Past Workshops

NJ-ACT’s past speakers and topics have included (click on date for summary):

9/27/17: Lynn Mollick, Ph.D., “Acceptance and Mindfulness for Anxiety”
: Charity Wilkinson Truong, Psy.D., “CBT for Domestic Violence PTSD”
3/19/17: James McCullough, Ph.D., “CBASP for Chronically Depressed Patients”
: Robert Leahy, Ph.D., “CBT for Jealous, Envy, Anger and Controlling Behavior”
9/18/16: Lata McGinn, Ph.D., “Comprehensive CBT for Social Anxiety Disorder”
6/12/16: Debra Gill, Ph.D., “Mindfulness-Based CBT for Weight Management and Binge Eating”
4/10/16 (PM)
: Jonathan Abramowitz, Ph.D., “New Concepts in Exposure for Anxiety Disorders”
4/10/16 (AM)
: Jonathan Abramowitz, Ph.D., “Health Anxiety and Health OCD”
: Wendy Behary, LCSW, “Using Schema Mode Therapy to Treat Difficult Patients”
9/20/15: Douglas Mennin, Ph.D., “Emotion Regulation Therapy for Refractory Anxiety and Depression”
6/14/15: Milton Spett, Ph.D., “OCD & OCPD: Similar Symptoms, Different Treatments”
3/29/15: Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D., “CBT for Temper and Anger Control”
12/7/14: Robert Leahy, Ph.D., “Cognitive Therapy for Worry and Rumination”
: Carl Lejuez, Ph.D., “New Behavioral Activation Techniques for Severe Depression”
6/22/14: Erica Lander Miller, Psy.D., “Motivational Interviewing for Resistant Anxiety Disorder Patients”
3/16/14: Edna Foa, Ph.D., “Exposure and Prolonged Exposure for Anxiety Disorders”
2/2/14: Shireen Rizvi, Ph.D., “Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Dysregulated Emotions and Behaviors”
9/22/13: Barry McCarthy, Ph.D., “How to Treat Low Sexual Desire”
5/19/13: Katharine Loeb, Ph.D., “Structural Family Therapy for Eating Disorders”
3/17/13: Susan Orsillo, Ph.D. & Lizabeth Roemer, Ph.D., “Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Therapies for Anxiety DIsorders”
1/13/13: Frederick Rotgers, Psy.D., “Harm Reduction Therapy for Substance Abuse”
9/30/12: Dennis Tirch, Ph.D., “Compassion-Focused Therapy”
7/22/12: Esther Deblinger, Ph.D., “Trauma-Focused CBT”
4/29/12: David Miklowitz, Ph.D., “Family-Focused Therapy of Bipolar Disorder”
12/11/11: Mary Solanto, Ph.D., “CBT for Adult ADHD”
9/25/11: Richard Heimberg, Ph.D., “CBT for Social Anxiety”
7/17/11: William Gordon, Ph.D., “Unusual Obsessions and Complicated Compulsions”
4/3/11: David A. Clark, Ph.D., “New Cognitive Therapy Techniques for Anxiety Disorders”
1/23/11: Amy Wenzel, Ph.D., “CBT for Suicidal Cognitions & Behaviors”
10/3/10: Jami Young, Ph.D., “Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression”
7/25/10: Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D., “The Emotional Problems of Parenting”
3/28/10: Leslie Greenberg, Ph.D., “Emotion-Focused Therapy”
1/24/10: Shireen Rizvi, Ph.D., “DBT – Distress Tolerance & Emotion Regulation”
10/11/09: Raymond Tafrate, Ph.D., “Recent Advances in Motivational Interviewing”
7/26/09: Dan Watter, Ed.D., “Low-Sex and No-Sex Relationships”
4/26/09: Andrew Christensen, Ph.D., “Integrated Behavioral Couple Therapy”
1/11/09: Andre Ivanoff, Ph.D., “Difficult Patients and Stuck Treatments”
10/5/08: Howard Kassinove, Ph.D., “Anger and Forgiveness”
7/20/08: Michael Nover, Ph.D., “Internet Additions – Sexual and Non-Sexual”
4/13/08: Zindel Segal, Ph.D., “Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy”
