Don't miss this exciting opportunity to learn about ketamine and its growing role in the field of mental health from Imago Therapists who combine low-dose ketamine and Imago Relationship Therapy when working with couples.
After this course, participants will be able to:
describe ketamine and it’s growing role in the field of mental health
discover how low dose ketamine has been used in conjunction with Imago Relationship Therapy
judge the subjective experiences of the couples and the outcomes of the combination of Imago Relationship therapy and ketamine.
This program is intended for Certified Imago Therapists, Imago Therapists in Training, Certified Imago Facilitators and Educators, Certified Imago Workshop Presenters from beginning to advanced level. There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.
0:00 - 0:10 Introduction
0:10 - 0:15 How We Became Involved with and Trained in the Use of Ketamine
0:15 - 0:40 Education Re: Ketamine
0:40 - 0:45 How Our Ketamine Work and Our Couples Work Became Combined
0:45 - 1:05 Format of Ketamine-and-Couples Sessions
1:05 - 1:15 Couples’ Subjective Experience
1:15 - 1:25 Outcomes
1:25 - 1:40 Case Study
1:40 - 2:00 Q & A
Susan McBride, RN BA MTS RSW, worked as an emergency room RN dealing with physical and emotional crises. She obtained a B.A. in Psychology and worked at a children’s mental health agency helping parents deal with crisis situations with their children. An interest in spirituality led her to complete a Masters's in Theological Studies. She has been working in private practice since 2002 using Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Gestalt therapy, EMDR, Imago Relationship therapy, and, along with her partner, Mark Cornfield, psychiatrist, running Imago weekend workshops for couples.
Susan certified with GTT as a Holotropic Breathwork facilitator in 2005 and has continued to facilitate monthly HB workshops. Recently, Susan and Mark have been involved in using Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy for individuals as well as couples and have been facilitating Ketamine Learning Experiences for psychotherapists and physicians.
Mark Cornfield MD, FRCPC is a somewhat retired community-based psychiatrist whose career focused on long-term psychotherapy, complex PTSD, dissociative disorders, and couples therapy. He is trained in Imago Relationship Therapy, EMDR, and Holotropic Breathwork™. More recently he completed Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) training at the Orenda Institute, and also with Dr. Phil Wolfson.
Since 2018, along with his life-partner Susan McBride, he has been treating patients with treatment-resistant depression using ketamine. They have also done pioneering work using low-dose ketamine to facilitate couples therapy. Dr. Cornfield has a special interest in ketamine as an empathogen and facilitator of other therapeutic techniques such as Imago Relationships Therapy and EMDR.
IRNA Gold Members - 20% off
IRNA Silver Members - 10% off
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2 CEs available for an additional $15.
This Live Interactive Webinar provides 2 CE hours and is cosponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars, P.O. Box 14473, Santa Rosa, CA 95402.
All ImagoInsights Webinar cancellations must be submitted in writing to
Susan McBride RN, BA, MTS, RSW
and Mark Cornfield MD, FRCPC
YES! You can get CEs from watching the recording.
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