All Day EDT Workshop

Nov 7 2015
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
William James College, Newton Campus Map Unavailable

Would you like to see ways in which a well-grounded focus on feeling can make therapy more effective and therapeutic progress more rapid?

Nat Kuhn, Kristin Osborn, Jon Rathauser, and Steven Shapiro are presenting a one-day workshop at William James College (formerly MSPP, the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology) in Newton, MA, on November 7, 2015, from 9 am to 4:30 pm.

Experiential Dynamic Therapy (EDT) is an umbrella term which includes Habib Davanloo’s ISTDP and other models including those of his former students Leigh McCullough (Affect Phobia Therapy, APT) and Diana Fosha (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy, AEDP), among others. This all-day event is a great opportunity to see four leading EDT practitioners present video recordings of their work, and to discuss similarities and differences of their approaches in a collegial atmosphere.

For more information and to register, please see the William James website.  6 CE credits are available.  The cost is $135, with 50% off for students/trainees.  There is also a 10% discount for registration before October 17th.  To get information on the discount codes,subscribe to the email list (you can unsubscribe at any time), or email me. Trainees should sign up as “Licensed mental health clinician student.”

Note that in addition to the name change, the campus William James campus has moved from the previous MSPP location in West Roxbury.

Nat Kuhn, MD, has almost 20 years’ experience practicing, supervising, and teaching EDT, beginning with his close association with Leigh McCullough.  He is the author of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: A Reference (2014), and co-author of Treating Affect Phobia: A Manual for Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (2003).  He has a private practice in Belmont, MA, is a Lecturer (Part-Time) in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and serves on the Board of the International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association (IEDTA).

Kristin A. R. Osborn, MA, LMHC, specializes in Affect Phobia Therapy and offers training and consultations for mental health professionals internationally. She is co-author of Paraverbal Communication in Psychotherapy (in press) and is the President of the IEDTA and on the advisory board of Stockholms Akademi for Psykoterapiutbildning (SAPU). She is a Lecturer (part-time) in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and has a private practice in Concord, MA, where she offers weekly trainings on how to integrate psychotherapy research into clinical practice.

John Rathauser, PhD, is a psychologist in private practice in Kendall Park, NJ.  In his 20 years of ongoing exposure to Habib Davanloo’s Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP), eight were spent in Dr. Davanloo’s Montreal Core Training Group.

Steven S. Shapiro, PhD, has over twenty years of clinical and teaching experience. He has been studying, practicing and training others to use Experiential Dynamic Therapies since the mid-1990’s, originally Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (STDP) and subsequently Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP). He is a Senior Faculty member and founding member of the AEDP Institute in New York City.

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