On Saturday, October 29, The Psychotherapy Institute in Berkeley continues its education series on the effects of race in clinical settings with a symposium featuring Professor john a. powell, Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society (Haas Institute) and Robert D. Haas Chancellor’s Chair in Equity and Inclusion at the University of California, Berkeley.
Please join us to for a thought-provoking presentation with Dr. Sharon K. Farber, distinguished clinician, teacher and author. Dr. Farber suggests that it is common knowledge that psychotherapists are drawn to this work because they suffered adverse experiences and often were helped to heal through their own psychotherapy.
We invite you to attend The Sanville Institute’s annual winter convocation. Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Bryan Nichols, a clinical psychologist, who has contributed to our understanding of these difficult issues during a time when many are experiencing increasing levels of disempowerment. Dr. Nichols is an engaging speaker, and this timely presentation will include the opportunity for interaction with attendees and an in depth exploration of this topic.
The emotional aftermath of the Donald Trump Presidential victory on clients, family, friends, and ourselves is best described as overwhelming. Since the election Dr Arbore, who specializes in loss and grieving, has been invited to meet with eight different groups to facilitate post-election debriefing sessions.
The Group Therapy Training Program (GTTP) at The Psychotherapy Institute (TPI) will present its spring symposium on Saturday, March 18th. Join a panel of the Bay Area’s most experienced psychodynamic group psychotherapists as they share current practices and theories on leading groups. Presentations will include insights and applications of group work from therapy to other settings.
In a joint venture between The Sanville Institute and TPI, this special event is a multi-disciplinary conversation about the psychological causes and effects of the ecological crisis. The day will include a dramatic reading of a screenplay written and performed by Naomi Newman, a paper presented by psychotherapist Terri Rubinstein on understanding and healing alienation from oneself, from others and from the natural world, and a talk and Q&A discussion with nationally recognized eco-philosopher Joanna Macy.
Reflecting on thirty-five years of working at the Tenderloin clinic in San Francisco, Linda Zaretsky, MFT will be using clinical vignettes, historical and autobiographical material as well as music and fiction to explore the intersectionality of the internal worlds and the social surround of clients living in the Tenderloin and the clinicians working with them.