Affiliate Society Meetings

If you are interested in earning continuing education units related to group psychotherapy, please see listing below. An AGPA affiliate may be having an event in your area.

New York

One-Year Training Program
This program is designed to meet the eligibility requirements for inclusion in the International Board for Certification of Group Psychotherapists.
Sponsor: Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society
Contact: Jan Vadell, Administrator, (631) 385-0763; info@egps.org
Website:
https://www.egps.org/


New York City


On November 17-18, 2017, the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society will hold its Annual Conference entitled "Undying Promise, Undying Peril: Welcoming Vulnerability in Group" at The Riverside Church in New York City. Nimer Said, MA, CGP will present the Plenary address. For more information or to register, please visit www.egps.org or info@egps.org.


Westchester

On October 27, 2017, the Westchester Group Psychotherapy Society will present a workshop entitled, "Why people repeat abusive relationships and how group therapy can help," with Mary Nicholas, Ph.D., LCSW, CGP, FAGPA.

On November 11, 2017, the Westchester Group Psychotherapy Society will hold a 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration at CV Rich Mansion (The Women's Club of White Plains), 305 Ridgeway, White Plains, NY. The special guest of honor is Gloria Batkin Kahn, Ed.D., ABPP, CGP, FAGPA.

On December 9, 2017, the Westchester Group Psychotherapy Society will host a day-long Saturday training and demo group entitled, "Coming Alive with Your Tribe: Mourning Loss in Group," with Mary Sussillo, LCSW, CGP, FAGPA.

A day-long Process Group Experience for the Westchester Group Psychotherapy Society will be presented on a Saturday (date to be determined) with Facilitators: Margaret Postlewaite, PhD, CGP, FAGPA and Leo Leiderman, PsyD, ABPP, CGP, FAGPA.

On April 13, 2018, the Westchester Group Psychotherapy Society will present a workshop entitled, Using DBT and Modern Group Analysis," with Claudia Arlo, LCSW-R, CGP.

On April 14, 2018, the Westchester Group Psychotherapy Society will present "Decoding the Tablecloth," with Gabriela Kohen at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Scarsdale.

For workshop and Gala Event reservations contact: globatkahn@gmail.com or (914) 428-0957 or visit  http://www.wgps.org.

West Virginia

On October 20-22, 2017 the Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society will host its fall conference featuring Earl Hopper, Ph.D., CGP, DFAGPA who will present "Navigating Consequences of Traumatic Experiences in the Unconscious Life of Groups, Especially Large(r) Ones." For more information or to register, please visit http://www.magps.org/.


Illinois

On October 20-21, 2017 the Illinois Group Psychotherapy Society will present its 2-Day Fall Conference entitled the "The Promise of Real Play Group Psychotherapy," with Katie L. Steele, Ph.D., CGP, FAGPA. For more information or to register, please visit http://ilgps.org/.

Massachusetts

One and Two-Year Training Programs
Sponsor: Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy
Contact: 617-484-4994 or groups@nsgp.com
Website: www.nsgp.com 



 

There are currently no meetings scheduled.

 

Texas

On October 20-21, 2017 the Austin Group Psychotherapy Society will present its Annual Conference entitled "Developing and Sustaining Group Leadership Practices," with Molyn Leszcz, MD, FRCPC, CGP, DFAGPA. Along with didactic presentation and live demo groups by Dr. Leszcz, the conference will include a small group experiential component led by some of Austin's expert group therapists. For more information or to register, please visit https://www.austingroups.org/.

Carolinas

On November 11-12, 2017 the Carolinas Group Psychotherapy Society will present its fall workshop entitled "Emotional Availability in Group: Expanding the Capacity for Intimacy in Group Members and Leaders," with Jeffrey Hudson, MEd, LPC, CGP. In addition to the small process groups throughout the 2-day workshop, Jeff will present didactic information including: Enriching the Group Experience - A focus on emotional availability - the five principles of modern psychoanalytic treatment and The Role of Acceptance in Effective Group Leadership.


Georgia

On October 21, 2017 the Atlanta Group Psychotherapy Society will present its annual fall workshop entitled "Group Psychotherapy as a Neuro-Exercise: A Polyvagal Theory Perspective," with Philip Flores, Ph.D., CGP, FAGPA and Lisa Mahon, Ph.D., CGP, FAGPA. Additional workshop and registration information are available at www.atlantagps.com.

 


Louisiana

On October 28, 2017 the Louisiana Group Psychotherapy Society will present its 2017 Fall Institute entitled "What's All the "Brouhaha" about Functional Subgrouping? What it is, what it isn't and how we use it to resolve conflict," with Dayne Narretta, LCSW, CGP, BCD. For more information or to register, please visit http://www.lgpsonline.org/

Colorado

On November 11-12, 2017 the Colorado Group Psychotherapy Society will host its Annual Conference. The conference will be held at UCHealth - CeDAR - Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation in Denver, Colorado. The topic is "Desire: Wishes, Fears, and Impulses in Group Psychotherapy" and will feature Lucy Holmes, PhD, LMSW, CGP, Licensed Psychoanalyst as the keynote speaker. COGPS will be offering a 10% discount to members of other affiliates – check with your local affiliate for more information. For more information or to register, please visit www.cogps.org or the event's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/1934203316850636/


Hawaii

October 14-15, 2017 the Hawaiian Islands Group Psychotherapy Society will host its Maui Institute entitled, "Experiencing Relational Group Psychotherapy," with Haim Weinberg, PhD, CGP, FAGPA and Martha Gilmore, PhD, CGP, FAGPA. For more information or to register, please contact: Mitch Berman at (808) 280-1670 or mmb246@gmail.com.


November 3
, 2017 the Hawaiian Islands Group Psychotherapy Society will host an Oahu HIGPS Experiential Workshop entitled, "Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health," with Bernice Strand, MSW, LCSW, CSAC, CCTP, CGP. For more information or to register, please contact: Pamela Menter at (808) 295-0932 or pamelamenter@yahoo.com.


California

November 11
, 2017 the Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society will host a workshop entitled, "The Effective Group Psychotherapist," with Molyn Leszcz, MD, FRCPC, DFAGPA. For more information or to register, please visit: ncgps.org.

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