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The 28th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference for Professionals

Feminist Relational Perspectives and Beyond: Cultivating Hope in an Age of Disconnection

NOVEMBER 9 - 11, 2018
Philadelphia Airport Marriott
17.5 CEs/CMEs Offered

Many eating disorder clients are experiencing unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety in a polarized society where anger, prejudice, loss of civility, bullying and threats to personal safety create an atmosphere of distrust and disconnection.  Practitioners are tasked with helping clients navigate their way through emotionally-charged times by providing them with optimism, prompting dialogue that supports diverse needs and creating a sense of community. Conference 2018 will focus on evidence-based strategies, clinically relevant research and development of skills for building resilience.

Keynote Presentations:
Shame and Survival
Monica Lewinsky

Good and Mad: The Power of Anger
Rebecca Traister

Hope for the Future: Reinventing the Way We Work With Millennials
Ron Taffel, PhD

Psychotherapy Research for the People: Can Feminism and Science Co-exist?
Heather Thompson-Brenner, PhD (Moderator)
Amy Banks, MD
Stephen Wonderlich, PhD

For more information or to register please visit www.renfrewconference.com or contact Kavita Patel at 1-877-367-3383 or kpatel@renfrewcenter.com.