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Sunday, May 7, 2023
A comprehensive didactic and experiential overview of both the agonists and antagonists of women’s desire for sex, sexual arousal, and sex with a partner, including guidelines for how psychologists can help their patients address sexual problems. The program will include a partial experiential component which shall address the role of therapist anxiety and countertransference in treating sexual concerns. Particular attention will also be devoted to examining the power of the sexual partner in affecting the other’s desire.
Sunday, March 5, 2023
The Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or Tapping is an evidence based Energy Psychology technique rooted in the traditional Asian practice of Acupuncture and on the theory of Energy Meridians in the human body. EFT, a simple six step acupressure process, is used for a wide variety of clinical issues including anxiety, fear, trauma, pain, weight loss, identity issues, and stress. The presentation includes: 1) an overview of the research concerning the effectiveness of EFT; 2) EFT protocol and variations; 3) Clinical use of EFT for more serious clinical diagnoses, such as PTSD.