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Balint Online Group Led by Lichtenstein/Buck

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 to Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Will be held via Zoom videoconferencing.

Additional Info:
Albert B Lichtenstein
Special Projects
Registration is closed - Event is full
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
If canceled by the ABS or hosts for lack of signup, those registered will receive their money back. Otherwise, no return of fees is possible, including in the event of registrant’s partial attendance or inability to complete the sequence of sessions.

Credentialed Leaders creating the group:

Albert Lichtenstein & Lisa Buck

Time: 7 - 8 p.m. Eastern 

Number of meetings and Dates:

8 meetings on the second Tuesday of each month: (6/11/2019; 7/9/2019; 8/13/2019; 9/10/2019; 10/8/2019; 11/12/2019; 12/10/2019; 1/14/2020)

Learning objectives:

Learning Objectives

1.) Identify aspects of challenging practitioner/client relationships which impact their practices. 
2.) Define what experiences for the practitioner can be improved through the use of a Balint group. 
3.) Differentiate between reactivity and authentic responsiveness in the practitioner/patient relationship. 
4.) Identify language that minimizes or detracts from the individuality of the “other”. 
5.) Formulate different options for handling challenging patient encounters. 
6.) Describe the usefulness of the group process for members as well as case presenters. 
7.) Define the relational impact of the work of identifying with a patient. 
8.) Contrast Balint group work with conventional case consultation and discuss the applicability of each.


This live activity, Balint Group Online, with a beginning date of June 11, 2019, has been reviewed and we have applied for up to 8 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Balint Society is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The American Balint Society maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

 "Restoring the Core of Clinical Practice: What is a Balint group and how does it help?" by Laurel Milberg, PhD and Katherine Knowlton, PhD. Available in paperback or ebook Order Now