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Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture- Get Better Faster: Intensive Trauma-Focused Psychotherapy

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Why do we do seemingly-endless therapy for an hour per week? Intensive trauma-focused therapy offers rapid results, lower dropout rate, and fewer total treatment hours. Learn about the rationale, the methods, and the research on this emerging best-practice.

Ricky Greenwald, PsyD, is the founder and Executive Director of the Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute, affiliate professor at the SUNY University at Buffalo School of Social Work, and a fellow of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Greenwald is the author of numerous professional articles as well as several books, including EMDR in Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy (1999), Child Trauma Handbook (2005), EMDR Within a Phase Model of Trauma-Informed Treatment (2007), Treating Problem Behaviors (2009), and Progressive Counting (2013). His work has been translated into over a dozen languages. Dr. Greenwald is a pioneer and leading expert in intensive trauma-focused psychotherapy.

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Life Sciences Laboratory (LSL) Room S330

Ricky Greenwald, PsyD