KPACT presents: Human Puppy Play

KPACT presents: Human Puppy Play

Dates: Friday, October 19, 2018
Times: 6 PM - 8PM

Pup play is one of the fastest growing kinks in the fetish community. It’s easily accessible, fun and offers a host of psychological benefits. Join us for a discussion of the ins and outs of community as well as what goes on behind the scenes. Through lecture and demonstration, you will learn more about your clients’ interests and be able to help them as pups and handlers.

Presenters: Rena McDaniel, LCPC and Steven Bristow, LPC

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CEs for KPACT events and courses are generally available to psychologists, social workers, counselors and other licensed psychotherapy practitioners. KPACT courses are sponsored by LifeWorks Psychotherapy Center. LifeWorks maintains responsibility for KPACT programs and their content.

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Dr. Eli Sheff, Therapeutic Issues in Kink & Consensual Non-Monogamy (5 CEs)

Dates: Friday July 6, 2018
Times: 9 AM - 4 PM

Join Kink & Poly Aware Chicago Therapists (KPACT) for an all-day therapist workshop with Dr. Elisabeth Sheff. Dr. Sheff is one of a handful of global academic experts on polyamory, and the foremost academic expert on children in polyamorous families. She is the author of The Polyamorists Next Door: Inside Multiple-Partner Relationships and Families (2014 hardback and ebook,

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Developing your identity as a therapist

LifeWorks Greenhouse group

Dates: The group meets Friday afternoons, in 8 week blocks.
Times: Please inquire.

Many clinicians are eager to get into practice and start seeing clients but find that they want or need to further integrate their clinical skills, understanding and inner  attitudes toward being a therapist in order to become effective, compassionate and confident practitioners.  This group welcomes clinicians who are finding their way as therapists and want

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Jungian Supervision Group

reflection pool with ripples

Dates: This group meets on alternate Fridays.
Times: 3:00PM to 4:30PM

Jung’s pivotal perspectives on the human psyche has brought a watershed of insights, theory and technique to psychotherapy, the arts and the media. This group offers those with a basic understanding of Jung’s work a chance to deepen the application of his theory and methods in their clinical work. Participants in this group will: Explore

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KPACT presents: Understanding Infantilism & The ABDL (Adult Baby Diaper Lover) Community

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Dates: Friday, October 20, 2017
Times: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Working with clients who are a part of the ABDL community can be difficult when there is little clinical information/training on infantilism.  People within this community often struggle with feeling marginalized within the larger kink communities, and then struggle additionally with finding a knowledgeable and kink-positive therapist who can help them and their partner(s) understand

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