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Upcoming Live Oak Training

Relational Therapy Part 2: Working with the Dyad

October 18, 2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Central Time Trainer: Betty Guilfoile, Beto Chavez Fee: $75/$60 discounted (We offer a discounted pricing for BIPOC folks, Trans folks, folks with a disability and folks with limited economic resources) CEUs: 3 (Live Oak offers CEUs for social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors and psychologists through the Illinois Dept. of Financial and Professional Regulation. Live Oak has partnered with Centered Therapy Chicago to provide CEUs for psychologists.) Location: Zoom

In order to sign up for this training, please sign up for–or have equivalent training experience to–the part 1 Relational Therapy training that will occur earlier in the day; you may register for the morning session here.

Are you a skilled psychotherapist who can manage a full caseload of individuals but is intimidated by the idea of working with couples? This workshop is for seasoned and new clinicians who want to feel more comfortable when faced with the chance to work with intimate partners together in the room.

Workshop Series Goals:

  • Develop Confidence in working with Couples
  • Increase Understanding differences in working with individuals vs dyads/polycules
  • Understand the importance of the system perspective and family of origin influences
  • Develop tools and techniques for working with couples.
  • Develop awareness of common pitfalls

In Part II of this workshop you will:

  • Learn tips and tricks to get your started
  • Learn about dynamics of closeness and Intimacy
  • Learn what to do with high-conflict couples
  • Learn to assess for Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

Live Oak offers a 15% discount for students to attend trainings. Please reach out to to receive a discount code for the workshop you’d like to attend.

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