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Virtual Presentation Registration

Virtual Day-Long Process Group Experience  
for WGPS members and colleagues

Saturday, January 16th, 2021 9am-5:00pm
(Debriefing with group from 4:30-5:00pm)

Facilitators: Margaret Postlewaite, PhD, CGP, SEP, FAGPA and Leo Leiderman, PsyD, ABPP, CGP, FAGPA

Margaret Postlewaite, PhD, CGP, SEP, FAGPA,maintains a full-time private practice of individual and group psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and supervision in White Plains, NY.  She is former president of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, Board Member of the Westchester Group Psychotherapy Society and has held numerous positions within the American Group Psychotherapy Association.  She consults on group therapy for various organizations, including Gilda’s Club.  She has offered workshops and trainings on topics as varied as self-disclosure, peer group supervision, healthy aging, and the development of the senior therapist.

Leo Leiderman, PsyD, ABPP, CGP, FAGPA is the director of Neurofeedback & Psychological Services. He is Board certified in Clinical Psychology and Group Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology. With over 25 years of providing and supervising inpatient, outpatient and private practice psychotherapy groups. He is current President of the Westchester Group Psychotherapy Society and a board member of the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) and editor of the Group Circle (2020-2025), AGPA’s newsletter.

This process-group-oriented program will allow participants to share experiences as group leaders and mental health clinicians. It will provide a unique opportunity to identify and explore issues related to successes, fears, insecurities, and excitement around leading groups and working as clinicians, with peers who share similar professional and emotional experiences. Open to experienced clinicians only. Credit is available toward recertification as a CGP.

Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to:

1. Identify at least three core strategies to enhance the group psychotherapy process for its members.

2. Identify at least three common group member resistances as well as strategies to resolve them in groups.

3. Define countertransference resistance and develop a greater understanding for its role in group leadership.

This program is $85 for WGPS Members and $110 for non-members (All proceeds from this will go to WGPS member scholarships to attend Virtual AGPA Connect 2021 – “The Power of Groups in a Challenging World”. Space is limited this year. Please RSVP early.

To make a reservation, please complete the online form below or contact: Dr. Leo Leiderman at Two group process articles and a bibliography will be provided to registrants in order to frame the experience. Deadline:  January 13, 2021

6.5 Contact Hours/CE credits are available to LMSWs and LCSWs for this program**
Recognized by SED’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers.





WGPS Member: Yes No

Non-Member: Yes

Student or New Professional: Yes

6.5 CE Credits for LMSW and LCSW Yes No

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