Training Overview

Workshops [Online]

Expert therapists lead family therapy
workshops on a wide range of topics.
CE Contact Hours available.
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Core Courses

Ackerman offers post-graduate
courses in family systems theory
and technique.
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Short Courses

Brief intensives on specialized
family therapy topics.
CE Contact Hours available.
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Community Training

We are committed to bringing family
therapy theory and skills to workers
and therapists in the community.
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Social Work & Diversity Program

Ackerman’s internship
program for graduate social work
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International Training

The International Training Program
provides expert training in family
therapy to partners in several countries.
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Webinars [Archived]

Pre-recorded webinars
created in partnership with FPI.
CE Contact Hours available
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Frequently asked questions
about tuition, financial aid, refunds,
and more.

For More Information, Contact:
Ackerman Institute Training Department
936 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10010

Upcoming Workshops, Webinars, and Short Courses

  • Narrative Therapy with Children and Adolescents [Online]

    This online workshop will focus on work with children and adolescents, using externalizing as a practice while noticing how the culture influences both children and their parents.

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  • Strengthening Relational Resilience: Healing and Positive Growth from Adversity [Online]

    In this online workshop, Froma Walsh, the leading expert on family resilience, applies her research-informed framework to strengthen resilience in couples and families struggling with a range of adverse situations.

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  • The Couple’s Toolbox: Key Communication and Problem-Solving Skills and Pleasure Enhancing Practices [Online]

    In this online workshop, participants will learn how to help couples communicate and solve problems effectively, identify expectations and hidden themes, soothe deeper, longstanding hurts, modulate powerful emotions through mindfulness practices, and rebuild friendship, fun and sensuality.

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  • Microaggressions in Psychotherapy: How Implicit Bias May Hinder Cultural Responsiveness [Online]

    This online workshop will help participants identify ways in which therapeutic spaces perpetuate racial microaggressions, both within the general practice of therapy and within the clinician-client relationship.

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  • Couples Therapy with Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) Survivors and Their Partners [Online]

    This online workshop will present a clinical practice that is founded on the assumption that establishing the witnessing lacking during the traumatic event in childhood can break the traumatic reenactments in adulthood, and spur recovery.

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