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    • 07/15/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Virtual Event

    Santa Cruz Therapists

    Emotional Sobriety as a Catalyst
    Toward Sustainable Sobriety

    (Q&A to Follow Presentation)


    Andrew Susskind, LCSW, SEP, CGP

    A Zoom Presentation

    Friday, July 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    1.5 CEUs

    Our Presentation

    This interactive presentation explores how Emotional Sobriety skills enhance sustainable chemical and behavioral sobriety. Through the principles of Somatic Psychology, Interpersonal Neurobiology and Positive Psychology, emotional sobriety will be seen as a tool toward fulfilling, intimate relationships.

    Measurable Objectives

    1. Describe how nervous system regulation supports sobriety.
    2. Identify three Emotional Sobriety skills.
    3. Distinguish between Chemical Sobriety and Emotional Sobriety.

    About Our Presenter

    Andrew Susskind, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Somatic Experiencing and Brainspotting Practitioner, Certified Group Psychotherapist and author based on the Westside of Los Angeles since 1992, specializing in trauma and addictions. His recent book, It’s Not About the Sex: Moving from Isolation to Intimacy after Sexual Addiction (Central Recovery Press, June 2019) joins his workbook, From Now On: Seven Keys to Purposeful Recovery which was released in 2014.


    Santa Cruz CAMFT Members (w/CEU Certificate Included): $10.00
    Non-Members (w/CEU Certificate Included): $20.00
    Non-Members (without CEU Certificate): $15.00

    Note: With supervisor approval, registered ASWs may use CEUs toward hours.

    Registration closes on Thursday, July 14 at 8pm.

    Location: Online Via Zoom — Zoom room will be shared upon registration.

    Continuing Education: Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Course completion certificates will be available to attendees at the end of the presentation.

    The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. (Provider #62284)

    Cancellation policy: There will be no cancellation refund for this program.

    Special Accommodations: The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT is committed to providing a presentation that is accessible to all who wish to attend. If you have a special need and plan to attend, please notify us at  info@santacruztherapist.org. Requests must be made one week in advance.

    Grievances may be filed with the SC-CAMFT at info@santacruztherapist.org.

    For any questions please contact us at info@santacruztherapist.org.

    We encourage you to fully engage in this session. Thank you!

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