Mission:  The SAN FRANCISCO PSYCHOTHERAPY RESEARCH GROUP seeks to improve the practice of psychotherapy through the further development of Control-Mastery Theory, providing psychotherapy training and continuing education to mental health professionals, conducting research on psychotherapy, and providing sliding scale mental health services to the community.

Please join us for an upcoming course: 

'Introduction to CMT'

Saturday, May 19th

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of Control-Mastery case formulation and begin applying it immediately to your cases. You'll learn how to integrate Control-Mastery formulation into your existing manner of working and strengthen the work you're already doing.   5 continuing education credits available.   Instructor:  Trevor Ahrendt, PsyD

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UCSF clinical professor of psychiatry and SFPRG president, George Silberschatz PhD, delivered this year's keynote address, "Why Does Psychotherapy Work and How Can We Optimize Its Effectiveness?"  Hanna Levenson, PhD, was the discussant. 

Watch video here:

part 1: https://youtu.be/tn7qU1-2XYI

part 2: https://youtu.be/0pka-vox-c8



Thank you to all who attended our march workshop and anniversary party.

new blog post!

Attitude as a means to test and as a means to cure

Francesco Gazzillo, PhD will aim to share and discuss some of theoretical, clinical, and empirical facets of CMT through brief posts.     Your comments and reactions to these posts can be sent to:  francesco.gazzillo@uniroma1.it                 

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