We invite you to take part in seven meetings, one per month, beginning September 2019. Each meeting centers on a question common to all therapists. Two colleagues from different perspectives will guide the conversation. There is no charge but registration is required. Continuing education credits of Psychologists, Social Workers, and other licensed professionals.
Seven Fundamental Questions
1. What are typical problems and conflicts that bring people to therapy? (click here for event details and registration)
2. How can we define therapy to ourselves and explain it to our patients/clients?
3. What counts as progress in therapy? (click here for event details and registration)
4. What characterizes "the good hour" and “the bad hour”? (click here for event details and registration)
5. How can we develop our individuality and competence as therapists? Paul Morris, LCSW and Harrison Taylor, LCSW
6. What kinds of therapist feelings interfere with therapy?
7. When should one seek consultation about a patient/client?
Fall 2019 meetings: September 12; October 10; November 14 at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, from 7:00PM until 8:30PM.
Spring 2020 meetings: January 16; February 20; March 19; April 16 at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, from 7:00PM until 8:30PM but via Zoom only in March and April because of the coronavirus pandemic.
For more information, contact Volney Gay, volney.P.Gay@Vanderbilt.edu 615. 305.5025. Register for each meeting online or RSVP to Barbara Sanders, BarbaraSandersLCSW@gmail.com 615.414.2553