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SCIENTIFIC MEETING – Integrating theory, research and practice: The evidence-based (group) therapist

SCIENTIFIC MEETING - Integrating theory, research and practice: The evidence-based (group) therapist

Presenter: Molyn Leszcz, MD, FRCPC, DFAGPA

Wednesday, February 12, 2020: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

TPS Scientific Meeting: Open to all.

This presentation will address evidence -informed factors that promote group psychotherapist effectiveness and by extension, psychodynamic psychotherapists’ effectiveness. This includes a focus on maximizing therapeutic relationship opportunities within the here and now; the use of therapeutic meta-communication within the therapeutic relationship; and judicious therapist transparency.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the meeting participants will be able to:

  1. Illustrate and operationalize factors that contribute to enhanced psychotherapist effectiveness in individual and group therapy.
  2. Maximize therapeutic opportunities within the here and now of the patient-therapist relationship.
  3. Articulate the principles of therapeutic metacommunication and processing within the therapeutic relationship.
  4. Explore therapist use of self and judicious therapist transparency.
The Scientific Meetings and Workshops are eligible for Section 1 CME credits.

Full-time students in universities and colleges, and mental-health trainees are eligible for a 25% reduction in course fees. Proof of 2019/2020 status needs to be provided. Please contact the tps&i directly to register at a discount. Refunds must be requested in writing two weeks prior to the beginning of a course. A handling fee of $30 will be retained. After these two weeks, fees cannot be returned.

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