2018 Fall Symposium

CAMFT’s 2018 Fall Symposium has a new Program Format this Year

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
November 9-11, 2018

Plan to Attend Clinical Workshops and L & E Workshop and earn up to 12 CEs
Friday, November 9
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  6 CES | All Levels
"Updated Legal and Ethical Issues in Supervision" presented by Michael Griffin, LCSW, JD, CAMFT Staff Attorney

Saturday, November 10
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 3 CEs | All Levels
"Couples and Family Therapy: Using Gender, Power, and Social Justice Perspectives" presented by Manijeh Daneshpour, Ph.D., LMFT
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 3 CEs | All Levels
"Healing Shame: Understand and Transform" presented by Sheila Rubin, LMFT, RDT/BCT and Bret Lyon, Ph.D., SEP, BCC
David and Karen Mars

Or, Plan on Earning a Certificate of Completion by Working Toward your Certification for Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy for Couples:
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 Friday, November 9 – Sunday, November 11, 2018
"AEDP for Couples Essential Skills Intensive: Three Day Certificate Course"
presented by AEDP Developer David Mars, Ph.D. and Senior Faculty Member Karen Pando-Mars, LMFT


Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy for Couples (AEDPfC) is a powerful, somatically-oriented method with foundations in affective neuroscience and attachment theory. This course has been shown to help couple therapists reach beyond their own internal working models to expand their capacity to access and make optimal use of somatic awareness. Intensive support will be provided each of the three days by highly trained Experiential Assistants in small experiential training subgroups.

Are you a couple therapist who wants to help couples break through patterns of stuckness and reactivity to rekindle and stabilize fresh experiences of love? Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy for Couples (AEDPfC) is a powerful, somatically-oriented method with foundations in affective neuroscience, attachment theory and transformational studies. This course has been shown to help couple therapists expand their capacities to access and make optimal use of somatic awareness.

Each morning, we will introduce theoretical foundations of AEDPfC with clinical videotape illustrations to set the stage for learning new skills. Each afternoon you will practice applying AEDPfC interventions with role-play couples. These small experiential groups are facilitated by highly trained AEDPfC experiential assistants who guide the process step-by-step. You will build on your skills for somatic tracking and affect regulation with two people at a time, to create the secure base necessary for transformative outcomes in treatment.

No matter what your current orientation, this combined left-brain and right-brain learning will enhance your ability to effectively treat couples with greater confidence, enjoyment and ease.

This course would offer a certificate of completion of the three-day course. Participants can add an optional series of six two-hour live Webinar sessions in which participants would receive further training with didactic and clinical video. In this webinar series participants will also receive supervision and consultation via a HIPAA compliant online videoconference platform to help certificate holders to integrate the work into their clinical practices as they work towards the next step in their AEDPfC certification. Cost for the webinar series: $450 at $75 per live webinar.

This training will utilize powerful clinical video sessions demonstrate AEDP for Couples hallmark techniques. Watch what recent participants from this course have to say:

Registration Opens Soon!

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