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Gil Tunnell Presents Applying AEDP to Couple Treatment

Alumni and guests packed the Ackerman Institute library on Friday, March 7 for a presentation on Applying Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) to Couple Treatment by Gil Tunnell, PhD. Dr. Tunnell is pictured above (bottom left) sitting next to Candice Goldberg, Vice President of the Alumni Association, with Brenda Shrobe, President of the Alumni Association, …

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Celebrating Money and Meaning by Judith Stern Peck

More than 100 friends, family members, colleagues and other guests celebrated the publication of faculty member Judith Stern Peck’s new book, Money and Meaning (John Wiley & Sons) at a book-signing party at the Ackerman Institute on December 12. Ms. Peck is pictured above (right)with the Ackerman Institute’s newest Board member, Diana Benzaquen. “This book …

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Alumnae/i Lecture – Nancy J. Napier – November 16, 2007

“Somatic Experiencing (SE) is an “amazingly powerful and effective” therapeutic approach, according to Nancy J. Napier, LMFT, the guest speaker at the second Alumnae/i Lecture in the 2007-2008 series. In her talk, entitled “An Introduction to Somatic Experiencing: Including the Body in Psychotherapy,” Ms. Napier, pictured above (right) with Brenda Shrobe, President of the Alumnae/i …

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Kempner Lecture – Michael Davidovits – November 13, 2007

Michael Davidovits, PhD, (pictured above with Doris Kempner, left, and Lois Braverman, right) delivered the Seventh Annual Carl Kempner Memorial Lecture in support of the Center for Families and Health on Tuesday, November 13th. The topic of the lecture was “Of Hope and Loss: Immigration, Adolescent Depression and the Family.”   The Carl Kempner Award …

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Alumnae/i Lecture – Nancy Boyd-Franklin – October 12, 2007

Dr. Nancy Boyd-Franklin, Professor in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University, delivered the first Alumnae/i Lecture of the 2007/2008 season on October 12, 2007. Her topic was “Special Issues in the Treatment of African-American Families.” Using a combination of lecture, clinical case examples and videotapes, Dr. Boyd-Franklin shared insights with …

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