The Wicked and the Wonderful: Negotiating alliance ruptures as a critical change process

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J. Christopher Muran

Dean and Professor
Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology,
Adelphi University

When the Therapist's Race Triggers Rage

Session recordings present a challenging exchange between the therapist and a client expressing grievances about the therapist's race. The presenter will share her potential countertransference and encourage audience members to reflect on their feelings and experiences. The presenter will teach fundamental concepts which enable client and therapist to move beyond the avoidance of frightening feelings to provide powerful healing opportunities.

Susan Warren Warshaw

Some Stuff About Susan

Unravelling Training in EDTs: Navigating Historical Perspectives and Personal Experiences

This panel presentation fosters an open dialogue relating to the historical and phenomenological underpinnings of EDT training and introduces the concept the "Unconscious Training Alliance." blending historical retrospection and individual reflections, we aim to elucidate the intricacies of teacher-trainee dynamics, the developmental aspects of teaching and learning EDT, and the emotional rollercoaster experienced by both teachers and trainees.

David Chong

Some Stuff About David

David Chong

Some Stuff About Sarah

Sarah Walker

Dion Nowoweiski

Some Stuff About Dion

Negotiating Sameness and Difference

Marilyn Gulland demonstrates how racial similarity can evoke unconscious responses and the importance of self awareness to harness therapist and client unconscious processes in order to activate the UTA.

The Power of Inquiry: When National Trauma Becomes Personal

Yair Braun shows the power of the therapeutic-dyad’s empathic curiosity to mobilize therapeutic alliance and uncover links between traumatic experiences for distress and symptom reduction.

The Politics of Emotion


Charles Couchman considers the benefits and challenges of integrating EDT with critical theory, which emphasizes that mental health concerns are caused, in part, by economic and social inequalities. 

Three Cases

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The Wicked and the Wonderful: Negotiating alliance ruptures as a critical change process

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J. Christopher Muran

Dean and Professor
Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology,
Adelphi University

When the Therapist's Race Triggers Rage

In this workshop, session recordings will present a challenging exchange between the therapist and a client expressing grievances about the therapist's race. The presenter will share her potential countertransference and encourage audience members to reflect on their feelings and experiences related to the topic. The presenter will teach fundamental concepts of "Dynamic Emotion Focused Therapy," which enable both client and therapist to move beyond the avoidance of frightening feelings to provide powerful healing opportunities.

Susan Warshaw

Dean and Professor
Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology,
Adelphi University

Three Cases:, and the Politics of Emotion

Marilyn Gulland demonstrates how racial similarity in client & therapist can evoke unconscious responses and the importance of self awareness to harness therapist and client unconscious processes in order to activate the UTA.

Yair Braun shows the power of the therapeutic-dyad’s empathic curiosity to mobilize therapeutic alliance and uncover links between traumatic experiences for distress and symptom reduction.

Charles Couchman considers the benefits and challenges of integrating EDT with critical theory, which emphasizes that mental health concerns are caused, in part, by economic, social, and political inequalities.. Exploring emotional conflicts related to social harms engendered by the powerful may not only reduce symptoms but also loosen the grip of emotional hegemony.

Negotiating Sameness & Difference

 The Power of Inquiry: When National Trauma becomes Personal

couple Therapy

couple Therapy

The Wicked and the Wonderful: Negotiating alliance ruptures as a critical change process

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J. Christopher Muran

Dean and Professor
Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology,
Adelphi University

When the Therapist's Race Triggers Rage

Session recordings present a challenging exchange between the therapist and a client expressing grievances about the therapist's race. The presenter will share her potential countertransference and encourage audience members to reflect on their feelings and experiences. The presenter will teach fundamental concepts which enable client and therapist to move beyond the avoidance of frightening feelings to provide powerful healing opportunities.

Susan Warren Warshaw

Some Stuff About Susan

Unravelling Training in EDTs: Navigating Historical Perspectives and Personal Experiences

This panel presentation fosters an open dialogue relating to the historical and phenomenological underpinnings of EDT training and introduces the concept the "Unconscious Training Alliance." blending historical retrospection and individual reflections, we aim to elucidate the intricacies of teacher-trainee dynamics, the developmental aspects of teaching and learning EDT, and the emotional rollercoaster experienced by both teachers and trainees.

David Chong

Some Stuff About David

David Chong

Some Stuff About Sarah

Sarah Walker

Dion Nowoweiski

Some Stuff About Dion

Negotiating Sameness and Difference

Marilyn Gulland demonstrates how racial similarity can evoke unconscious responses and the importance of self awareness to harness therapist and client unconscious processes in order to activate the UTA.

The Power of Inquiry: When National Trauma Becomes Personal

Yair Braun shows the power of the therapeutic-dyad’s empathic curiosity to mobilize therapeutic alliance and uncover links between traumatic experiences for distress and symptom reduction.

The Politics of Emotion


Charles Couchman considers the benefits and challenges of integrating EDT with critical theory, which emphasizes that mental health concerns are caused, in part, by economic and social inequalities. 

Three Cases

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