Workshop: December 7-8, 2019
14 CEus

engaging the narcissistic character: effective psychotherapy for npd from a depth perspective

Join Michael Mervosh, M.Ed. and The Wise Mind Institute in this powerful two-day journey into working with the narcissistic character type. Participants will:

  • Learn and apply the core principles of depth psychotherapy, including balancing containment and safety with challenge and effective use of countertransference.

  • Explore the narcissistic character type, etiology, defensive patterns, relational impact, and required conditions to heal.

  • Learn and practice engaging with this character type in a way that is enlivening, energizing, and effective.

Training: Jan 28 - Feb 1, 2019 & Sep 23 - 27, 2019
70 CEus
Radically open DBT: Intensive training

Join RO DBT founder Dr. Thomas Lynch, PhD, FBPsS & Dr. Nicole Little, PhD, R.C.C. along with The Wise Mind Institute in a two-part fast-track program to learn one of the newest adaptations of DBT to treat individuals suffering from emotional overcontrol (OC). Based on over 20 years of research and integrating multiple disciplines, RO DBT is designed for clients presenting with treatment-resistant depression, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD), anorexia nervosa, chronic anxiety, perfectionism, and related issues. This training is intended for clinicians and consists of two 5-day workshops.

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Workshop: March 9-11, 2018
15 CEus

Eros, Aggression, & Vitality: Applying Embodied Presence in clinical practice

Join Michael Mervosh, M.Ed. and The Wise Mind Institute in this powerful journey into working with erotic and aggressive transference. Participants will:

  • Learn how repressed erotic and aggressive energy contributes to depression and anxiety disorders.

  • Explore the enlivening functions of eros and aggression and apply effective interventions to increase these life-affirming aspects in the client.

  • Practice embodying the constructive qualities of eros and aggression as renewable and sustainable sources of vitality for both client and practitioner.



Speaker series: December 13, 2017
Dbt and ro-dbt in practice: indications and applications

Drs. Alison Alderdice and Wes Pederson will present in conjunction with Constellation Behavioral Health on the clinical application of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT).


speaker series: september 28, 2017
dbt-a and ro-dbt in practice

Join Drs. Wes Pederson and Ben Evare, along with Center for Discovery, in an exploration of two complementary and increasingly utilized treatment approaches: DBT-A and RO-DBT. Attendees will learn to:

  • 1. Describe the primary modes of treatment for DBT-A and RO-DBT.

  • 2. Understand the core differences between approaches to treating disorders of undercontrol vs overcontrol

  • 3. Identify presenting issues and/or populations that would benefit from either treatment.