Professional Workshops

Stay Tuned — When Emotions Run High: Helping Couples Make Sense of Stuck Places With Emotionally Focused Therapy

Stay Tuned — When Emotions Run High: Helping Couples Make Sense of Stuck Places With Emotionally Focused Therapy

When: Friday, September 11, 2020, 9am-4:30pm
Where: On Zoom
Instructor: Nancy Knudsen, LMFT
CE's: 6 CE's pending for LMFT's, LICSW’s, LMHC’s, and Lic. Psychologists
Details coming soon.
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Stay Tuned — Becoming a More Racially Conscious Therapist

Stay Tuned — Becoming a More Racially Conscious Therapist

When: Thursday & Friday, September 24 & 25, 2020, 12-3:15pm
Where: On Zoom
Instructor: Dr. Bukky Kolawole, PsyD
CE's: 6 CE's pending for LMFT's, LICSW’s, LMHC’s, and Lic. Psychologists
Training on race, power, and privilege. Details coming soon.
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Home Study

Sexual Identity, Gender Identity: Staying Current in a Rapidly Changing Landscape — Home Study

Sexual Identity, Gender Identity: Staying Current in a Rapidly Changing Landscape — Home Study

When: Any (Distance Learning/Home Study)
Keynote Speakers: Sidney Trantham, PhD and Acey Mercer, LMSW
Case Presentation Co-Moderated by: MaryAnna Domokos-Cheng Ham, EdD, LMFT and Nancy Knudsen, LMFT
Panelists: Sidney Trantham, PhD; Acey Mercer, LMSW; Steffani Brandenburg, LCSW, LICSW, CST; Julie Mencher, LICSW; Joseph Winn, LICSW, CST-S; and Jane Fleishman, PhD, MS, MEd, CSE
Workshops by: Acey Mercer, LMSW and Joseph Winn, LICSW, CST-S
This distance learning/home study program is from the Couple & Family Institute of New England's 2019 Fall Symposium "Sexual Identity, Gender Identity: Staying Current in a Rapidly Changing Landscape" featuring a keynote presentation, case study, and two workshops. Registration coming soon.
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On Becoming a Family: Clinical Approaches to Fostering Healthy Relationships—Morning Panel

On Becoming a Family: Clinical Approaches to Fostering Healthy Relationships—Morning Panel

When: Any (Distance Learning/Home Study)
Presenters: Carolyn Broudy, MD; Annette Cycon, LCSW; Charles Daniels, Jr., LICSW; Nancy Knudsen, LMFT; and Mirza Lugardo, LMHC
This distance learning/home study program is from the Couple & Family Institute of New England's 2018 Fall Symposium "On Becoming A Family: Clinical Approaches to Fostering Healthy Relationships" morning panel consisting of five speakers who each address a case study, drawing upon their own theoretical perspective and particular approach to family intervention.
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Tales From the Licensing Board: Ethical Issues Facing Couple and Family Therapists — Home Study

Tales From the Licensing Board: Ethical Issues Facing Couple and Family Therapists — Home Study

When: Any (Distance Learning/Home Study)
Instructor: I. Scott Cohen, LICSW, LMFT
This online program brings to life the AAMFT Code Of Ethics as well as some of the ethical guidelines issued by the Commonwealth of MA, in an engaging and thought-provoking way. Registration coming soon.
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For the EFT Clinician

Follow the Emotion: The Challenges of De-escalation—A Refresher Course on Stage I of Emotionally Focused Therapy

Follow the Emotion: The Challenges of De-escalation—A Refresher Course on Stage I of Emotionally Focused Therapy

When: Friday, March 19, 2021 9am-5pm
Where: Wellesley College Club, 727 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA
Instructor: Danielle Green, LICSW and Nancy Knudsen, LMFT
CE's: 6 CE's pending for LMFT's, LICSW’s, LMHC’s, and Lic. Psychologists
This workshop is designed for those who have already received the basic training in Emotionally Focused Therapy, but would like to review theory and practice.
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Save The Date — Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Save The Date — Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

When: Wednesday-Saturday, June 9-12, 2021 9am-5pm
Where: Smith College Conference Center, 51 College Lane, Northampton, MA
Instructor: Lorrie Brubacher, MEd, LMFT, RMFT
CE's: 28 CE's pending for LMFT's, LICSW’s, LMHC’s, and Lic. Psychologists
The Externship in EFT is the basic four-day training in Emotionally Focused Therapy. It is a pre-requisite for certification & follow-up advanced training in EFT. More info coming soon.
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Going Into The Fire: Working with Highly Escalated Couples

Going Into The Fire: Working with Highly Escalated Couples

When: Saturday & Sunday, November 6 & 7, 2021 9am-5pm
Where: Smith College Conference Center, 49 College Lane, Northampton, MA
Instructor: George Faller, MS, LMFT
CE's: 12 CE's approved for LMFT's, LICSW’s, LMHC’s, and Lic. Psychologists
Do escalated couples make you want to quit being a therapist? Join us as we explore those moments of greatest difficulty for couples, from still-face to high reactivity to despair and rage.
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