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Psychology in General; Thought Field Therapy in Particular; an Introduction - presented by Sheila S. Bender, PhD

  • 11 Oct 2023
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • St. Elizabeth University, St. Joseph's Hall, 2 Convent Road, Conference Room in St. Joseph's Hall, Morristown, NJ 07960
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    You are invited to join us at our monthly dinner program:

    Psychology in General; Thought Field Therapy in Particular: An Introduction

    Presented by Sheila S. Bender, PhD

    Dr. Bender is a NJ licensed psychologist and retired faculty member from Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (legacy UMDNJ). She was trained in hypnosis in 1974, and in EMDR in 1994 She was subsequently trained in Thought Field Therapy (TFT) in 1995 by Dr. Roger Callahan. She is co-author of two books: Evolving Thought Field Therapy: A Clinician’s Handbook; and The Energy of Belief: Psychology’s Power Tools to Focus Intention and Release Blocking Belief. Dr. Bender maintains a private practice in Morristown, NJ. 

    Attunement, Attachment, Transference and Compassion all may be ultimately understood in terms of human energy systems. In this talk, Dr. Bender will explain how a tool within the energy world, Thought Field Therapy (TFT), and its analog, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), fits into the psychotherapy toolkit.

    Learning Objectives:      1.  Define energy psychology

                                              2.  Name the systems used in Energy Psychology

                                              3.  Differentiate Affirmations from Intentions

                                              4.  Learn an analog of TFT known as EFT     


    This program is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students. It will be presented at an introductory level meant for those with little prior knowledge of the subject. The presenter receives no commercial support and reports no conflict of interest regarding this presentation.

         When:          Wednesday, October 11th, 2023

                               6:30 – 8:30 PM

         Where:        Saint Elizabeth University

                               2 Convent Road

                               Conference Room in St. Joseph’s Hall

                               Morristown, NJ  07960

                  Cost:           MCPA member Zoom, or in person with buffet dinner     $29

                               Guest Zoom, or in person with buffet dinner                    $35                                         Students Zoom, or in person with buffet dinner               $18


    Dinner will be served from 6:30 to 7 pm, providing a chance to network with colleagues and students. The presentation will follow from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. If you have not pre-paid online, payments may be made at the door by cash or check (made payable to MCPA). 

    Please register online by Monday, October 9, 2023, at www.mcpanj.com. If you have questions or prefer not to register online, please contact Hayley Hirschmann, PhD at hhirschmann@morrispsych.com  or 973-257-9000.

    Americans with Disabilities Act: This location is ADA accessible. For accommodations, please make requests at least 14 days prior to the event: Hayley Hirschmann, Ph.D. hhirschmann@morrispsych.com  or 973-257-9000.

    1.5 CE Credit Available

    This program is co-sponsored by NJPA and the Morris County Psychological Association. NJPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NJPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The program is approved for 1.5 CE credits. CE Certificates are $15 for NJPA members, $25 for non-members, and free for sustaining members.

    Refunds will be granted (less administrative fees) for cancellations received at least 24 hours prior to event start time.

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