About the Workshop:
Through a dynamic group process, we will explore the ways that our historical, familiar interpersonal patterns arise in the moment. The immediacy of group engenders old feelings, thoughts and projections that play out in the multiple transferential relationships recreated by the process. These rich transferential experiences allow for a working through of the old and the hope for change--for something new to occur in relationship with others. The progressive working through that occurs in group translates into meaningful, real change in one’s life.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Olson specializes in working through repetitive, character patterns that limit one’s ability to cope effectively in family systems, intimate partnerships, work, and other interpersonal relationships. Dr. Olson enjoys working relationally with clients over time to assist them in feeling happier and healthier. She is interested in collaborating with clients to understand and work through the unconscious elements that interfere with their ability to enjoy their lives and to help them become more comfortable and conscious.
Dr. Olson completed a Master in Social Work at the University of Washington in Seattle, a Post-Master clinical fellowship at the University of California at Berkeley, and a Doctorate of Psychology at the Colorado School of Professional Psychology. She has worked as a therapist, a treatment leader, and a clinical director within several mental health organizations and she has been in private practice for over twenty years. Her treatment approach is based in Modern Psychoanalysis, Interpersonal Neurobiology, and DBT. She facilitates both modern psychoanalytic groups and supervision groups in her private practice. She is also the owner of the Collective for Psychological Wellness, a treatment program that offers a full range of services including individual, family, couples, group psychotherapy, and DBT groups as well as therapeutic mentoring, academic coaching and intensive team based treatment. For the last 8 years, she has facilitated the group training program at the University of Colorado's Counseling and Psychiatric Services.
When: Friday, Feb. 16
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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