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SEPI 2014, Montreal - Program Highlights
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Announcing 2014 SEPI program highlights...

Keynote Speakers

Clinician and researcher partnerships: Creating new landscapes of practice and knowledge
Louis Castonguay

Meaning in life: An unexamined topic in psychotherapy and psychotherapy research
Clara Hill


Integration in couples therapy: What are the key ingredients?
Rhonda Goldman (Chair), Peter Fraenkel, Shalonda Kelly, Jay Lebow

Psychotherapy integration and different modes of treating the borderline personality
Stanley Messer (Chair), Ueli Kramer, Ken Levy, Shelley McMain, Joel Paris

The SEPI pioneers: Recalling the past and reflecting on the future of psychotherapy integration
Chairs: Louis Castonguay and Shelly McMain
Participants: Carol Glass, Diane Arnkoff, Marvin Goldfried,
George Stricker on DVD, Paul Wachtel, Barry Wolfe

Pre-Conference Workshops
There are four half-day workshops scheduled on Thursday, April 10:

An Integrative Cognitive, Affective, Behavioral Approach to Differentiation of Self
Lisa Firestone

Becoming a more integrative psychotherapist: Expanding your multitheoretical repertoire of key strategies
Jeff Harris

Transforming pain with emotion focused therapy
Jeanne Watson

An introduction to Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy for the spectrum of addictive and risky behavior
Andrew Tatarsky

Other offerings include...


  • The Therapist Matters, the Patient Matters, the PAIRING Matters - Video case presentations and commentary by Diana Fosha and Paul Wachtel.

  • Practicing Empirically Supported Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy within a Psychodynamically Informed Integrative Model - Conducted by Stephen J. Holland

  • Finding the Road to the Unconscious with Davanloo`s Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy - With video conducted by Linda Smoling Moore
  • Training psychotherapists. An integrative Perspective to Expand Therapists` Resources - Conducted by Beatriz Gomez and Hector Fernandez-Alvarez

  • Improving Your Skills as a Couples Therapist - with video, conducted by Ellen Wachtel


Panel sessions

  • "The process of emotional change during experiential therapy for depression"

  • "Substance Use Disorders and Integrative Psychotherapy"

  • "Motivational Interviewing (MI) as a Therapeutic Intervention for Latinos with Depression: Integrating RCT and Systematic Case Study Knowledge"

  • "Treating Trauma in the Real World: Implementation Challenges"

  • "Integrative Therapist Responsiveness in Psychotherapy Practice and Training"

  • "Integrative Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents"

  • "When the best laid plans go awry: An exploration of patient deterioration and therapist noncompliance"

  • "Philosophical Issues in Psychotherapy Integration"

  • "Getting in the ACT: Integrating Psychoanalytic and Acceptance & Commitment Therapies"

  • "Multiple Perspectives on Training in a Dual-Orientation Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program"


Structured Discussions

  • "Developing Psychotherapy Practitioner-Research Partnerships--From Community-based Clinicians to Psychology/Counselling Clinics"

  • "Psychotherapy Training at York University: An Evolving Model of Integrative Training"

  • "Building Integrative Research and Training Programs to Address Adult Sequelae of Childhood Trauma"

Click HERE to register for the 2014 SEPI conference in Montreal.

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