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We're Preparing for a Successful Event with Your Safety in Mind.

November 30 - December 5, 2021 | Anaheim, CA

The Evolution of Psychotherapy conference has always been tailored to the needs and wants of the mental health community. Our goal is to make sure that anyone from anywhere can experience the robust and inspirational agenda, in-person and online

Celebrating 36 years, this world-renowned conference features psychotherapy thought leaders who share ideas, promote convergence, and highlight unifying principles that guide effective clinical work. Now to enjoy in-person or online: Point/counterpoint discussions, state-of-the-art addresses, workshops, clinical demonstrations, dialogues, panels, and conversation hours. The magnitude of educational excellence uniting for 6 days will be the most valuable experience you'll have all year. 

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Highlights

For 6 days, see and meet the masters of psychotherapy, improve your practice with in-depth sessions, and promote unifying principles that guide effective clinical practice. Limited seating may apply. Register early to save your seat!

45+
Globally Renowned Speakers
170+
CE/CME In-Person & On-Demand
6
Days
1
Can't-Miss Experience
Keynote and Invited Guest Speakers
Diane Ackerman
Poet, essayist, and naturalist, she is the author of two dozen highly acclaimed works of nonfiction and poetry, including The Human Age, The Zookeeper’s Wife, and A Natural History of the Senses, books beloved by millions of readers all over the world.
Helen Fisher, PhD
Internationally renowned neuroscientist and biological anthropologist. A pioneer in the biology of human personality and the neurochemistry of leadership.
John & 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.
Cloé Madanes, LIC, HDL
World-renowned innovator and teacher of family and strategic therapy and one of the originators of the strategic approach to family therapy.
Martin Seligman, PhD
Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology and Director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
Derald Wing 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.
Irv 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.
Philip G. Zimbardo, PhD
Professor emeritus at Stanford University and creator of The Stanford Prison Experiment.
Carol Gilligan, PhD
Achieved large-scale recognition from the psychological and educational communities with the publication of her groundbreaking book, In A Different Voice, "the little book that started a revolution."
Eleanor C. Mariano, MD, FACP
Dr. Eleanor C. Mariano, (Dr. Connie) is the President and Founder of the Center for Executive Medicine (CEM) in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Helen A. Neville, PhD
Professor of Educational Psychology and African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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.
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen
Six-time Olympic gold medal champion swimmer Amy Van Dyken made history as the most successful athlete at the ’96 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, becoming the first American female athlete to win four gold medals in a single Olympic game.
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.
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Who is Eligible to Attend
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The conference is open to professionals with a master’s degree and above 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 2021.

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Marriage and Family Therapists
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
Psychiatric Social Workers
Pastoral Counselors
Psychotherapists
Psychiatrists
Physicians
Nurse Practitioners
Physician Associate
Counselors
Graduate Students in Accredited Programs in the Above Fields
Supporters
Location

Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802

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