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The Parent Therapist: Holding Two Worlds

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Being a parent can be an inspiring, exhausting, and transformative endeavor.  The same might be said of being a therapist.  Our commitment to being the best parent and the best therapist we can be often leads to feeling conflicted, divided and under-resourced.

This workshop will explore how holding both roles can bring complications as well as unforeseen gifts to our lives and our work.  Participants will have the opportunity to consider how we might better discover community and an identity enriched by both of these important roles.

This workshop will address:

  • Issues of identity, self-care, and self-disclosure within our work places
  • Our beliefs and patterns about getting our needs heard by ourselves and others
  • Identifying how the legacy you want to create as a parent impacts who you are as a therapist
  • The personal and professional impact of being a working parent and a parenting therapist


Fee: $85, includes 3 CEUs (available to LSWs/LCSWs, LPCs/LCPCs, LMFTs, PhDs and PsyDs).  A limited number of partial scholarships are available.  Light refreshments will be served.

Facilitated by Jennifer Cutilletta, LCSW

Jennifer Cutilletta, MA, LCSW, is a relational psychotherapist who works with adults, children, adolescents, and couples.  For over fifteen years, Jennifer has been honored to sit with people struggling with self-doubt, relationship difficulties, grief, as well as physical and sexual trauma.  She uses expressive interventions (such as writing, drawing, visualization, and sand tray), based on the needs of each individual.  Read more.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute or request a refund.  All refund requests must be made in writing at least one week prior to the event and are subject to an administrative charge of $30.  Alternatively, you may transfer your full registration fee to a future workshop without penalty.  Cancellation and transfer requests made less than one week prior to event will not be honored and registration fee will be forfeited.  Requests must be emailed to [email protected] and will not be accepted by phone.  



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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Womencare Counseling & Training Center
1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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