~ NSGP Breakfast Club ~

Join us for our FREE colloquium series and POT LUCK gatherings!


Learn about group therapy and socialize with Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy members at a FREE colloquium series.

  • Each POT LUCK event is limited to 20 on a first come, first serve basis
  • Designated Sundays from 11 AM to 1:30 PM. 
  • Please contribute a breakfast item (quiche, fruit, bagels, pastries, cheese, etc.).
  • The host will provide coffee and tea.
  • BRING YOUR FRIENDS! Please have them register so we can make sure there's room for everyone.
  • The LOCATION of each event will be emailed to all registrants the Thursday before the event.
  • CEUs and CMEs are not currently being offered. 

For more information about the Breakfast Club, please click on the link to email Ari or Ann Keren .

Upcoming Breakfast ClubsAmerican Pancakes, Klara Jensen (2012)    


January 13, 2019      

Abuse of Power in Groups: Leadership, Followership, and Protective Factors REGISTER ME!

Presented by Sasha Watkins, M.A., LMHC, CPRP

Current world events offer a plethora of examples of the destructive power of groups. What are the alternatives? Reflecting on the work by Stanley Milgram (obedience to authority) and Zimbardo's work (Stanford Prison experiment), as well as own clinical and professional practice, Dr. Pepper and Sasha discuss factors and leadership interventions that can protect therapeutic groups from the re-enactments of the abuse of power found in larger groups, such as organizations and societies.

                                                                                                                                                       

March 24, 2019  American Pancakes, Klara Jensen (2012) 

Loving Defenses to Death, Bringing Attachment to Life - An Experiential Approach to Couples Work

Presented by Jennifer Leigh, PhD

This workshop will include video clips of the presenter's clinical work demonstrating the use of Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples. At the present moment, experiential interventions are applicable to any theoretical orientation and modality. You will learn how to help clients distinguish between their adaptive and their defensive emotions, and how to facilitate bonding moments. 

April 28, 2019 

Group as Experience, Group as Intervention                                                                                                     

Presented by Jeff Brand, Psy.D

In groups, people can learn experientially about their particular problems in relationships. We want them to be themselves… or at least until doing so threatens to alienate their connections. Different theories have different philosophies and this talk will explore different ideas about when to let people learn experientially and when to intervene.


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