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Sunday, November 8 • 9:30am - 12:30pm
Spiritual Psychology & Art Therapy for Managing Difficult Emotions

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ROOM 710

During this 3-hour workshop, participants with be introduced to the basic principles of Spiritual Psychology, and how they can be applied to managing difficult emotions. Through experiential exercises including art making, participants will be invited to work with an actual triggering situation (a client’s, or their own) and learn how to take responsibility for their emotional reaction to it by releasing judgements rooted in erroneous preconceptions or misperceptions of reality. Participants will leave this workshop with a clinical technique for helping clients learn to gain self-control over most any difficult emotion. 

Eligible for 3.0 Credits: ATCB, NBCC; ASWB, APA, MFT, Nursing; SWNYS


Lori Chaikin, PsyD, LMFT, ATR

Lori Chaikin, PsyD, LMFT, ATR, is a licensed marriage and family therapist and art therapist and holds master's degrees in spiritual psychology and consciousness health and healing. She is an EMDR facilitator and certified in SoulCollage. Lori has worked with women who've been raped in the military, as well as adolescents, both at-risk and in the public school system. She has a private practice in Los Angeles and does experiential... Read More →

Karen Peterson, MA

Karen Peterson, MA, is currently a PhD candidate in clinical psychology with an emphasis in depth psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in August 2015. With a master's in spiritual psychology, her clinical experience involves working with individuals (children and adults) and couples in community-based clinics. Karen works with the Freedom to Choose Foundation to bring the principles of spiritual psychology to inmates within the... Read More →

Sunday November 8, 2015 9:30am - 12:30pm
Executive Conference Center 1601 Broadway (enter on 48th Street)