Saturday Salon Series

NPI’s Saturday Salon Series

Join us for Saturday morning CEs from 10 AM-1 PM. We have an exciting lineup of instructors covering a wide range of topics. See below for this a list of upcoming events.

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Dr. Laura Caghan

Working with Gender Diversity

This course is designed for clinicians with limited knowledge of the complex issues affecting gender diverse individuals—physical, emotional, medical, interpersonal, legal, and more.

  • Event Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
  • Event Time: 10 AM – 1 PM PST
  • Ticket Price: $60
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Jeffrey Stickney, Psy.D., Psy.D.

Some Thoughts on Narcissistic Dynamics and Internal Tyranny

Drawing primarily on the work of Bion and Winnecott, development of the mind through holding and containment will be discussed emphasizing how developmental trauma can lead to narcissistic dynamics and impaired ego functions especially in the capacity for thinking.

  • Event Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
  • Event Time: 10 AM – 1 PM PST
  • Ticket Price: $60
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Theresa Clement Tisdale, PhD, PsyD

From Illusion to a Future: Religion and Psychoanalysis

Drawing primarily on the work of Bion and Winnecott, development of the mind through holding and containment will be discussed emphasizing how developmental trauma can lead to narcissistic dynamics and impaired ego functions especially in the capacity for thinking.

  • Event Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
  • Event Time: 10 AM – 1 PM PST
  • Ticket Price: $60
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Lawrence E. Hedges, Ph.D., Psy.D., ABPP

Working With Difficult-to-Treat Clients

Many people have experienced developmental traumas early in life that they have no way to speak about but they can show us the difficulty by engaging us in mutual enactments in the transference-countertransference realm.

  • Event Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
  • Event Time: 10 AM – 1 PM PST
  • Ticket Price: $60
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Martha Carr, Psy.d. LMFT

FINDING WORDS FOR WORDLESS GRIEF

Existential issues such as loss can challenge the therapist to shift their traditional therapeutic or analytic stance with their clients. This is true whether it is the therapist who has suffered the loss or the client. This course will explore the various ways in which that may occur and how to work with it.

  • Event Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
  • Event Time: 10 AM – 1 PM PST
  • Ticket Price: $60
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Holly Han, PsyD, MFT

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Substance Abuse & Addiction

This course will provide students with psychoanalytic insights and ideas regarding substance abuse/addictions.

  • Event Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
  • Event Time: 10 AM – 1 PM PST
  • Ticket Price: $60
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Dr. William L. Edkins, Psy.D., Psy.D.

Internal Narcissistic Object Relations

Narcissistic injury can occur when reality disturbs one’s sense of well-being and personal worth. In order to escape the resulting feelings of: neediness, pain, littleness, loneliness, humiliation and shame, one creates internal narcissistic objects as protection.

  • Event Date: Saturday, March 13, 2021
  • Event Time: 10 AM – 1 PM PST
  • Ticket Price: $60
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Dr. David Wayne

The Vitality/Futility Continuum: How to be “Isolated” without being “Insulated”

This seminar will consider developmental factors that contribute to the development of the false self and the accompanying sense of futility, and how to identify when the false self is active

  • Event Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021
  • Event Time: 10 AM – 1 PM PST
  • Ticket Price: $60