Save The Date: 2018 Fall MAGPS Conference

   SAVE THE DATE: MAGPS 2018 FALL CONFERENCE     Trauma of These Times: Impact on Therapists and our Groups Hyatt Regency: Cambridge, Maryland Friday, Saturday and Sunday November 2-4, 2018 Presenter:   Bonnie Buchele, PhD, CGP, DFAGPA, ABPP   When both group members and leader are in the same traumatizing situation, special circumstances and difficulties arise.  This conference will …

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Cinema Series Preview and Interview: Force Majeure

  Saturday, April 7, 2018 – “Force Majeure”   Discussant: Brian Cross, PhD     Brian Cross, PhD will be presenting “Force Majeure” on Saturday April 7, 2018, at Lorraine and Dan Wodiska’s house. The New York Times described it as a “dark Swedish comedy. …Just under the surface of a seemingly blissful marriage run fissures …

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Spring Conference 2018 – Cultural Competence, Spirituality, and Transcendence in Times of Crises

Cultural Competence, Spirituality, and Transcendence in Times of Crises   Guest Presenter: Alexis Abernethy, PhD, CGP, FAGPA Saturday, & Sunday, April 21-22, 2018 Saint Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, DC This event is co-sponsored by The Washington School of Psychiatry Conference Description: The Spring Conference offers a unique learning experience through large group meetings and dialogue, didactic information-sharing …

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MAGPS 2018 Spring Conference – Interview with Alexis Abernethy, PhD, CGP, FAGPA

MAGPS 2018 Spring Conference – An Interview with Alexis Abernethy, PhD, CGP, FAGPA By Rose McIntyre, LCSW, CGP     On behalf of MAGPS, I had the pleasure of speaking with Alexis Abernethy PhD., CGP, FAGPA about our Spring 2018 Conference where she will present on ” Cultural Competence, Spirituality, and Transcendence in Times of …

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Cinema Series Preview and Interview: Get Out

  Saturday, February 10, 2018 – “Get Out”   Discussant: Raquel Willerman, PhD, LCSW & Warren Levy   The Movie ‘Get Out’ Is a Strong Antidote to the Myth of ‘Postracial’ America (NYT)   “Get Out” speaks in several voices on several themes. It subverts the horror genre itself — which has the well-documented habit …

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2018 Spring Conference Preview

Save the Date MAGPS 2018 SPRING CONFERENCE Saturday and Sunday April 21-22, 2018 Saint Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, DC Cultural Competence, Spirituality, and Transcendence in Times of Crises   Presenter: Alexis D. Abernathy, PhD, CGP, FAGPA In these turbulent times when divisions seem more prominent and the first impulse seems to be judgment rather than understanding, …

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Cinema Series Interview: “Cabaret”

Judy Tyson interviews Liz Marsh on presenting “Cabaret” for the MAGPS Cinema Series December 9, 2017 movie.   CINEMA SERIES INTERVIEW Judy Tyson and Liz Marsh     JUDY: Liz, I’d like to begin by asking you to say a bit about your choice to present a film for the Cinema Series.   LIZ:   I co-chair the MAGPS membership …

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2017 Fall Conference Photos

We wanted to let you all know that photographs from the 2017 Fall Conference have been posted to the MAGPS Facebook page. You can also CLICK HERE to view the wonderful photos provided generously by David Rose, PhD, CGP. Thank you all for a wonderful conference weekend!

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 …

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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 …

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