Happy New Year!

Southeast Institute for Group and Family Therapy grew in may ways in 2015 and will continue to evolve this year. We are excited to introduce new workshops, including play therapy training, and services such as new groups. Mostly, like every year since 1969, we look forward to continuing to offer our clients and trainees services to cultivate their own personal and professional growth. 

We hope that your 2016 is the year you will reach your goals. We think we can help. Call (919) 929-1171 to learn about how to make changes in your life and relationships. If you are a psychotherapist, we have an advanced training program that can help you take your knowledge and skills to the next level. 

Visit http://www.seinstitute.com to learn more about our services. 

Best Wishes, 
Vann, Gary, Emily & Meredith
GOOD NEWS: SEI is an Approved Provider 
of  Play Therapy Continuing Education

The Association for Play Therapy (APT) has designated Southeast Institute for  Group and Family Therapy as an Approved Provider of Play Therapy Continuing Education. SEI is pre-approved to offer  play therapy CE workshops toward becoming a Registered Play Therapist (RPT).  Learn more about the Association for Play Therapy at http://www.a4pt.org .

"For nearly 50 years, Southeast Institute has offered therapist training focused on helping therapists work effectively with adults, couples, families, and groups," SEI Director and President Vann Joines, PhD, said. "Adding play therapy training, which focuses on children and the child-parent relationship, is not only a natural extension of our attachment and family-based approaches, it brings us full circle in our mission to make the world a better place. We now offer therapy training that enhances every aspect of the family unit: the fundamental building block of society."

The first play therapy training workshops will be held this summer. 

Foundations of Play Therapy: 
Tools and Techniques for Engaging the Child's World
JUNE 16 (9am - 5pm): Renee Turner, Ph.D., LPC-S, RPT-S

Learn More & Register 

Comprehensive Sand Tray
JUNE 17 & 18 (9am - 6pm): Renee Turner, Ph.D., LPC-S, RPT-S

Learn More & Register HERE

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Group Therapy for Teen Girls

This therapy group, led by Emily Keller, PhD, will take place on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12 pm. It is designed to help teen girls get to know and celebrate who they really and uniquely are. 

Call (919) 929-1171 to learn more. 
ACEP Local Group at SEI
Thursday January 28th, 7 to 8:30 pm. 

Fee: $5 facility fee is requested.

This group is open to everyone who works with energy healing, not just  ACEP  members.  

Why should you join a  local  group? 
  • Meet other energy practitioners in your local area 
  • Receive support as you work alone in your practice 
  • Nourish your personal development 
  • Learn new techniques 
  • Explore key issues, develop insights and share those insights with other members

To learn more, or reserve your spot in this limited capacity group, contact Meredith Castevens at registrar@seinstitute.com.

Upcoming Personal Growth:

Upcoming Therapist Training:
Jan. 15  Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology  --  Local Group,  7 to 8:30 pm
Feb. 12-13: Psychotherapy Training Program  (For therapists serious about taking their psychotherapy skills to the next level.)

SEI Faculty Out and About: 

January, 22,  Gary Peterson  will speak to the NC Nurses Association about dissociative disorders and trauma. Learn More Here

Next month, Vann Joines will present on redecision group therapy at the American Group Psychotherapy conference. 

Vann Joines just returned from a trip to Schezhen, China, where he runs an on-going training program in transactional analysis and redecision therapy. 

Emily Keller recently traveled to Texas to attend a workshop on the developing brain, trauma, and play therapy. 
Newly Published: 

Understanding Second-Order Structure and Functioning Ego State Structures, Relational Units, and the Divided Psyche, by Vann Joines in the Transactional Analysis Journal. 

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