This workshop has sold out. We are still accepting registrations for the waitlist—typically a few places open at the last minute—but not accepting payment.

Overcoming Avoidance in Our Clients and in Ourselves Apr 19, 2024

Feeling "stuck" with some of your clients?

Client avoidance is one of the most common therapist complaints. Whether it be a failure to follow through and complete agreed upon assignments, or an avoidance of issues and feelings during therapy sessions, this avoidance often makes providing effective treatment difficult, if not impossible.

Yet, as problematic as client avoidance is, clients are not the only ones in the therapeutic relationship who avoid. As clinicians, we sometimes also find it hard to address sensitive issues as directly as we should.

In this experiential workshop you will:

Optional Afternoon Practice

Option to process in the afternoon with feedback from the presenters!

Friday, April 19, 2024

Morning Option
Morning Lecture and Experiential Practice

Full Day Option
Morning Lecture
Morning Lecture, Experiential Practice, and Afternoon Processing

Training held live on Zoom
All times EDT (New York, NY, USA)

Continuing Education

NY State CEUs available for Social Workers, Psychologists and LMHCs.

EMDRIA-Approved Course #02005-19

Workshop Prerequisites

Participants must have completed at least Parts 1 and 2 of an EMDRIA-Approved Basic Training in EMDR.

About Your Presenters

William Zangwill, Ph.D.William Zangwill, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and the founder and director of EMDR and Training. He was part of Francine Shapiro’s original group of trainers and is a certified Schema Therapist, who worked closely with Jeff Young, starting in 1990. In his more than 30 years of experience, he has trained EMDR clinicians across the US as well as in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. He has been an invited speaker at national conferences and has written and presented extensively on EMDR. His writings include chapters on combining EMDR with Schema Therapy and on Sexual Victimization. He practices in New York City specializing in the treatment of PTSD, sexual and relationship issues, and families.

Elizabeth Armstrong, LCSW-R is an EMDRIA approved Trainer and Consultant, certified Schema Therapist, Certified Meditation Teacher practicing in Manhattan. She has presented with Dr. Zangwill on EMDR at The Schema Therapy Conference (2022) and The EMDRIA Conference (2023). She received her training at Columbia University and The National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP). She is the founder and owner of a group practice and specializes in treating complex PTSD, anxiety, and depression.

Registration and Fees

3 hr. workshop
$99—if received by Mar 19, 2024
$125—if received after Mar 19, 2024

full day (6hr.) workshop
$169—if received by Mar 19, 2024
$199—if received after Mar 19, 2024

CEUs: William M. Zangwill, Ph.D., SW CPE, MHC CPE, PSY CPE is recognized by the NY State Education Departments State Boards for Social Work, Psychologists and Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (#SW-0113), licensed psychologists (#PSY-0035) and licensed mental health counselors (#MHC-0148).

Cancellations received by Apr 5 will receive a full refund minus a $25 administration fee.