"Winnocott Goes Viral:
A Look at Early Relationships Through Viral Videos"
Orit Weksler, LMFT
- Friday, April 2, 2021
- 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
- Zoom Webinar
- 2 CEUs
What makes our early experiences meaningful and useful? What helps us know ourselves and make sense of the world? Using viral videos from the early days of YouTube, we will attempt to answer these questions using Winnicott’s ideas about “The Full Experience”; “Personal Gestures”; “A Holding Environment” and Transitional Space”. We will think about attachment, metallization, play and discuss ideas about rhythm, knowledge and the importance of pausing in an interactive and fun training.Learning Objectives
1. Know about Winnicott's concepts of "The full experience", "Transitional space", "Holding environment".
2. Understand the relationship between "rhythm", "knowledge" and "pause" in creating a transitional space that allows for growth and creativity.
3. Experience a "holding environment" in the presentation itself and reflect on how to use this experience in their clinical work.
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About Orit Weksler, LMFT
Born and raised in Jerusalem, Orit Weksler, LMFT studied Expressive Arts Therapy following her work in theater, spoken word and alternative education. Upon emigrating to the US in 2002 she completed her MFT license requirements in CA and opened her private practice in Berkeley in 2008 where she sees adults, teens and children.
Orit's interest in early development has brought her to the study of psychoanalytic theory, attachment, EMDR, IFS and more. She is passionate about attempting to translate different theoretical models into practice in a way that would make sense to a diverse audience. She has developed this presentation as a way to connect with teachers, parents and clinicians from different backgrounds. Her specialties include working with children and adults on the autism spectrum, giftedness, adoption, creativity and mental illness.
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Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
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