Workshops

Ackerman workshops are one-day intensive trainings designed for today’s mental health professional. Our workshops explore a diverse range of topics in couple and family therapy, and provide a unique opportunity to train with leading therapists in the field.

Continuing education contact hours / CEUs are available for mental health practitioners who hold LCSW, LMSW, or LMFT licensure in New York State, and LMFT in Connecticut. 

•  Visit our Workshop FAQ page.

Upcoming Workshops

Fall 2019

The Secret Life of Families
Friday, November 22, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Evan Imber-Black, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

From Cultural Competence to Cultural Curiosity: Rethinking our Approach to Understanding our Clients
Friday, December 6, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Walter Vega, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

From Placement Through Adoption: Attachment Bonds, Loyalty Binds, and Questions of Identity
Friday, December 13, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Catherine Lewis, LCSW, MS, Andrea Blumental, LCSW, and Kacy Ames, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Spring 2020

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Couples
Friday, January 10, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Norman Cotterell, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

Family Therapy with Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness
Friday, January 17, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Mary Kim Brewster PhD, and Lois Braverman, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Healing the Healer: The Restorative Power of Mindfulness, Compassion, and Therapist’s Use-of-Self
Friday, January 24, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Lama Rod Owens, MDiv, and Helen H. Park, LMSW, MFA
5 CE Contact Hours

Expanding Sexual Frames in Theory and Practice in Couple Therapy
Friday, January 31, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Suzanne Iasenza, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

Grief and Adaptation to Loss
Friday, February 7, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
M. Katherine Shear, MD
5 CE Contact Hours

Reactive couples: A Relational Approach
Friday, February 14, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Fiona True, LCSW, and Marcia Sheinberg, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Meeting the (Big) Challenges of “Blended Families”: Rupture and Repair Up Close and Personal
Friday, February 28, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Patricia L. Papernow, EdD
5 CE Contact Hours

Mindful Parenting
Friday, March 6, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Sabina Fila, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Secrets, Cybersex, Infidelity, Addiction, Trauma — and Forgiveness?
Friday, April 17, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Janis Abrahms Spring, PhD, ABPP
5 CE Contact Hours

Couples Therapy with Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) Survivors and their Partners
Friday, April 24, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Ron Nasim, MA
5 CE Contact Hours

Healing Intergenerational Wounds: A Relational-Neurobiological Approach to Transform Family Relationships
Friday, May 15, 2020
9:30 am–3:30 pm
Mona D. Fishbane, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours


Workshop Location:

•     All workshops take place at the Ackerman Institute’s state-of-the-art training facility in NYC’s Flatiron District, unless otherwise indicated. 936 Broadway, 3rd Fl., New York, NY 10010 [View on Map]

•     Visit the Workshop FAQ Page

Continuing Education / CEUs:

•     The Ackerman Institute for the Family is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0049.

•     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.

 
 
 

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Ackerman workshops are one-day intensive trainings designed for today’s mental health professional. Our workshops explore a diverse range of topics in couple and family therapy, and provide a unique opportunity to train with leading therapists in the field.