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Annual Fall Professional Event
Each fall, Shepherd's Counseling Services hosts a professional development workshop for providers on a topic related to increasing understanding about how to best serve adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. To receive announcements, join our mailing list. Announcements are sent by email and postal mail.
Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Treating Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
An interactive discussion with trauma experts Randy Marinez, MS, LMHC
and Janice Palm, MA LMHC
Please join us for an evening of refreshment, networking, and education. We provide our Fall Professional Event as a way of offering our thanks for the professional community’s support through the year.
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Refreshments and networking from 6:30 – 7pm
Presentation from 7-9pm
Location: Shepherd’s Counseling Services
2601 Broadway East, Seattle, WA 98102
We will explore how sexual violation in childhood affects boys and how the pain is carried forward into adulthood. We will also consider cultural and developmental factors that influence male survivors.
We will discuss the effects of the current #MeToo culture on our male survivor clients.
Bring your thoughts and questions to join in this very important and timely conversation!
Registration: $15.00 - 2 CEUs add $5.00
Randy Marinez is a psychotherapist in private practice since 1988. He specializes in working with trauma survivors, particularly male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Over the years he has seen individuals, couples, groups and has lead workshops and given lectures about the full range of sexuality, trauma, healing, LGBTQ issues and pro-sex and polyamory issues.
In addition to her work as the director of Shepherd's Counseling Services, Janice Palm is a psychotherapist at Shepherd's and in private practice. For over 20 years she has seen individuals and led men's therapy and meditation groups for men and women survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Training and Consultation Resources
Shepherd's Counseling Services offers a range of resources for health-care providers:
- Workshops for professionals
- Training and consultation to mental health and medical and dental providers
- Annual professional training and support event sponsored by Shepherd's
- Professional article: Common Symptoms of Childhood Sexual Abuse (PDF)
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Annual Fall Professional Event
Past presentations include:
* Rebecca Bloom, LMHC,ATR-BC on Healing Trauma with Art
* Michael Mayer, Ph.D. on Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy
* Debra Kaysen, Ph.D. on Cognitive Processing Therapy
* Sharon Stanley, Ph.D. on Somatic Transformation
* Trip Quillman, LICSW on Trauma, the Body and Neuroscience
* Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on Trauma Stewardship