GAINING COUPLE THERAPY EXPERTISE AT OHEL
How can couples and families be helped to overcome destructive patterns of interaction? Â
Over 100 Mental health professionals from all over the greater New York area gained valuable insights and hands-on strategies at a recent workshop sponsored by the Mel and Phyllis Zachter OHEL Institute for Training.
Creating Stability in Couples and Families: Interventions to Reduce Conflict and Despair featured recognized couple and family therapy expert, Judith Siegel, PhD, LCSW. Â Associate Professor at New York University Silver School of Social Work, Dr. Siegel is the author of numerous academic articles and several critically-acclaimed books, including What Children Learn from their Parentsâ€™ Marriage, and Stop Overreacting: Effective Strategies for Calming Your Emotions.
The workshop represented a unique educational opportunity for mental health professionals, providing them with key insights and powerful intervention approaches to restore hope and enable couples and families to achieve positive change. Â For information about future Institute educational opportunities, visit OHELâ€™s website at ww.ohelfamily.org or call 1-877-EDU-OHEL.
OHEL Children's Home and Family Services is a pioneering social services agency that is markeing its 40th milestone this year. From the early to senior years, OHEL delivers a breadth of community services through OHEL Bais Ezra, OHEL Lifetime Care, OHEL Foster Care, OHEL Mental Health Services , OHEL Camp Kaylie and the OHEL Institute for Training. OHEL provides innovative and cutting-edge programs and services for individuals and families at risk, and individuals with developmental or psychiatric disabilities, in both residential and out-patient settings. Touching the lives of thousands of individuals at every stage, and every day, OHELâ€™s professional services are available throughout New York, New Jersey and South Florida.