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Improv for Therapists working with Clients & Their Relationships

Saturday, October 23, 2021
09:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Foxboro, MA , 02035

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This virtual workshop is designed for all levels of therapists, is experiential and didactic learning-based and useful for workogn with families, couples and groups. Pre-registration is required.

Do you work with couples, families ro groups? Then learning the basics of Improvisation-based therapy [Improv] methods such as Rehearsals! for Growth [RfG] is for you.  Step beyond the edges of all-talk-therapy into the realm of curiosity, play and self-discovery.  An approach that integrates components of Internal Family Systems, Drama Therapy, curiosity, playfulness and an understanding of how Status influences interpersonal behavior, RfG is an excellent tool for those whating to try new techniques to supplement your existing practice with minimal risk and maximum adventure.

These techniques can be used both with TeleMentalHealth and in-the-same-room therapy sessions!

With Daniel J Wiener, PhD, RDT/BCT and Jami Osborne, LMHC, MaCCS, RDT/BCT, RfG-CT 

3 Hours 3 CEUs

Members: $105.00   Non Members: $145.00

About our presenters: 

Daniel J. Wiener, PhD, RDT/BCT is a licensed psychologist who taught Marriage and Family Therapy for 23 years at Central Connecticut State University.  Founded in 1984, his approach, Rehearsal! for Growth uses improvisational theater to work with relationships. Dan has presented over 270 professional workshops in 10 countries, training over 1200 therapists.  He is the author/editor of 5 books and over 50 published chapters and articles.

Jami Osborne, LMCH, MacCS, RDT/BCT, RfG-CT is a familiar face at MaMHCA.  Today she wears her Drama Therapist and Rehearsals for Growth hat to assist Dr Wiener.  Jami has presented on Drama Therapy modalities for over 15 years, served on the faculty of Omega Transpersonal Drama Therapy Alternate Track Trianing Program in Jamaica Plain MA, and has lead workshops on Drama and expressive therapies for over 20 years at agencies and partial programs.  As one of the original RfG Certified Trainers, Jami has assisted Dr Wiener in facilitating Improv for Therapists workshops via Zoom for the last year.


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