Program Purpose

The Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference is an opportunity for leaders in the field of psychotherapy to present and interact, by discussing the evolution of their approaches and the evolution of psychotherapy in general. Presenting at the Evolution of Psychotherapy are experts, each of whom has made seminal contributions to the field of psychotherapy. The Evolution of Psychotherapy 2013 is the 7th comprehensive gathering of master practitioners from major contemporary disciplines. The schedule is subject to change.

Program Objectives

Attendees will increase their therapeutic skills by learning:

  1. The basic principles and techniques of contemporary schools of psychotherapy.
  2. The commonalities that underlie successful clinical work.
  3. The historial development and future projections of psychotherapeutic disciplines.

Conference Sponsor

The Milton H Erickson Foundation, Inc, is a federal nonprofit corporation, formed to promote and advance the contributions to the health sciences made by the late Milton H Erickson, MD. Since 1980, the educational outreach activities of The Milton H. Erickson Foundation have made it a leading provider of continuing education opportunities for mental health professionals. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation Board of Directors are: Jeffrey K. Zeig, PhD, Roxanna Erickson-Klein, RN, MS, PhD, Camillo Loriedo MD, J. Charles Theisen, MA, MBA, JD, Bernard Trenkle, Dipl Psych. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation does not discriminate on the basis or race, color, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, physical challenge, gender or sexual orientation. The conference is co-sponsored by Cal State Fullerton Department of Counseling, and the School of Behavioral Sciences, California Southern University.