101 Series Workshops

The 101 Series is designed to share the basics of the modalities I passionately practice with other curious healers.

I originally developed these trainings to give my Interns a foundation for their therapy practices.

When I realized others could benefit, too, I developed the workshop series.

These workshops are perfect for you if you…

  • Are curious about Internal Family Systems, Gottman Method Couple Therapy or Non-Violent Communication and want to get a basic understanding of them.
  • Have been considering signing up for one of the full trainings and want to “try before you buy” (cuz they can be kinda pricey).
  • Want some new tools and exercises to bring into your practice.
  • Are an LPC, LCSW or LMFT and want 5 CEUs.
  • Just want to hang out with me for a few hours on a Friday or Saturday with some yummy food & drink.

To facilitate learning and community, fewer than 15 are in attendance. Come join us!

Internal Family Systems 101

Internal Family Systems 101: All Parts are Welcome!!!
5 CEUs for LPC, LMFT, LCSW

When: May 18, 2019 9:00am – 4:00pm **THIS TRAINING WILL BE CAPPED AT 12 PARTICIPANTS**
Where: 3355 Bee Caves Road, Suite 101, Austin, TX 78746 (offices of Bray Counseling)
Cost: Fully Licensed Therapists, $190; Students/Interns, $110 (Breakfast, lunch, and snacks included)

“In recent years, the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model has been one of the fastest growing approaches in our field. Why have so many seasoned therapists been drawn to IFS? Because IFS is scientifically proven to be effective in offering deep emotional healing and inner transformation.”
– Psychotherapy Networker

Curious? Here’s your chance to learn a little more about Dr. Richard Schwartz’s innovative approach to therapy, and gain a clearer understanding of how this non-pathologizing approach to healing can succeed with many clients when others have failed.

If you have questions, please call me at (512) 633-1994.

If you are ready to register, please either call or use the registration form.

Training Objectives:

  • Learn the origin of IFS, the Basic Assumptions of the Model, and gain clarity about your desire to pursue training in the model through the Center for Self Leadership.
  • Get a brief overview of the Goals of IFS Therapy and its applications.
  • Understand the 3 different kinds of “Parts” and how they interact to help or hinder our systems.
  • Explore “Self” and “Self-Energy,” including the 8 “Cs” that are distinguishing characteristics of Self.
  • Practice Parts Mapping, Finding, Focusing, Fleshing Out, and Befriending Parts.
  • Investigate Polarizations and how they can stall the therapeutic process.
  • Discover how you can incorporate basic IFS into your practice immediately, and how IFS can help you be a better therapist, even if you do not use it with clients.

Gottman 101: The Sound Relationship House

Gottman 101: The Sound Relationship House
5 CEUs for LPC, LMFT, LCSW

When: April 27, 2019 9:00am – 4:00pm **THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE CAPPED AT 12 PARTICIPANTS**
Where: 3355 Bee Caves Road, Suite 101, Austin, TX 78746 — (offices of Bray Counseling)
Cost: Fully Licensed Therapists, $190; Students/Interns, $110 (Breakfast, lunch, and snacks included)

Couples’ work can be extremely satisfying and imminently challenging. Those of us who rise to the challenge want all the tools we can cram in our toolbox! However, all the tools in the world cannot help us help our clients construct happy, long-lasting relationships if we don’t know what we’re building.

The Sound Relationship House is such a blueprint. John and Julie Gottman have synthesized a solid and approachable method of relationship counseling which is based on over 40 years of longitudinal research studies.

If you have questions, please call me at (512) 633-1994.

If you are ready to register, please either call or use the registration form.

This workshop will help you:

  • Help couples in crisis triage their relationship and immediately begin to work on healing solutions, including antidotes to stop the Four Horsemen.
  • Assist couples with the “blahs” enrich and strengthen their relationship.
  • Facilitate a firm foundation in Pre-Marital or Pre-Commitment Counseling.
  • Work with individuals to understand why past relationships did not work and how to prepare themselves for relationships that will thrive.
  • Discover how you can incorporate SRH into your practice immediately, and if you might be interested in pursuing further training through The Gottman Institute.

Non-Violent Communications 101

Non-Violent Communications 101

**Coming 2019**