Working with Emotions in Clinical Practice


This workshop will present ways clinicians can identify and work with emotional responses in sessions with individuals, couples and families.  The emphasis is the clinician’s use of self, and ways to expand comfort and techniques to use the information that is available through emotional communication.  Emotional memory networks and countertransference will be explored to demonstrate how clinicians can develop emotional attunement in themselves and their clients. Examples from work with explosive couples and parenting will help clinicians consider new ways to apply this information to build resilience and repair in their practice.

Judith P. Siegel, Ph.D., LCSW is an Associate Professor at the Silver School of Social Work at New York University, and Director of the Post Masters Certificate Program in Child and Family Therapy. Her publications include: Repairing Intimacy (Jason Aronson), Countertransference in Couples Therapy (co-authored with Marion Solomon and published by Norton Press), What Children Learn From Their Parents Marriage (Harper Collins) and Stop Overreacting (New Harbinger).  She has presented her work throughout the United States, Canada, England, Israel and Australia.

Date: Friday, December 4, 2015
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuition: $135
Contact Hours (CEU’s) for NYS: 5
CE Credits for NASW: 5

The Ackerman Institute for the Family SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0052.

This program has been approved for Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal.

Under the New Jersey Administrative Code Title 13, Chapter 44G, subchapter 13:44G-6.4, New Jersey accepts New York State approved courses for CEU’s.


If you would like to apply online, click below:

Damaly Ferreira
212 879-4900, ext 111