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Copy of SAGPS Al Riester Memorial Ethics Workshop: Gray Matters - Subtle Ethical Issues in the Therapeutic Relationship

  • Bishop Jones Center 111 Torcido Drive Alamo Heights, TX, 78209 United States (map)

Gray Matters: Subtle Ethical Issues in the Therapeutic Relationship.

Presented by Susan C. Mengden, Ph.D., SAGPS Past President

The Bishop Jones Center – January 19, 2018, 111 Torcido Dr SATX 78209                            12:30 registration, 1:00-4:30 seminar                  (3 hrs CEUs)



Lecture, Discussion, Small Group Discussion

This workshop will explore the subtle and often overlooked ethical issues in psychotherapeutic relationships from the pre-relationship to the termination of the clinical relationship. Using lecture, group and small group discussions we will study the ethical implications of therapeutic relationships utilizing clinical vignettes of group and individual case

Learning Objectives

1.     Discuss the implication of emerging ethical issues such as informed consent and social media.

2.     Review the ethical standards of the therapeutic relationship in groups and individual cases.

3.     Identify the ethical concerns of self-care and termination issues.

 Presenter Susan Mengden, PhD is the outgoing president of SAGPS.  Susan is a licensed psychologist who has specialized in the treatment of eating disorders for more than 30 years.  She has conducted therapy groups for over 25 years.  She brings humor and a strong intellectual curiosity to her presentation. Susan C. Mengden, Ph.D. is the Clinical Director of the I AM Mind and Body Wellness Center.

The ethics seminar is FREE with paid membership to SAGPS.

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2018 Yearly Membership Rates:    $30 for AGPA members  $40 for non-AGPA members  $15 for students $65 seminar fee if not joining SAGPS

Members, please register for workshop below. 




Earlier Event: December 1
SAGPS Board Meeting