The Good Enough Therapist: Futility, Failure and Forgiveness in Treatment
It is the nature of being human to quest and to fail. The Good Enough Therapist will focus on the value of exploring, accepting, and embracing our inescapable fallibility as clinicians in a way that promotes effective treatment, as well as personal growth. By investigating and interrogating the creative tension between feeling sufficient and insufficient, doubtful, and certain, graceful and inept, participants will begin to encounter a deeper recognition of their own, and their patients’, vulnerability, resilience, imagination and humanity. Less...
- Analyze personal and clinical weaknesses and vulnerabilities with patience, intelligence and mercy, enabling participants to do the same with patients.
- Identify two skills to forgive respective insufficiencies and limitations, while creating a healing relationship that is imperfect and as a result, meaningful and restorative.
- Identify two ways to maintain beliefs in effective treatment even when it inescapably stalls and founders at various junctures.
- Describe the limitations of "clinical omnipotence" and identify alternative pathways towards leaning and growth
Friday, February 19, 2021
09:30 AM EST - 11:30 AM ESTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Dr. Brad E. Sachs, Ph.D.
His most recent publications for professional readership are THE GOOD ENOUGH THERAPIST: FUTILITY, FAILURE AND FORGIVENESS IN TREATMENT, and FAMILY-CENTERED TREATMENT WITH STRUGGLING YOUNG ADULTS: A CLINICIAN’S GUIDE TO THE TRANSITION FROM ADOLESCENCE TO AUTONOMY.
Dr. Sachs has authored numerous books for a general audience, some of which include:
• WHEN NO ONE UNDERSTANDS: LETTERS TO A TEENAGER ON LIFE, LOSS, AND THE HARD ROAD TO ADULTHOOD
• THE GOOD ENOUGH CHILD: HOW TO HAVE AN IMPERFECT FAMILY AND BE PERFECTLY SATISFIED
• THE GOOD ENOUGH TEEN: RAISING ADOLESCENTS WITH LOVE AND ACCEPTANCE, DESPITE HOW IMPOSSIBLE THEY CAN BE
• EMPTYING THE NEST: LAUNCHING YOUR YOUNG ADULT TOWARD SUCCESS AND SELF-RELIANCE
His work has been translated into numerous languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, German, and Danish.
Dr. Sachs regularly writes articles for magazines such as Redbook, Parenting, Parents, Child, and American Baby and lectures and leads training workshops both nationally and internationally. He is on the faculty of the Cape Cod Institute, and has been interviewed on over three hundred radio and television shows, including The Today Show, 20/20, and The Diane Rehm Show.
CE Information - Earn 2 CE Credit Hours
American Psychological Association
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