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Events

All meetings are held at the New York Presbyterian/Westchester Division in White Plains, New York, from 12:00 Noon - 2:00 P.M. Each meeting includes a light lunch, a short business meeting and a relevant presentation by invited members of the larger group psychotherapy community. (Previous meetings) There is no charge for members and generally a charge of $25 for Non-Members and $15 for Students/New Professionals to cover the cost of the lunch.

To attend, please RSVP to Gloria Batkin Kahn at (914) 428-0957 or globatkahn@gmail.com so we can properly order lunch.

 
WGPS UPCOMING EVENTS
 

Please register and pay for upcoming presentations online by clicking this link:
Registration and Payment

October 12, 2018
12:00-4:30pm

“Infants and Children as Change Agents with Group Work with parents impacted by Trauma" 

presented by
Wendy Bunston, BSW, PhD of WB Training & Consultancy (Australia)

Wendy has worked in the child and family welfare sector for 30 years. Her 2016 PhD won the prestigious ‘Nancy Millis’ award. Wendy is the author of multiple international articles, chapters and her book, Helping Babies and Children to Heal after Family Violence was published in 2017, with another book due out next year. (Flyer) (Payment)

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November 9, 2018
12:00-2:30pm

“Utilizing a Systems Centered Approach to Group Therapy as a means to help veterans struggling with readjustment to civilian life.”

presented by
Neal Spivack, PHD, CGP  

He is a Clinical Psychologist at Veterans Health Administration, New York, past president of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society Affiliate, and Certified Group Psychotherapist. He has extensive experience presenting both locally and nationally on various topics related to group psychotherapy interventions. (Flyer) (Payment)

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December 1, 2018
9:30-4:30pm

THE WESTCHESTER GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY SOCIETY
and
THE GROUP FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCING MENTAL HEALTH
are co-sponsoring a conference on

Migration Crisis:
How to Effectively Use
Community Resources

Flyer
Online Registration
Payment

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December 14, 2018
12:00-4:30pm

“When the therapist becomes the medical patient, courageously engaging with illness and mortality.” 

presented by
Roberta Omin, LCSW

She earned her masters degree in Social Work, and Post-Masters Certificate in Advanced Clinical Social Work, is a certified Gestalt Therapist and certified in Internal Family Systems. These models have been integrated into her practice.

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April 12, 2019
12:00-4:30pm
“Haptotherapy: a unique European Tactile Practice.”

presented by
Ineke van Rimsselberg

She is a haptotherapist from the Netherlands.  She has been working as a Cesar exercise therapist for twenty years and since 2003 as an independent haptotherapist. She also completed the Haptonomy and relationship problem training.

 

 


 

 

 
ADDITIONAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
 

Please visit the American Group Psychotherapy Association website, www.agpa.org, to see the conference program for the American Group Psychotherapy Association's next Annual Meeting.

Check the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society website, www.egps.org, for details about programs in the New York City area. Also obtain information about the EGPS One-Year Training Program from the website.

Check the Northeastern Society of Group Psychotherapists website, www.nsgp.com, for information about their next conference.