An Integrative Psychodynamic Approach to Treating Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors

For decades, treatment for body-focused repetitive behaviors was treated almost exclusively with cognitive-behavioral therapy, which has led to mixed results, including persistent relapses. This workshop will introduce therapists to the theory and practice of an integrative psychodynamic approach. This model is grounded in attachment theory and prioritizes both the exploration of the psychosocial roots of these behaviors and importance of the therapeutic relationship in reducing shame and building new emotional regulation strategies. Integration of mind, body, spirit and skin in the therapy r...Read moreoom allows for exploration of the four main triggers of picking and pulling: isolation, frustration, boredom, and feeling trapped, and can lead to sustainable behavioral change. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the usefulness of an 'exploring the roots' approach.
  • List the 4 main psychosocial triggers for engagement in body-focused repetitive behaviors.
  • Demonstrate 3 techniques to reduce shame and build self-compassion at the start of treatment.

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for behavioral health professionals, including Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, and MFT's.

Learning Levels

  • All Levels

Friday, August 16, 2024

Live Interactive Webinar

09:00 AM CDT - 12:00 PM CDT

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$60.00 - $75.00
EARN 3 CE Credit Hours
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Agenda

9-9:30- Intro to Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors


9:30-10:30- Integrative Psychodynamic Treatment: Theory and Practice


10:30-10:45- Break


10:45-11:15- Case Studies/Clinical Application


11:15-12:00- Q & A/Clinical Consultation

CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours

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