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Treatment Resistance: The Man Who Failed Thirty Years of Therapy

Jon Frederickson, MSW

With Cheri Marmarosh, PsyD and Eileen Dombo, PhD

Saturday-Sunday

Jan. 14-15, 2017

Saturday
9 AM Check in
9:30-5 Program

Sunday
9:30 AM Check-in
10-4:!5 Program

Fees and Credit Hours

Regular $330
Current WSP Members $220
Current WSP Students $110

11 CE/CME

At the Washington School of Psychiatry, 5028 Wisconsin Ave NW #400, Washington DC 20016

A videotape presentation of a case of treatment resistance along with a lecture describing the theory and technique illustrated in the video. The presentation will address:

  • Effective treatment depends on addressing resistances that would defeat any therapy;
  • Keep the focus on a therapeutic problem until it is declared;
  • Assess treatment destructive defenses;
  • Identify the ways the patient defeats the therapeutic relationship;
  • Clarify the price of distancing strategies in therapy;
  • Encourage the patient to relinquish his distancing strategies;
  • Mobilize the patient’s wish to become well.

Schedule

Saturday

9:30-11  Maintaining an effect focus with treatment resistant patients
11-11:15 Break  
11:15-12:30 identifying treatment destructive behaviors
12:30-1:30  Lunch
1:30-2:45  Defeating therapy as a form of self-attack
2:45-3:00 Break 
3:00-4:30  Building self-compassion
4:30-5  Discussion

Sunday

10-12  Confronting treatment destructive behavior
12-1   Lunch
1-2:30 What do we confront and when do we confront it?
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:15 Discussion: Dr. Cheri Marmarosh, George Washington University, Psy.D. Program
3:15-3:45 Discussion: Dr. Eileen Dombo, Catholic University School of Social Work
3:45-4:15 Discussion

Objectives

  1. Assess treatment destructive behavior
  2. Create a strategy for addressing treatment destructive behavior
  3. Assess response to interventions

Presenter

Jon Frederickson, MSW, is founder and faculty of the ISTDP Training Program at the Washington School of Psychiatry, Chair of the ISTDP Core Training Program at the Norwegian Society of ISTDP, faculty of the Laboratorium Psykoeducaji in Warsaw and the Italian EDT Society. He is also the founder of the ISTDP Institute, www.istdpinstitute.com

He has a private practice in psychotherapy and supervision in Washington, D.C. He has presented in the US, Canada, Great Britain, France, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Poland, and Italy. He is the author of Co-Creating Change: Effective Dynamic Therapy Techniques.  

 

 

Who should attend?

The workshop is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, physicians, medical students, and other graduate students.

 

Cancellations and Refunds

Refunds will be made for cancellations received at the School office in writing at least 10 days before the seminar date and are subject to a non-refundable administrative fee of $50.

Who should attend?

The workshop is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, physicians, medical students, and other graduate students.

Accreditation

The Washington School of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Washington School of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The School is approved by the Social Work Board of the State of Maryland as a provider of continuing education for social workers in DC, MD, VA and WV.

The Washington School of Psychiatry has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6388. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Washington School of Psychiatry is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

The School is accredited by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School designates each session for a maximum of _ of AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Commercial Support and the Unlabeled use of a commercial product. No member of the planning committee and no member of the faculty for this event have a financial interest or other relationship with any commercial product.