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Transforming Traumatic Experience Through the Process of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy - Series
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When: Friday, October 5, 2018
3:00 PM
Where: 1629 K Street
Washington, DC  20006
Contact: Michael Kaufman

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Course presenters: Michael Kaufman, LPC, Maria Ross, LICSW


Traumatic experiences can affect all areas of the personality including; sense of self, emotional regulation, bodily functioning, dreams/nightmares, cognitive thinking, perception, etc. Psychodynamic psychotherapy addresses these effects using a variety of techniques that bring about therapeutic change and healing to individuals and families suffering from traumatic experiences.


The Trauma Series which is in its’ fourth year uses a seminar format to provide a supportive, non-judgmental, interactive process where professionals who work with traumatized populations can further develop there empathic understanding and technical skills for working with those affected by trauma, both event, social/cultural and developmental trauma.


The program is open to those individuals who have been with us for the last three years and those who will be joining for the first time this year.


Seminar schedule:


10-5-18 The internalization of traumatic experience

11-2-18 Dreams and imagination: from the persecutory concrete to symbolic dreams in the treatment of trauma

2-1-19 The effects of sexual trauma on the body

3-1-19 Social and developmental trauma in the LGBTQ community: Social projection, fear of “the other” *This Session Meets the LGBTQ Cultural Competency Requirement for DC Social Workers

4-5-19 Empathy in treating trauma: the therapist’s self in holding and containing trauma in the therapeutic space


Location: 1629 K Street, #300, Washington, DC 20006

Time: 3pm-5pm

Fee for NASW-DC members: series $75 non-members $100

CE credits: 10 for the seminar, including 2 CE credits for LGBTQ Cultural Competency Requirement.

Registration: NASW-DC and others: contact Anna at IPI, 301-215-7377 or Michael Kaufman, LPC 202-247-8507

Payment: checks can be made out to IPI


Enrollment limited to 15

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