Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
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March 5, 2019 - The Unified Approach to Treating Neurotic Conditions 
Gregg Henriques, PhD

Important Notes/Announcements:

  • This program is currently approved for APA, MDSW, NBCC, and general credits.  If and when additional accreditations become available, this event page will be updated accordingly.  
  • By submitting your registration form, you are agreeing to CHEP's cancellation policy.  Please review in detail prior to registering.

Course Description:

This presentation will introduce an integrative and evidence-based principled approach to working with individuals experience clinical signifcant levels of psychological distress (i.e., issues pertaining to stress, anxiety, depression, relationship, and identity).  The day long presentation will start with a review of the psychotherapy integration movement and articulate the most recent developments toward a unified psychotherapy.  The second portion of the talk will delineate a map of character adaptation and human well-being that can integrate across the major therapy perspectives.  Finally, central principles associated with the therapeutic alliance, human change processes, and adaptive ways to deal with negative emotion will be delineated.  

Leaning Objectives:

1. List the five major approaches to psychotherapy, and what differentiates eclectic from integrative from unified
2. Learn to identify the five systems of character adaptation and how they correspond to the key insights of the major psychotherapy paradigms
3. Learn to identify the four key aspects that define the "Neurotic Internalizing" cluster of conditions
4. List the four key process variables associated with good therapy outcomes
5. Discuss the five principles and characteristics associated with psychological mindfulness

Speaker Information:

Dr. Gregg Henriques is a Professor of Graduate Psychology at James Madison University, where he directs the APA-Approved Combined-Integrated Doctoral Program in Clinical-School Psychology. He is also Membership Chair for Division 24 of the APA (Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology). Dr. Henriques received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Vermont. Dr. Henriques teaches courses in personality theory, personality assessment, social psychology, and integrative adult psychotherapy. Dr. Henriques’ primary area of scholarly interest is in the development of a new unified theory of psychology; he also is studying character and wellbeing, and working to develop a more unified approach to psychotherapy. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Virginia.

Continuing Education:

American Psychological Association (APA) Credits - 5.5 hours
Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychoogists.  Chesapeake Health Education Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Maryland SW Credits - 5.5 hours
Maryland Social Workers - Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners: "Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for this program.  This training qualifies for Category 1 continuing education credits."

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Credits - 5.5 hours
Certified Counselors - National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC): "Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6140.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified.  Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs."  


Target audience: Social Workers, Certified Counselors, Addiction Counselors, Psychologists

Evaluation and Certificate:

All attendees are required to sign-in in order to receive credits.  Sign-in sheets will be available at the registration desk for up to 30 minutes prior to the start of the program and 30 minutes after the start of the program. 

An evaluation will be emailed to you within two business days of the program's completion.  Once you complete and submit this evaluation, your certificate will automatically generate to be saved or printed. 

Registration Information:

Department of VA Employee w. ID rate - $30
Community Provider rate - $85
Eastern Shore Hospital Center Employee w. ID - $45

APA Certificate fee - $10 additional to registration

Registration will close end of day on February 28th; however, we do accept onsite registration.

Registration includes light breakfast items starting at 8:30am.  Lunch will be included.

If you are registering as a Department of VA Employee, you will be required to show proof of current employment via government issued VA ID badge at check in.  If you do not have your badge, you will not be granted access to the program or you can choose to pay the regular rate.