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Don't Improve: Therapy as the End of Shaming - 3 CEs
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When: Friday, May 19, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (Sign-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Where: Holiday Inn Dedham
55 Ariadne Road
Dedham, Massachusetts  02026
United States

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Martha Sweezy, PhD, LICSW
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Program Consultant and Supervisor, Cambridge Health Alliance


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About the Program:

Shame as a verb (shaming and feeling shameful) is a product of psychic multiplicity โ€“ and so is self-compassion. This workshop will explore how the plural mind can โ€“ and does โ€“ self-injure and self-heal.

About the Speaker:

Martha Sweezy, PhD, LICSW is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, a program consultant and supervisor at Cambridge Health Alliance, the former assistant director and director of training for the dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) program at the Cambridge Health Alliance, and has a therapy and consultation practice in Northampton, MA. She is co-editor and/or co-author of several books and articles on internal family systems therapy (IFS).

Learning Objectives: Participants will learn...

  • Two common motives for shaming
  • To notice life events that increase receptivity to shaming
  • The importance of practicing self-compassion as an antidote to internal as well as external shaming

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