This is a group for therapists who are interested in humanistic/experiential approaches i.e., Person-Centered, Gestalt, Focusing, and especially the empirically-supported integration of these approaches: Emotion-Focused Therapy. (If you are taking Emotion-Focused Therapy Level 1, and want to continue to learn in that vein, this is a great group for you!) Come together in mutual support as you learn, build your careers, and gain confidence in your ability to be truly helpful to your clients.

In 90-minute meetings, members will:

  • Formulate and present cases, using video whenever possible.
  • Use role-plays and real-plays to practice experiential interventions from therapist, client, and observer perspectives.
  • Observe supervisor demonstration of interventions.
  • Work through difficulties, blocks, and anxieties in clinical work.
  • Grow personally and professionally in a supportive atmosphere.

Who: Psychotherapists interested in experiential work.

Where: 95 High Street, Portland, ME

When: The Fall session will consists of 8 meetings on Wednesdays from 11:00am to 12:30pm on the following dates:

  • August 28
  • September 11, 25
  • October 9, 23
  • November 6, 27
  • December 11

Cost: The total is $300, or $37.50/meeting for eight 90-minute meetings.

Please note that members pay for all 8 meetings whether they are able to attend all meetings or not. Fall group members have first priority in joining the Winter (January – April) group.

Participants are encouraged to purchase the book Learning Emotion-Focused Therapy.

Minimum of 5, maximum of 7 participants.

For more information, please contact Tom Kubasik, LCPC: (207) 699-4979.