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August 2019

Partners in Healing: A Workshop Supporting the Partners of Abuse Survivors

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$75.00 Session Full

All of us face the challenge of becoming a supportive and responsive partner in our intimate relationships.  Healthy and mutual intimate relationships require work and a myriad of skills, negotiation, empathy, and a well-defined sense of self.  For those whose partners are survivors of abuse, the challenges multiply and place strain on both partners and…

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September 2019

Year 1 or Year 2 Trauma Consultation Program Tuition Payment

Sunday, September 1, 2019
$902.50 42 tickets left

You may make your tuition payment for Year 1 or Year 2 Trauma Consultation Program here if you are paying in full and taking advantage of the 5% discount.    Your tuition payment with the discount will be $902.50 ($950 less 5%).  If you are paying any amount other than this  you will need to…

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Advanced Trauma Consultation Program Tuition Payment

Sunday, September 1, 2019
$855.00 40 tickets left

You may make your tuition payment for Advanced Trauma Consultation Program here if you are paying in full and taking advantage of the 5% discount.    Your tuition payment with the discount will be $855 ($900 less 5%).  If you are paying any amount other than this  you will need to contact our program coordinator,…

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Partners in Healing Support Group: 6 Sessions Sept 7 – Oct 12

Saturday, September 7, 2019, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$240.00 8 tickets left

This 6-session support group is for those who want to continue the learning and conversations from their prior participation in a Partners in Healing Workshop. Group time will be spent sharing, teaching and strategizing with one another around contributing to relationships in which both partners can thrive.   Participants will explore issues related to balancing needs…

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The Pregnant Therapist: Navigating the Therapeutic Relationship

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$85.00 15 tickets left

When a therapist becomes pregnant, the client-therapist relationship is impacted in ways that can be both challenging and enriching.  A therapist's pregnancy is an unavoidable self-disclosure, which impacts the therapeutic relationship before, during and after the therapist’s maternity leave.  The complex feelings and interpersonal dynamics which arise are stirring for the client, and also for…

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October 2019

The Parent Therapist: Holding Two Worlds

Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$85.00 19 tickets left

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…

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A New Normal: Supporting Families with Children who have Disabilities

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$65.00 21 tickets left

Having a child with a disability means negotiating systems that add significant stress for families- and often learning a new normal in your day-to-day.  Families for whom extra is required may need extra support. This workshop will provide an opportunity for family members to reflect on some of the gifts and challenges their family experiences…

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Awakening Possibilities: Cultural Healing for Clinicians of Color

Friday, October 25, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center, 1823 Church Street
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$85.00 52 tickets left

Even the most well-intended cultural competence workshops can marginalize the experience of clinicians of color.  The consequences are further experiences of microaggression and racism.  This workshop aspires to be experienced differently.   Alissa Catiis, LCSW and Rosey Puloka, LCPC, R-DMT are both therapists and yoga teachers of color.  Join them as they create space to…

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November 2019

Trans-Parenting: Boldly Loving, Affirming and Protecting our Gender Diverse Kids

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$65.00 21 tickets left

Most of us were taught to identify and conform to a birth assigned gender.  In our day, gender binary norms were affirmed and enforced in homes, schools, communities and places of worship.  How do we unlearn these gender rules and biases as we parent our transgender and gender diverse children?  How do we protect our…

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The Wounded Healer: Embracing Capacities & Vulnerabilities

Sunday, November 17, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$85.00 17 tickets left

  Therapists are often taught to hide their vulnerabilities. We may consider the wounds from our childhoods to be a dangerous liability.  This perspective fosters secrecy, shame and isolation.   Woundedness, I have come to believe, is a metaphor for our shared humanity. In this workshop, we will celebrate the depth of compassion and empathy of…

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