus on community psychopaths and the different sub-types of narcissism. You will learn how to identify potential covert psychopaths and narcissists in your practice and in your life. You will also learn how they present themselves in a therapeutic situation, and learn potential strategies for treatment in counseling, either in individual and/or couples work.
    • Meets Requirements for:
      • AASECT Core Knowledge Areas: Sex Ed ; Sex Therapy
      • Certified Sex and Couples Therapist (CSCT): Category

April 2 (Thu) 1 pm – 5 pm – Build Your Sex Therapy Practice with Evan Leepson, MBA

    • TBA
    • Meets Requirements for:
      • AASECT Core Knowledge Areas: Sex Ed ; Sex Therapy
      • Certified Sex and Couples Therapist (CSCT): Category

April 3 (Fri) 9 am – 12 pm – Healing Negative Childhood Sexual Messages with Gail Guttman, LCSW

    • TBA
    • Meets Requirements for:
      • AASECT Core Knowledge Areas: Sex Ed ; Sex Therapy
      • Certified Sex and Couples Therapist (CSCT): Category

April 3 (Fri) 1 pm – 5 pm – Exploring Sexual Communication, Pleasure, and Freedom for Gender Minorities with Chronic Illness, Pain, and other Disabilities with Melvin Lee Phillips

    • In the field of sexuality, there is limited research on exploring sexual communication, pleasure and freedom of sexually marginalized adults such as those who as identify as LGBTQ, practice kink and BDSM, and those who identify as polyamorous or consensually non-monogamous with chronic illness, pain, and other disabilities. This workshop will introduce and explore sexual communication, pleasure, and freedom through a sex positive lens using clinical interventions such as acceptance & commitment therapy, kink as communication, sensate focus, and imago relationship therapy.
    • Meets Requirements for:
      • AASECT Core Knowledge Areas: Sex Ed ; Sex Therapy
      • Certified Sex and Couples Therapist (CSCT): Category

April 4 (Sat) 9 am – 5 pm – Good Sex for All: Helping Clients Actualize Sexual Potential Across the Lifespan Utilizing Body-Based Affective Therapies with Nan Wise

    • TBA
    • Meets Requirements for:
      • AASECT Core Knowledge Areas: Sex Ed ; Sex Therapy
      • Certified Sex and Couples Therapist (CSCT): Category

Included in your tuition: eWorkbook for module, complied by Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. with additional reading material and resources.


About the Trainers:

 

 

Lena Derhally, MS, MA, LPC, is a licensed psychotherapist certified in Imago Relationship Therapy. She is part of the clinical faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the George Washington School of Medicine where she mentors medical students, and is the co-host of the podcast, Sessions with Bob and Lena. Her writing has been published in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and more, and she is also the author of the Amazon best-selling true crime book, “My Daddy is a Hero:” How Chris Watts Went from Family Man to Family Killer.

 

 

 

Gail Guttman, LCSW, specializes in the integration of couples and sex therapy. With more than 30 years of experience, Gail Guttman is a couples’ therapist with a specialty in sex therapy. She offers the unique opportunity for clients to address their sexual concerns within the context of their relationship. Gail’s passion includes developing the theory and practice of integrating couples and sex therapy. She helps psychotherapists become more competent and confident in these areas. In her practice, she conducts ongoing consultation/supervision groups in which cases and theory are discussed, and an important support network for therapists is created. Gail conducts training workshops and seminars at professional associations and conferences and is a regular presenter at the Integrative Sex Therapy Institute for the last several years. She is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, Sex Therapy Supervisor and CE Provider. Gail is a Maryland Social Work Supervisor.Gail has presented on the subject of couples and sex therapy at the Integrative Sex Therapy Institute, Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Workers, previous Imago therapy conferences, the University of Maryland and other professional organizations. She can be found at www.gpatherapy.com.

 

 

Evan Leepson, MBA has more than 30 years experience creating and implementing effective marketing programs. As a marketing consultant, he has facilitated successful strategic marketing plans through extensive business analysis, and market assessments. He leverages his expertise to generate creative and results-oriented solutions.

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Dr Tammy Nelson is a sex and relationship expert, an international speaker, and author of several books including, “Getting the Sex You Want; Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together”  and her new book “The New Monogamy; Redefining Your Relationship After Infidelity.” She is a Board Certified Sexologist, an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, and a Certified Imago Relationship therapist.  She has been a featured expert in Glamour Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, MSNBC, Healthy Life Magazine, Shape, Men’s Health, Men’s Health UK, Woman’s Day, Women’s Health, Twist Magazine, New York Times, Washington Post and a source in Time Magazine. She writes for the Huffington Post and  YourTango and gives workshops and Intensives for couples and trains therapists around the world on issues relating to sex and relationships.   She can be found at www.drtammynelson.com

 

Dr. Melvin Lee Phillips, Jr., Ed.D., LCSW, CSAC is in private practice in Washington, DC., where he treats chronic illness and sexual dysfunction. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. He is also a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) in Virginia. Dr. Phillips has been in private practice for more than a decade, working with couples on sexuality after chronic illness. He lectures on topics including sexuality, chronic pain, anxiety and stress management, caregiving stress, depression in the elderly, mindfulness and cognitive strategies for chronic pain, reclaiming sexuality for couples with chronic illness, ethical decision making, and the assessment of mental disorders. He has published in the Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, conducting a research study on LGBTQ-Affirmative Teaching at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Understanding Program Directors Views. He holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Behavioral Health from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. In addition, Dr. Phillips is an adjunct professor in the Master of Social Work Program with the School of Social Work at Western New Mexico University. He can be found at www.drleephillips.com.

 

Dr. Nan Wise is a licensed psychotherapist, certified sex therapist, board certified clinical hypnotherapist, and certified relationship specialist with over three decades of experience. Dr. Wise received her Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience at Rutgers-Newark where she completed her dissertation project, “Genital stimulation, imagery, and orgasm in women: an fMRI analysis” in August of 2012. Her research has attempted to address gaps in the scientific literature regarding the neural basis of human sexuality, and has as a result, garnered international attention. Her work has been featured on ABC News Nightline, Discovery Channel, National, NY Times, The Atlantic, Playboy and Science Daily. She is currently a researcher and professor at Rutgers University.

 


All lectures will be taught by top experts recognized in the field of human sexuality both nationally and worldwide. Other faculty may be announced at a later time.

**This program meets the educational requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 25 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information please contact info@assect.org or go to www.AASECT.org.  Please contact your local certifying organization for detailed information on courses they accept for CEs.

** You will receive a refund less $50 deposit for your registration if you cancel within one week of the course. If you cancel with 24 hours notice for any reason, you will receive a refund less $100 deposit. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice, you forfeit your tuition but may use your payment at any other time, for any other course.

Additional information

Days to Attend:

SAR + Fri/Sat, SAR 2-day, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Thurs/Fri, Fri/Sat, Thu/Fri/Sat