OC-CAMFT's March Workshop: The Basis of Well-Being - Integration in Relationships and the Brain, presented by Dan Siegel, MD

  • Sun, March 04, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831


  • Must have discount code.
  • Licensed OC CAMFT Members registering by 12/31/17. Must have discount code.
  • If you are not a member of OC-CAMFT, please consider joining. If you join before or at our next event, we will credit you the pre-registration payment difference.
  • OC CAMFT Prelicensed Members registering by 12/31/17. Must have discount code.
  • Reserved seating. Must have discount code.

Join OC-CAMFT for our
March Workshop
Co-Sponsored by the 
Listening Perspectives Study Center

The Basis of Well-Being - Integration in Relationships and the Brain, presented by Dan Siegel, M.D.

Date:           Sunday March 4th, 2018

                   10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Check-in:    Begins at 9:30 am

Location:    Cal State Fullerton

                   800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831

                   The event will be held in the Titan Student Union, in Pavilion BC

                   Click here for campus map

Earn 3 CEU's (CAMFT CE #59405)

Course Description
In this presentation, an Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) view of mental health will serve as the foundation for discussing the central role of the therapist-client relationship in cultivating the integrative growth of the brain in psychotherapy. IPNB weaves a wide array of scientific disciplines into one framework to provide professionals with a comprehensive view of the mind and mental health. By viewing the mind, in part, as an embodied and relational process that regulates the flow of energy and information, we can see how the linking of differentiated parts of a system—integration—may be the source of optimal self-organization. 

Integration creates harmony as energy and information flow between the extremes of chaos and rigidity. Symptoms of human suffering have a pattern of falling into these chaotic and rigid states; psychotherapy may lead to healing by promoting integration within the body and its brain, and within relationships of the client. Relationships which honor differences and promote compassionate linkages are integrative connections that likely promote the growth of integration in the brain itself. 

This presentation will review the empirical research supporting the proposal that as therapists we are integrationists and use our integrative relationships to stimulate the activity and growth of integration in our clients’ brains for lasting change as they move beyond merely reduction of symptoms to the cultivation of well-being in their lives.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Summarize how the mind emerges from both the brain and relationships.
  2. Apply basic concepts of integration to the practice of psychotherapy.
  3. Recognize the limitations and advantages of science in illuminating the nature of subjective mental experience.
  4. Summarize basic findings of the social brain.
  5. Recognize how the self is more than just an individual entity.
  6. Observe how the mind is both an embodied and a relational process.

OC CAMFT Workshop Price:

Preferred Seating - OC CAMFT Members (First 3 rows) -  $159

OC CAMFT Clinical Member -   $129

OC CAMFT Pre-Licensed Member  - $99

Non-Member Licensed  - $149

Non-Member Pre-Licensed  - $129

Psychologists - $119

Affiliates - Non-Member Licensed $119

Affiliates - Non-Member Pre-Licensed $103

Special Seating - $50

Complimentary Seating

Prelicensed OC CAMFT Member Early Bird 20

Licensed OC CAMFT Member Early Bird 20

Deadline to Register is March 2nd, 2018

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  • Course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Orange County Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (Provider #59405) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs.  Orange County Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

The Listening Perspectives Study Center is approved to provide Continuing Education Credits for Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers, and Nurses. The exact number of credits awarded is equal to the number of contact hours for each event and is specified on the Syllabus.

The Listening Perspective Study Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Listening Perspectives Study Center maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

The California Board of Behavior Science recognizes Continuing Education Credits awarded by providers approved by the American Psychological Association to Marriage & Family Therapists and Licensed Clinical Social Workers Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

California Board of Registered Nursing Provider Number: CEP12038


Dr. Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. He is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute which focuses on the development of mindsight, which teaches insight, empathy, and integration in individuals, families and communities.

Dr. Siegel has published extensively for both the professional and lay audiences. His four New York Times bestsellers are: Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human, Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D: The Whole-Brain Child, No-Drama Discipline, and the upcoming The Yes Brain (2018). His other books include: The Developing Mind (2nd Ed.), Mindsight, The Mindful Brain, and The Mindful Therapist. Dr. Siegel also serves as the Founding Editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology which contains over fifty textbooks.

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