Gain a Deeper Understanding of How Life Works

  • Friday, May 19, 2023
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM


  • If you are a current Bachelors or Masters-level student, and a member of MHCCF, you may register for this educational training under this category. MHCCF Student membership DOES NOT apply to Doctoral students who have completed their Masters degrees. Students are not applicable to receive CEUs, and if you are seeking CEU credit, you must update your membership-level to the appropriate status prior to registering for a MHCCF training. Thank you!

Program Information: 

Title: "Gain a Deeper Understanding of How Life Works"

Presenter: Sandy Canfield, LMHC

Date: May 19, 2023

Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

(Announcements, networking) 9:00 - 9:30 am

(Presentation) 9:30 - 10:30 am

Event Location/Modality: TBA

Presentation Summary:

Working with our clients to address their individual needs can uncover a variety of interpersonal or relationship impacts. This 1-hour training will explore these relationships conflicts in our clients' lives, and open the door to help clients better process their emotional barriers to relationships. The presenter will offer a lecture and discussion with the audience to uncover developmental wounds that lead us astray from our authentic self, explore authentic feelings vs. "faux" feelings, normalize why we blame others, learn about the Co-operative Contract for conscious living, and discuss relationship repairing.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the 5 basic developmental wounds.
  • Learn to differentiate authentic feelings from "faux" feelings. 
  • Explain the reasons that clients blame. 
  • List specific behaviors of consciousness. 

Speaker Bio:  

Sandy Canfield is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has been in private practice in Winter Park, Florida since 1981. She is trained extensively in Redecision Therapy and is a Relationship Therapist. Sandy received her

certification in Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor Therapy in December 2000 and became a PBSP Supervisor in 2006. She became certified as a PBSP Trainer in 2007. In her practice, she works with individuals and couples as well as maintaining 2 ongoing groups. She has appeared on local TV for her work with couples and recently for her work with eating disorders.

Sandy has conducted numerous workshops and presented many times at State and National Conferences on a variety of psychotherapy topics. Sandy presented at the 2003 American Group Psychotherapy Conference on the topic of Psychomotor: A Mind/Body Integrative Model for Group Therapy. She also presented at the 2005 5th International PBSP Congress on Psychomotor with Couples -A Model for Couples Group Therapy.

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