(Live Event, 1.0 CEs) Anxious Attachment in Adulthood: Dialoguing with the Inner Critic
A Creative Arts Intervention Using The MAC Method.
JULY 10TH, 2020 @ 1:00PM EST
This course is worth 1.0 continuing education contact hour for LCATs in New York state.
This presentation will demonstrate how anxious attachment manifests in adulthood, and invite participants to practice an experiential intervention for working with "the inner critic," using The Mac Method. The Mac Method a psycho-spiritual approach to applying creative arts interventions, in the framework of attachment theory. It stands for "Mastery, Awareness, and Creativity" and it is a continuous feedback loop that promotes expanding consciousness as a foundation for mental and emotional healing. The Mac Method is comprised of three essential steps: 1) Cognitive Reframing, 2) Body Activation, and 3) Arts-Based Experientials. These steps are implemented in conjunction with several essential premises, which will be expanded upon in the presentation.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three characteristics of anxious attachment, as it manifests in adult relationships.
- Participants will be able to name the three essential steps of The Mac Method.
- Participants will be able to name and describe one effective creative arts intervention for working with adults that have anxious attachment.
Briana MacWilliam has over 12 years of clinical experience as a creative arts therapist, and is the Founder and Director of CreativeArtsTherapiesOnline.com. She has held two directorial positions in community-based and day-treatment settings, and was a research outcomes coordinator for four years, at the Amen Clinics, Inc.—a brain research and diagnostic facility. She edited and co-authored two books on the subjects of attachment and complicated grief, and working with LGBTQ populations. She is also the Director for Continuing Education for Pratt Institute’s Creative Arts Therapies Department. Additionally, she provides training in spiritual wealth and professional development online, through her program, "The Abundant Healer."
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CreativeArtsTherapiesOnline.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Creative Arts Therapists. (#CAT-0014.)