“In Depth” Continuing Education Credited Workshops
This course is designed for mental health professionals
An Experiential Workshop
Have energy for your own life at the end of the week
Stop people from draining your energy
Set clear boundaries in all parts of your life: family, friends, and relationships
Avoid merging and keep people from merging with you
Experience compassion and empathy without absorbing the pain
Be aware of boundary crossing, and correct it in the moment
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“In Depth” 7.5 Hour Credited Workshop
“In Depth” workshop provides you with the core concepts used to strengthen your boundaries and has space for up to 8 people.
This workshop has no breaks, all if the time in the workshop is awarded CE Credits.
This workshop meets the qualifications for 2.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
CAMFT CEPA CE Provider number is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor Continuing Education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. Abby Neuberg maintains the responsibility for the program and all its content. CE Credit will be awarded after the completion of the course in exchange for a completed course evaluation form. Provider No. 87911
No CE’s will be awarded to persons arriving late or leaving early. Partial CE credit will not be awarded.
Participants must sign in at the beginning of the meeting, sign out at the end of the meeting and be present throughout the training in order to receive CE Certificates which will be provided at the end of the program.
To request accommodations for special needs, click the button below to message the Program Administrator.
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Psychotherapists wanting CEU’s $275
Pre-Licensed and psychotherapist not wanting CEU’s: $250
If you wish to pay by check or cash rather than via credit card, contact Merle Yost
There is only pre-registration for the workshop. There is NO Walk-in registration.
To get Continuing Education Credits For Your Workshop, Please Register For A Workshop Below and Then Purchase The “Continuing Education Credits” For Your Workshop Separately (As Seen Below)
August 25th, 9am-6pm, $250
DOWNTOWN CULVER CITY, CA
September 8th, 9am-6pm, $250
SANTA BARBRA, CA
September 22nd, 9am-6pm, $250
Presenter Bio Merle Yost, LMFT , is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Mr. Yost received his MA degree from John F. Kennedy University in 1991. Mr. Yost is a graduate of the Gestalt Institute of San Francisco in 1991. A graduate of the Menla Healing Program – Tibetan Buddhist Psychology and Energy Healing 2017. Merle was licensed in 1995 as an LMFT. He is also an EMDR Approved Consultant.
Mr. Yost was in private practice for 25 years in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has done extensive training on Men Sexually Abused as Children, Intimacy, EMDR and other topics. He has been a supervisions and consultant for many years. He is a lifetime member of CAMFT and founder of Gynecomasita.org
As this workshop is experiential, these times are estimates.
8:30am Registration Starts
9:00am - Welcome, Introductions
9:15am - 9:55am - Lecture
9:55 AM - 10:00am - Buddhist Concentration Exercise
10:00am - 12:00pm - Boundary Explorations Exercise
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm - 2:15pm - Continued Boundary Explorations Exercise
2:15pm - 2:30pm - First Aid Boundary Tools
2:30pm - 2:45pm - Running the Gauntlet Guided Visualization & Discussion
2:45pm - 3:00pm - Break
3:00pm - 3:30pm - A Clean No Exercise Dyad
3:00pm - 4:00pm Understanding Boundary Deficits Exercise Dyads
4:00pm - 4:30pm Daily Boundary Tools & Discussion
4:30pm - 6:00pm - Final Boundary Explorations
6:00pm - Workshop Ends
The concepts we cover in this workshop.
Signs of boundary failures
Slide show of boundaries
Explanation of energy boundaries
Ways that boundaries are violated
Buddhist Concentration Exercise
Exploration of deficits in a person’s boundaries
Group practice tracking process without merging or losing themselves
First Aid for Boundaries
Figure 8’s disconnecting and connecting
Moving qi technique
Practice of First Aid Techniques
Types of Vulnerability
Guided Visualization handling being disliked
What a “Clean No” looks like
Dyad exercise exploring how boundary deficits form
Mindfulness exercise - Daily practice for boundary hygiene
Group practice tracking process without merging or losing themselves
Closing comments and discussion
Participants will be able to identify 2-3 observable cues that a client’s energy and their own energy is dysregulated.
Participants will be able to describe the difference between merging and joining with clients and how merging negatively impacts client and clinician.
Participants will utilize and be able to teach clients 3-4 exercises they can use to manage their energy and maintain boundaries
Participants will utilize and be able to teach clients the 3 parts of a clean “no.”
Participants will utilize and be able to teach clients the two times that merging with another is healthy
Participants will utilize and be able to teach clients how “Emotional Parts” are formed, as described in Structural Dissociation.
Participants will describe a framework to conceptualize energy boundaries and be able to teach it to their clients.
Event registration must be paid online except with prior approval. Registration dates and fees may vary and are subject to change without notice. Event discounts prices and discount periods may or may not be offered. Event registration is deemed complete during the registration period in which registration payment is received. Incomplete or unpaid registration will be cancelled and removed at the end of each registration period.
Cancellations received more than 7 days prior to an event may be subject to an administrative fee to cover costs of the initial transaction. No shows, failure to attend, and cancellations 7 or fewer days prior to an event for any reason are non-refundable, including registrations received fewer than 7 days prior to an event. No credit, refunds, or price adjustments will be given for typographical advertisement errors. A $25 fee in addition to the registration fee will be charged for insufficient funds, denied credit cards, or charge-backs. In the event of a late cancelation or no show, taking the workshop at a later date will be offered. By registering for the event, you agree to the terms of the Refund Policy.
Merle Yost is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the American Psychological Association's Ethical Principles of Psychologists. He will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of Merle Yost.
While Merle Yost goes to great lengths to assure fair treatment for all participants and attempts to anticipate problems, there will be occasional issues which come to the attention of the Program Committee which will require intervention and/or action on the part of the Program Committee. This procedural description serves as a guideline for handling such grievances.
When a participant, files a grievance and expects action on the complaint, the following actions will be taken.
The participants will be asked to put their concerns in writing.
If the grievance concerns a speaker, the content presented by the speaker, or the style of presentation, the individual filing the grievance will be asked to put his/her comments in written format. Abby Neuberg (email@example.com) will then pass on the comments to the speaker, assuring the confidentiality of the grieved individual.
If the grievance concerns a workshop or training offering, its’ content, level of presentation, or the facilities in which the workshop was offered, these concerns will be address by:
a. attempt to move the participant to another workshop or
b. provide a credit for the workshop or
c. provide a partial or full refund of the workshop fee.
Actions 3b and 3c will require a written note, documenting the grievance, for record keeping purposes.