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As Heard on Radio
 

 

 

Topic: Emotional freedom

 

 

“The fear of showing

my emotion just put

me in a complete jail.”  

Client Comment

 

Without deep feeling,

there can be no deep

relationship.

Diana Fosha, Ph.D.

 

Upcoming Events
 


Susan Warren Warshow, LCSW
Founder, Dynamic Emotion Focused Therapy (DEFT) Institute


 

Join Susan for an informal study --- a day of DVD viewing from her collection of clinical material with commentary
and group sharing/discussion.


Come and immerse yourself in a deeply moving process that helps resolve trauma-induced, unconscious feelings and behaviors.

DVD Day with Susan
April 26, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $65.00
Location: Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Register: http://deft.eventbrite.com
CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs

Ph.D.s please email videos@DEFTInstitute.com
for information on CEUs

Boxed lunches must be purchased in advance or you may bring your own lunch. For information on boxed lunches please call: 310.403.3540
 


 


Los Angeles County Psychological Association

Presents


 
Working with Emotionally Defended Clients:
Dynamic Emotion Focused Therapy (DEFT)



with

Susan Warren Warshow, LCSW, LMFT


November 15, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
                                              
Hilton Garden Inn, Marina del Rey
4200 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA  90292

Register: lapsych.org,  Phone: 818-905-0410

LACPA MEMBER: $100         NON-MEMBER: $135

In this workshop, therapists will be introduced to a powerful somatic and emotion-focused psychotherapy that incorporates evidence-based approaches. Clients are helped to overcome barriers that block healthy adaptive affect and impede the change process, i.e. maladaptive defenses, defensive affects and toxic forms of shame, anxiety and guilt. Targeted interventions that are carefully crafted to disarm defenses and facilitate the integration of buried affect will be demonstrated through recorded session analysis. 
 

Susan Warren Warshow, LCSW, LMFT is the founder of the DEFT Institute, which includes an ongoing training program in Dynamic Emotion Focused Therapy that is held monthly in Los Angeles. She presents at conferences and workshops nationally and internationally, including several presentations for the International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association (IEDTA) biennial international conferences. She is on the faculty of the ISTDP Institute and is a Certified IEDTA (International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association) Teacher/Supervisor. She has a private practice in Woodland Hills, treating individuals and couples and specializes in anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and self-defeating personality traits. 

 


I first saw Susan Warshow's work in Amsterdam in 2002 and was blown away. 
Her work isn't just good
It's beautiful!  She has such a warm, related, and kind way of helping patients turn against their defenses and resistances.  I regard this one as a must see presentation.

Jon Frederickson, MSW,
Faculty and Co-Chair of ISTDP Training Program, Washington School of Psychiatry
Founder, ISTDP Institute
 


ISTDP Institute Webinar
Register to View Archived Webinar Now

Dissolving Defenses
with Compassionate Interventions
(Back by popular demand)

with Susan Warshow, MSW
 and Jon Frederickson, MSW

Date: October 19, 2012,12-3 pm EST

Fee: $150

» REGISTRATION

Since defenses cause the presenting problems and symptoms our patients suffer from, interrupting defenses is a way we show our compassion. Defenses, which were once the patient’s friend, now function as the enemy. In this webinar, Susan and Jon will show how to interrupt defenses compassionately and help the patient form a healing alliance.
 


Susan Warren is a gifted therapist
- with superb clinical skills and the warmth and flexibility to tailor them to the needs of any given patient. I've heard nothing but raves from her students. I have always been impressed with Susan's profound empathy for both patient and therapist, which surely helps her create an open learning environment.

 

Patricia Coughlin (Della Selva), Ph.D.
Author: Intensive Short term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Theory and Technique
Co-author with Dr. David Malan: Lives Transformed

Susan Warren Warshow is a highly skilled therapist and an excellent teacher. With patient and student alike, she deftly and precisely identifies and targets key factors as the first step in swiftly, adroitly, and compassionately resolving critical issues. If you are interested in improving your personal and professional work, take Susan's seminar.

Bruce W. Spring, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, USC School of Medicine
Training Group Participant

       
 

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