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Manfred Melcher, MSW, LCSW Clinical Training Seminars, Workshops, and Study Programs
CAMFT approved continuing education for MFT’s, LCSW’s, LCPP’s, EP’s.



Saturday, September 16, 2017: Metaphor, Imagery, and Story in the Theraputic Process
Saturday, October 21, 2017: Listening When Listening Hurts: Understanding and Managing Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization
Saturday, November 18, 2017: Knowing, Not-Knowing and Muddling Through: Clinical Knowledge at the Edges of Experience

All workshops are approved for 6 CEU hours each.  Workshops are held at the Monterey Pines Golf Course, 1250 Garden Rd, Monterey CA 93940.  The golf course is located next to the Monterey Fairgrounds, and offers ample free parking.  Doors opens at 8:30 am.  Workshops begin promptly at 9 am and concludes at 4:30 pm.  A two-entree option buffet lunch and beverages are included.

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Explore creative techniques and interventions that can enhance your clinical practice.

Saturday, September 16, 2017
6 CEU’s

The “boundary of experiences” is the interface of our inner world and the external world.  Gaining access into and understanding our clients’ inner world is a basic tenet of psychodynamically informed treatment models. 

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Understanding and Managing Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization

Saturday October 21, 2017
6 CEU’s

It has been said that listening is an art and that psychotherapists are professional listeners.  The art of listening, unfortunately, may also become problematic, and even harmful to the listener.  Listening changes the listener, and its vicissitudes

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