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Friday Continuing Education Series: 2020 Vision: Accessing Our Hidden Resources, Beth Leib, LMFT

  • Fri, January 10, 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 185 North Redwood Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903- Mount Tamalpais Conference Room

Friday, January 10, 2020

How to Help Your Clients Reduce Stress & Clarify Goals in The New Year

beth leib, lmft

Our clients - and many of us therapists - may be entering this new year and new decade feeling stressed or exhausted from the holidays and anxious about the year ahead. Between the normal stress of starting a new year and the stressors built into 2020 with elections, climate change, and other uncertainties, our clients may be seeking guidance and techniques to decrease their anxiety, and increase their passion and a sense of purpose.

Through a combination of experiential, interactive and didactic techniques, this workshop is designed to aid clinicians in helping our clients slow down, more fully inhabit their bodies, reduce stress, and create a personal vision. This workshop will help therapists guide clients to connect with their true selves and deeper sense of purpose. In so doing, clients will be better able to set goals and create a plan to achieve those goals. By participating in this workshop, clinicians will also have the opportunity to create a professional and personal vision for themselves, an experience which will add to their clinical expertise in helping their clients to do the same.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn meditative techniques and new perspectives to help differentiate between attitudes and thought patterns that increase stress vs. decrease stress, and generate new possibilities.
  • Learn behavioral, cognitive, somatic and experiential approaches to help clients move beyond stuck-points, old identifications and barriers to achieving their goals.
  • Learn approaches that can help both clinicians and clients cultivate mindful awareness clarity and authenticity in setting intentions and goals, and manifesting them.

Beth Leib, LMFT (MFT #53494) is a therapist and group facilitator. Her 20 years of training and work experience is a synthesis of Western psychology, Eastern psychology and philosophy, somatic therapy, energy medicine and expressive arts.

Beth's multi-dimensional approach is influenced by her 13 years of training with John Welwood, Ph.D. Her areas of specialization are women's issues, child therapy, life transitions, grief and loss, depression and spiritual issues. Her work with children, ages 3 to 12, involves a variety of modalities including sandplay, expressive arts and play therapy. Beth has worked in community agencies and schools in Santa Clara County, San Francisco and Marin County before opening her private practice in Kentfield. She is passionate about helping her clients experience and transform their emotional distress and difficult issues into opportunities for healing, reconnection and integration. Her clients learn to inhabit themselves and life in new, more meaningful and fulfilling ways. Beth is starting a women's support group, Conscious Hearts, in February in her Kentfield office on Tuesday evenings.

  • Time: Networking is from 11:30 to 12:00 p.m. The presentation begins at 12:00 pm and ends at 2:00 p.m. A delicious lunch will be served!
  • Cost: Free for Marin CAMFT members, $10 for non-members.
  • Location: 185 North Redwood Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903 - Mount Tamalpais Conference Room CLICK for Directions
  • Information: For more information about the Friday Continuing Education Series and about joining the Committee, please contact CE Director, Laurie Buntain.
  • Continuing Education Goal: Marin CAMFT is committed to offering continuing education courses to train LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs to treat any client in an ethically and clinically sound manner based upon current accepted standards of practice. Course completion certificates will be awarded at the conclusion of the training and upon participant’s submission of his or her completed evaluation.
  • Marin CAMFT encourages those who attend its events to respect the fact that some individuals may have allergies to fragrances and pet dander. We ask that you refrain from introducing these elements into our meeting room. Registered service animals are welcome, of course.
  • Grievance Procedure: Marin CAMFT will respond to complaints in a reasonable, ethical and timely manner, when submitted by program attendees in writing to the CE Director.
  • Anti-Discrimination Policy: Marin CAMFT shall not discriminate against any individual or group with respect to any service, program or activity based on gender, race, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age or other prohibited basis. Marin CAMFT does not require attendees to adhere to any particular religion or creed in order to participate in training. Marin CAMFT will not promote or advocate for a single modality of treatment that is discriminatory or likely to harm clients based on current accepted standards or practice.
  • CE: This workshop meets the qualifications for two hours of continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LEPs and LPCCs. These will be provided by Marin CAMFT (CAMFT Provider # 56895), which is approved by CAMFT to sponsor CE for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs. Marin CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program and its contents contact Laurie Buntain, Continuing Education Director for more information.

Marin County Chapter of CAMFT                  

PO Box 9065 San Rafael, CA 94912-9065     

(415) 459 3484

Marin CAMFT is approved by  the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT Provider #56895) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs

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