NEW: Supervision Opportunity for CGP Candidates

  One of MAGPS missions is to support  standards of practice and training in group psychotherapy.  The Project outreach, and Mentoring chairs of  MAGPS have developed a program which will  help MAGPS group therapists who do not yet have a certification of group psychotherapy (CGP) work towards this certificate.  While promoting standards of excellence, this program also will increase the available pool of Small Group Leaders at MAGPS conferences thereby enriching the entire MAGPS…

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REGISTER NOW: One Day Workshop with Dr. Robert Pepper

Dr. Robert Pepper Sunday, November 12, 2017 9 am to 4 pm   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW! CLICK HERE FOR A SPECIAL PREVIEW Two BIG Ideas in One Workshop: Consequences when Altering the Frame and Unconventional Group Therapy Interventions   Altering the frame of analytic group treatment always has consequences. In the morning, Dr. Robert Pepper will address the 8 (eight) clinical and ethical dangers of blurring the boundary between therapy…

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Cinema Series Interview: “The Great Dictator”

Lenore Pomerance interviews Maryetta Andrews-Sachs and Bob Zeskind on presenting “The Great Dictator” for the MAGPS Cinema Series September 23, 2017 movie.   LMP: At our last movie, we talked about the new MAGPS theme of taking in the political, social and psychological challenges of today and reflecting our response to them in our educational programs.  Bob, you spontaneously thought of Charlie Chaplin’s “The Great Dictator” which was his spoof on…

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Fall Conference 2017 – Navigating Consequences of Traumatic Experiences in the Unconscious Life of Groups – Especially Large(r) Ones

Navigating Consequences of Traumatic Experiences in the Unconscious Life of Groups – Especially Large(r) Ones Guest Presenter: Earl Hopper, PhD, CGP, DFAGPA Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, October 20-22, 2017 Clarion Hotel, Shepherdstown, WV This event is co-sponsored by The Washington School of Psychiatry Conference Description: The Fall Conference offers a unique learning experience through large group meetings and dialogue, didactic information-sharing and demonstration, and small process group experiences. Our goal is…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Two BIG Ideas in One Workshop with Robert S. Pepper, PhD

Robert S. Pepper, PhD Sunday, November 12, 2017 9 am to 4 pm     Two BIG Ideas in One Workshop: Consequences when Altering the Frame and Unconventional Group Therapy Interventions   Altering the frame of analytic group treatment always has consequences. In the morning, Dr. Robert Pepper will address the 8 (eight) clinical and ethical dangers of blurring the boundary between therapy and not therapy.  This includes breaches of confidentiality,…

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2017-2018 Cinema Series Season

Mark your calendars now for the Cinema Series Season! Our movie dates are: Saturday, September 23, 2017 – “The Great Dictator” Discussant: Maryetta Andrews-Sachs, LICSW, CGP, FAGPA & Robert Zeskind Saturday, December 9, 2017 – “Cabaret” Discussant: Liz Marsh, LICSW Saturday, February 10, 2018 – “Get Out” Discussant: Raquel Willerman, PhD, LGSW & Warren Levy Saturday, April 7, 2018 – “Crash” Discussants: Myrna Frank, PhD

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READING and DISCUSSION re: LARGE GROUP

READING and DISCUSSION re: LARGE GROUP Sunday October 1st 11:30 am -2:00 pm 4801 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 503 Washington, DC 20015   Here is your chance to get smarter about Large Group–the topic of our October 20-22 Fall conference. Nancy Hafkin and Sally Brandel are offering an opportunity to read and discuss three articles about Large Group in advance of the conference. Space is limited to the first ten…

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Cinema Series Interview – “Black Swan”

Interview between Judy Tyson and David Heilman, who will be presenting the next MAGPS Cinema Series movie, “Black Swan,” Saturday, April, 29, 2017.       JUDY: David, I’m looking forward to getting to know you. And I’m wondering about your choice to present Black Swan at the Cinema Series on April 29. DAVID: Absolutely, but before we start, I’d like to thank you and Lenore for giving me this…

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