FEATURING Nedra Glover Tawwab, LCSW, this immersive workshop based on the new book Drama Free: A Guide to Managing Unhealthy Family Relationships, will transform the way you help your clients set boundaries in their most important relationships! 

For many clients with difficult family relationships, there is a constant struggle between maintaining connection and protecting themselves from getting hurt. Fortunately, clients don’t have to cut off family members – they just have to know how to establish the right boundaries. 

Explore practical clinical approaches to improve your clients’ well-being with the leading expert in boundary setting. In this one-day training, you will discover: 

PLUS, don’t miss in-depth conversations with special guest experts – Lindsay Gibson, PsyD, the Amazon #1 best-selling author of Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting or Self-Involved Parents - Joshua Coleman, PhD, family estrangement expert and author of Rules of Estrangement: Why Adult Children Cut Ties and How to Heal the Conflict – and Karl Pillemer, PhD, one of America’s leading family sociologists and author of Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them. 

  1. Distinguish the six types of boundaries in order to inform case formulation and treatment planning
  2. Catalogue the benefits and consequences of healthy and unhealthy boundaries
  3. Employ the eight steps of boundary setting when working with adults in individual therapy
  4. Appraise relationship dynamics to determine the need to address boundary issues
  5. Distinguish between effective and ineffective strategies for working with clients that struggle with boundaries
  6. Debate at least three risks involved when working with boundaries


Part 1: Understanding Boundaries in Parent-Child Relationships 

Part 2: Assessing boundary issues with your clients 

Part 3: A Step-by-step guide to teaching boundaries and becoming a boundary-centered practitioner 

Part 4: Conversations with Experts 

Part 5: Clinical Considerations 

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