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Four Years Too Long!
Learn from the Living Legends... LIVE!

December 14–17, 2022 |  Orlando, FL

Celebrating 37 years, this world-renowned conference features psychotherapy trailblazers who share ideas, promote convergence, and highlight unifying principles that guide effective clinical treatment. Immerse yourself in point/counterpoint discussions, workshops, clinical demonstrations, dialogues, topical panels, and conversation hours with the experts face-to-face. The magnitude of educational excellence, globally uniting professionals from over 60 countries, will undeniably be the most valuable experience of your year. 

We are Stronger Than Ever!

For 4 days, see and meet the masters of psychotherapy, improve your practice with in-depth sessions, and promote unifying principles that will effectively guide your clinical practice.

World-Renowned Speakers
Who is Eligible to Attend?

The conference is open to professionals with a master’s degree or equivalent in mental health and health-related fields from accredited institutions as well as graduate students in accredited programs in mental health and health-related fields who supply a letter from their department certifying their student status as of December 2022.

Marriage and Family Therapists
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
Psychiatric Social Workers
Pastoral Counselors
Nurse Practitioners
Graduate Students in Accredited Programs in the Above Fields
And more...
Previous Speakers & Presenters
Helen A. Neville, PhD
Professor of Educational Psychology and African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Irvin Yalom, MD
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. His major areas of interest are Group Psychotherapy and an existentially—interpersonally based individual therapy.
Derald Sue, PhD
Co-founder of the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, co-founder and first President of the Asian American Psychological Association, Ethnicity and Race, and the Society of Counseling Psychology.
John Gottman, PhD, and Julie Gottman, PhD
Co-Founders of the Gottman Institute. Together they have published over 200 articles, 50 books, and have helped thousands of people create healthy relationships from around the world.
Rob Kapilow
Composer, Conductor, Music Commentator at the Kaufman Music Center. He is known for opening new ears to musical experiences and helping people to actively listen rather than just hear.
Martin E.P. Seligman, PhD
Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology and Director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
Philip Zimbardo, PhD
Professor emeritus at Stanford University and creator of The Stanford Prison Experiment.
Elizabeth Smart
Abduction Survivor, News Correspondent & Child Safety Activist. The abduction of Elizabeth Smart was one of the most followed child abduction cases of our time. Through this traumatic experience, Elizabeth has become an advocate for change related to child abduction, recovery programs, and National legislation.
Zak Williams
Global Mental Health Advocate and Son of Legendary Comedic Actor, Robin Williams. Zak is a passionate global mental health advocate who focuses his time and resources on sharing his personal story in order to support initiatives and campaigns seeking to remove the stigma associated with mental health issues.
Therapy, by its very nature, is an unusual conversation. Its methods are unusual. But the unusual serves a purpose, namely, evocative impact."

Dr. Jeffrey Zeig

It's the Woodstock of psychotherapy."