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Online continuing education for psychologists
    Confer is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Confer maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Online Modules for Continuing Education

Confer's Online Modules are packages of videoed or audio recorded lectures that are combined with slides, fact sheets, references, and optional certificates of continuing education. They are carefully designed to offer high quality continuing education to psychologists and psychotherapists and are presented by internationally-known theoreticians.






Forensic Psychotherapy: Pathologies and Treatment Strategies for working with Violence
New Online Module

The subject of this online module is the psychotherapeutic treatment of violent offenders and those with abusive tendencies or fantasies. Through 14 hours of videos, audio tracks and papers, we aim to illuminate why human beings can be dangerous, murderous or perverse, and how such tendencies can be psychotherapeutically treated.
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Presenters
Dr Jamie Bennett, Dr Ronald Doctor, Dr Sandra M Grant, Mary Haley, Professor Brett Kahr, The late Professor Gill McGauley, Ms Anna Motz, Dr Adah Sachs, Dr Richard Shuker, Dr Celia Taylor, Dr Estela Welldon, Dr Jessica Yakeley.

CE value: 14 hours
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Embodied Approaches to Psychotherapy
Online Module

This new collection of videos and papers brings together the work of an extraordinarily diverse and talented group of psychotherapists - from psychoanalysts to body psychotherapists - who see the body as central to the therapeutic process.
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Presenters
Julianne Appel-Opper, Shoshi Asheri, Bill Cornell, Morit Heitzler, Dr Pat Ogden, Dr Susie Orbach, Dr Asaf Rolef Ben-Shahar, Dr Yorai Sella, Jon Sletvold, Michael Soth, Dr Kathrin Stauffer, Nick Totton.

CE value: 16 hours
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The Nature of Trauma and Dissociation

Online Module
Working successfully with patients suffering from trauma and dissociation is a rapidly expanding clinical skill that involves specific training. This module takes us through the key concepts in working with people who have experienced trauma, covering aetiology, diagnosis and contemporary treatment approaches. The talks are designed to explain psychotherapeutic expertise and cover treatments approaches for all degrees of trauma, from working with complex, childhood attachment trauma to PTSD following a traumatic incident.



Neurobiology and its Applications to Psychotherapy
Online Module
This package of resources brings together a fresh collection of video and audio presentations to illuminate the relationship between neuroscience and psychotherapy. The interface between the two disciplines has aroused great recent interest and this collection of talks asks some of the most influential neuropsychologists and practitioners to explain the neuroscientific concepts that they consider the significant in developing the skills of psychotherapy or in understanding the mind.


Psychotherapeutic Work with Intergenerational Trauma
Online Module
It is widely accepted that the traumas of parents, grand-parents and ancestors are deeply woven into the psychological fabric of the living, often manifesting in the form of psychological vulnerability throughout life. This may include a susceptibility to PTSD-type symptoms, borderline relational characteristics, somatisation and even psychosis. This package of clinical presentations offers the psychotherapist, counsellor or psychologist a rich blend of theoretical perspectives and clinical experience on identifying and resolving psychological issues that stem from the patient's family history of trauma.

Presenters
Dr Philip Bromberg, Dr Doris Brothers, Dr Onno Van Der Hart, Professor Brett Kahr, Dr Jean Knox, Dr Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga, Dr Pat Ogden, Alexandra Richman, Dr Allan Schore, Dr Daniel Siegel, Dr Valerie Sinason, Dr Donnel Stern, Rémy Aquarone and Dr Felicity de Zulueta.

Presenters
Lucy Biven, Dr Mona DeKoven Fishbane, Professor Vittorio Gallese, Dr Jean Knox, Dr Ruth Lanius, Dr Terry Marks-Tarlow, Dr Iain McGilchrist, Dr Jaak Panksepp, Professor Stephen Porges, Dr Allan Schore, Dr Dan Siegel, Professor Mark Solms, Dr Alan Watkins, Dr Felicity de Zulueta.

Presenters
Dr Pamela Alexander, Dr Aileen Alleyne, Dr Doris Brothers, Prophecy Coles, Dr Françoise Davoine, Dr Dori Laub, Dr Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga, Dr Clara Mucci, Professor Franz Ruppert, Lennox Thomas, Maya Jacobs-Wallfisch and Dr Estela Welldon.

CE value: 20.5 hours

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CE value: 21.5 hours

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CE value: 20 hours

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Advances in Relational Psychotherapy

Online Module
The vast influence of Relational Psychoanalysis in the last 25 years has evolved into one of the most significant paradigm shifts in the field, impacting on almost every psychotherapy modality. This package offers a set of videoed talks on relational theory and practice, presented by some of most influential author-practitioners, and is designed to illustrate relational theory as it is applied to clinical technique.

The Applications of Attachment Theory to Psychotherapy
Online Module
Since John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth's pioneering studies into the infant's need for proximity to a loving caretaker, new research and writings on attachment theory have flowered into a major psychological discipline. This has greatly influenced the way we understand the needs of the dependent child and the necessity of secure attachment throughout life for emotional growth. This collection of videoed talks addresses the question of how these insights into attachment are being applied to the techniques of contemporary psychotherapy.

Neurobiology and its Applications to Psychotherapy - II
Online Module
While recognising that the relationship between neuroscience and the talking cure is still in its infancy, significant insights are constantly emerging on how the mind works and how that may be relevant to mental health practices. This self-contained module provides access to some of Confer's most popular live events to deepen our understanding of the relevance of interpersonal neurophysiology to both psychological health and disturbances from the impact of epigenetics to the importance of nutrition.

Presenters
Dr Neil Altman, Shoshi Asheri, Dr Jessica Benjamin, Dr Doris Brothers, Roz Carroll, Dr Muriel Dimen, Professor Maria Gilbert, Dr Adrienne Harris, Dr Nancy McWilliams, Dr Jeremy Safran, Professor Andrew Samuels, Dr Donnel Stern, Dr David Wallin

Presenters
Dr Christopher Clulow, Linda Cundy, Dr Sarah Ingrid Daniel, Professor Pasco Fearon, Tirril Harris, Professor Jeremy Holmes, Dr Dan Hughes, Dr Frank Lachmann, Dr Mario Marrone, Paul Renn, Dr Daniela Sieff, Professor Miriam Steele, Dr David Wallin, Kate White.

Presenters
Lucy Biven, Dr Nessa Carey, Dr Ruth Lanius, Dr Dianne Lefevre, Dr Dan Siegel, Professor Mark Solms, Professor Oliver Turnbull, Dr Alan Watkins.

CE value: 20.5 hours

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CE value: 20.5 hours

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CE value: 12 hours

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