Friday, April 4, 2014
8:45 AM – 4:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:15 AM)
Ralph Fisher Auditorium
7000 Westminster Highway
This year’s focus for The Richmond Hospital Department of Psychiatry’s annual educational workshop will be Emotion-Focused Therapy.
Our distinguished speaker will be Leslie Greenberg, PhD, Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology at York University in Toronto, Ontario
08:15 AM Registration Opens
08:45 AM Welcome and Introductions – Drs Gibson and Karlinsky
Course Presenter: Leslie Greenberg, PhD
9:00 to 10:30 Overview of Emotion-focused therapy Theory and Research
10:30 to 10:45 Break
10:45 to 12:00 Emotion Assessment and Principles of Change
12:00 to 1:00 Lunch
1:00 to 2:30: Resolving Self-Criticism in Depression
2:30 to 2:45 Break
2:45 to 4:00 DVD of Dr. Greenberg with a patient, illustrating the three approaches to psychotherapy: Emotion-focused vs Cognitive vs. Psychodynamic therapy
4:00 PM Reception
Course goals and Learning objectives
As a result of attending the program, the participant will begin to be able to apply Emotion-focused Therapy (EFT) in order to help people accept, express, regulate, make sense of and transform a wide range of emotions.
As a result of attending specific sessions, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify different types of emotional expression.
2. Intervene differentially with emotion.
3. Access adaptive emotions to produce change.
4. Learn to identify phases in emotional processing to resolve self-criticism.
5. Compare and contrast EFT with psychodynamically-oriented psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Greenberg, L. Watson, J. (2006). Emotion-focused therapy of Depression. Washington. D.C. APA Press.
Watson, J., Goldman, R., & Greenberg, L. (2007) Case studies of Emotion-focused therapy of Depression. Washington. D.C. APA Press.
Greenberg L. (2010) Emotion-focused therapy: Theory and practice Washington, D.C. APA Press.
As an organization accredited to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development designates this educational program as meeting the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 5.75 Mainpro-M1 credits. This program is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 5.75 Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This program has been reviewed and approved by UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development.