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Event Name

Introduction to Satir Family Therapy with Dr. Maria Gomori
For: Professionals
Provided by: Pine River Institute

Date and Time

Fri Jun 14 to Sun Jun 16, 2013 (This event is over)
June 14th 9:30 am to June 16th 4:30 pm


10 Caroline Street East, Creemore, ON, L0M 1G0

Event Description

A professional development workshop for therapists and practitioners who want to learn and use the Satir Family Therapy Model in their practice.

Through a combination of didactic and experiential teaching, small group practice, and discussion, you will learn:
• the foundations of the Satir Family Therapy Model
• to incorporate the basic therapeutic beliefs of the model
• to help clients reduce the impact of past events and negative experiences
• to surface and identify communication and coping patterns
• to map clients’ internal processes
• to use experiential process throughout therapy sessions
• about yourself as a therapist, and how to make contact building a therapeutic relationship to stimulate healing energy and to connect with congruence and your compassion

Maria Gomori, Ph.D., M.S.W., Dip.C., is an internationally known therapist and teacher. She was a student, collaborator, and co-author with Virginia Satir for over 20 years. She is known for her unique & creative integration of abundant life experience & rich learnings from great teachers and systems. Maria has made significant contributions to psychiatric & social work training. She is an Approved Supervisor with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), a retired Associate Professor with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba, and has been a faculty member and advanced trainer with the Virginia Satir Global Network (formerly Avanta) since 1981.

The course fee is $525 per person. There will be 3 full days of instruction. Snacks and light refreshments will be provided. Main meals and accomodation are not included.

Payment and registration can be completed securely online, or by phone with Bela at Pine River Institute head office, 416 955 1453.

A certificate of completion will be presented to participants wishing to use this workshop toward Continuing Education credits.

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