1/27/08: Lesley Allen, Ph.D., “CBT for Somatic Complaints”
9/23/07: James Pawelski, Ph.D., “Positive Psychotherapy”
7/29/07: Wendy Behary, M.S.W., “Schema Therapy for Narcissism”
4/22/07: David Barlow, Ph.D., “Unified Treatment of Emotional Disorders”
1/28/07: G. Terence Wilson, Ph.D., “Body Image, Binge Eating and Overeating”
10/8/06: Jonathan Grayson, Ph.D., “Script Therapy for OCD”
7/30/06: Walter Varan, M.S.W., “Hypnosis and Self-Hypnosis”
6/4/06: Michael Friedman, Ph.D., “Expanding the Scope of CBT for Depression”
3/19/06: Tom Borkovec, Ph.D., “Treating Anxiety: New CBT & Emotion-Processing Techniques”
1/8/06: Rochelle Zozula, Ph.D., “Insomnia”
9/25/05: Kelly Wilson, Ph.D., “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy”
6/5/05: Marylene Cloitre, Ph.D., “STAIR Program for PTSD”
4/3/05: Jacqueline Persons, Ph.D., “Treating Difficult Patients”
2/13/05: Sol Herzig, Ph.D. & Sheri Degani, M.A., “Psychodrama-CBT Experiential Workshop”
12/5/04: Fugen Neziroglu, Ph.D., “Treating OCD Spectrum Disorders”
9/19/04: Milton Spett, Ph.D., “A Unified Approach to Treating Anxiety and Depression”
6/27/04: Cory Newman, Ph.D., “Cognitive Therapy for Avoidant Personality Disorder”
3/7/04: Steven D. Hollon, Ph.D., “Increasing the Effectiveness of Cognitive Therapy for Depression”
12/14/03: AnneMarie Albano, Ph.D., “Treating Social Phobia in Young Adults and Adolescents”
9/14/03: Sandra Leiblum, Ph.D., “The Desire for Sexual Desire”
6/1/03: Thomas Morgan, Psy.D., “Identifying and Treating Alcohol and Substance Abuse”
3/8/03: Ray DiGiuseppe, Ph.D., “Anger: Assessment and Treatment”
12/8/02: Elizabeth Wagner, Ph.D., “Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy”
9/29/02: Michael Otto, Ph.D., “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A CBT Approach”
6/9/02: Cory Newman, Ph.D., “Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Therapy Approach”
3/17/02: R. Reid Wilson, Ph.D., “CBT Techniques for Anxiety Disorders”
1/6/02: Rob DeRubeis, Ph.D., “Treating Depression Without Medication”
9/16/01: John Norcross, Ph.D., “The Therapeutic Relationship”
6/24/01: Alec L. Miller, Psy.D., “Dialectical Behavior Therapy”
4/1/01: Gail Steketee, Ph.D., “Cognitive Treatment of OCD”
12/10/00: Milton Spett, Ph.D., “Cognitive Couple Therapy”
9/24/00: Arnold Lazarus, Ph.D., “Using Imagery in CBT”
6/11/00: Frederick Rotgers, Ph.D., “Motivational Counseling”
3/5/00: Marvin Goldfried, Ph.D., “Integrating Affective & Relationship Interventions”
1/9/00: Paul Lehrer, PhD., “Treating Disorders with Breathing Relaxation Therapy”
11/19/99: Judith Rich Harris, M.A., “The Two Worlds of Childhood”
3/28/99: Albert Ellis, Ph.D., “Controlling Anger, Hostility and Procrastination”
1/10/99: Allen Weg, Ed.D., “Social Phobia”
9/28/98: Janis A. Spring, Ph.D., “After the Affair: Healing Pain and Rebuilding Trust”
3/28/98: Barbara McCrady, Ph.D., “Family Therapy when Drugs or Alcohol Are Involved”
6/29/97: Raymond Rosen, Ph.D., “Low Sexual Desire”
3/16/97: Edna Foa, Ph.D., “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder”
9/96: Steven Gordon, Ph.D., “CBT for the ADHD Child”
3/2/96: Jeffrey Young, Ph.D., “Schema-Focused Cognitive Therapy”

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