Pyramid Family Behavioral Healthcare Trainings

Each individual seminar will focus on a variety of clinical skills to enrich your practice and client experience. Attendees will receive CEUs towards their license.

These training sessions are appropriate for psychologists, licensed professional counselors, social workers and addiction counselors.

For more information, please contact:
Erin Evans, Executive Administrative Assistant
Office: (828) 350-1000 x7417
Cell: (706) 725-9048

All training seminars are located at:
Pyramid Family Behavioral Healthcare
11138 State Bridge Road, Suite 100A
Johns Creek, Georgia 30022
(678) 274-4936

The Importance of Trauma Informed Care in Working with Suicidal Adolescents
Presented by: Denise Houston, LPC

February 22, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 CEUs
Untreated trauma and loss in childhood and adolescence is linked to increased risk of suicidal ideation. If not addressed, risk can escalate with age and may result in suicidal gestures, attempts, or ultimately, completion of suicide.

Desire-Forward Recovery: A Lens for Early Recovery
Presented by: Peter Godfrey, LCSW

March 22, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 CEUs
Syncing with and reinforcing Person Centered Approaches, M.I., Solution Focused Therapy, CBT, and accounting for evolutionary psychology as well as classic philosophies, this course introduces attendees to desire as a phenomenon that must be wholly embraced.

Suffering and the Change Process: Providing Meaningful Treatment and Avoiding Common Missteps within the Clinical Approach
Presented by: Jessie Alexander, LPC

April 12, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 CEUs
he purpose of this presentation is to learn how to approach suffering as productive in the treatment process and a meaningful component of the human condition. In particular, we will look at the complexity of co-occurring conditions and the ways that suffering can help facilitate the change process.

Eating Disorders: It May Not be What You Think
Presented by: Dr. Linda Buchanan

May 17, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 CEUs
As more is being learned about the psychological components involved in the development of an eating disorder, treatments are also changing. This workshop will focus on an overview of the various forms that an eating disorder can take as well as the changes in diagnostic criteria in the DSM-V.

Legal and Ethical Issues Impacting Therapy Practice
Presented by: Howard A. Gold

June 7, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 CEUs
Psychotherapists of all licensures are having more interaction with legal issues in their practice than ever before. Mr. Howard Gold, for many years, has offered workshops to therapists on legal issues impacting therapy practice.

The Art of Encouragement : Positive Psychology and Creative Arts to Motivate and Encourage
Presented by: Janet Burr

September 13, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM (EST) | $100.00 | 5 CEUs
This experiential seminar will discuss the history and science of positive psychology, demonstrate the importance of positivity and strength-based techniques in therapy, and identify creative ways to incorporate positive psychology into one’s practice.

Putting the Brain Back in the Body: A Call for Integrating Physical and Mental Health
Presented by: Dr. Ray Kotwicki

September 20, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 CEUs
This presentation will invite the participants to re-conceptualize mental illnesses as medical problems and thereby recognize that a holistic treatment approach that addresses co-morbid conditions, and additionally, the increased cardio-metabolic risks associated with psychotropic medications, is required.

Young Adults and MAT: Evolving Best Practices for our Highest Risk Clients
Presented by: Crystal Parish, LPC

October 25, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 CEUs
This presentation will explore the history of both Medication Assisted Treatment and Abstinence Based Treatment.